One-liners: Bill Cosby, Maz Jobrani, Russell Brand and more

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Bill CosbyApparently Bill Cosby’s not a fan of Donald Trump’s hemming and hawing re: his potential presidential run. On Today, Cosby said Trump’s “full of it” and should “run or shut up.” [OK!]

Danny McBride made an appearance on Conan to chat about his new movie, Your Highness, and also announced he and his wife are expecting a son. [Conan]

Maz Jobrani has joined the cast of a Conan O’Brien-produced multicamera comedy pilot called Vince Uncensored, Deadline reports. [Deadline]

Last night, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show gave an appropriate send off to Glenn Beck, whose Fox News show has been canceled, with another long-form spoof of the former shock jock. [LA Times]

Fred Willard had a chat with New York Magazine’s The Vulture about his long and storied career in comedy and entertainment. [New York Magazine]

Russell Brand explains how he prepared for the role of Arthur, an alcoholic man-child, in the remake of the Dudley Moore classic by smelling a bottle of vodka or whiskey. [Chicago Tribune]

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