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Surprise show guest makes Steve Harvey burst into tears (Video)

Surprise show guest makes Steve Harvey burst into tears (Video)

By | January 23, 2013 at 11:00 am | 2 comments

Golden Globe-winning talk show host and recently retired stand-up comedian broke down in tears when producers surprised him on his 56th birthday with guest Rich Liss, via satellite. Liss and his wife, Becky, gave Harvey an $11,000 line of credit when he was a struggling comic --...

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BBC seeks comedy scripts for sitcoms and sketch shows that support positive transgender roles

BBC seeks comedy scripts for sitcoms and sketch shows that support positive transgender roles

By | January 22, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 6 comments

In an effort to support and positively address transgender roles on mainstream comedy television shows, the BBC has teamed up with artist collective Trans Comedy to bestow upon upcoming writers the Trans Comedy Award. Specifically BBC Writersroom, an ongoing program that helps...

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How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

How Eddie Murphy discovered Chris Rock (Animated video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Hardcore comedy nerds already know the story of how Eddie Murphy basically discovered Chris Rock, while the young comedian was working at the Comic Strip on Manhattan's Upper East Side. But this stellar animation from TWIRI Sports brings new life to the tale-- and exposes those...

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Charlie Sheen did comedy tour because he was broke, currently in love with porn star

Charlie Sheen did comedy tour because he was broke, currently in love with porn star

By | January 21, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments

Who could forget Charlie Sheen’s 2011 live comedy tour that he lovingly titled My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option? Turns out, Sheen would love to forget it. The live shows, universally panned, made the sitcom star a reported $7 million in one month, but,...

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Funny Or Die reveals Manti Te’o personal ad from eHarmony (Video)

Funny Or Die reveals Manti Te’o personal ad from eHarmony (Video)

By | January 18, 2013 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Leave it to the keen folks at Funny Or Die to quickly send up what has become one of the most over-reported news stories of the year (so far, it's still early). Eugene Cordero plays Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o in this hilarious commentary. Enjoy! Manti...

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What does Yvette Nicole Brown need to do to convince Sandra Bullock to guest on Community?

What does Yvette Nicole Brown need to do to convince Sandra Bullock to guest on Community?

By | January 18, 2013 at 2:17 pm | No comments

For years now, Yvette Nicole Brown (aka Shirley on Community) has been saying she’d love for Sandra Bullock to make a guest appearance on NBC’s cult favorite. But, alas, it hasn’t happened. ”I would love if she would come and do something on the show,” Brown says in...

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Win an X-rated prize pack from the makers of ‘Movie 43′ (Giveaway)

Win an X-rated prize pack from the makers of ‘Movie 43′ (Giveaway)

By | January 17, 2013 at 3:35 pm | No comments

By now, you've probably heard of the upcoming Movie 43, the brainchild of Elizabeth Banks (pictured above with Josh Duhamel), Bob Odenkirk and many others. To say it's not your typical comedy flick would be an understatement. Through a series of interconnected short films...

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Episode 34 of the Laughspin Podcast: Arrested Development, Howard Stern, Tina Fey and more! (Audio + Video)

Episode 34 of the Laughspin Podcast: Arrested Development, Howard Stern, Tina Fey and more! (Audio + Video)

By | January 17, 2013 at 1:09 pm | No comments

This week, Dylan and Mike broadcast live. So that means while they're chatting about the new season of Arrested Development, the tiff between Howard Stern and Lena Dunham, an upcoming documentary about the late Robert Schimmel (and more!) they're responding to listeners in the...

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Season 4 of Community kicks off with Hunger Games spoof (Video)

Season 4 of Community kicks off with Hunger Games spoof (Video)

By | January 17, 2013 at 12:36 pm | One comment

When Community finally returns Feb. 7 at 8 pm ET on NBC, we’ll find the study group at the start of their senior year. That’s according to Joel McHale, who plays Jeff Winger, the smarmy (but lovable) ex lawyer. “There’s dancing, there’s fighting, there are unicorns,”...

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