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FX announces fifth season of Archer premiere date, moving to Mondays

FX announces fifth season of Archer premiere date, moving to Mondays

By | November 5, 2013 at 5:26 pm | No comments

Not that I haven’t thoroughly enjoyed watching the first three seasons on Netflix and the fourth season via DVR over and over again for the past six months, but FX has finally released the season five premiere date for Archer. And that date is Jan. 13 at 10 pm ET. If you’re...

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Classic Louis C.K. comedy bit gets comic book treatment (Photos)

Classic Louis C.K. comedy bit gets comic book treatment (Photos)

By | November 5, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments

While comedy lovers are anxiously awaiting a new season of Louie on FX -- the man is filming as we speak, ok?! -- it seems super fans are doing what they can to harness the comedian's creativity. Allow me to submit the following into evidence. Illustrator and comic book artist...

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Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for invoking his name (Video)

Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for invoking his name (Video)

By | November 1, 2013 at 11:45 am | One comment

It’s not uncommon for Jon Stewart to call out Fox News for its slanted reporting practices. But he took it to a new – and musical – level last night on The Daily Show. At the heart of the issue is that the conservative leaning cable news channel has been invoking...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 78: Interview with Vince August

Laughspin Podcast, episode 78: Interview with Vince August

By | October 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In September, comedian Vince August was forced to make a nearly impossible decision-- either quit comedy or quit his job as a municipal court judge. In a story that has grabbed headlines from every major news outlet in America -- not to mention England, Russia, China and more --...

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Check out a clip from the very intimate Sarah Silverman special We Are Miracles (Video)

Check out a clip from the very intimate Sarah Silverman special We Are Miracles (Video)

By | October 30, 2013 at 12:58 pm | No comments

I heartily hope that this is part of a growing trend: comedians filming their one-hour specials in smaller spaces rather than the typical giant theaters to which we've become accustomed. Marc Maron's recently released Thinky Pain and Doug Stanhope's newest offering Beer Hall...

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GOP leader forced to resign after Daily Show interview with Aasif Mandvi (Video)

GOP leader forced to resign after Daily Show interview with Aasif Mandvi (Video)

By | October 24, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 66 comments

Not even a full day after he appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, North Carolina county precinct GOP chair Don Yelton has lost his job. Correspondent Aasif Mandvi interviewed the Republican leader about the state's suspicious voter fraud laws, which opponents claim are...

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Former Happy Endings star Eliza Coupe inks deal with USA Network

Former Happy Endings star Eliza Coupe inks deal with USA Network

By | October 23, 2013 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Since the underrated comedy Happy Endings got axed, we haven’t seen as much Eliza Coupe on television as we’d like. Hopefully that’s going to change soon. It seems the actress, who played control-freak Jane on 57 episodes of the ABC series, has inked a pilot presentation...

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Parks and Recreation celebrates 100th episode with amazing cake (Photo)

Parks and Recreation celebrates 100th episode with amazing cake (Photo)

By | October 23, 2013 at 4:44 pm | One comment

To celebrate the filming of its 100th episode, the cast of Parks and Recreation were gifted this amazing cake. True fans of the show, which stars Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Nick Offerman, Aziz Ansari, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Scott and more, will recognize the crazy confection as a...

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New ‘Anchorman’ trailer features a funeral, scorpions, hurt genitals and more (Video)

New ‘Anchorman’ trailer features a funeral, scorpions, hurt genitals and more (Video)

By | October 23, 2013 at 11:07 am | No comments

You’ll have to wait to see the Anchorman sequel until it hits theaters Dec. 25, but luckily we’ve been gifted with the second official trailer— and this time we get a much deeper peep at what the Action News team -- Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner...

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