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Robert Smigel cast in new Judd Apatow flick

Robert Smigel cast in new Judd Apatow flick

By | July 18, 2011 at 10:51 am | No comments

Robert Smigel, the creator and voice of Triumph the Comic Insult Dog, has been cast in Judd Apatow's next comedy. Apatow's Bridesmaids writer Annie Mumolo has also signed on to co-star in the flick, a Universal picture starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and Bridesmaids scene...

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Laughter Against the Machine plans a tour documentary, and you can help

Laughter Against the Machine plans a tour documentary, and you can help

By | July 15, 2011 at 8:14 am | One comment

Comedian W. Kamau Bell released one of the best stand-up comedy albums of last year, Face Full of Flour, and he doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. He, along with comedians Janine Brito and Nato Green set up a Kickstarter account to produce Laughter Against the...

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Louis C.K. gets four Emmy noms; “Community” gets snubbed, and more

Louis C.K. gets four Emmy noms; “Community” gets snubbed, and more

By | July 14, 2011 at 2:46 pm | No comments

This year’s Emmy Awards are loaded with a slew of quality comedy nominations. Outside of frequent nominees and winners such as The Office, The Daily Show and Saturday Night Live, many not-so-mainstream comedies are getting respect this year-- most impressively Louis C.K. as...

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Chris Tucker announces stand-up comedy tour

By | July 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Longtime comedian and actor Chris Tucker has announced an 18-date stand-up comedy tour. Produced by Live Nation, the shows starts August 19th in Long Beach, CA. Tickets go on sale July 15 through ticketmaster.com and livenation.com. Early in his career, Tucker gained a...

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Sandra Bullock to appear on Ricky Gervais’ new show, despite Golden Globe jokes

By | July 7, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock has signed on to appear in Ricky Gervais’ new HBO comedy series. Life’s Too Short a mockumentary following dwarf actor Warwick Davis as he runs a talent agency for little people will feature Bullock, who was the subject of a series of Gervais’...

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Artie Lange “trying to better himself” and working on new book

By | June 20, 2011 at 10:46 am | 15 comments

The last time we heard about stand-up comedian and Howard Stern Show castmember Artie Lange, it was April of 2010; it seemed like he was doing better after his suicide attempt in January of last year. He popped up at New York City's Comedy Cellar to do a short set and even...

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Louis C.K. defends Tracy Morgan: “He was f*cking around”

By | June 15, 2011 at 11:47 am | 17 comments

All-Star comic Louis C.K. defended the recent homophobic stand-up bit performed by Tracy Morgan over Twitter today. He argued that Morgan “said something wrong, evil, cruel, ignorant and hilarious. He was on a comedy stage, not a pulpit.” He then went on to further argue...

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South Park creators snag nine Tony Awards for ‘Book of Mormon’ (Video)

By | June 13, 2011 at 10:29 am | No comments

If you haven’t been paying attention recently, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have written a musical. And it just so happens that their musical is gaining overwhelming critical praise and winning awards left, right and center. Last night’s Tony Awards was no...

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Alec Baldwin says what no one wants to hear about the Anthony Weiner scandal

By | June 9, 2011 at 5:09 pm | No comments

Comedy star and 30 Rock veteran Alec Baldwin posted an opinion piece on today’s Huffington Post about the scandal that never seems to die known as “Weinergate.” For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, Rep. Anthony Weiner, a member of the...

Posted in: Opinion