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Review: Doug Stanhope’s ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ is lively, full of loathing

Review: Doug Stanhope’s ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ is lively, full of loathing

By | March 7, 2012 at 11:55 am | One comment

Although Doug Stanhope doesn't stick a pistol in his mouth at the end of his new album, Before Turning the Gun on Himself, you'd have to admit it would be a killer closer. Instead, the comedy veteran turns the gun on society-- yet again, blasting away at a celebrity-obsessed...

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Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

By | March 2, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 6 comments

A storm has been brewing on the Upper West Side of New York City. And it's all George Carlin's fault. Sort of. We've been keeping you updated on comedian Kevin Bartini's charge to rename the 500 block of W. 121st St. after the late legendary comedian. A meeting was held last...

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Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments

Many of us tuned in last tonight to watch the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony (even if only to #TweetRoast it live). Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony for the ninth time, returning after an eight-year hiatus. After recanting Eddie Murphy as host (and Brett Ratner as the...

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Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 20, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of Presents for 2012, but it will...

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6 television couples who should be having sex

6 television couples who should be having sex

By | February 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | 5 comments

It's that time of the year when hearts and flowers and love are in the air— not to mention a spike in pints of ice cream bought by lonely single people (might we suggest Stephen Colbert’s AmeriCone Dream?). To that end, we thought it would be fun to play matchmaker with...

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Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother

Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother

By | February 3, 2012 at 11:22 am | 4 comments

We reported last month that the casting process had begun for Sarah Silverman's single-camera comedy pilot for NBC . Well, its been announced that comedian and Sarah's BFF Tig Notaro has joined the cast! Notaro, who was a regular on Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman...

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Roseanne Barr officially enters the presidential race, but would you vote for her?

Roseanne Barr officially enters the presidential race, but would you vote for her?

By | February 3, 2012 at 10:49 am | One comment

No jokes. No satire. No political pranks. Last night, comedian and trailblazing television star, writer and producer Roseanne Barr announced that she has filed the necessary paperwork to seek the Green Party presidential nomination. Back in August on The Tonight Show, Barr...

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Watch comedian Tex Alexandro expose Justin Bieber’s older brother, Jordan

Watch comedian Tex Alexandro expose Justin Bieber’s older brother, Jordan

By | February 1, 2012 at 3:52 pm | No comments

Life ain't easy for the forgotten siblings of pop culture superstars. The Ashlee Simpson. The unspoken Osbourne brother. Khloe "The Beast" Kardashian. Just ask Jordan Bieber, the "Baby" singer's older brother. Comedian Ted Alexandro and Hollis James' latest video Nepotizzle:...

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Review: Debut album from John Moses pushes boundaries, makes us laugh (a lot)

Review: Debut album from John Moses pushes boundaries, makes us laugh (a lot)

By | January 30, 2012 at 10:09 am | 8 comments

On his debut album, On The Edge (Uproar Entertainment), comedian John Moses warns listeners (and potential baby mamas), "I come from a long line of alcoholics and people with mental illnesses. I've got an uncle on each side that committed suicide, one of them was a murderer; you...

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