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Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:37 pm | No comments

Here’s something you’re not going to believe: Comedy, it’s popular! Know how we know? Big name publications can’t help themselves from putting out special comedy editions of their magazines. And while it’s great to put a spotlight on comedians and their world (even in...

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Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments

Two months ago, after TBS cancelled his late night talk show, George Lopez joked, “The unemployment rate is high, and for Latinos, it just got a little higher.” But Lopez has no plans of staying in that demographic though, seeing as he's announced his partnership with...

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Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

By | October 18, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

After a couple of lackluster episodes hosted by established comedy vets Ben Stiller and Anna Faris, the next few weeks offer us a fresh set of Saturday Night Live hosts. After two weeks of reruns, we’re treated to a Nov. 5 show hosted by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia...

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Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: "All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I'm excited to see the direction that he takes the...

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Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

By | October 10, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 19 comments

Last month, we reported that there was a petition circulating to honor the late George Carlin by naming a New York City street after the legendary comic. New York comic Kevin Bartini had amassed about 1,000 signatures and gained the support of Carlin’s daughter Kelly; the...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Video: Seth MacFarlane was angry with Jon Stewart once

Video: Seth MacFarlane was angry with Jon Stewart once

By | October 5, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane appears on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, where he is asked about his “beef” with The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. The entire interview will air tonight at 9 pm ET, but we have a meaty preview clip for you below. MacFarlane, obviously...

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Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

By | October 5, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

During last awards season, comedian Ricky Gervais delivered a Golden Globes hosting performance that was met with criticism for being “too mean.” In short, it didn’t sit well with the organization behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although the...

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Can George Lopez save the reputation of cruise ship comedy acts?

Can George Lopez save the reputation of cruise ship comedy acts?

By | October 5, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 9 comments

Cruise ships are where stand-up comedy goes to die. Usually. The comics that work the floating laugh venues are condescendingly referred to as ‘boat acts’ for their pandering or more hack style that’s necessary to appeal to the general vacationing public. But cruise...

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