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Craig Ferguson will host Shark Week on Discovery Channel

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Craig Ferguson announced last night on the Late Late Show that he will do what all men hope to in the course of their careers: he's going to host this year's Shark Week. Well, actually, a shark puppet named Brian released the big news about the Discovery Channel's 23rd year of...

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Punchline Magazine writer named funniest Carolina comedian

By | June 17, 2010 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Comedian Tom Keller won the third annual DSI Comedy Theater's Carolina's Funniest Comic competition on Friday. Keller, from Greensboro, NC, also writes for Punchline Magazine. To win the competition, Keller competed against 32 other Carolina comedians; the last round broke a tie...

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Comedy Collective forms to host comedy month

By | June 14, 2010 at 2:38 pm | No comments

The City of Brotherly Love just got a little more cozy, now that the Philadelphia Improv Festival, Philly Sketchfest, and the Philadelphia Joke Initiative have banded together to form the Philadelphia Comedy Collective. Their first act as a unified body will be Comedy Month,...

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D.L. Hughley to host game show pilot for NBC

By | June 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm | No comments

Comedian D.L. Hughley is set to host an NBC game show pilot. We immediately snapped to attention because there's nothing we love more than overqualified hosts and desperate contestants vying for cash. The show is called Who's Bluffing Who? and features seven contestants trying...

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Jon Lajoie trashes pop music industry in new video

By | June 10, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Parents of teen-aged girls, watch out! Jon LaJoie's new video, "Pop Star," just exploded on the interwebs (nearly 600,000 views and rising), causing a sexual frenzy the likes of which hasn't been seen since Justin Bieber's Lady Gaga-singing lookalike went viral. LaJoie, famous...

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Chris Rock talks food racism, Conan and being poor on Leno

By | June 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | No comments

On a recent Tonight Show with Jay Leno interview punctuated by awkward questions about where the red-haired guy went, Chris Rock talks about his two daughters and what life was like growing up in a shoe. Rock quips that his young daughters recently got out of rehab and...

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David Hasselhoff to be roasted on Comedy Central

By | June 10, 2010 at 8:53 am | 3 comments

You remember David Hasselhoff, right? Knight Rider lead, Baywatch lifeguard, late 80's German popstar, occasionally drunken mess David Hasselhoff? Comedy Central announced that Hasselhoff will be their next roastee. Don't worry, they already made the "Don't hassle the Hoff"...

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Friars Club announces finalists for $10,000 prize

By | June 9, 2010 at 5:02 pm | No comments

The first annual Friars Club Improv and Sketch Competition (FrISC) recently announced the 10 finalists and four alternates slated to perform and compete later this month. The competition is designed to scout the newest and best talent in improv and sketch and help them advance...

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Comedian Tom McCaffrey unleashes another gem rap parody video

By | June 9, 2010 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedian turned hip-hop parody artist Tom McCaffrey is back with his new video "How to Make a Hip Hop Hit 101." On the heels of his hilarious last video "Less Money Mo Problems," McCaffrey and his crew ran into a little problem: writers block. The solution? Do as all...

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