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Christopher Titus takes to Funny Or Die for a good cause

By | April 14, 2011 at 11:31 am | No comments

Comedy’s great, but it’s even better when performances happen for a good cause – and that’s what’s going on with the “Laugh Your @$$ Off, Save the World” benefit on May 7 in Glendale, CA headlined by Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon and Christopher Titus. Proceeds from...

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Starbucks-owned Seattle’s Best Coffee launches Second City comedy show

By | April 11, 2011 at 6:10 pm | One comment

Today, in “cool brands partnering with comedy groups” news, we have a quick item from Seattle’s Best Coffee. The Starbucks-owned coffee enterprise is debuting its “Declare Your Level Show” on April 13, an online improv comedy show. Here’s how it works: actors and...

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Donald Trump: Things are not looking good for Bill Cosby

By | April 11, 2011 at 5:53 pm | One comment

There’s nothing I love more than a good ol’ fashioned feud, so thanks, Donald Trump, for humoring me! Following Bill Cosby’s rant on Today, in which he said Trump should run for president or “shut up,” (video below). Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news,...

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Steve Carell’s ‘Office’ finale gets an extra 20 minutes

By | April 11, 2011 at 2:40 pm | No comments

I’ll admit to being pretty sad about Steve Carell’s looming departure from The Office. As in I might cry in two weeks when his final episode airs. There is some consolation, though, in the fact that NBC has announced it will extend Carell’s final episode on April 28 from...

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Interview: Who are you, Reggie Watts?

By | April 11, 2011 at 10:19 am | No comments

What Reggie Watts does onstage has been described in many different ways the last few years. Mostly it comes down to "comedian" or "musical comedian." After all, Comedy Central Records released his album Why Shit So Crazy? last year; he's toured with comedians (Conan, anyone?)...

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One-liners: Bill Cosby, Maz Jobrani, Russell Brand and more

By | April 8, 2011 at 9:29 pm | No comments

Apparently Bill Cosby’s not a fan of Donald Trump’s hemming and hawing re: his potential presidential run. On Today, Cosby said Trump’s “full of it” and should “run or shut up.” [OK!] Danny McBride made an appearance on Conan to chat about his new movie, Your...

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Video: Dan Quayle’s son sucks at stand-up comedy

By | April 1, 2011 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Usually, whenever politicians try on a stand-up comedy mantle in a public forum, they crash and burn. This case is no exception. Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Arizona, 3rd District), son of potatoe-spellin’ former VP Dan Quayle, offered a few jokes at the annual Congressional...

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Comedian Mike Birbiglia nominated for theater award

By | April 1, 2011 at 12:16 pm | No comments

I love seeing comedians getting recognition in less stand-up-focused realms – it’s like the real world acknowledges there’s cool shit happening in the weird, wild world of comedy. So we have good news today from the Off-Broadway League: Mike Birbiglia’s been nominated...

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Will Arnett starring with Christina Applegate in NBC comedy pilot

By | March 31, 2011 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Fresh off the unfortunate demise of Fox’s Running Wilde, Will Arnett is back in the network television club. He’ll be starring opposite Christina Applegate in an NBC single camera comedy pilot executive produced by Saturday Night Live's Lorne Michaels and written by Emily...

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