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Donald Glover bares his soul on Instagram: I’m afraid I’m here for nothing (Photos)

Donald Glover bares his soul on Instagram: I’m afraid I’m here for nothing (Photos)

By | October 15, 2013 at 1:31 pm | One comment

When reports surfaced in July that Donald Glover would be playing a much smaller role on NBC's cult favorite Community, comedy nerds were understandably disappointed. But comedy nerds also knew that Glover is an incredibly talented guy and that he couldn't play Troy forever....

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Marc Maron reveals on his podcast WTF that his engagement is over

Marc Maron reveals on his podcast WTF that his engagement is over

By | October 14, 2013 at 1:50 pm | No comments

While it’s not out of the ordinary for Marc Maron to bare his soul during his wildly popular podcast WTF, a new episode released today finds the comedian in a haltingly raw place. At the top of the show, before tossing to his interview with actress Natasha Lyonne of Orange is...

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Ed Helms is developing an NBC series with Parks and Rec scribe

Ed Helms is developing an NBC series with Parks and Rec scribe

By | October 11, 2013 at 9:56 am | No comments

Andy Bernard may have been a less-than-effective leader of Dunder Mifflin, but in real life Ed Helms is a powerhouse. In his latest post-Office move, the Hangover star will develop a comedy series written by up-and-coming comedy scribe Aisha Muharrar, who has honed her chops at...

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

By | October 10, 2013 at 5:55 pm | One comment

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have struck a deal with CBS to develop a half-hour comedy series starring comedian Tom Papa. Fresh on the heels of his just-released comedy album and special Freaked Out, the show – titled More Time with Family – would find Papa portraying a father...

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Comedy Gives Back and Dailymotion will launch worldwide benefit for Malaria No More

Comedy Gives Back and Dailymotion will launch worldwide benefit for Malaria No More

By | October 10, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments

In what might be the furthest reaching comedy related benefit of 2013, comedians from around the globe are coming together on Nov. 6 for Comedy Gives Back, a 24-hour digital telethon. Benefiting Malaria No More, comedians in New York (8 pm ET), Los Angeles (8 and 10 pm PT),...

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Al Madrigal of the Daily Show explains why Republicans refuse to reverse government shutdown (Video)

Al Madrigal of the Daily Show explains why Republicans refuse to reverse government shutdown (Video)

By | October 10, 2013 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Over the last few days, there’s been the implication in Washington that Republicans in the House of Representatives would actually vote to end this absurd partial government shutdown— if it weren’t for their insane local districts who may not reelect them. Of course, this...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 75: Marc Maron, Amy Poehler, Kevin Hart

Laughspin Podcast, episode 75: Marc Maron, Amy Poehler, Kevin Hart

By | October 10, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments

On this new episode of The Laughspin Podcast (leave a review!), Mike and I listen to new a new clip from Marc Maron’s special Thinky Pain – now on Netflix – and a track from comedian Paul Hooper’s new album Tense & Uncomfortable. We also deliver some news about Amy...

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Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

By | October 10, 2013 at 11:22 am | 8 comments

Unless you’ve been in a ZZZQuil-induced coma the last week or so – and I’m not judging you if that’s the case – you’ve no doubt heard about the Twitter spat between Jimmy Kimmel and self-proclaimed “creative genius” Kanye West. To review, Kimmel and co....

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Comedy Central inks a deal with Workaholics writers Sean Clements and Dominic Dierkes

Comedy Central inks a deal with Workaholics writers Sean Clements and Dominic Dierkes

By | October 9, 2013 at 3:31 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has decided to once again spread its Workaholics talent around. Two of the highly successful show’s writers Sean Clements and Dominic Dierkes (the latter of whom you may know from Derrick Comedy, the troupe in which Donald Glover got his start) have inked a deal...

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