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What have we learned recently from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening?

What have we learned recently from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening?

By | April 16, 2012 at 10:52 am | No comments

Hey, remember last week when The Simpsons creator Matt Groening mentioned Portland in that cool Smithsonian magazine interview and everyone lost their minds, claiming that he revealed the true location of the show's Springfield? Yeah, well gather your minds. That's not really...

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Jon Lovitz exposes teen ‘Jew haters’ on Twitter

Jon Lovitz exposes teen ‘Jew haters’ on Twitter

By | April 11, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments

Comedian, comedy club owner and butt of many Comedy Central roast jokes, Jon Lovitz, doesn't take shit from anybody. Literally. Lovitz came to the aid of a childhood friend whose daughter was being bullied by girls from school. It turns out three teenage bullies left dog shit...

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Comedy Central adds more stand-up programming with Bonnaroo partnership

Comedy Central adds more stand-up programming with Bonnaroo partnership

By | April 6, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments

Comedy Central has planned to put more stand-up comedy on their network in recent months. Although we lost Comedy Central Presents, we have gained The Half Hour, TJ Miller's Mash Up, another season of John Oliver's stand-up show, and several one-hour specials from some of our...

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Will Ferrell may bring Funny Or Die series ‘Drunk History’ to Comedy Central

Will Ferrell may bring Funny Or Die series ‘Drunk History’ to Comedy Central

By | April 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Fill up your wine glasses, comedy fans-- because the Funny or Die hit web series, Drunk History, may be coming to Comedy Central! The network has ordered a pilot for Drunk History Across America. The tipsy historical reenactment videos, featuring the likes of Will Ferrell, Jim...

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The Laughspin interview with Jo Koy (Updated)

The Laughspin interview with Jo Koy (Updated)

By | March 29, 2012 at 2:17 pm | One comment

For the last few years, comedian Jo Koy has turned into one of the country's biggest draws in the world of stand-up comedy. A fixture on Chelsea Handler's super popular nightly chat show Chelsea Lately and in the nation's best comedy clubs, Koy's latest project -- his second...

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Comedian pushing for George Carlin street naming clears Catholic church hurdle

Comedian pushing for George Carlin street naming clears Catholic church hurdle

By | March 27, 2012 at 2:35 pm | No comments

Seven Dirty Words You Can't Say on W. 121st Street: George Carlin Is Evil And Will Corrupt And Ruin Our Children. Okay, that may be more than 7 words, but the absurd message coming from the church on the same block has been shut down yesterday in a miraculous (no pun intended)...

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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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