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Hal Sparks saves a life with his CPR skills

By | August 5, 2010 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Last night, comedian Hal Sparks of Queer as Folk fame, performed CPR on an older man who collapsed in the LAX airport. Another woman did chest compressions while Sparks did mouth to mouth. According to Sparks’ Twitter, this was the third time he’s performed CPR in his...

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Tommy Chong defends marijuana use on Mike Huckabee show

By | August 5, 2010 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong recently appeared on Mike Huckabee’s talk show to defend marijuana in a segment neutrally named, “Is Pot Ruining Our Kids?” In the classic case of pothead vs. stodgy old man wearing funny glasses (David Evans of the Drug Free Schools...

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Matt McCarthy is a policeman who knows when you’ve been drunk driving (VIDEO)

By | August 4, 2010 at 5:25 pm | No comments

There are certain things people do when they’re drunk that they would never do sober. Have you ever inhaled a quarter pounder from McDonald's at four in the morning after a night at the bar? You know what we're talking about. Two ingenious policemen, including Matt McCarthy,...

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Comedian Jen Kwok wants to take you home in this Atom.com video

By | August 4, 2010 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Have you ever been out on the town and you hit it off with someone? You start having a really good conversation--I mean, really good--each person is contributing information about their life and you’re connecting on a level you didn’t think was possible. So you take this...

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Cheech and Chong to appear on The Simpsons

By | July 29, 2010 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Comedy icons Cheech and Chong will appear on a spring 2011 episode of The Simpsons. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode revolves around the split-up of the duo, after which Cheech and Chong each find a better half. Cheech and Homer pair up as a new comedy team,...

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New Futurama tonight on Comedy Central; check out a preview

By | July 29, 2010 at 10:39 am | No comments

In the latest Futurama episode, we learn that if you’re taking someone out to lunch, you should show up on time. The ever-tardy Fry is late to Leela’s birthday lunch. Little does he know that she carried on with the meal without him. Check out a clip below and be sure to...

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Comedians police themselves when it comes to joke stealing, study says

By | July 28, 2010 at 1:48 pm | No comments

What happens when a comedian steals a joke? In most industries, creative material is effectively policed by Intellectual Property (IP) laws, putting a type of copyright on original material. However, in the chapter "Intellectual Property Norms in Stand-Up Comedy,” which will...

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David Hasselhoff holds puppies in latest Comedy Central roast video

By | July 28, 2010 at 10:36 am | No comments

David Hasselhoff is at it again promoting is upcoming Comedy Central roast with a music video, “Do You Really Want to Hurt the Hoff.” The 30-second bit features the actor singing a cover of “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” against a backdrop of a wild array of incongruous...

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John Oliver, Robert Klein to perform at benefit for the blind

By | July 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm | No comments

Robert Klein, John Oliver and more will perform at a benefit to raise funds for the blind. On Sept. 20, Gotham Comedy Club in New York will host the fifth annual Laugh for Sight benefit, which will benefit retinal degenerative eye disease research. Klein, who we interviewed...

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