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Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

Comedian Mike Birbiglia has told us stories and jokes about  his sleepwalking condition and his romantic misadventures relationships with his one man shows Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. But his new tour really pays homage to…jokes! And Birbiglia just added...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Ben & Jerry’s Saturday Night Live flavors honor Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell characters

Ben & Jerry’s Saturday Night Live flavors honor Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell characters

By | June 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments

Ben & Jerry's ice cream makers have always been a fan of comedy. They've released flavors such as Stephen Colbert's AmeriCone Dream (pictured), the Jimmy Fallon-inspired Late Night Snack, and Neapolitan Dynamite ("Vote for Pedro!"). Now Ben & Jerry's have announced two...

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AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

By | June 20, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Breaking Bad spin-off prequel Better Call Saul hasn't even aired its first episode and already AMC has ordered a second season of the Bob Odenkirk-led comedy. There has been a lot of hype about the series which will follow Odenkirk's shady lawyer character Saul Goodman before he...

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Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)

Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)

By | June 18, 2014 at 12:23 pm | No comments

An "Obam-off" of epic proportions may be in the works. Imagine Key & Peele, Jay Pharoah and the rest of the country's top presidential impersonators in the same sketch video. It might just break the Internet, or at least help the President reclaim his Most Retweets record....

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Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:44 am | No comments

Jerrod Carmichael's pilot presentation for NBC has been a much-talked-about project during the bustling pilot season. NBC has yet to order his show to series, yet has not officially passed on it. NBC executives are reportedly working with Carmichael, a fast-rising Los...

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Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:35 am | One comment

Grammy Award-winning comedian and loud mouth Kathy Griffin has been tapped by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22. However, the self-proclaimed D-Lister will not be seen on TV making pop culture references...

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Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised

Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:22 am | 2 comments

Monty Python is back and ready to revive their infamous comedy troupe for a reunion tour. Pictures emerged Monday of Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and honorary member Carol Cleveland reading scripts during their first rehearsals for Monty...

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Daughter of Ardie Fuqua, critically injured in Tracy Morgan crash, wants TMZ to remove gruesome video

Daughter of Ardie Fuqua, critically injured in Tracy Morgan crash, wants TMZ to remove gruesome video

By | June 11, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 20 comments

The comedy community continues to hope for the full recoveries of comedians Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua, who remain in the hospital following a horrific car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that took the life of Morgan's friend and writer James McNair early Saturday morning....

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