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The Laughspin interview with Jamie Kilstein: “The message always comes first”

The Laughspin interview with Jamie Kilstein: “The message always comes first”

By | September 13, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments

One of the only ways to tolerate listening to mainstream new programs' discussion of the debt ceiling crisis, the 2012 presidential election, the economy remaining in the shitter, the inane bickering that continues to plague Congress, or pretty much anything involving the Tea...

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“Futurama,” “Community,” “Portlandia” among comedy winners at Creative Arts Emmys

“Futurama,” “Community,” “Portlandia” among comedy winners at Creative Arts Emmys

By | September 12, 2011 at 9:45 am | No comments

Hey, sports fans! Comedy Central's Roast of Charlie Sheen wasn’t the only big ticket event going on this weekend: the Creative Arts Emmy Awards also went down at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Some of you may be asking: What the hell are the Creative Arts Emmys and how...

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David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

By | September 2, 2011 at 3:51 pm | No comments

I don’t think I have to explain why I’m bummed Arrested Development is off the air – you all get it. It’s such a loss in the TV comedy world. But easing the pain of the Bluth family-sized hole in my life is the fact that most of the stars on the show have gone on to do...

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Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

By | August 29, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Remember the good ol’ days when the media was exhaustively reporting on Charlie Sheen, rather than a Hurricane? I miss those more innocent times. It looks like Charlie Sheen’s back in the news, though: Comedy Central just released the names of some of the folks involved in...

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Video: Nick Thune will never forget what he did to Andy Richter

Video: Nick Thune will never forget what he did to Andy Richter

By | August 22, 2011 at 12:46 pm | No comments

I probably don’t need to tell you how much it meant for a comic to get called over to the couch on Johnny Carson’s The Tonight Show. A quick tête-à-tête with Johnny could be a comedian’s big break, so they took it wicked seriously. And, as it turns out, some take...

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Comedian Dan Levy’s successful Laughspin interview

Comedian Dan Levy’s successful Laughspin interview

By | August 15, 2011 at 9:37 am | One comment

Dan Levy is a contemporary renaissance comedian-- if there is such a thing. With the ability to seamlessly transition from stand-up stage (including his own half-hour Comedy Central special), to TV hosting duties to Web series production and acting to writing for network...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s pair of Super PAC ads and you’ll never look at corn the same way

Watch Stephen Colbert’s pair of Super PAC ads and you’ll never look at corn the same way

By | August 11, 2011 at 3:48 pm | One comment

If the Colbert Super PAC’s official government papers weren’t enough to convince you that the organization is legit, maybe these new videos will convince you. This week, the organization released its first two TV ads, debuting with “Episode IV: A New Hope,” asking Iowans...

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George Lopez on getting the axe: “Unemployment for Latinos just got a little higher” (Video)

George Lopez on getting the axe: “Unemployment for Latinos just got a little higher” (Video)

By | August 11, 2011 at 1:53 pm | No comments

TBS announced yesterday that they would not be renewing George Lopez’s late night talk show Lopez Tonight. And tonight’s show – would be the last one. Not a whole lot of time. Lopez’s monologue last night was markedly more subdued than we’ve come to expect from the...

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A cautious Steve Carell appears on “Conan” before committing to appear on “Conan” (Video)

A cautious Steve Carell appears on “Conan” before committing to appear on “Conan” (Video)

By | August 10, 2011 at 2:32 pm | No comments

Steve Carell was one of the final guests on Conan O’Brien’s The Tonight Show, and, unsurprisingly, his appearance on the show wasn’t any old guest spot. Instead of touting a project or lamenting the sorry state of NBC, Carell performed Conan’s exit interview. Last night,...

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