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Louis C.K.: You deserve a million dollars

Comedian Louis C.K. (who is the funniest man alive if you’re a 41-year-old dad like me) did something rebellious, simple, and awesome: He filmed his own comedy special and sold it online for just 5 bucks. No network, no middlemen, no big company getting between him and his fans by jacking up the price and [...]
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Louis CK Makes $200K in 4 Days on Web Video

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gossip from Newser (3 years ago)

Comedian Louis CK has scored nice profits by taping, producing, and distributing his stand-up special by himself and without the help of a network or studio. In what he calls an "experiment" to cut out the middlemen and keep prices ... Read Post

Aziz Ansari and others follow Louis CK's lead with $5, DRM-free comedy concert downloads

Odd : Boing Boing (2 years ago)

Aziz Ansari, an extremely funny standup comedian, has just released "Dangerously Delicious," a comedy special that follows Louis CK's Live at the Beacon Theater DIY, DRM-free concert video, which netted CK over a million dollars. An... Read Post

Things That Are Awesome: Louis CK Makes A Million Dollars On The Internet, Gives Most Of It Away

Entertainment / Pop Culture : MamaPop (3 years ago)

As if my bordering on creepy love for Louis CK was not abundant enough, he went and gave away more than half a million dollars to his employees and some amazing charities. After self-funding the filming his latest comedy special, Li... Read Post

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