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New Maria Bamford album ‘Ask Me About My New God’ will be released July 16 (Photo)

New Maria Bamford album ‘Ask Me About My New God’ will be released July 16 (Photo)

By | June 24, 2013 at 4:05 pm | One comment

Comedy Central has announced it will release Maria Bamford’s newest stand-up album Ask Me About My New God! on July 16. While a lot of the material on the album was seen on Maria Bamford: the special special special! which was released last fall and filmed in her apartment...

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You can watch the full first episode of Drunk History before it premieres July 9 on Comedy Central

You can watch the full first episode of Drunk History before it premieres July 9 on Comedy Central

By | June 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | One comment

Drunk History, Comedy Central’s newest series, doesn’t premiere until July 9, but the network has added the first episode to its website two weeks early. The first episode covers the Watergate scandal, John Wilkes Booth and Elvis meeting Richard Nixon. Throughout the series,...

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12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

By | June 24, 2013 at 10:00 am | 6 comments

As shocking as it may sound, not every comedian joked his or her way straight to stardom. Before they were making you laugh onstage, in movies and on television, they were working regular dead-end jobs-- you know, like most of us! From waiting tables to applying makeup to the...

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Chris Hardwick’s late night Comedy Central show gets a Twitter inspired name

Chris Hardwick’s late night Comedy Central show gets a Twitter inspired name

By | June 20, 2013 at 5:00 pm | One comment

Last month, Comedy Central announced that Chris Hardwick signed a deal to host a late-night talk show that would follow The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report four nights a week. So for those of you, who have been anxiously awaiting more details, wait no more!...

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Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer will co-star in lawyer comedy series for FX

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer will co-star in lawyer comedy series for FX

By | June 20, 2013 at 12:36 pm | No comments

In what will go down in television history as one of the oddest pairings, Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer will star in a as-yet-untitled series for FX as a couple of Chicago lawyers. Much like the network’s Anger Management, the sitcom has been picked up with a 10/90 deal,...

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Comedy Central greenlights Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani series Meltdown, produced by Ben Stiller

Comedy Central greenlights Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani series Meltdown, produced by Ben Stiller

By | June 20, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments

It looks like the work comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani did on the pilot episode of a new stand-up comedy series back in February impressed Comedy Central. The network has officially announced it has picked up Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail, to be executive produced by...

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Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza get super awkward in short film (Video)

Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza get super awkward in short film (Video)

By | June 19, 2013 at 6:17 pm | No comments

For his latest short film, This is the End co-star Michael Cera teams up with Parks and Recreation’s Aubrey Plaza for a dose of absurdity called Failure. We won’t give anything away, except to say neither Plaza nor Cera stray far from their typical onscreen personas. But...

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Russell Brand calls out MSNBC anchors for being the idiots they are (Video)

Russell Brand calls out MSNBC anchors for being the idiots they are (Video)

By | June 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments

Comedian Russell Brand had an amazingly awkward interview -- or was it simply amazing? -- on MSNBC's Morning Joe. The three news anchors seem nervous and make half-assed attempts at humor and repeatedly talk to the comedian as if he's not there "and as if I'm an...

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John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

By | June 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm | No comments

John Oliver opened his second week as host of The Daily Show with a rant on Sarah Palin’s return to Fox News. After viewing a short video reel of all of the crazy things the former governor had to say in one hour, Oliver had a moment of revelation. “We can just ignore...

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