Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

By | April 14, 2011 at 10:24 am | One comment | News | Tags: , , , , ,

Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a mention. Enter “Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit,” your one-stop link post to get your quickie comedy news.

Ok, here goes.

Kathy GriffinComedians Kathy Griffin and Wanda Sykes will guest star on Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva, which already stars Margaret Cho. [TV Guide]

Every week, our BFF’s at Huffington Post Comedy gift the world with This Week In Ridiculous Stock Photos. It’s pretty self explanatory and always pretty fucking funny. Do it. [HuffPost Comedy]

Have you ever wanted Dwight from The Office to visit your place of work? It can happen. For a price. [Broadway World]

Comedian Suzanne Whang (yes, the one that hosted House Hunters) has been battling breast cancer quietly for five years. After spending her life savings on treatments, she’s swallowed her pride and is asking for help. [Waking Up Fabulous]

Did you know comedian Moshe Kasher has been writing a column for Heeb magazine? We didn’t. Thanks for telling us, asshole. [Heeb]

Speaking of recurring columns written by awesome comedians, W. Kamau Bell does one every Wedsnesday. Yesterday he talks about his recent performances in Scotland! [SF Weekly]

It’s official: Russell Brand will co-star in the film adaptation of Rock of Ages. Also, he will continue to make believe he’s cool with banging just one woman the rest of his life. [The Wrap]

The country’s largest comedy club chain The Improv has extended its contract with Harrah’s in Las Vegas through 2015. [PR Newswire]

The Office’s Mindy Kaling and Ellie Kemper are featured in People’s “Most Beautiful 2011” list. [People]

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