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Russell Brand will guest star on The Simpsons

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:44 am | One comment

It’s now official: Russell Brand is an international superstar. The UK’s Sun reported in March of last year that Al Jean - one of the executive producers of The Simpsons stated that Brand was “very funny,” and, “I would definitely be interested in writing an episode...

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Louis C.K.: I used to sit on the toilet to avoid my kids

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:28 am | No comments

In case you’ve been off planet, and have no idea what’s been going on - to the delight of everyone there has been absolute explosion of Louis CK due to the promo tour for his new FX sitcom Louie. The show is loosely based on CK’s actual life as a comedian and divorced...

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Comedians send up Kate Gosselin and others in video parody

By | June 21, 2010 at 1:01 pm | No comments

Have you seen Kate Plus Eight? Have you seen the even more ridiculous 19 Kids and Counting? Now get prepared for Kid Farm! Kid Farm is a hilarious spoof of the TLC shows that have invaded popular culture about families that have way too many kids then anyone thought was humanly...

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Juston McKinney raps about being a new dad, Comedy Central special premieres June 26

By | June 17, 2010 at 2:42 pm | One comment

Just in time for Father’s Day (this Sunday) comedian Juston McKinney dropped a hot new track. In more professional terms McKinney has made a great parody of Jay-Z’s "New York State Of Mind" by turning it into a song about being a new dad. Throughout the song, McKinney goes...

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Chris Rock, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog: Two reasons to watch Spike's award show

By | June 16, 2010 at 3:05 pm | No comments

A night for all things manly is back with Spike’s 2010 Guys Choice awards - airing Sunday (Father's Day-- get it?) at 10 pm EST. With awards like Holy Grail of Hot and Deadliest Warrior it’s the must see awards for any (stereotypical manly man). This year Chris Rock...

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Eugene Mirman makes Webby Awards awkward, hilarious

By | June 15, 2010 at 9:13 pm | One comment

Award shows are filled with awkward moments, and the Webbys – the folks that honor the best on the Internet – are no different. Throw comedian Eugene Mirman in the mix and you get an evening full of hilarious awkward moments. On Monday Mirman chatted with red carpet...

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SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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Stephen Colbert lends talents to Bob Hope political comedy exhibit

By | June 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | One comment

Politics and comedy have been intertwined forever, and now it’s being celebrated on a national scale. The Library of Congress in Washington DC just opened a new exhibition celebrating the comedy of Bob Hope, and political satire in general. And one of today's best known...

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Never released Jay Leno stand-up set for DVD after producer claims he was 'Lenoed'

By | June 8, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments

Prior to the Conan-Leno late night debacle, and even before Leno pushed Letterman out of the running to become host of The Tonight Show, there was another man who got the infamous Jay Leno treatment. Or so he claims. Back in 1984 Leigh Savidge produced a live tape of a comedy...

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