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Will Ferrell to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Will Ferrell to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | September 15, 2011 at 11:06 am | 3 comments

Will Ferrell has been chosen to receive an award for his achievements in comedy, and it’s kind of a big deal. The prolific comedic actor, writer, and producer will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, joining the likes of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Steve Martin,...

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Watch Baron Vaughn make his “Conan” stand-up debut

Watch Baron Vaughn make his “Conan” stand-up debut

By | September 14, 2011 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Comedian Baron Vaughn made his Conan debut last night with a set that matched his animated delivery with equally wacky premises. The bi-racial comic dishes on his wish to have been in a famous plane crash, all the things he would prefer to have instead of his absent father, and...

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Jon Stewart, Ricky Gervais, Jim Gaffigan, join for Bob Woodruff Foundation event at NY Comedy Fest

Jon Stewart, Ricky Gervais, Jim Gaffigan, join for Bob Woodruff Foundation event at NY Comedy Fest

By | September 14, 2011 at 12:35 pm | No comments

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 behind us, let us not allow this surge of patriotism die down just yet. Some of your favorite comedians certainly haven’t. The Bob Woodruff Foundation has partnered with the New York Comedy Festival for the fifth straight year to bring you...

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If it’s not clear yet, Kevin Hart is huge and you should be paying attention

If it’s not clear yet, Kevin Hart is huge and you should be paying attention

By | September 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm | One comment

If his roles in the Scary Movie films, hosting duties at the BET awards, and his two hugely popular, hour-long Comedy Central stand-up specials haven’t tipped you off to Kevin Hart’s comedy, now’s the time to listen up. Last weekend, Hart released Laugh At My Pain, in...

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Comedy powerhouse Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment

Comedy powerhouse Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment

By | September 13, 2011 at 8:54 pm | One comment

It turns out highest paid man in entertainment is known mostly for dressing in women's clothes. Well, sort of. Comedy writer, director, producer and actor Tyler Perry came in at number one on Forbes’ list of Entertainment’s Highest Paid Men, raking in $130 million between...

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Russell Brand offends Paralympics athletes, but did he really do anything wrong?

Russell Brand offends Paralympics athletes, but did he really do anything wrong?

By | September 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments

A comedian is being criticized for things he said on stage? Couldn’t be. You say that comic is Russell Brand? But that’s just not like him! Oh, but it's true. Over the weekend the notoriously wild English funnyman found himself facing media scrutiny over remarks he made...

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Watch Fred Armisen, Charlyne Yi guest star on “Yo Gabba Gabba!”

Watch Fred Armisen, Charlyne Yi guest star on “Yo Gabba Gabba!”

By | September 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | No comments

Parents of young children, listen up: Portlandia's Fred Armisen and Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up) are set to appear as guests on the season premiere of Nickelodeon’s hugely popular kids' show Yo Gabba Gabba! on Sunday, Sept.18. The pair will join the likes of former guests Jack...

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Trey Parker, Matt Stone promise a movie version of “Book of Mormon”

Trey Parker, Matt Stone promise a movie version of “Book of Mormon”

By | September 12, 2011 at 10:54 pm | No comments

South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have plans to give us more of their comedy goodness in the form of another movie! The pair has confirmed they they'll make a movie adaptation of their musical, The Book of Mormon, reports Entertainment Weekly. The musical, winner of...

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