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Janeane Garofalo in talks to join cast of Criminal Minds spin-off

By | June 28, 2010 at 8:57 pm | No comments

Looks like we'll be seeing a lot more of Queen Janeane soon. Not that we're complaining – frankly, we can't get enough of this hilarious, highly-sarcastic mic-swinger. And now, sources over at Entertainment Weekly inform us that Ms. Garofalo is in close negotiations to join...

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Margaret Cho musical comedy album set for release Aug. 24

By | June 8, 2010 at 12:23 pm | No comments

She could probably perform open-heart surgery and make the whole thing look sexy and hilarious. Such is the continued - and much-heralded - success of comedian-extraordinaire Margaret Cho, a multifaceted laugh factory who has dipped her talented toes into the pools of stand-up,...

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Rooftop Comedy looking for Talent Institute candidates

By | May 7, 2010 at 10:34 am | One comment

Ever watch a late night Comedy Central video of some insipid jackass and think, "Fuck, I've got more comedic talent in one piece of loose finger skin than this dude – and he's on TV!" Well, Rooftop Comedy has just the thing to blast those pipe dreams out of said pipe and onto...

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Damon Wayans, D.L. Hughley, more set to headline New Orleans comedy festival

By | May 4, 2010 at 3:49 pm | No comments

New Orleans, the jewel of the American south, has been having a pretty rough go of it lately, what with all the offshore oil spillage and hurricane pounding and what have you. But thankfully, a collective of comedians are set to touch down this Memorial Day weekend, to battle...

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NBC putting out casting call for diverse comedians

By | May 4, 2010 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

Calling all budding comedians of diverse backgrounds! NBC wants you. Yes, you. You and your blossoming comedic chops are invited to audition for the broadcasting giant's countrywide search for comedians of "diverse backgrounds." In order to enter, visit NBC's official audition...

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Chris Rock to be honored by Spike TV; Tracy Morgan, Zach Galifianakis up for awards

By | April 30, 2010 at 1:04 pm | No comments

In its fourth annual Guys Choice Awards, Spike TV is set to bestow the crown and scepter of the "Funniest M.F." title to none other than Chris Rock – an aptly deserving individual of such a distinction if ever there was one. The, ahem, ceremony will be airing on June 20 at 10...

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Conservative network to launch right-wing stand-up comedy show

By | April 28, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 14 comments

Love those Tea Party rallies and Obama effigy burnings but wish they were funnier? Well, today is your lucky day! Launching very, very soon is RightNetwork, a new comedy and entertainment network exclusively for, as Kelsey Grammer (who has signed on to be the network's first...

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Patton Oswalt, Rob Corddry, more join TBS’s Just For Laughs festival

By | April 28, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt, Adam Corolla, Rob Corddry, and George Wendt are just a few of the new names announced this week who will be added to the already-impressive lineup at TBS's Just For Laughs comedy festival, going down June 15-19 in Chicago. Joining the likes of already confirmed...

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Adam Ferrara to host American adaptation of Top Gear

By | April 27, 2010 at 3:19 pm | No comments

By George, the Brits have done it again! In spite of a nagging inability to have successfully cajoled the Americas into staying under British rule, our mother country sure has an impressive knack for dominating when it comes to all things television oriented. And with that,...

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