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Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

By | February 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | No comments

SXSW Comedy 2014 has announced its line-ups for the monster March festival. Rising stars and comedy legends will grace the stages of Austin, TX from March 8 - March 15. Funny or Die will host An Evening with Bill Cosby. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater will bring their...

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Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)

Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm | One comment

Sure it was an excuse to parade out a massive list of A-list celebrities on Jimmy Fallon's inaugural Tonight Show, but that doesn't mean it wasn't hilarious. Last night, a total of 14 famous friends of Fallon stopped by to pay off a $100 debt each. The reason? These doubters...

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You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

By | February 17, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Judging by its $130 million box office take so far, there’s a good chance you’ve already peeped The Lego Movie in theaters. Well, here’s another piece of joy: outtakes! Check it out below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every...

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Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

By | February 17, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Comedian Janeane Garofalo will headline a charity show on March 5 to help raise funds for up-and-coming comedian Liza Dye, who was struck by a subway train in New York. The Upright Citizens Brigade theater, where Dye regularly performs, hosted a benefit on Saturday, where...

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10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

10 Best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches for President’s Day (Videos)

By | February 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | No comments

Compiled by Orli Matlow Merry President’s Day! In honor of George’s Washington’s birthday, Laughspin has compiled the best Saturday Night Live presidential sketches. Though SNL is a longstanding American institution, it unfortunately wasn’t around in 1776 so we...

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Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

By | February 14, 2014 at 2:45 pm | No comments

In their never-ending quest to score a comedy that gets more than 3 million viewers on the regular, NBC is aggressively courting former Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker. She’s close to signing on for Feed Me, a single-camera pilot on which she would star as Ellen, an accountant...

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The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

By | February 14, 2014 at 12:37 pm | No comments

On the heels of the blockbuster success of The Lego Movie and the release of The Simpsons real-life Lego set, Fox announced the longest-existing animated family (or any family) on television will get its own Lego episode in May. No other details about the episode’s plot or the...

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Tenacious D classic F*ck Her Gently gets covered from a female perspective (Video)

Tenacious D classic F*ck Her Gently gets covered from a female perspective (Video)

By | February 14, 2014 at 10:57 am | No comments

Just in time for Valentine's Day, allow us to submit to you a new take on the Tenacious D classic "Fuck Her Gently," which comes from comedians Jesenia and Jenni Ruiza, aka The Comedy Girls. In their version, the idea of the evolution of marriage is at the center of the...

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Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91 (Videos)

Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91 (Videos)

By | February 12, 2014 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Groundbreaking and iconic comedian Sid Caesar, who helped launch the careers of Carl Reiner, Woody Allen and Mel Brooks, has died at the age of 91. Caesar was one of the first comic voices to become a television star, as NBC premiered his variety show Your Show of Shows in...

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