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Remember when Joan Rivers launched a protest against Costco? (Video)

Remember when Joan Rivers launched a protest against Costco? (Video)

By | March 6, 2013 at 2:10 pm | No comments

In week three of the new season of Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? -- Saturday at 9 pm ET on WEtv -- we finally get to see how the infamous book banning incident went down. If you're not sure what we're talking about, we'll break it down: In August of last year, Rivers made...

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Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

By | March 6, 2013 at 11:51 am | 2 comments

In this brilliantly produced video, radio host, writer and champion of great comedy Tom Scharpling expands his ever-growing resume of music projects by incorporating comedians like Marc Maron, Weird Al Yankovic and DC Pierson into the imagined 2002 audition process for...

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Harrison Ford joins Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig and co. for Anchorman sequel

Harrison Ford joins Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig and co. for Anchorman sequel

By | March 6, 2013 at 11:20 am | One comment

As if the casting for Anchorman: The Legend Continues wasn’t already stellar – the entire original cast is back as well as Kristen Wiig! – Harrison Ford has now officially joined the shenanigans. Ford, who joins Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner,...

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Aggressively boring Taylor Swift implies ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Aggressively boring Taylor Swift implies ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

By | March 5, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE (3/6/13): 9:32 pm EST -- Tina Fey told Entertainment Tonight the following: "If anyone was going to get mad at us, I thought it would be James Cameron. I did not see that one coming. It was a joke. It was a lighthearted joke." UPDATE: 4:52 pm EST -- Amy Poehler had...

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Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

By | March 5, 2013 at 10:52 am | No comments

Fox has thrown its support behind all three of its Tuesday night comedies. The network renewed freshman series The Mindy Project, starring former Office writer, star and producer Mindy Kaling as well as New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel and Raising Hope. New Girl will enter its...

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Joel McHale on James Brolin, Gillian Jacobs and his Community character (Video)

Joel McHale on James Brolin, Gillian Jacobs and his Community character (Video)

By | March 4, 2013 at 11:07 pm | No comments

In this just-released video, Community star Joel McHale, who plays former lawyer-turned-smarmy-college-student, opines about the evolution of his character Jeff Winger, what a huge comedic force co-star Gillian Jacobs has become and why veteran actor James Brolin is the perfect...

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Celebrate the release of ’21 & Over’ with a party-themed prize pack (Giveaway)

Celebrate the release of ’21 & Over’ with a party-themed prize pack (Giveaway)

By | March 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm | No comments

If you haven’t seen 21 & Over as it opened in theaters nationwide this past weekend, might we suggest you treat yourself – and your favorite drinking buddies – to some quality laughs? You can find tickets here. From the writers of The Hangover, this younger-skewing flick...

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Report: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno on Tonight Show in 2014

Report: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno on Tonight Show in 2014

By | March 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments

NBC will announce in May its plans to replace current Tonight Show host Jay Leno with the increasingly popular Jimmy Fallon. This, according to the Hollywood Reporter, who cite "two high-level industry insiders," despite NBC's denial and a rep for Leno who said, "we don't...

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Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

By | March 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm | One comment

While Chris Rock has proven himself a competent actor, having mastered comedic and dramatic roles on screen – as well as on the Broadway stage – it seems that for his next gig, a movie titled Finally Famous, he won’t hurt himself stretching. The iconic comedian will...

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