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Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

By | February 29, 2012 at 11:21 am | 12 comments

We're guessing that most dedicated Laughspin readers don't make a habit of tuning in to any of the Real Housewives shows on Bravo. We're not judging; we're just saying it's likely not the same demographic. So, chances are you missed last night's episode of the Orange County arm...

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Lindsay Lohan addresses the media’s coverage of her personal life in new SNL promo

Lindsay Lohan addresses the media’s coverage of her personal life in new SNL promo

By | February 29, 2012 at 10:01 am | One comment

Lindsay Lohan is downright likable in these just-released promos for this weekend's Saturday Night Live, which will mark the star's fourth time hosting. It's easy to forget that Lohan, more famous as of late for her many personal setbacks, is actually a talented actress and...

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Late comedian Bernie Mac honored with Chicago street sign

Late comedian Bernie Mac honored with Chicago street sign

By | February 28, 2012 at 10:31 pm | One comment

The late comedian Bernie Mac, known mostly for being part of the Original Kings of Comedy as well as his own television show, was honored today in Chicago, as a street sign bearing his name was raised. The "honorary" sign was posted in the Englewood neighborhood of the city,...

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Thank you, Seth Rogen for having balls about the Chris Brown and Rihanna thing (Video)

Thank you, Seth Rogen for having balls about the Chris Brown and Rihanna thing (Video)

By | February 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm | One comment

The night before the Oscars went down, Seth Rogen hosted the Independent Spirit Awards on IFC, held annually to honor movies made by independently-run studios. It's sort of the anti-Oscars in a lot of ways; the most glaring difference is in the general presentation. Rogen freely...

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Community photo fun: Alison Brie as Princess Leia and Joel McHale as Luke Skywalker

Community photo fun: Alison Brie as Princess Leia and Joel McHale as Luke Skywalker

By | February 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm | No comments

In honor of Community's March 15 return, artist Jon Defreest created this ode to Return of the Jedi for Vulture. Pretty sweet. Can you name all the Community characters and their Star Wars...

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Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:29 am | One comment

Last September Jeffrey Ross showed up to Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen costumed as Muammar Gaddafi, walking the red carpet with two, um, lovely ladies. Last night, professional prankster Sacha Baron Cohen arrived to the Oscars red carpet donned as General Aladeen,...

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Watch the Dictator spill Kim Jong Il’s ashes on Ryan Seacrest

Watch the Dictator spill Kim Jong Il’s ashes on Ryan Seacrest

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:08 am | No comments

Days before the Oscars, the Academy had banned Sacha Baron Cohen from showing up to the event as the character of his upcoming flick, The Dictator. Then the Academy was all, like, "eh, what's the worst that could happen?" Well, if you consider it "the worst," we suppose Cohen...

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Watch a preview of Patton Oswalt guest starring on Two And A Half Men

Watch a preview of Patton Oswalt guest starring on Two And A Half Men

By | February 24, 2012 at 1:53 pm | One comment

In what may or may not have been a reference to his appearance on Two And A Half Men this coming Monday, Patton Oswalt just Tweeted the following: "Need to realize the gallery -- in my head at all times -- of judgmental versions of my 22 year-old self & friends all want...

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Louis C.K. handpicked by Afghan Whigs frontman to perform at music festival

Louis C.K. handpicked by Afghan Whigs frontman to perform at music festival

By | February 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Louis C.K. will become the first comedian ever to perform at the independent music festival I'll Be Your Mirror, produced by All Tomorrow's Parties. Scheduled to hit iconic music town Asbury Park, NJ between Sept. 21 - 23, C.K. will perform alongside The Roots, the Mark Lanegan...

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