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Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass respond to Joss Whedon’s call to ban Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass respond to Joss Whedon’s call to ban Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

By | August 17, 2012 at 8:55 am | 2 comments

A few days ago, celebrated writer and director Joss Whedon issued a public plea to his fans that they boycott Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass' new film Sleepwalk With Me. And while Whedon may be nerd royalty with a cult-like legion of fans that'll undoubtedly follow the order,...

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Demetri Martin, Russell Peters, Jeff Dunham part of Comedy Central’s new Fall lineup

Demetri Martin, Russell Peters, Jeff Dunham part of Comedy Central’s new Fall lineup

By | August 16, 2012 at 2:35 pm | One comment

Comedy Central has announced their plans for the Fall season, including the premiere dates for their new and returning shows, some new stand-up specials and other exciting events. Let's take a look. Kicking off the Fall season on Sept. 25 at 10 pm ET is the return of Tosh.0,...

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Christopher Guest mockumentary series with Chris O’Dowd coming to HBO

Christopher Guest mockumentary series with Chris O’Dowd coming to HBO

By | August 16, 2012 at 2:14 pm | No comments

Godfather of the mockumentary Christopher Guest has gotten the green light from HBO for a new series called Family Tree. Guest will serve as the director, and will co-write the series with his frequent collaborator Jim Piddock. The single-camera mockumentary, reports...

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Comedian Matt Kirshen says beer company stole his joke for their commercial

Comedian Matt Kirshen says beer company stole his joke for their commercial

By | August 14, 2012 at 11:02 am | 7 comments

“I was playing chess with my friend and he said, 'Let's make this interesting.' So we stopped playing chess.” That well-written joke is from stand-up comedian Matt Kirshen, but, more recently it's been featured in a series of commercials for Old Jamaica Ginger Beer, which...

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Bill Burr’s next comedy special will premiere on Netflix

Bill Burr’s next comedy special will premiere on Netflix

By | August 13, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments

On the newest episode of Bill Burr's Monday Morning Podcast, Burr spilled the details about his newest comedy special. It's called You People Are All The Same, and it's premiering Aug. 16, exclusively on Netflix. Burr recorded the special in the Washington DC back in March....

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Megan Mullally says the Party Down movie is proceeding

Megan Mullally says the Party Down movie is proceeding

By | August 13, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments

Party Down fans can hold on to their hopes for a movie based on the beloved, gone-too-soon Starz series, according to cast member Megan Mullally. On the most recent Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast, Mullally gave the listeners a progress report on the status of the movie even though,...

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Watch clips from Let Go, starring Kevin Hart, Gillian Jacobs and Ed Asner

Watch clips from Let Go, starring Kevin Hart, Gillian Jacobs and Ed Asner

By | August 11, 2012 at 5:31 pm | No comments

On Aug. 21, you can pick up the new indie comedy Let Go on DVD or peep it on Video On Demand services like iTunes, Amazon, Sony Playstation, Vudu, Xbox or YouTube. And you'll probably want to, because its got a super impressive ensemble cast. Check it out: The flick stars David...

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Arsenio Hall will return to late night television with his own show

Arsenio Hall will return to late night television with his own show

By | August 10, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments

After almost 20 years, comedian and television personality Arsenio Hall is returning to late night television. The 56-year-old is on board with CBS TV Distribution to host a new late talk night show, which will begin airing in the fall of 2013. The show will be broadcast to at...

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Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

By | August 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

This year's New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 - 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they've put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan,...

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