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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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Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

By | December 9, 2013 at 2:18 pm | One comment

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It's the sixth year in a row they've done so. Griffin's album this year Calm Down...

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The Daily Show’s Jason Jones hilariously live tweets visit to Santa with kids

The Daily Show’s Jason Jones hilariously live tweets visit to Santa with kids

By | December 8, 2013 at 3:48 pm | No comments

Comedy stars-- they're just like us! They wait on line for Santa not because they want to, but because they love their kids. And this made my Sunday a bit less frigid and dark. Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones decided to live tweet his visit to Santa with his three kids....

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Comedian Kyle Dunnigan talks about his Christmas album (Exclusive preview)

Comedian Kyle Dunnigan talks about his Christmas album (Exclusive preview)

By | December 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm | No comments

For most of the world’s Christian population – practicing or otherwise – Christmas is an incredibly exciting time of the year. It’s a time for family and friends to come together and celebrate what’s right with the world. And it’s a time to spend a bunch of money you...

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