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The Onion knocks Tyler Perry’s ‘sassy’ character movie formula (Video)

The Onion knocks Tyler Perry’s ‘sassy’ character movie formula (Video)

By | January 26, 2012 at 10:16 am | 2 comments

Here Comes Mingmei is not the name of Tyler Perry's newest movie, but according to the folks at The Onion, it might as well be. In the below Onion News Network dispatch, Perry's movie formula -- sassy character, family, love, etc... -- is lampooned, by imagining a new character...

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Rainn Wilson may star in a spinoff of The Office

Rainn Wilson may star in a spinoff of The Office

By | January 25, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments

It looks like all of Dwight Schrute's persistence of the highly annoying kind may have paid off. The character The Office co-star Rainn Wilson plays may very well become the centerpiece of a new show, to bow on NBC next year, Deadline reports. "I hear that NBC is working on...

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Dear 30 Rock fans: Your ‘Sh*t Liz Lemon Says’ video has arrived

Dear 30 Rock fans: Your ‘Sh*t Liz Lemon Says’ video has arrived

By | January 25, 2012 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Are you completely sick and fucking tired of this "Shit [insert boring group of humans here] Says" viral video sensation? Well, so are we. However, we'll make an exception for this-- a "Shit Liz Lemon Says" video? Heck yes! Let's do this, Laughspinners. Be sure to tune...

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Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

By | January 25, 2012 at 3:22 pm | No comments

You know how when you look at Newt Gingrich, he invokes fear in you? And then when his wife Callista shows up, with her painted-on, Children Of The Corn face, you shit your pants, because you're a human with feelings and that's the only logical response to have? Well, Conan...

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Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

By | January 20, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 15 comments

Last night on Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope's run for city council heated up, as viewers met her opponent -- Bobby Newport (played by Paul Rudd) -- for the first time. Perhaps even more importantly, each candidate launched their first round of political television adds....

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Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

By | January 16, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 62 comments

Well-respected veteran comedian Todd Glass announced he was gay on today’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. After a relatively short introduction, wherein Maron tells his listeners that Glass, 47, wanted to come on the show to say something important, the announcement was...

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What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

By | January 16, 2012 at 10:50 am | 14 comments

So, the hype for last night’s third coming was through the roof: Was Ricky going to be “mean” again? Was he going to hold back a little? Was he going to sacrifice one of Angelina Jolie’s children live, onstage? We’re sure some questions were asked more than others....

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Will you give Rob Schneider’s new sitcom a chance?

Will you give Rob Schneider’s new sitcom a chance?

By | January 12, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments

A lot has been said – mostly negative – about Rob Schneider’s new sitcom Rob!, which premieres tonight at 8:30 pm ET on CBS. If you didn’t know, the show centers around Schneider’s character who is recently married to a young, tall, insanely gorgeous woman, who just...

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Watch the Onion’s take on Beyonce’s baby Blue Ivy Carter

Watch the Onion’s take on Beyonce’s baby Blue Ivy Carter

By | January 11, 2012 at 4:53 pm | No comments

No matter how hard you've been trying to divert your eyes and ears from the seemingly countless number of news reports about Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z's first born -- Blue Ivy Carter -- surely you haven't been able to avoid it entirely. Luckily, the fine folks at the Onion News...

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