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Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Tom Papa talk comedy on SiriusXM

By | May 6, 2011 at 3:49 pm | No comments

As if Jerry Seinfeld weren’t ubiquitous enough in the comedy world, it seems that this week, he’s dipping his toe in a whole plethora of new media platforms. Today, his new website and comedy archive JerrySeinfeld.com launched. And, on top of that, SiriusXM announced that...

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T-shirt company launches comedian t-shirt line for charity; Maria Bamford kicks it off

By | May 5, 2011 at 1:04 pm | One comment

One of the best things about comedy is that it builds community. There’s something about watching a comic, whether you’re in the comfort of your own home or in a club surrounded by a few friends and many strangers, that connects us. Shared laughter builds bridges,...

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Ted Nugent will run for president– on ‘The Simpsons’

By | May 5, 2011 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine Ted Nugent running our country. Aside from being perhaps the most testosterone-filled Oval Office in history, I like to imagine that instead of wearing a tiny flag pin on his lapel, he’d wear red, white, and blue camo all the time,...

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Official Jerry Seinfeld website launches Friday

By | May 4, 2011 at 11:27 am | 3 comments

Though nary a mention of the internet went by in the hey days of Seinfeld, it looks like Jerry’s really joining the 21st century. The New York Times reports that, starting Friday, JerrySeinfeld.com will debut as a source for a whole plethora of recorded stand-up comedy...

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Watch a behind-the-scenes video of Community’s paintball finale

By | May 2, 2011 at 1:42 pm | No comments

On Community, last season’s masterful “Modern Warfare” episode, featuring a no-holds-barred paintball match, was a huge win. And, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it: Community will air a two-part, similarly paintball-filled season finale beginning this Thursday. Get...

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Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

Interview: Demetri Martin’s ever-growing comedy portfolio

By | May 2, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

Delving into a stand-up comedian’s creative process is often a mixed bag at best. Creating, tweaking, and performing a joke is an incredibly subjective experience, so communicating what that experience is like usually leaves something to be desired. Sometimes, though, we get...

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Mike Birbiglia’s “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” off-Broadway run is extended

By | April 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | No comments

Mike Birbiglia’s having much, much better luck onstage than the folks behind Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. The word from Playbill today is that Birbiglia’s new comedy, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, written and starring the man himself, will be extended Off-Broadway at the...

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OMG! There’s a fuck scene in this ‘Bridesmaids’ trailer

By | April 27, 2011 at 3:50 pm | No comments

There’s been substantial buzz on the internet lately about Bridesmaids, the Paul Feig-directed comedy that many critics have called this year’s female version of The Hangover. And, since Kristen Wiig has written and starred in the film, along with Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper...

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SNL’s Jason Sudeikis will host MTV Movie Awards

By | April 27, 2011 at 2:04 pm | No comments

Jason Sudeikis is no stranger to live television, which should make his next non-Saturday Night Live gig a breeze. MTV announced today that Sudeikis will be hosting the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, to air Sunday, June 5 at 9pm. He promises to be a pretty solid fit for the role: he...

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