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Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

By | May 18, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments

“When the Pick of Destiny was released it was a bomb, and all the critics said that The D was done. The sun had set and the chapter had closed. But one thing no one thought about was The D would rise again -- just like the phoenix.” These words enticingly open Tenacious...

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Cancer stricken comedian Ron Shock dies, wife Rhonda shares a message (Update)

Cancer stricken comedian Ron Shock dies, wife Rhonda shares a message (Update)

By | May 17, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 4 comments

Despite his announcement just last month that he had seven to nine months to live, cancer-sticken comedian Ron Shock succumed to the disease today at the age of 69. On Dec. 14, 2011, Shock was diagnosed with urethral cancer, and the storyteller chronicled his treatments on...

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Larry David comedy flick may become a reality

Larry David comedy flick may become a reality

By | May 17, 2012 at 2:11 pm | One comment

Larry David, the comedian best known as the creator and star of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, and the co-creator of NBC’s classic Seinfeld, is in negotiations with Fox Searchlight to star in an as-of-yet untitled comedy feature film, working with the team from Seinfeld and...

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Trailblazing comedian Ellen DeGeneres will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Trailblazing comedian Ellen DeGeneres will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | May 16, 2012 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Ellen DeGeneres, known for humor that beseeches love and acceptance and her trailblazing gay character on the 90s sitcom Ellen, will receive the nation’s top humor prize this year. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that the comedian, actress and host of her...

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Rob Riggle may get his own comedy series on HBO

Rob Riggle may get his own comedy series on HBO

By | May 16, 2012 at 10:13 am | No comments

Former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle is working on a project with HBO to produce and star in a comedy series, working with the team from The Other Guys. The as-of-yet untitled project, written by Adam McKay and Chris Henchy and executive produced by Will Ferrell and Mark...

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Watch Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper in the trailer for ‘Hit And Run’

Watch Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper in the trailer for ‘Hit And Run’

By | May 15, 2012 at 10:20 pm | One comment

Parenthood star Dax Shepard writes, directs and co-stars in the upcoming action-comedy Hit and Run, alongside Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold and more. The road-trip comedy follows Charlie Bronson (Shepard), a former getaway driver who risks everything when he busts out...

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Watch the entire two-hour Johnny Carson documentary

Watch the entire two-hour Johnny Carson documentary

By | May 15, 2012 at 9:54 pm | One comment

The documentary honoring the original late-night host Johnny Carson that aired last night on PBS is now available online. The two-hour-long film is part of the PBS series ‘American Masters,’ which offers comprehensive film biographies of the people who have formed...

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Modern Family star Sarah Hyland recovering from kidney transplant (Video)

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland recovering from kidney transplant (Video)

By | May 15, 2012 at 9:58 am | No comments

Sarah Hyland, the 21-year-old actress who plays eldest daughter Haley Dunphy on ABC’s Modern Family, is recovering from a kidney transplant that she underwent in April. She received the organ donation from her father, actor Edward James Hyland. Hyland revealed in an intimate...

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How Larry David was bribed into joining Twitter

How Larry David was bribed into joining Twitter

By | May 14, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments

Seinfeld creator and star of Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David has taken the 140-character plunge. He explained his arrival on Twitter with his first (and so far only) Tweet an hour ago: I was told by Charity Bribes that if I Tweeted they'd give 10k to the NRDC...Pay...

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