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Adult Swim is all about Black Jesus

Adult Swim is all about Black Jesus

By | March 13, 2014 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Adult Swim has ordered Black Jesus. The half-hour scripted comedy from The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder strays from their usual animated comedy shows but continues their path of edgy material. The show stars comedian Gerald "Slink" Johnson, with whom McGruder used on an...

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Bill Cosby joins Instagram, the Internet rejoices (Video)

Bill Cosby joins Instagram, the Internet rejoices (Video)

By | March 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm | No comments

It turns out it's never too late to teach a funny old dog new tricks! 76-year old comedy legend Bill Cosby opened an Instagram account this week while appearing at the South by Southwest festival in Austin. He posted his first two images before going on stage in front of a very...

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Chelsea Handler calls Piers Morgan a ‘terrible interviewer’ on live TV (Video)

Chelsea Handler calls Piers Morgan a ‘terrible interviewer’ on live TV (Video)

By | March 12, 2014 at 2:03 pm | No comments

Comedian Chelsea Handler has the Internet rejoicing over her #nofilter appearance on the cancelled-but-still-on-the-air Piers Morgan Live. Promoting her new book, Uganda Be Killing Me, Handler got into a tussle with Piers Morgan over his hosting skills, complaining about his...

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Kevin McDonald, Jackie Kashian and more heading to the Green Gravel Comedy Fest

Kevin McDonald, Jackie Kashian and more heading to the Green Gravel Comedy Fest

By | March 11, 2014 at 4:29 pm | No comments

All sorts of comedy-related festivals have been popping up: musical comedy festivals, podcast festivals, sketch fests and the like. A new comedy festival in Iowa running March 28 - 30, is excited to present what has been branded as "alternative comedy" to the masses. The Green...

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President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

By | March 11, 2014 at 1:54 pm | One comment

President Barack Obama sure came in swinging on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. The Campaign star, who usually demeans his guests in a self-conscious fit of subdued rage, got taken to task when "Community Organizer" Obama came on to his talk show to encourage young...

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Conan O’Brien, David Cross, Bill Burr, many more to appear on new season of Maron on IFC

Conan O’Brien, David Cross, Bill Burr, many more to appear on new season of Maron on IFC

By | March 10, 2014 at 5:15 pm | One comment

IFC's hit comedy series Maron will finally return for eager viewers for a second season in May-- and with a line-up of stellar guest stars. Marc Maron's semi-autobiographical show about a comedian with new-found success hosting a podcast out of his garage creates and sabotages...

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HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

By | March 10, 2014 at 11:12 am | No comments

The absurdly brilliant promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has finally arrived. The former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be on HBO to deliver the latest breaking news stories…"eventually." After a fantastic stint of filling in for Jon Stewart...

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Paul F. Tompkins may become a network comedy star

Paul F. Tompkins may become a network comedy star

By | March 10, 2014 at 11:08 am | One comment

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins might be the star of his own network sitcom! The comedian has been cast in Brian Gallivan's single-camera comedy pilot for ABC. He will play an overworked father dreaming of being "on vacation all year" by uprooting his family from the city and moving...

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Comedy world will be blessed with at least two more seasons of Archer

Comedy world will be blessed with at least two more seasons of Archer

By | March 7, 2014 at 11:40 am | One comment

FX is locking up its top animated show for at least another two years. Archer has been picked up for a sixth and seventh season through 2016. "Archer is one of the best comedies on television and has played a significant role in the growth of the FX comedy brand," said Eric...

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