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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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Ardie Fuqua out of hospital following Tracy Morgan car crash

Ardie Fuqua out of hospital following Tracy Morgan car crash

By | July 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Ardie Fuqua, who was severely injured in a car crash that also injured TV star Tracy Morgan and killed James McNair, is no longer in critical condition. Fellow Comedy Cellar emcee Wil Sylvince posted on Facebook: To all who's concerned about Ardie Fuqua, he's doing a...

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Katt Williams allegedly threatens cameraman with gun near Comedy Store, Williams denies it (Exclusive details)

Katt Williams allegedly threatens cameraman with gun near Comedy Store, Williams denies it (Exclusive details)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:57 pm | One comment

The troubled once-retired Katt Williams is in hot water yet again. This time, he is under investigation by Los Angeles police for allegedly brandishing a gun near the infamous Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip and threatening a man. Police responded to a 911 call of a man with a...

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How to Train Your Dragon star Jay Baruchel’s FXX comedy series ‘Man Seeking Woman’ debuts in 2015

How to Train Your Dragon star Jay Baruchel’s FXX comedy series ‘Man Seeking Woman’ debuts in 2015

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:36 pm | One comment

This Is The End star and lead voice actor of the How To Train Your Dragon movies Jay Baruchel is now set to become a TV star. FXX ordered his pilot Man Seeking Woman to series. The comedy-centric FX offshoot greenlighted 10 episodes of the half-hour show based on Simon Rich's...

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Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:04 pm | One comment

When I first started doing stand-up in college, I used to produce dorm shows at NYU to create stagetime and would be somewhat frugal in who I put on my shows, only wanting the funniest. A comic I booked asked if I would put his friend Yannis up, who I still didn't know at the...

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Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

By | June 30, 2014 at 3:26 pm | One comment

FX continues its push for star-powered comedies today by ordering its Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll to series. Leary wrote and created the show under his Apostle banner and will star in 10 episodes to air in 2015. FX productions and Fox Television Studios...

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Best Final Jeopardy answer comes from Ari Voukydis, UCB improv teacher (Video)

Best Final Jeopardy answer comes from Ari Voukydis, UCB improv teacher (Video)

By | June 28, 2014 at 1:21 pm | One comment

One comedian and Upright Citizens Brigade improviser gave possibly the best incorrect final answer in the history of Jeopardy! (and that includes those "Sean Connery" answers on Saturday Night Live). Ari Voukydis, an improv teacher, didn't have a clue as to the answer on last...

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George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

By | June 26, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 8 comments

Comedians Kevin Bartini and Adam Lash have fought tirelessly for three years to dedicate a block of New York City to the memory of the late great George Carlin. And today, their work has paid off. Just moments ago, the New York City Council unanimously passed an omnibus bill...

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