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Maybe Alec Baldwin should shut up and stop blaming other people for his problems (maybe)

Maybe Alec Baldwin should shut up and stop blaming other people for his problems (maybe)

By | November 27, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments

Alec Baldwin is a brilliant performer, armed to the teeth with outstanding comedic sensibilities. Wasn’t he great as Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock for seven seasons?! And how about all 16 times he hosted Saturday Night Live? Not too shabby, right? He’s even made watching credit...

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Patton Oswalt’s new comedy special will premiere on Epix in January

Patton Oswalt’s new comedy special will premiere on Epix in January

By | November 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments

Patton Oswalt’s newest comedy special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time will premiere on Friday, Jan. 17 at 10 pm ET on Epix, the network announced today. The veteran’s latest offering, filmed at the Spreckles Theater in San Diego, will also make its basic cable premiere on...

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Howard Stern hates Steve Martin’s banjo music (Video)

Howard Stern hates Steve Martin’s banjo music (Video)

By | November 23, 2013 at 10:36 am | 3 comments

Howard Stern loves Steve Martin. However, he can't stand Steve Martin's years long foray into bluegrass, or as the radio host calls it, "banjo music." And he made his feelings abundantly clear last night when he visited Late Show with David Letterman. "I'm watching this guy...

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George Carlin’s daughter Kelly lands deal to write a memoir

George Carlin’s daughter Kelly lands deal to write a memoir

By | November 22, 2013 at 12:03 am | No comments

George Carlin's only child, daughter Kelly Carlin has inked a deal to write a memoir for St. Martin's Press titled A Carlin Home Companion, based on her long-running live show by the same name. Like the show, the book will focus on Kelly's relationship with her late father,...

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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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