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Entries in Aziz Ansari (3)

Wednesday
Apr212010

News of the World

--Since most Apiary readers connect to their Motorola RAZR flip-phones via Bluetooth headset, you'll be happy to hear that popular earpiece manufacturer Jawbone is giving away 10 THOUSAND DOLLARS if you make a funny video and follow all of their rules.

--Looking to get a nice Chevy Chase face tattoo? Here's a design for you.

--The tone on the Aziz Ansari thread on AST is trending towards sour as Ansari reaches the uppermost echelon of the showbiz food chain.  One user complains about his show, "Tickets for Aziz are a recession-busting $49.50 with a $15 Service fee added to that." Another fan bemoans, "I first fell in love with Aziz when I heard his track on Invite Them Up like 4 years ago. And when you love something that is kind of small and relatively unknown like that I think it's natural to sort of feel extra connected to it and feel like it's 'yours.' And him hosting the MTV awards is the biggest sign yet that he's no longer 'mine' and is now 'everyone's,' which bums me out."

--Comedy Central has a hit on their hands with Ugly Americans. The network has ordered up 7 additional episodes.

--Because we have zero understanding of what's happening from scene to scene, we are grateful that Videogum's hilarious LOST recaps help us make sense of it.

--BIRTHDAY PARTEEZ: Sue Galloway and Zach Ward advance one additional year in age this week and Achilles Stamatelaky's blog is now 2.

--Get your limited edition Splinterheads "Deep Sixed" movie poster featuring The Amazing Steve & Wyoming today!

--Go see Moshe Kasher while he's in town. His speedy standup set at Union Hall this past Sunday was so fiery, our eyebrows got cinged to the point that our facial expression is now one of permanent surprise.  We hear he's in NY to pitch some kind of book.  Keep a watch on this guy!

Friday
Jan152010

GIVEAWAY | Aziz Ansari's Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening

We've got three copies of Aziz Ansari's new CD, Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening, to give away. Win one!

The CD is the soundtrack to the special, "Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening," which has a World Television Premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, January 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.  The special was filmed in front of a packed house at the Brentwood Theater in Los Angeles

Coming off of his phenomenal breakout year, COMEDY CENTRAL brings critically-acclaimed comedian and actor Aziz Ansari to the stage where he’ll discuss topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of his young cousin, Harris.

Comedy Central is releasing both a CD and a DVD of the special next Tuesday. In the meantime, you can preview Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening HERE

HOW TO BE A WINNER

1) Create a Twitter update that says something along the lines of "@theapiary is giving away Aziz Ansari's Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening. http://bit.ly/5rF3TJ I hope I win!"

2) Send that tweet by the end of this long holiday weekend, Monday at MIDNIGHT (1/19).

3) THREE twitterers who successfully do this will be randomly selected to receive a copy! We'll contact you on Tuesday.

Tuesday
Jan122010

News of the World

"I'm With CoCo" by Mike P. Mitchell

--IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING for Chris Gethard. He sets goals and then he achieves them sometimes!  He recently set a goal to get Diddy to do his show and after a brief online campaign, Diddy announced to his 2.4 MM Twitter followers, "Its official I'm gonna do the Chris Gethard show in 2010! its all because of you guys and he sounds like a pretty cool dude! @chrisgethard" So when is Diddy going to drop by? Chris tells us, "Hopefully next month. His schedule is crazy."

--Judd Apatow, Kanye West, and the staffs of no fewer than 4 talent agencies or PR firms got shout outs in the liner notes of Aziz Ansari's forthcoming CD, Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening. Has Aziz unlocked A-List status?

--Experience a first date with Gavin Speiller from the comfort AND SAFETY of your own home.

--Jeff Rubin, Streeter Seidell, Thomas Middleditch, and Opus Moreschi will pursue universal records at the next URDB show. What inspirational feats of human accomplishment will they attempt?? See URDB.org for more details.

--Hey look, someone posted a job on our job board: Casting for a Male Adventurous Social Networker. There are other positions there too. For example, if you select the Comedy tab and hit the filter button, a bunch of neat gigs pop up.

--Apiary contributor Aparna Nancherla recently had jaw surgery! Ouch! Feel better, Aparna!

--World renowned Painter of Pancakes, Dan Lacey, proudly unveiled his most moving work yet, "A Portrait of Jay Leno with a Pancake on His Head." It's being auctioned on eBay, but good luck trying to win it--you'll have trundle through your email inbox from the late '90s, find your eBay password, and try to outbid us. Not likely!