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Alec Baldwin makes gay joke in San Francisco to reverse recent bad press

Alec Baldwin makes gay joke in San Francisco to reverse recent bad press

By | November 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments

In an effort to reverse his current public image after calling a photographer a cocksucking fag, former 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin made a gay joke last night in front of a San Francisco technology conference audience. “I want you to be my lover,” Baldwin said to a male member...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

By | November 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I discuss the Monty Python reunion, the sad cancelation of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, why John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show, the future of The Simpsons and many more comedy news tidbits. We also talk a lot about strip...

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Ron Burgundy sings a song for Toronto mayor Rob Ford on ‘Conan’ (Video)

Ron Burgundy sings a song for Toronto mayor Rob Ford on ‘Conan’ (Video)

By | November 20, 2013 at 11:42 pm | No comments

Will Ferrell returned to Conan tonight as his now iconic Anchorman character Ron Burgundy. He was there, of course, to promote the movie's sequel, which hits theaters on Christmas. But during his visit, he -- Burgundy, not Ferrell -- also took some time to support his very good...

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Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams hits Toronto to investigate Rob Ford supporters (Video)

Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams hits Toronto to investigate Rob Ford supporters (Video)

By | November 20, 2013 at 12:17 pm | One comment

This week the Toronto city council stripped crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers. After weeks of bad press, lawmakers in the most populous city in Canada finally made a move. However, five members of the council voted against the motion to remove Ford’s powers....

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Jon Stewart calls out Liz Cheney for not standing up for her gay sister and equal rights (Video)

Jon Stewart calls out Liz Cheney for not standing up for her gay sister and equal rights (Video)

By | November 19, 2013 at 11:08 am | No comments

If you need any more proof that politicians are slimy assholes, look no further than Liz Cheney, the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney. Liz is currently vying for a Senate seat in Wyoming. Her opponent Mike Enzi, in an effort to pull ahead in the polls (and...

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Paul F. Tompkins talks Obamacare problems with puppets, gets nowhere (Video)

Paul F. Tompkins talks Obamacare problems with puppets, gets nowhere (Video)

By | November 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

If you’re tired of the brain-numbing, never-ending, get-nowhere political debates you witness every day on cable news, then permit us to submit a solution: A new show called No, You Shut Up, airing on Fusion and hosted by Paul F. Tompkins, wherein the comedian tackles our...

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Bill Burr and Al Madrigal holding live auction for Wounded Warrior Project

Bill Burr and Al Madrigal holding live auction for Wounded Warrior Project

By | November 17, 2013 at 12:31 pm | No comments

On Thursday, Nov. 21 at 4 pm EST, comedians Bill Burr and Al Madrigal will be hosting a live garage sale on Laffster.com, a live streaming video service that's all about the comedy. During the broadcast, Burr and Madrigal will be auctioning off some stellar comedy swag to help...

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Saturday Night Live blasts Toronto mayor Rob Ford (Video)

Saturday Night Live blasts Toronto mayor Rob Ford (Video)

By | November 17, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have been having their fun with embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford. You've no doubt been following the news of his crack use and subsequent apology tour, which has done him more harm than good. So, naturally it was Saturday...

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Margaret Cho joins ‘Makers’ initiative from AOL and PBS (Exclusive video)

Margaret Cho joins ‘Makers’ initiative from AOL and PBS (Exclusive video)

By | November 13, 2013 at 7:16 pm | No comments

Perhaps known for her activism as much as she's known for her comedy, it makes sense that Margaret Cho has been selected to participate in MAKERS, a multi-platform partnership between AOL and PBS. The goal of this initiative is to showcase the thousands of stories from more than...

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