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Picnicface: sketch comedy you should know about

Picnicface: sketch comedy you should know about

By | December 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | One comment

Some of you may remember Picnicface from a video that went viral back in 2007 about a fake energy drink known as Powerthirst. Well, up in the frigid, white north, Picnicface just finished off the first season of their half-hour sketch show of the same name. The series airs on...

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Pamela Anderson will be the Virgin Mary on comedian Russell Peters’ holiday special

Pamela Anderson will be the Virgin Mary on comedian Russell Peters’ holiday special

By | November 15, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

Former Playboy Playmate and (the original?) sex-tape star Pamela Anderson is set to perform in a re-imagining of the Nativity story on CTV and The Comedy Network’s (Canada’s Comedy Central equivalent) A Russell Peters Christmas Special. The role she’s set to perform? Yep,...

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College Humor launches new site Jest.com

College Humor launches new site Jest.com

By | October 4, 2011 at 11:33 am | No comments

CollegeHumor Media announced this week the launch of Jest.com. The new property is a social media site or sorts that will feature a combination of original content created by Jest’s staff of writers and performers, daily content curated and aggregated from around the web and...

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Read an excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”

Read an excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”

By | September 30, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments

As The Office returns to its first season without Michael Scott many of the other cast members have been doing projects on the side. One of the show's main writers, Mindy Kaling, for example, has written a book. It's called Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other...

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Modern Family comes out Emmys’ big comedy winner, but who do you think got hosed?

Modern Family comes out Emmys’ big comedy winner, but who do you think got hosed?

By | September 19, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments

Leaving with five trophies, hugely popular ABC show Modern Family left last night's 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as the big comedy winner. But their multiple wins -- including best comedy series -- didn't steal any thunder from Mike and Molly co-star Melissa McCarthy, who...

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Lewis Black auctions off luxury show seating for worldwide poverty charity

Lewis Black auctions off luxury show seating for worldwide poverty charity

By | August 24, 2011 at 2:50 pm | One comment

The comedy world's favorite curmudgeon Lewis Black is helping to raise funds for charity Millennium Promise’s Spokes of Change initiative, which is a new campaign to support community health workers in Africa, and aims to end extreme poverty worldwide. Black, a champion of...

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Mike Birbiglia nominated for literary award in humor

Mike Birbiglia nominated for literary award in humor

By | August 22, 2011 at 1:40 pm | No comments

Comedian turned author and recent WTF with Marc Maron guest host Mike Birbiglia has been selected as a finalist for the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humour. Thurber House, now in it’s 27th year will be presenting the award Oct. 3 in New York. In 2008, Birbiglia teamed up...

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Steve Harvey developing talk show based on self-help book

Steve Harvey developing talk show based on self-help book

By | August 18, 2011 at 6:09 pm | No comments

One of the Original Kings of Comedy Steve Harvey is developing a comedy-based talk show inspired by his 2009 book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. The show is slotted to air in syndication through NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. Harvey is currently the host of...

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Rob Corddry’s “Childrens Hospital” will return to Adult Swim for fourth season

Rob Corddry’s “Childrens Hospital” will return to Adult Swim for fourth season

By | August 17, 2011 at 11:27 am | No comments

Former web series, turned Adult Swim short-form series Childrens Hospital has been renewed for a fourth season. An order for 14 episodes to be produced has been made, and the production will begin late 2012. The series, created by former Daily Show correspondent Rob Corddry is a...

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