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Cedric the Entertainer named new host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Cedric the Entertainer named new host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire

By | March 20, 2013 at 11:45 am | One comment

Cedric the Entertainer, part of The Original Kings of Comedy, has been named the new host of long-running game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Cedric will take over for Meredith Vieira who will leave after the show’s current season. “With his deep roots as a successful...

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Bill Cosby spends 13 minutes on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

Bill Cosby spends 13 minutes on Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | March 20, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

Last night comedy legend Bill Cosby dropped by Late Show with David Letterman for a full 13 minutes. The expert storyteller doesn’t exactly have a “tight five,” and that’s why we love him. Check out the full appearance below, which includes some sketch-like work with...

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Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’

Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’

By | March 19, 2013 at 5:27 pm | No comments

Funny Or Die has announced its plans to release the very first Steve Jobs biopic. Starring Justin Long as Steve Jobs and James Urbaniak as Bill Gates, the 75-minute flick titled iSteve will premiere on FunnyOrDie.com on April 15. “In true Internet fashion, it’s not based...

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Sarah Silverman will likely play a prostitute in Seth MacFarlane’s new movie A Million Ways

Sarah Silverman will likely play a prostitute in Seth MacFarlane’s new movie A Million Ways

By | March 19, 2013 at 4:58 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman will likely join the already-stellar cast of Seth MacFarlane’s newest comedy flick, A Million Ways, the Family Guy creator’s second live-action big screen project. His first, last year’s Ted, has grossed nearly $550 million worldwide. A Western, A...

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Comedian deals with the world’s most supportive heckler (Video)

Comedian deals with the world’s most supportive heckler (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Not all hecklers are mean. Some are downright supportive. Want to see what we mean? Check out this video of comedian Sean Donnelly performing at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest...

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Comedy Central star Ben Hoffman seeks spokesperson for Austin Flowers (Video)

Comedy Central star Ben Hoffman seeks spokesperson for Austin Flowers (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 12:09 pm | No comments

On a new episode of The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman this Thursday at 10 pm ET on Comedy Central, Hoffman seeks out a new spokesperson for a flower shop in Austin, fittingly named Austin Flowers. The casting call for an upcoming commercial that doesn't really exist for a business...

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Dancing with the Stars judges not impressed with D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (Video)

Dancing with the Stars judges not impressed with D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

A new season of Dancing with the Stars premiered last night on ABC, and with it, came the first performances from the only two contestants we care about-- comedians D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick. As expected neither one fared very well. Hughley came in dead last with a total score...

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This song about Milhouse from The Simpsons will bring a tear to your eye (Video)

This song about Milhouse from The Simpsons will bring a tear to your eye (Video)

By | March 18, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 21 comments

Poor Milhouse Van Houten. As an intelligent young man full of self-hatred he's never really had a chance to win at life. Being Bart Simpson's best friend hasn't helped, either. And this song, the latest from one of our favorite up-and-coming musical comedy Web stars Allie...

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Tim & Eric’s Go Pro Show will premiere on YouTube channel JASH on April 15 (Video)

Tim & Eric’s Go Pro Show will premiere on YouTube channel JASH on April 15 (Video)

By | March 18, 2013 at 5:17 pm | No comments

Last week, the talent behind the newest premium comedy channel on YouTube -- inexplicably named JASH -- Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Reggie Watts and Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim descended upon South By Southwest in Austin to officially announce the coming of their newest...

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