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Reggie Watts joins Conan O’Brien tour, announces CD/DVD release

By | April 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | One comment

Aside from reducing the national deficit to manageable levels and singlehandedly dismembering the Tea Party movement, is there anything Reggie Watts can't accomplish? (And, given enough time and the right MacGuyver-like tools, it's not hard to imagine the multifaceted Watts...

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TBS and Rooftop Comedy’s college bracket voting starts today

By | April 22, 2010 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Hey, who says the future for current college students in America has to be so dire? With the onset of the National College Comedy Competition, produced by Rooftop Comedy and TBS, a few poor (and hilarious) souls might just be saved from the depressing drudgery of the...

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New York Arab-American Comedy Festival to feature first ever all-Arab language show in the U.S.

By | April 21, 2010 at 5:17 pm | No comments

It's a comedy institution with a little bit of a twist to this year's festivities. Although the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival has consistently delivered quality performances and often edgy, seat-gripping doses of political incorrectness, one hurtle it has never cleared...

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Comedy Central orders more Ugly Americans, takes on Twilight tonight

By | April 21, 2010 at 4:18 pm | No comments

The undead will continue to live on at Comedy Central. Well, for now, at least. This time around, execs at the comedy juggernaut have elected to spare Ugly Americans, the animated series from David M. Stern (he of Simpsons fame), the wooden stake through the heart of...

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Ricky Gervais develops new show about dwarf actor for BBC and HBO

By | April 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm | No comments

The good times never stop rolling for Ricky Gervais. After the smashing success of English television laugh factories like The Office and Extras, it was announced today that Gervais will be sticking his hand in the BBC pudding once again. The new show, being developed for both...

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Lewis Black takes on Sarah Palin, Tea Partiers (VIDEO)

By | April 20, 2010 at 12:51 pm | No comments

But really, would we have expected anything less? In an interview with the Wall Street Journal's David Weidner, Black beared his trademark fangs against the Tea Partiers, and especially comic goldmine Sarah Palin. Check it...

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It’s official: Conan O’Brien is going to TBS

By | April 12, 2010 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Conan O'Brien Tweeted this at about 12:50 pm EST: "The good news: I will be doing a show on TBS starting in November! The bad news: I'll be playing Rudy on the all new Cosby Show." And he was only half joking. Yes folks, you heard it here first (unless you heard from CNN...

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Tina Fey reveals Conan, Leno-inspired ’30 Rock’ finale plot (VIDEO)

By | April 7, 2010 at 3:01 pm | One comment

On the season finale of NBC and Tina Fey's ultra-mega hit love child, 30 Rock, the Divine Ms. F is playing things a little dirty. Apparently – as our not-so-secret sources at Movieline.com have revealed – there's going to be a little bit of Conan-gate in the episode's...

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Robin Williams in trouble for Australia ‘redneck’ comment

By | April 1, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Or, "Hairy Comedian in Hairy Situation," as the New York Times so eloquently put it. No, this is no shoddy example of a hair-brained (sorry) April Fools joke - this week, Reginald Rant Robin Williams really did appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, and he really did call...

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