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Kevin Pollak’s ‘The Littlest Suspect’ premieres July 29 on Showtime

By | July 22, 2010 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Appearing in over 60 movies (Casino, the Usual Suspects, and A Few Good Men to name a few) Kevin Pollak has had a very impressive acting career. However, Pollak is not only known for his work in drama, he’s also funny—really funny. Pollak started his career as a stand-up...

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Live Mitch Hedberg tribute planned for Aug. 12

By | July 19, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments

We have cool news for fans of the late comedian Mitch Hedberg: Mitch’s wife, Lynn Shawcroft, along with his parents, will be hosting a charity event in his honor at the Paramount Theatre in Andersen, Indiana. Hedberg truly died on top of his game. Having just finished a high...

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First photos released of new Zach Galifianakis, Jim Gaffigan drama

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:50 pm | One comment

The first set photos of Zach Galifianakis’ new flick, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, were just released today. The movie – also starring Jim Gaffigan and The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi (currently starring in The Last Airbender) -- which is based on Ned Vizzini’s young...

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H. Jon Benjamin scores Comedy Central sketch show deal

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor H. Jon Benjamin has been around for years, yet it’s likely that not all that many people can actually put a face to the name. Known largely for his voice acting, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard him before, even if you haven’t heard of him...

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Michael Ian Black gets paid to Tweet; you have a problem with that?

By | June 30, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments

Those of you who follow Michael Ian Black on Twitter may have noticed recently that some of his Tweets seem to be less funny and more like… advertisements. That’s because they are. The longtime comedian has embraced the advertising dollar. And, when you have more than 1.5...

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Comedians banned from handing out flyers in London

By | June 29, 2010 at 4:03 pm | No comments

London’s West End, especially Leicester Square, has had a reputation for being the “world’s leading stand-up comedy destination.” But it seems the Westminster Council recently put a ban on the handing out of flyers in the Square, reasoning that visitors are starting to...

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Comedian calls Jews ‘expendable’ and then apologizes

By | June 28, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_12489" align="alignright" width="150" caption="David Fane"][/caption] Comedian and actor David Fane has apologized for an anti-Semitic comment he made the other night during a show, according to JTA, a Jewish news service. In his routine, Fane remarked,...

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Comedians Nick Kroll, Whitney Cummings can live on your phone

By | June 25, 2010 at 1:44 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_12442" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Whitney Cummings"][/caption] You may remember we did some reporting (here and here) on the Funny Or Die-sponsored Axe Twist Twisted Humor college comedy tour featuring the likes of up and comers Nick Kroll,...

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Sarah Silverman writes Congress, doesn’t say “poop” once

By | June 25, 2010 at 12:04 pm | One comment

Sarah Silverman took some time to write to congress recently. A vegetarian since the age of 10, Sarah is pushing to have the Healthy School Meals Act of 2010 passed; it’s an act that would help schools provide more fruits, veggies, and plant-based meals to students. She...

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