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Sponsored video: Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco airs tonight!

Sponsored video: Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco airs tonight!

By | September 2, 2013 at 1:54 pm | One comment

Everyone who was disappointed about the 2011 Academy Awards need not wait any longer: the Comedy Central public humiliation Roast of James Franco airs tonight at 10pm! The stage, which surprisingly was not covered in large murals painted by tonight's Honorary Guest like his...

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15 comedians with Ivy League pedigrees

15 comedians with Ivy League pedigrees

By | August 29, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 8 comments

It's back to school time, you guys. And since for many students, this is a time of stress and panic, we'd like to help you through this time with a little inspiration. Below, we've listed 15 of our favorite funny people who were smart enough to gain entry into one (or more) of...

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‘Joe Rogan Questions Everything’ premieres tomorrow on SyFy (Preview)

‘Joe Rogan Questions Everything’ premieres tomorrow on SyFy (Preview)

By | July 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm | One comment

Comedian Joe Rogan's new show, Joe Rogan Questions Everything. The unscripted SyFy show, which premieres Wednesday, July 24 at 10 pm ET, follows the former Fear Factor host as he criss-crosses the country shedding light on popular fringe subjects. Along with his faithful funny...

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Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Last night, an all-star line-up of comedians came together at Gotham Comedy Club in New York to honor the late George Carlin. "Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin" was a fundraiser for the campaign to rename a block of Carlin's beloved neighborhood in New...

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You should watch this Louis C.K. animation (Video)

You should watch this Louis C.K. animation (Video)

By | July 15, 2013 at 10:23 am | No comments

Louis C.K. has grown an enormous fan base with the mainstream success of his FX show Louie. We've seen ample fan art created by his talented fans. And now, a new animation has popped up. Taken from his 2011 special Live at the Beacon Theater, the bit finds C.K. imagining if God...

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Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

Todd Barry, Lizz Winstead, Nick DiPaolo, more to honor George Carlin with live show

By | July 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | No comments

On Wednesday, July 17, comedian Kevin Bartini and Gotham Comedy Club will present, Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin. Back in October, a group of dedicated George Carlin fans exited a community board meeting victorious when they voted in favor of renaming...

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The Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole

The Laughspin Interview with Deon Cole

By | June 10, 2013 at 10:13 am | No comments

He's been with Conan O'Brien since the talk show host's ill-fated Tonight Show run and now Chicago-bred comedy veteran and Emmy-nominated writer, Deon Cole has his own series. It's called Deon Cole's Black Box and it premieres tonight at 10 pm ET on TBS. The clip show will find...

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Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

Jimmy Kimmel, Hannibal Buress, Chris Hardwick drop by Shorty Awards to deliver much needed laughs (Review)

By | April 9, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments

The winner of the Best Comedian on Twitter goes to...Rafinha Bastos! Wait, who? Here's the deal:  Bastos is a Brazilian stand-up comedian and television personality south of the Equator. And by the way, Brazil is only slightly smaller than the States, both by population and...

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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: New album, book plans, growing up Christian (Interview)

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: New album, book plans, growing up Christian (Interview)

By | April 8, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Whitest Kids U' Know member Trevor Moore has a music album out. No, it's not a crappy Bruno type of thing. It's an hysterical collection of tracks called, Drunk Texts To Myself, commenting on topics ranging from the Founding Fathers to underage mouthwash drinking. This is...

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