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Mike Epps, Snoop Dogg join forces for comedy tour

By | March 9, 2010 at 10:32 am | No comments

Everything that comes out of Snoop Dogg's mouth is patently hilarious, particularly if those words are accompanied by a thick cloud of exhaled, acrid smoke. Therefore, it should come as a surprise to no one that the Doggfather will be teaming up with comedian Mike Epps for a...

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Roseanne blames Mormonism for Marie Osmond’s son’s suicide

By | March 5, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 41 comments

In a post on her blog, the always provocative stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr insinuated that the recent suicide of Marie Osmond's son, Michael Blosil, had less to do with his innate depression than with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' archaic stance on...

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Sarah Palin, Chelsea Handler, more to be first guests on Leno’s new Tonight Show

By | February 22, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 5 comments

Whether or not you're happy about it, Jay Leno and his incarnation of the Tonight show are gonna be back; and this time, they're bringing Sarah Palin with them. Yup, you read that right – the disasta from Alaska is one of the many guests who will be featured in the first two...

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Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow team up for film

By | February 22, 2010 at 4:03 pm | One comment

Two of the hottest names in comedy, Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow, will be paired together with Freaks and Geeks (rest its TV soul) creator Paul Feig. They're coming together for as a yet untitled movie project. Written by Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the movie is said to be about two...

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Russell Simmons, JB Smoove land stand-up comedy series with Comedy Central

By | February 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_7417" align="alignright" width="150" caption="JB Smoove"][/caption] Russell Simmons, you sly old dog, you've done it again. But this time, what he's done isn't some hot, edgy rap beat; instead, the end product of Simmons' tireless effort to bring hip-hop...

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Jay Leno bandleader and announcer exit Tonight Show

By | February 18, 2010 at 8:00 pm | One comment

More troubles for Jay Leno continue to abound. It was announced in the Hollywood Reporter that Leno's longtime bandleader, Kevin Eubanks, would be making an exit from the new, revamped version of the Tonight show when Leno's incarnation returns on March 1. Also parting ways...

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Campaign for Betty White to host Saturday Night Live in full swing

By | February 11, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

At least 186,256 loyal Facebookers think Betty White should host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. In an unexpected surge of online support, fans are beginning to demand that Betty White, the venerable actress and former star of The Golden Girls, be given hosting...

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Rooftop Comedy, CMT on the hunt for next star comedian

By | February 10, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

Rooftop Comedy, everybody's favorite comedy juggernaut (well, next to Punchline Magazine, of course), announced that it would be teaming up with Country Music TV to search for America's next comic superstar. Through the website comic.cmt.com, the two media powerhouses have...

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Robin Williams loses $6 million lawsuit

By | February 4, 2010 at 5:39 pm | No comments

Not too long ago, Robin Williams filed suit against Gold Circle Films, over what he contended was a breached contract for the Kevin Smith-directed Cop Out, in theaters later this month and starring Tracy Morgan and Bruce Willis. Today, however, TMZ reports that the powers that...

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