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Second annual Patrice O’Neal benefit slated for Feb. 18, featuring Bill Burr, Dane Cook and more

Second annual Patrice O’Neal benefit slated for Feb. 18, featuring Bill Burr, Dane Cook and more

By | December 9, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments

The seccond annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit is going down on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at New York City Center in Manhattan. Tickets are on sale today starting at 11 am. Scheduled performers include Bill Burr, Jim Norton, Dane Cook, Nick Di Paolo and more. The first Patrice O’Neal...

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Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return to SNL to help skewer Sound of Music (Video)

Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return to SNL to help skewer Sound of Music (Video)

By | December 8, 2013 at 9:55 am | No comments

Last night Saturday Night Live welcomed back two of its recently exited stars -- Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen -- to help skewer Thursday's live production of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood. In case you didn't see the clip already, we won't give it away, which is...

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Watch an exclusive preview of Jay Mohr’s show ‘Money Where Your Mouth Is’ on Hulu

Watch an exclusive preview of Jay Mohr’s show ‘Money Where Your Mouth Is’ on Hulu

By | December 6, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments

Every Monday on Hulu, veteran comedian, podcaster and darn good storyteller Jay Mohr hosts Money Where Your Mouth Is, a fun man-centric take on traditional game shows. If you haven't seen it, here's what goes down: three real-life friends face off against each other in three...

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That time Chris Rock compared Nelson Mandela’s time in prison with marriage (Video)

That time Chris Rock compared Nelson Mandela’s time in prison with marriage (Video)

By | December 5, 2013 at 5:38 pm | No comments

To finish off his 2005 album and comedy special Never Scared, Chris Rock opined on marriage, which many comedians do. However, only Rock would think of connecting Nelson Mandela’s life with the concept of marriage. In light of Mandela’s passing today at the age of 95, we...

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Eddie Izzard strikes a deal with NBC

Eddie Izzard strikes a deal with NBC

By | December 4, 2013 at 5:12 pm | One comment

Eddie Izzard has struck a pact with NBC, which finds the iconic comedian in a one-year “holding deal.” This means he’ll get an ex executive producing credit if he’s cast as the lead in a series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. What’s interesting about the deal is...

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Archer season 5 poster features a pregnant Lana Kane (Photo)

Archer season 5 poster features a pregnant Lana Kane (Photo)

By | December 3, 2013 at 11:40 pm | One comment

In a Miami Vice-inspired scene, a new official poster for the fifth season of Archer features a white-suited Sterling Archer striding confidently -- as if he strides any other way -- across a beach, armed with a sawed-off shotgun and a designer bag stuffed with cash. He's...

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Monty Python adds five dates to live reunion show

Monty Python adds five dates to live reunion show

By | November 27, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Since tickets for its July 1 reunion performance sold out in “43.5 seconds” and then an additional four dates sold out shortly thereafter, Monty Python has announced they’ll perform an extra five shows at the O2 Arena in London. “The response to our planned reunion...

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Complete list of comedians filming Dave Attell’s new stand-up show for Comedy Central

Complete list of comedians filming Dave Attell’s new stand-up show for Comedy Central

By | November 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 7 comments

Back in August we reported that Dave Attell would be returning to Comedy Central 10 years after his groundbreaking Insomniac show went off the air— this time as the host of his own stand-up comedy show. And now we can reveal the full list of comedians scheduled to tape the...

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Nick Kroll, Penny Marshall and more poke fun at romantic comedies in Thanksgivukkah trailer (Video)

Nick Kroll, Penny Marshall and more poke fun at romantic comedies in Thanksgivukkah trailer (Video)

By | November 25, 2013 at 4:03 pm | No comments

With the help of Nick Kroll and an all-star cast, Funny Or Die has blasted every trope found within a certain sub-genre of romantic comedy, wherein the male protagonist is forced to deal with conflicting fundamental beliefs between his parents and his significant other's...

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