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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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Louis C.K. show ‘Louie’ gets shorter season 5, ‘Fargo’ coming back to FX eventually

Louis C.K. show ‘Louie’ gets shorter season 5, ‘Fargo’ coming back to FX eventually

By | July 21, 2014 at 1:19 pm | No comments

FX wants more Louie. Louis C.K. will return to the network with a fifth season of the show, FX CEO Jon Landgraf announced. "Louie's fourth season was once again groundbreaking," Landgraf, who has given C.K. nearly free reign to create brilliance on his network, said in a...

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Hulu Plus snags South Park, all 244 episodes now available to stream: Watch a full episode now!

Hulu Plus snags South Park, all 244 episodes now available to stream: Watch a full episode now!

By | July 18, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments

Small but determined Hulu just made a monstrous move to attract subscribers by landing an exclusive streaming deal with the creators of Comedy Central's South Park. All 244 episodes of South Park are now available for free on Hulu-- and only on Hulu. As part of the arrangement,...

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Jim Norton launches ‘The Jim Norton Show’ for Vice, guests include Mike Tyson, Dana White

Jim Norton launches ‘The Jim Norton Show’ for Vice, guests include Mike Tyson, Dana White

By | July 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm | No comments

Jim Norton doesn't seem fazed about adding more to his growing plate on the newly-retitled Opie with Jim Norton show on SiriusXM radio. The raunchy stand-up comedian is launching a new mini-series on Vice.com. The Jim Norton Show will mix in stand-up bits, guest comedians and...

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Billy On The Street’s Billy Eichner writing pop culture book, is becoming media powerhouse

Billy On The Street’s Billy Eichner writing pop culture book, is becoming media powerhouse

By | July 16, 2014 at 2:37 pm | No comments

Billy On The Street host Billy Eichner is an improviser, actor, TV host and sass mouth. Now the potentially new USA Network star will now add author to his already long and varied resume. The Emmy-nominated comedian has signed a deal to write a book about Hollywood and pop...

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Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua suing Walmart over deadly crash

Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua suing Walmart over deadly crash

By | July 14, 2014 at 7:10 pm | No comments

There's a new update on what the celebrity-obsessed media calls "the Tracy Morgan car crash", also known as a 6-car crash that killed comedian James McNair on June 7. Morgan is suing Walmart in a civil court case filed with the U.S. District Court in New Jersey. The 45-year old...

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Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

By | July 14, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments

NBC is pleased with Wanda Sykes' revival of stand-up comedy competition series Last Comic Standing. The network renewed the reality show, along with America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior, over the weekend. The series returned for an eighth season this summer amidst...

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Maria Bamford, Melinda Hill’s Funny Or Die series The Program features Jerry Minor, Oscar Nunez and more as Debtors Anonymous members (Videos)

Maria Bamford, Melinda Hill’s Funny Or Die series The Program features Jerry Minor, Oscar Nunez and more as Debtors Anonymous members (Videos)

By | July 8, 2014 at 1:13 pm | No comments

Maria Bamford is leading a new kind of 12-Step program in her new Funny or Die webseries The Program. In the first episode, Bamford's character Peace introduces us to her Debtors Anonymous group filled with compulsive debtors from varied walks of life-- a former sex worker...

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Will Ferrell, Adam McKay bring second ‘Spoils of Babylon’ to IFC

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay bring second ‘Spoils of Babylon’ to IFC

By | July 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm | One comment

Will Ferrell's epic spoof mini-series The Spoils of Babylon will return to IFC for another round The Funny Or Die production will show the latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional author Eric Jonrosh, The Spoils Before Dying. Jonrosh/Ferrell's monstrous event will premiere...

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