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Eddie Murphy’s former manager, groundbreaking comedy club owner dead at 73

Eddie Murphy’s former manager, groundbreaking comedy club owner dead at 73

By | December 9, 2013 at 12:30 pm | No comments

The comedy world lost a key player from the early days of New York City stand-up. One of the co-founders of the infamous Comic Strip Live, Robert Wachs, died from pancreatic cancer last week at the age of 73. Wachs co-founded "the Strip," as it is commonly called, with Richard...

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Kevin Hart and LeBron James are “Ballers”

Kevin Hart and LeBron James are “Ballers”

By | December 9, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments

Kevin Hart is gearing up to make another slam dunk movie. The superstar stand-up comedian has signed on to co-star in the Universal Pictures comedy Ballers with Miami Heat basketball star LeBron James. Hart plays a man who lives in the shadow of his NBA superstar brother...

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Dave Chappelle’s bit about Comedy Central frustrations gets comic book treatment

Dave Chappelle’s bit about Comedy Central frustrations gets comic book treatment

By | December 5, 2013 at 1:54 pm | One comment

Dave Chappelle fans are eagerly awaiting to hear what his two "projects" will be and have even gotten some opportunities to see him perform live recently, and will continue to as the comedy powerhouse continues to sneakily announce dates. For now, enjoy this great comic...

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Groundbreaking comedian Charlie Hill fighting cancer

Groundbreaking comedian Charlie Hill fighting cancer

By | December 5, 2013 at 11:50 am | One comment

Charlie Hill is battling for his life. The Native American comedian who made his television debut in 1977 on The Richard Pryor Show has been fighting lymphoma cancer for over a year. A pillar at the famed Comedy Store in Los Angeles, Hill has begun taking donations on the...

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Ron Burgundy SportsCenter appearance cancelled over Florida State rape case

Ron Burgundy SportsCenter appearance cancelled over Florida State rape case

By | December 5, 2013 at 11:13 am | No comments

For those of you looking forward to Ron Burgundy's appearance as guest anchor on tonight's SportCenter, I regret to inform you that he has been pulled from tonight's broadcast. The Scotch-drinking news anchor was scheduled to guest host the show alongside pal Champ Kind (David...

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Watch a clip from Kathleen Madigan’s just released DVD (Video)

Watch a clip from Kathleen Madigan’s just released DVD (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedy veteran Kathleen Madigan has released her third hour-long DVD, titled Madigan Again. Taped earlier this year in Detroit, Madigan shares her unique point of view about growing up in a large Irish Catholic Midwest family. She talks about eating mom's pills, touring...

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Archer promo asks: What about Ninjas? (Video)

Archer promo asks: What about Ninjas? (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

The International Secret Intelligence Service is ready for the upcoming fifth seasonof Archer. Are you? FX released a promo for the new season of its hit animated spy series instructng fans what to do in case of a ninja attack. "Do not panic. One of our highly trained agents...

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Will you buy the ‘Anchorman 2′ Superticket? (Poll)

Will you buy the ‘Anchorman 2′ Superticket? (Poll)

By | December 4, 2013 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Paramount's countless Anchorman promotional stunts might be enough to lure fans into purchasing a "superticket" for the sequel's premiere. We reported earlier that Paramount planned to offer a similar "superticket" package that they did for their summer World War Z release. The...

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Paul Rudd loses his mind over One Direction in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Paul Rudd loses his mind over One Direction in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Actor and overall hilarious human being Paul Rudd is hosting Saturday Night Live this week. Cast member Vanessa Bayer asks Rudd in this week's promo video about his preparation for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and shares in his excitement about meeting boy band sensation...

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