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Obama chooses Jon Stewart over Stephen Colbert

By | February 22, 2010 at 10:24 am | No comments

If there’s one thing Obama has succeeded at across the board from day one, it’s having a sense of humor about himself. He’s appeared on Leno, Letterman, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and even performed in a pre-taped sketch on The Colbert Report. But in a recent...

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Warner Bros. gets behind Russell Brand

By | February 11, 2010 at 2:02 pm | No comments

It looks like U.S. audiences are about to see a whole lot more of Russell Brand. The nothing-to-hide British comic and Forgetting Sarah Marshall supporting player has several high profile projects in the works with Warner Bros. In addition to starring in a remake of the 1981...

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Mo’Nique to host Shaquille O’Neal Comedy Jam for Showtime

By | February 5, 2010 at 5:29 pm | No comments

In the midst of her Oscar buzz for the movie Precious, actress/comedian Mo’Nique has signed on to host "Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All-Star Comedy Jam,” a comedy special set to air on Showtime. It’s being presented by Codeblack Entertainment, Shaq Entertainment and AEG...

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Eugene Mirman to host South By Southwest awards ceremony

By | February 3, 2010 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Guess what: there’s an award show coming up that doesn’t sound lame. The super smart/wacky comedian Eugene Mirman has signed on to host the 2010 South By Southwest Film Awards on March 16, 2010. Should be a good time! In the meantime, check out this video Mirman created...

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Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Susie Essman to host gala for alma mater

By | February 2, 2010 at 11:14 am | No comments

Comedian/potty-mouthed Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Susie Essman is scheduled to host a awards gala for her alma mater, Purchase College. This will be the second annual Purchase College School of the Arts Gala, and will honor artist Kiki Smith, choreographer Paul Taylor,...

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Don Rickles autographs Mr. Potato Head for Haiti

By | January 29, 2010 at 5:29 pm | No comments

Get a load of one of the more entertaining entertainment-related items currently up for auction to help Haiti! It’s a fancy, porcelain Mr. Potato Head, signed by the one and only Don Rickles. As described on eBay: "Up for auction is a porcelain Mr. Potato Head figurine from...

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Tracy Morgan to appear in Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial

By | January 28, 2010 at 5:48 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_6484" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption="Tracy Morgan practices his one-two punch on the set of the Volkswagen “Punch Dub” Super Bowl ad. photo provided by Volkswagen"][/caption] Volkswagen just announced a new ad campaign that will feature the...

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Tom Hanks making movie about Leno and Letterman

By | January 27, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 7 comments

In the midst of NBC’s highly-publicized late night shuffle, development is underway on a movie about several of the players involved. William Knoedelseder‘s book, I’m Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy’s Golden Era is being adapted for the screen...

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Larry David wins award; parodied in Hustler porn flick

By | January 21, 2010 at 5:31 pm | No comments

Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm genius Larry David is getting even more star treatment than he’s used to these days. The WGA West just announced that David will receive this year’s Paddy Chayefksy Laurel Award for Television, honoring lifetime achievement in writing for...

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