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Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

By | October 13, 2014 at 9:23 am | No comments

Now in its third season on MTV, Girl Code has not only become one of cable television's most popular shows but it has helped propel the careers of a new crop of young, talented comedians. And that's certainly true in the case of Carly Aquilino, the 23-year-old Long Island native...

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Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

By | October 9, 2014 at 6:45 pm | No comments

Jan Hooks, who was a Saturday Night Live cast member alongside Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and Mike Myers, has died at the age of 57. Part of the iconic sketch show’s cast from 1986 to 1991, Hooks also shared the stage with late comedians Chris Farley and Phil Hartman. Though...

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Artie Lange’s ‘Stench of Failure’ promo for Comedy Central goes old school (Video)

Artie Lange’s ‘Stench of Failure’ promo for Comedy Central goes old school (Video)

By | October 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm | One comment

Since the Oct. 18 Comedy Central premiere of Artie Lange's one-hour special Artie Lange: The Stench of Failure is fast approaching, the veteran comedian dropped this hilarious promo. It combines three of Artie Lange's favorite things-- gambling, sports and gambling on sports....

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Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then...

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Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:04 pm | One comment

Jay Leno left his post at The Tonight Show less than eight months ago, but the veteran comedian is already making plans to return to television. It seems Leno is about to ink a deal with CNBC to host a show about cars (his well-known passion) during primetime hours, not late...

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George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin get The Simpsons treatment in series of wedding illustrations by aleXsandro Palombo (Gallery)

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin get The Simpsons treatment in series of wedding illustrations by aleXsandro Palombo (Gallery)

By | October 6, 2014 at 7:04 pm | No comments

George Clooney shocked us all when the veteran actor and professional very handsome human announced he’d finally be getting married. After all, when you’re 53 and can presumably have sexual relations with literally anyone on Earth, marriage seems like it would be at the...

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Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

By | October 6, 2014 at 12:37 pm | One comment

The Women & Women First bookstore featured on Portlandia is still in business. But the real-life feminist bookstore – called In Other Words – in which those sketches starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are filmed may be closing up shop if its owners don’t get a...

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Sarah Silverman claims she (not Tina Fey) played Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live (Video)

Sarah Silverman claims she (not Tina Fey) played Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | October 1, 2014 at 1:10 pm | No comments

After leaving the Saturday Night Live writers room 20 years ago, Sarah Silverman returns this week to host the iconic sketch show with musical guest Maroon 5. Silverman is joined by SNL veteran Taran Killam in this week’s NBC promos for the show, wherein Silverman reveals a...

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Tracy Morgan responds to Walmart: I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident they caused

Tracy Morgan responds to Walmart: I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident they caused

By | September 30, 2014 at 4:06 pm | One comment

Tracy Morgan has responded to yesterday's charges from Walmart, who claim the comedian should've been wearing a seatbelt and that perhaps he wouldn't have suffered such serious injuries had be been practicing proper passenger safety on June 7 when Walmart truck driver Kevin...

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