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Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | October 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm | No comments

The legendary Carol Burnett received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night. The host of the long-running variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, travelled to Washington where she was tributed by large names in modern comedy: Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short,...

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Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

By | October 21, 2013 at 10:46 am | No comments

Comedienne Tig Notaro has had ups and downs over the past two years. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in July 2012 and had a double mastectomy. She then bounced back and had a stellar year with her inspiring album Live and writing gig on Inside Amy Schumer. Notaro...

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How Doug Stanhope deals with the death of two close friends: he goes onstage (Exclusive)

How Doug Stanhope deals with the death of two close friends: he goes onstage (Exclusive)

By | October 16, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 9 comments

"Brian Regan would have cancelled this show," says Doug Stanhope as he interrupts a rant during his live show at Levity Live in West Nyack, NY last night. "Somehow I feel like I am the only comic adequately prepared to do the show if your best friend died and/or killed himself...

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Betty White is now the star of an airline safety video

Betty White is now the star of an airline safety video

By | October 15, 2013 at 12:38 pm | No comments

Betty White's newest gig is helping you fly safe! The star of Hot in Cleveland now stars in a new safety video for Air New Zealand. The video, featured on the airline's fleet of Airbus A320s, is set in a retirment community where they give safety lessons "old school...

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globes for the next two years

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globes for the next two years

By | October 15, 2013 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Who runs the world? Girls. Or at least two particular ones. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the next two years of the Golden Globes after their phenomenal job hosting this year's award ceremony. When the Saturday Night Live alumni hosted the 70th Annual Golden Globe...

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Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

By | October 14, 2013 at 4:49 pm | No comments

Richard Pryor is known as one of the all-time great comedians for his controversial sets that took on the status quo. His daughter, comedienne Rain Pryor, follows in her father's footsteps with this edgy sketch about the ridiculous abortion regulations that seem to pop up...

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Watch the trailer for Sarah Silverman’s HBO comedy special ‘We Are Miracles’

Watch the trailer for Sarah Silverman’s HBO comedy special ‘We Are Miracles’

By | October 14, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Bust out your high socks and join Sarah Silverman for her first HBO special in seven years! We Are Miracles premieres Nov. 23 at 10 pm EST. The special was filmed at Largo in Los Angeles. The famed venue is not as big as the large theaters that Silveman is used to playing, which...

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Dan Aykroyd calls Australian host a f*cking hosebag, storms out of interview

Dan Aykroyd calls Australian host a f*cking hosebag, storms out of interview

By | October 14, 2013 at 4:18 pm | No comments

Sometimes even a Blues Brother can lose his cool. Dan Aykroyd had a slight temper tantrum on an Australian talk show, The Observer Effect. The Saturday Night Live alumnus appeared on the show and discussed his childhood and acting career with host Ellen Fanning. When he...

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IFC renews Comedy Bang Bang for a third season

IFC renews Comedy Bang Bang for a third season

By | October 14, 2013 at 12:17 pm | No comments

In an expected move to cement its commitment to alternative hit comedies, IFC has renewed Comedy Bang! Bang! for a third season. The fan favorite series from comedian Scott Aukerman will return with 20 half-hour episodes in 2014. Some big time names have appeared on the first...

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