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Video: 30 Rock’s Scott Adsit’s spot-on impression of reporter Serene Branson

By | April 25, 2011 at 6:46 pm | No comments

The most unexpected and funniest moment of the 100th episode of 30 Rock last week may be Pete Hornberger’s syllababble-for-syllababble re-creation of LA reporter Serene Branson’s migraine-induced meltdown at this year’s Grammy Awards. Let’s watch the duel between Serene...

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Review: HBO’s ‘Talking Funny’ is primitive entertainment with plenty of laughs

By | April 22, 2011 at 10:06 am | 2 comments

Save your $12, moviegoers: You can see Scream free every day at home on any cable-news channel, the battlefield for combative squawking heads. That said, may we suggest clicking to HBO at 9 pm EST tonight to watch four civilized and celebrated fundits, Louis C.K., Ricky...

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Celebrate 30 Rock’s 100th episode with this animation feat. Alec Baldwin and Brian Williams

By | April 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm | One comment

Look…up in the skyscraper…it’s Super Manager, a.k.a. Jack Donaghy, the super-mannerly and super-manipulative exec on 30 Rock, and the star of the first of three animated videos the producers of the hilarious NBC series are releasing online at NBC.com. Alec Baldwin voices...

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Review: Comedians You Should Know (the album)

By | April 15, 2011 at 1:36 pm | One comment

Comedians crave the spotlight the way plants covet sunlight. So Wednesdays at Timothy O’Toole’s in Chicago, their lodge of sorts, Marty DeRosa, Danny Kallas, Joe Kilgallon, Mike Lebovitz, Drew Michael and Michael Sanchez reconvene their six-member comedy club: Comedians You...

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Comedians You Should Know (the album)

By | April 14, 2011 at 11:02 pm | No comments

Comedians crave the spotlight the way plants covet sunlight. So Wednesdays at Timothy O’Toole’s in Chicago, their lodge of sorts, Marty DeRosa, Danny Kallas, Joe Kilgallon, Mike Lebovitz, Drew Michael and Michael Sanchez reconvene their six-member comedy club: Comedians You...

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Video: “Curb Your Ethusiasm” preview with Ricky Gervais, Rosie O’Donnell, JB Smoove and more

By | April 12, 2011 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Larry David, the master of uncomfortable comedy, probably had to charter two Airbus A380s just to transport all his emotional baggage from LA to NYC for the eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The grouchy, slouchy comic (and, of course, the man behind the scenes of...

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Zach Galifianakis poses nude with ducklings in GQ!

By | April 12, 2011 at 5:15 pm | One comment

As if Zach Galifianakis news was Grandma’s turkey-marshmallow surprise, we eat up nuggets about the comedian, actor, poser. Not that he’s someone who acts in an affected manner to impress others. No, siree. We mean someone who stands, squats, lies in bed and even lounges...

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Watch Bill Burr, Robert Kelly and Joe DeRosa in “Cheat” trailer

By | April 1, 2011 at 2:11 pm | No comments

Well here’s some comedy news that’s hoity and toity and cool: Comedians Joe DeRosa, Bill Burr and Robert Kelly will premiere their short film, Cheat, in the Short Narrative competition at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The trio produced, wrote and star in the...

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Featured review: Daniel Tosh– "Happy Thoughts"

By | March 3, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 103 comments

Like Jim Norton and Patrice O’Neal, Sarah Silverman and Lisa Lampanelli, Daniel Tosh clearly belongs to Comics Without Borders, a cadre of comedians that fearlessly (some scolds may say tastelessly) crosses boundaries to deliver jokes to those in need…of convulsive...

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