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Josh Sneed Presents: Episode 123 of Detention (From Aspen)

2009 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival performer alum Josh Sneed has a podcast, the very cool Detention Show.

This post is to inform you that episode 123 of Detention was recorded at the very same 2009 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, featuring special guests:
Robert Hawkins
Chad Daniels
Dan Cummins
Daniel Kinno
J.R. Brow
Lachlan Patterson
Dylan Gadino (Punchline Magazine)

Show notes from the official website as follows:
We come to you live from the Rooftop Aspen Comedy Festival for this freeform show. Over 7 guests sit down to talk comedy, sports, movies, the impact of September 11th on dogs, and we even do a little jam band. Epsiode 123, easy as ABC.

So don’t take my word for it, but episode 123 of Detention is waiting for you!

The Best Guest Editor of Fest

The man. The myth. The Best of Fest (of the just past 2009 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival). The Guest Editor, Moshe Kasher. Himself. In the text.

Action Items:
– Buy his new (Rooftop Comedy produced) album, “Everyone You Know is Going to Die…And Then You Are” on iTunes.

– Those in the San Francisco-esque area attend Moshe’s CD release party for the aforementioned album at the SF Punch Line on July 7th.

With that said, here are his picks.
It’s like he says, everybody needs a blackass sometimes.

Jeanne Donaldson
Jeanne talks about what a lot of us…let’s face it, ALL of us, go through. The constant habitual harassment faced by the butt virgins of the world from the buttfucker community. Bill Hicks shot and missed when he tried to approach Jeanne’s level of comedic honesty and social commentary. Move over Hicks, there’s a new legend in town.

Chris Schiappacasse – You’re a whore
Sometimes, music breaks through barriers and allows the “inner cynic” to let down its guard and just laugh. That’s what “you’re a whore” is to me. And let’s face it, you ARE a whore.

Kerosene used to take me with him on the road to the various Improvisations and Playboy clubs around the country just like Shecky Berman used to do for him. If anyone has influenced my style directly, it’s Kerosene. Watch a master at work and try to learn something.

Moshe Kasher – A new haircut
Frankly, this guy just sucks.

The Oral History of the 2009 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival

Because oral history sounds much cooler than primary drunken source.

It’s been a couple of days (a week anniversary since Aspen 09 occurred, to be precise) and after much soul searching, Twitter reviewing, photo looking, and piecing together hazy memories, I will attempt to bring you my account of what happened on those legendary three days that will live forever in myth. If you’d rather live Aspen through pictures, than words, feel free to check out our Facebook gallery or Flickr feed!

I dare you to try and read all of this, after the jump!

Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, Day 1

The plane we were supposed to take out of Denver was delayed for an hour. This effectively meant that we were to miss our connecting flight to Aspen. The next flight out of Aspen wasn’t until 9:30 at night. Annie and I decided to make the three hour drive in a rented Ford Explorer to Aspen.

Here is a photo of Annie’s reaction to making that drive:

We end up missing the first show (for an in-depth recap of last night’s show, check out Punchline Magazine coverage of our festival).

The semi-finals of the NCCC were a great success, and when all was said and done, Emerson from the East and University of Minnesota from the Midwest will be duking it out for the national title of America’s funniest college team this Saturday. And as always, you can check out the live stream on Saturday (6:45,p Mountain Time) over at the Rooftop Comedy Aspen page.

Also, after the after party, an impromptu rendition of Smashmouth’s All Star was sung by some of the college kids. Video hopefully to come soonish.

Pre Aspen Hype (GET HYPE)

The next time you see me blog, I’ll be in Aspen, or in the Denver Aiport waiting for my connecting flight to Aspen. Either way, the time for Aspen is NOW!

Be sure to tune in to our live stream of the Festival, thanks to our friends over at Revision3! Peep the schedule for deets.

I’ll be tweeting on the ground at Aspen (@RooftopComedy), taking photos, blogging, and hopefully doing some stuff with Ustream. Hopefully.

It’s Time

After 32 schools and hundreds of film entries, we have come to this moment in time in the 2009 National College Comedy Competition.

The final vote. This week, your votes decide which four funny films and four college comedy teams are headed to the big show in Aspen in June to compete for the title of funniest college filmmaker and comedy team in America.

This is it, vote now, vote every five minutes! And don’t forget to steal clips for a chance to win a trip to Aspen, or win $250.

The Road to Aspen!

Check out the latest National College Comedy Competition update!

2009 Aspen RooftopComedy Festival

The words, “stacked” and “card” come to mind when thinking about this year’s Aspen RooftopComedy Festival. The line-up has been officially announced, and a saunter to the official Aspen page at RooftopComedy will reveal who will be at the Wheeler Opera House this coming June 11 – 14. I’d name a few, but then I’d have to name them all. It’s only fair.

The Ultimate Eight/Top Forty-Eight

First round of cuts have been made. World, you reap what you sow.

Check out the brackets for more information on which sixteen schools made it to the next round. But this is not the end, as now, we’re on the cusp of another culling with eight more schools biting the dust in a week. And again, the fate of these schools lie in your hands. You have six days. Vote now, and every five minutes!

Also, the top forty-eight funny films for our Funny Film competition have been decided. Check out what the funniest college filmmakers in America have to offer and vote!

Lastly, don’t forget to steal clips from us, for a chance to win a trip to this year’s Aspen RooftopComedy Festival, and on top of that five random thieves will win cold hard cash from us, to the tune of two hundred and fifty one dollar bills.

Voting ends tomorrow!

Voting for the Regional Rivalry Elimination round ends tomorrow at noon PST. And after that, cuts will be made. Will your favorite college make it to the next round? Do you want to stand on the sidelines as college comedy history is being written? I thought so. Vote. Every five minutes.

And don’t forget to steal clips from us! Don’t worry, it’s cool, in fact we’re encouraging it, in fact stealing clips from us might net you a trip to Aspen for our Aspen RooftopComedy Festival!