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Ricky Gervais to present at Emmy awards

By | July 22, 2010 at 11:52 am | No comments

Ricky Gervais announced on his blog that he will be handing out an Emmy. No word yet on which category, but here’s what he had to say on the issue: “Got asked to hand out an EMMY. Nice. I'm there anyway as I'm nominated for the animation [the Ricky Gervais Show] and The...

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Rosie O’Donnell and Jim Breuer duke it out on Sirius XM

By | July 21, 2010 at 3:19 pm | No comments

Rosie O’Donnell and Jim Breuer recently had an intense guessing game competition at the Sirius XM studios. But they weren't alone. Rosie and friend Jeanne-Weenie vs. Jim Breuer and fellow comedian Pete Correale duked it out, while satellite radio host and comedian Pete...

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Kyle Kinane, Tammy Pescatelli, more added to Vancouver comedy fest

By | July 21, 2010 at 1:16 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_13210" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Kyle Kinane"][/caption] If you’re sad that Montreal’s Just for Laughs is over and you want another Canadian comedy festival to get excited about, look no further. Vancouver’s ComedyFest just announced...

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Comedian Kyle Cease takes on BP oil execs in outtake parody video

By | July 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | No comments

Kyle Cease, the comedian who recently came under fire by Doug Stanhope for his stand up comedy boot camp classes, released a video featuring himself as Tony Hayward, beloved BP CEO. In this Atom.com original video, Cease/Hayward apologizes for the oil spill, but in true BP...

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Brit comedian Alan Carr lashes out at pop star Lily Allen

By | July 12, 2010 at 1:55 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_12861" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Alan Carr"][/caption] First it was Jerry Seinfeld and Lady Gaga, now it’s British comedian Alan Carr and Lily Allen. What’s up with these comedian vs. pop star beefs? Okay, gossip time: Recently Lily...

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‘Chelsea Lately’ comedian Heather McDonald pens book about losing her virginity

By | July 12, 2010 at 11:30 am | No comments

You may have seen Heather McDonald, a comedian on Chelsea Handler’s Chelsea Lately, doing impressions of the Real Housewives and the Kardashians. Like many of the show's regulars, she’s becoming more and more of a recognizable name in comedy. Now she’s written a book...

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Daniel Tosh displaces Dave Chappelle as Comedy Central ratings champ in timeslot

By | July 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments

On Wednesday night, a record 2.4 million people tuned into Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh’s weekly roast of all things dumb on the Internet. Why is this important? Well, as Deadline.com points out, the show Tosh.0 fills Comedy Central’s 10:30 p.m. Wednesday slot right after South Park,...

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‘Community’ star, comedian Donald Glover releases rap album, video

By | July 8, 2010 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Comedian Donald Glover of NBC’s Community and Derrick Comedy released his third rap album, Culdesac. Although many of you may know Glover from his sketch, stand-up comedy, or recent Twitter campaign to be chosen as the next Peter Parker for Spiderman, he’s also a hip-hop...

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Lexus enlists Tracy Morgan, Andy Samberg, more to promote living green, new hybrid car

By | July 8, 2010 at 12:42 pm | One comment

This summer, three comedians (and one singer) in four cities will moderate environmental debates in Lexus’s newest promotion, “The Darker Side of Green.” After the success of the initial debate that Sarah Silverman moderated, Lexus decided to continue with the...

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