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Greg Giraldo fund created to support his children; here’s how to help

By | October 4, 2010 at 3:29 pm | No comments

As most of you know by now, Greg Giraldo passed away just over a week ago. Not only was he a very funny and talented comedian, but he was also the father to three young children. In the short time since his death, many friends and fans have asked how they can help. The...

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The Daily Show’s John Oliver engaged

By | October 4, 2010 at 2:08 pm | No comments

This weekend at Comedy Central’s “Night of Too Many Stars,” Daily Show correspondent John Oliver broke the news to People that he and girlfriend Kate Norley are engaged, with the wedding planned for “some time next year.” Oliver said he proposed while they were...

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Stand-up comedy station hits terrestrial radio

By | September 28, 2010 at 12:45 pm | One comment

When you hop in your car and turn up the radio (the old-school kind), do you ever feel like something’s missing? Maybe an all-stand-up-comedy station, for instance? Well, if you happen to live within broadcasting range of KFNY 1440 AM (Riverside, CA), fret no more. The...

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Flight of the Conchords reunite– as Simpsons characters

By | September 28, 2010 at 10:38 am | No comments

The Simpsons kicked off its 22nd season Sunday night, with a guest spot by New Zealand’s comedy duo, Flight of the Conchords. In the clips that follow, Bret and Jemaine lend their voices to their Simpsonized selves and act as counselors for Lisa and her fellow campers. Also...

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Patton Oswalt lands film role opposite Charlize Theron

By | September 27, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

This weekend, we got a small taste of new Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman project, Young Adult. Charlize Theron has been cast as the lead and will star alongside Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson. Filming is set to begin within the next month. The movie itself, says the Hollywood...

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Zach Galifianakis talks new flick, Bored to Death, Snooki on Kimmel; watch it uncut

By | September 24, 2010 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Last night, stand-up comic and actor Zach Galifianakis stopped by the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new movie It’s Kind of a Funny Story (in theatres Oct. 8), as well as the second season of HBO’s Bored to Death (Sunday at 10 pm EST). Among other things, Zach...

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Stephen Colbert testifies before Congress; watch it here

By | September 24, 2010 at 11:41 am | No comments

Yesterday it was announced that TV personality Stephen Colbert would testify before Congress today in the House immigration subcommittee. The announcement came only days after both his and Stewart’s plans to host competing rallies in Washington, D.C. Various sources...

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Review: Ugly Americans returns to Comedy Central with absurd storylines and surprising morals

By | September 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments

After a seven episode run earlier this year, Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans is back with more, with its season premiere set for Wednesday, Oct 6, at 10:30/9:30c. In case you missed the show’s initial run, there’s not all that much you need to know to start watching now. ...

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Hannibal Buress shares a short film about his Gathering of the Juggalos experience

By | September 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm | No comments

For stand-up comedians, hecklers oftentimes seem not so much a nuisance as they are extra material to generate more audience laughs. So imagine what it must have been like for comic and former SNL writer (current 30 Rock scribe) Hannibal Buress to entertain the fine folks at...

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