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Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

By | August 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there’s one thing I learned at Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Oddity Festival yesterday evening, it’s that Austin, Texas is a really, really hot place to kick off a national tour if said tour is hosted outdoors in August. If there are two things I learned,...

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Funny Or Die unveils new site design and Will Ferrell unveils more stuff (Videos)

Funny Or Die unveils new site design and Will Ferrell unveils more stuff (Videos)

By | August 21, 2013 at 10:48 am | No comments

Since 2006, Funny or Die has given us some of comedy’s greatest gifts: Between Two Ferns (starring Zach Galifianakis and whatever actor he can convince to come onboard his incredibly awkward and wonderful talk show), Billy on the Street (featuring an uber intense Billy Eichner...

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Tina Fey is returning to NBC, unless NBC loses its damn mind

Tina Fey is returning to NBC, unless NBC loses its damn mind

By | August 15, 2013 at 8:43 am | One comment

I think I’m not alone in saying that I mourned — and continue to mourn — the loss of 30 Rock from NBC’s Thursday night comedy line-up. Liz Lemon is the spirit animal for awkward, bookish, driven ladies everywhere, yours truly included. Hell, it’s not a night without...

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Jason Nash goes fishing with Andy Richter, learns how to be a man (Video)

Jason Nash goes fishing with Andy Richter, learns how to be a man (Video)

By | August 14, 2013 at 11:28 am | No comments

Comedian Jason Nash is, like many folks, trying to figure out how to become a man. I can’t say I know the answer to that, but a few videos he’s made for GQ.com might help us all learn a little more about the process. Although Nash has long been a formidable presence...

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The real story behind Daft Punk’s absence from the Colbert Report (Audio)

The real story behind Daft Punk’s absence from the Colbert Report (Audio)

By | August 12, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments

By now, everybody on the Internet has seen the video of Stephen Colbert’s star-laden dance to Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” widely believed to be the song of the summer. But that’s not the only gift we were supposed to receive. Daft Punk had to bail on their appearance on...

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Arrested Development, season four recap: Episodes 1 – 5

Arrested Development, season four recap: Episodes 1 – 5

By | May 27, 2013 at 8:57 am | One comment

Jesus, everyone. Is anyone else sitting on their couch right now in shock that we actually have fifteen new episodes of Arrested Development waiting for us to pore over? In case you’re one of the few folks who didn't binge on the entirety of season 4 today -- as I write this,...

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SXSW Comedy, day 8: The Benson Interruption, Eugene Mirman and product placement!

SXSW Comedy, day 8: The Benson Interruption, Eugene Mirman and product placement!

By | March 18, 2013 at 11:34 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- Yesterday was the eighth and final day of SXSW’s comedy shows, and I can’t think of a better way to close this year’s proceedings than with a fabulous slew of performances on Doug Benson’s The Benson Interruption podcast. Sitting alongside Benson onstage...

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SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

By | March 17, 2013 at 9:43 am | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Friday marked the seventh day of comedy at SXSW 2013, but don’t be fooled – we’re not taking a breather over here in Austin. Let’s do the math: weekend + final days of SXSW + St. Patrick’s Day = pure pandemonium. It’s a perfect storm of mayhem and...

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SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane

By | March 15, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there was any doubt that I am now immersed in SXSW Music, it was put to rest yesterday thanks to Loud Village-- an entity that encapsulates both alternative music and alternative comedy. So, in other words, the hipster dream. Loud Village offered a showcase...

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