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Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 9:36 pm | No comments

It's been a while since we posted an episode of Puddin', the daily live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and writer/creator Matt Oswalt (the guy eating pudding). But we're going to make it right by posting this just-released, very special Christmas episode....

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Comedian Tom Papa hates kale, sort of wishes he was a smoker (Video)

Comedian Tom Papa hates kale, sort of wishes he was a smoker (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

Tom Papa certainly didn’t score any points with the health-obsessed last night on Conan, as he hilariously pointed out the benefits of smoking and why kale is terrible. He also performed a public service of sorts, warning the audience about joining “clubs” and wanting...

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Since the HFPA didn’t nominate any comedy films for a Golden Globe, vote for comedies here (Poll)

Since the HFPA didn’t nominate any comedy films for a Golden Globe, vote for comedies here (Poll)

By | December 17, 2013 at 11:23 am | 3 comments

If it isn’t the Recording Academy disappointing comedy fans it’s the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. This year, those lovable scamps nominated five films in the category of Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy— none of which are, in most intelligent people’s...

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Ed Helms will star in a new Naked Gun movie

Ed Helms will star in a new Naked Gun movie

By | December 13, 2013 at 12:14 pm | No comments

What’s the proper amount of time a movie studio should wait to reboot a popular franchise after the original star’s death? Well, if you’re Paramount, the answer is three years. It’s true, comedy fans. Ed Helms is officially the new Lieutenant Frank Drebin, Variety...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 82: Patrice O’Neal, Kathy Griffin, Kanye West

Laughspin Podcast, episode 82: Patrice O’Neal, Kathy Griffin, Kanye West

By | December 13, 2013 at 8:58 am | No comments

On a brand new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, I go off the rails just a tad on the Recording Academy and their insistence on nominating Kathy Griffin for a best comedy album Grammy every year despite her not releasing what I would consider a proper album. Mike listens...

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New Bo Burnham song is excellent, will anger many Christians (Audio)

New Bo Burnham song is excellent, will anger many Christians (Audio)

By | December 12, 2013 at 3:48 pm | No comments

Bo Burnham’s song “From God’s Perspective” is the type of thing, I'd imagine, fundamental Christian people are going to hear and despise— mostly because it challenges everything they believe. And because it makes a lot of sense. Not unlike most of what the comedian has...

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IFC announces long list of Portlandia guest stars for season four

IFC announces long list of Portlandia guest stars for season four

By | December 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | No comments

Like the three prior seasons, Portlandia’s fourth season promises no dearth of stellar special guests when it returns to IFC on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10 pm ET. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will be joined by brand new faces like Saturday Night Live’s Vanessa Bayer,...

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Stephen Colbert blasts Rick Santorum for Nelson Mandela comparison (Video)

Stephen Colbert blasts Rick Santorum for Nelson Mandela comparison (Video)

By | December 10, 2013 at 10:53 am | No comments

Last night on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert paid homage to iconic South African leader Nelson Mandela with his usual fare of humor. But he also took some time to blast Rick Santorum, former Republican presidential nominee and – god help us – likely nominee in 2016....

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Sesame Street releases hilarious parody of Lord of the Rings starring Cookie Monster (Video)

Sesame Street releases hilarious parody of Lord of the Rings starring Cookie Monster (Video)

By | December 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm | No comments

Just four days before the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (yes, I already bought my ticket), the brilliant folks at Sesame Street dropped a parody of the impossibly popular Lord of the Rings franchise. In its version there are lessons to be learned, of course, but...

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