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Conan O’Brien not impressed with Apple iPad 2 commercials

By | March 4, 2011 at 3:47 pm | No comments

The entire world seems to have a love-hate relationship with Apple. We buy the products and love waiting for new editions of whatever they want to sell, but man, the Apple-phile can also be the most obnoxious person of all time. Same goes for the commercials that take...

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Stand-up comedy, Rita Rudner comes to RuPaul’s Drag Race

By | March 4, 2011 at 11:38 am | No comments

The last time I was in New York City, I went to a drag show with some friends, and it was completely wonderful and hilarious. Next week, though, you can enjoy the drag world and the comedy world without leaving the comfort of your own home. On Monday, check out RuPaul’s Drag...

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Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell cast in new Tim and Eric movie

By | March 3, 2011 at 2:47 pm | No comments

It’s been a great week for Adult Swim fans. Yesterday, news dropped that Delocated is renewed for a third season, and now we’re here to share some information from The Wrap about a new film project from the stars of Tim and Eric, Awesome Show Great Job! The ultra-meta...

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Adult Swim renews Jon Glaser’s “Delocated” for third season

By | March 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm | No comments

I feel like I should send a fruit basket to Adult Swim for supporting offbeat comedy shows. Deadline tells us that Jon Glaser’s Delocated, a mockumentary reality show about a family in the Witness Protection Program, has received a 10-episode order for a third season. If you...

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Comedy Central announces Donald Trump roasters

By | March 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments

Donald Trump is one of the most lampoonable guys around – which is why he’ll be the subject of a Comedy Central roast, taping next week and airing on March 15. Today, the network announced the lineup of roasters who will be wittily tearing Trump a new one, and it looks to...

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Donald Glover promises to be drunk during MTV hosting duties

By | March 2, 2011 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Donald Glover’s a busy dude. Last week, we told you about his IAMDONALD stand-up comedy tour, kicking off in mid-April. Today, New York Magazine’s Vulture blog announced that he’ll be the first host of mtvU’s Woodie Awards, also known as MTV’s college music awards...

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George Carlin gets autotuned; what do you think?

By | March 2, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments

Autotuning speeches, interviews, and generally anything not already a song has become a fairly standard practice online. Just search on YouTube for “autotune” and you’ll find way too many videos that amp up old, decidedly non-musical content. With all the autotuned...

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Kraft uses stand-up comedy to push mac ‘n’ cheese

By | March 2, 2011 at 11:29 am | No comments

Kraft is probably most famous for its macaroni and cheese. And with good reason – it’s pretty much the quintessential American comfort food. As it turns out, though, Kraft does a lot more than make us warm and fuzzy with pasta. Apparently, they also use stand-up comedy...

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Celebrate Bill Hicks Day with a new Facebook profile photo

By | February 25, 2011 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Seventeen years ago tomorrow, the world lost an incisive and darkly hilarious comedian: Bill Hicks. In his memory, the Bill Hicks Movie Facebook page is encouraging fans to change their profile picture to one of a few icons they’ve provided, and to tweet old Hicks jokes,...

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