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Elizabeth Peña, Modern Family actress and trailblazing performer, dies at 55

Elizabeth Peña, Modern Family actress and trailblazing performer, dies at 55

By | October 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Elizabeth Peña, trailblazing comedy actress whose career spanned four decades, died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 55. Recently seen on Modern Family, where she played Sofia Vergara’s character’s mother Pilar, Peña also starred on crime drama Matador (which airs on...

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Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show tops Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTube

Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show tops Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTube

By | October 15, 2014 at 1:12 pm | One comment

If the number of your YouTube subscribers is indicative of your popularity in real life – spoiler: it is! – then Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show just hit a crucial milestone. With more than 4.7 million followers on YouTube, The Tonight Show has just surpassed the YouTube...

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Zach Galifiankis talks ‘Birdman,’ his son’s testicles with Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show (Video)

Zach Galifiankis talks ‘Birdman,’ his son’s testicles with Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show (Video)

By | October 14, 2014 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis visited The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night to chat about his new movie Birdman, in which he stars alongside Edward Norton and Michael Keaton. Opening in theaters this Friday, Oct. 17, it follows the life of Keaton’s character, a one-time...

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Burger King stole Billy Eichner’s act, says comedian. What do you think? (Video)

Burger King stole Billy Eichner’s act, says comedian. What do you think? (Video)

By | October 13, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments

Did Burger King steal comedian Billy Eichner’s shtick? Well, Billy Eichner and his faithful Twitter followers sure seem to think so. Last night, the Billy on the Street star tweeted, “Hey, Burger King. Thanks for stealing my act for your new commercial! Except it’s not as...

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver reminds us Columbus Day is all about genocide (Video)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver reminds us Columbus Day is all about genocide (Video)

By | October 13, 2014 at 1:04 pm | No comments

Today is Columbus Day and as such it’s that time of year again when we celebrate the discovery of our slightly above average great nation! It’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. For instance, do you guys even remember which of...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’

By | October 13, 2014 at 9:23 am | No comments

Now in its third season on MTV, Girl Code has not only become one of cable television's most popular shows but it has helped propel the careers of a new crop of young, talented comedians. And that's certainly true in the case of Carly Aquilino, the 23-year-old Long Island native...

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Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57, rep confirms

By | October 9, 2014 at 6:45 pm | One comment

Jan Hooks, who was a Saturday Night Live cast member alongside Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and Mike Myers, has died at the age of 57. Part of the iconic sketch show’s cast from 1986 to 1991, Hooks also shared the stage with late comedians Chris Farley and Phil Hartman. Though...

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Artie Lange’s ‘Stench of Failure’ promo for Comedy Central goes old school (Video)

Artie Lange’s ‘Stench of Failure’ promo for Comedy Central goes old school (Video)

By | October 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm | One comment

Since the Oct. 18 Comedy Central premiere of Artie Lange's one-hour special Artie Lange: The Stench of Failure is fast approaching, the veteran comedian dropped this hilarious promo. It combines three of Artie Lange's favorite things-- gambling, sports and gambling on sports....

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Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then...

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