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Monday, August 27, 2012

25 Comedians Who Paid Their Dues As Interns

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Monday, August 27, 2012
Chances are, future generations will look back on the era of unpaid internships and compare it to slave labor, but for now, interning is still the most popular way to jumpstart a career -- even for comedians. FULL STORY.
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