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Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

By | December 6, 2011 at 5:37 pm | No comments

Remember the days of Steve Martin when he did stand-up? The Great Flydini, Martin making balloon animals, making a joke "just for plumbers?" So many comedy fans and fans of Steve Martin get nostalgic over such memories, which are conveniently on YouTube by the way. Some of us...

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Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching

Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching

By | December 6, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

If someone told you that a hilarious sixties-inspired WWII action comedy web series just started, you might guess that it's on Adult Swim or perhaps part of MTV's relaunching of Liquid TV. However, the hysterical Danger 5 isn't on any such channel. Coming out of Australia's SBS,...

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Watch Bill Cosby’s 13-minute interview with Jay Leno

Watch Bill Cosby’s 13-minute interview with Jay Leno

By | December 1, 2011 at 10:50 pm | No comments

Bill Cosby is a comedy legend, in part, because he still knows how to make folks of any age laugh. And his most recent television appearance is one piece of evidence. During his sit-down on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Cosby took his time working through stories-- some of...

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Video: ‘My life is misery,’ Zach Galifianakis tells Jimmy Pardo

Video: ‘My life is misery,’ Zach Galifianakis tells Jimmy Pardo

By | December 1, 2011 at 4:50 pm | No comments

If you're watching Conan, you're watching "The Pardo Patrol," right? Oh, you've never heard of the Pardo Patrol? You say that you only watch Conan live on TV on TBS and miss out all the extras that Team Coco posts online? Well, if you answered yes to all those questions, you...

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Video: Did anyone use these tips to prepare Thanksgiving dinner?

Video: Did anyone use these tips to prepare Thanksgiving dinner?

By | November 28, 2011 at 11:53 am | No comments

Lt. John Pike's shot of pepper spray at peaceful protesters at UC Irvine has largely become "the shot seen 'round the world". However, the sound that's being most associated with the incident has become Fox newsanchor Megyn Kelly's comment regarding the pepper spray as "a food...

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Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

By | November 23, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Amidst all the uproar of the most recent half-naked picture of Kristen Wiig in GQ for being "bro of the year" and the NY Times letting the whole world know that female comedians are pushing the boundaries of taste and succeeding, there is plenty of great news for women in...

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Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments

The holiday season is upon us-- and with it, all the anxiety that goes with shopping for your favorite picky people. If you know a few comedy nerds, however, -- in addition to a whole row of amazing comedy albums that came out this year -- you might want to get them Liezl...

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Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)

Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)

By | November 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Though I try to avoid making claims as to what is the most "this" or "that" in terms of comedy albums -- especially before the year is through -- Pete Holmes' just-released Impregnated With Wonder has me re-examining my unofficial policy. This album may very well be one of the...

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Check out Improv Everywhere’s sweet TED talk!

Check out Improv Everywhere’s sweet TED talk!

By | November 15, 2011 at 12:26 pm | No comments

The TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks have quickly become a benchmark for both what is and will be stimulating debate in the intellectual community. Any time they have a 'talk' discussing comedy, it's a sort of sigh of relief in that comedy is being considered more...

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