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Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

By | July 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | No comments

If the fact that Bridesmaids snagging $207 million worldwide wasn't enough to make you believe Saturday Night Live veteran Kristen Wiig has now become a power player in Hollywood, then there's this. A pet project of hers -- a dark comedy called Imogen, about a woman who fakes...

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Larry David: "I will do stand-up again" (Video)

By | July 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments

On tonight's episode of the Joy Behar Show on HLN at 10 pm EST, Larry David, Susie Essman and Jeff Garlin stop by to promote the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which premiered last night on HBO. Among the many topics discussed, Behar -- a stand-up, herself -- asks David if...

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Lisa Lampanelli developing reality show for Logo network, produced by Chelsea Handler

By | July 11, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli has been a busy gal. Not only has she been touring the country doing stand-up, but she's also been working on her one-woman Broadway show, which was announced last week. Today, however, we get the news that the "Queen of Mean" is also developing a new...

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Will Charlie Sheen's ex Brooke Mueller ruin Comedy Central's fun?

By | July 7, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments

According to a report from yesterday on TMZ, Brooke Mueller is threatening to send a legal letter to Comedy Central to squelch any would-be negative jokes about her that might crop up during the network's scheduled roast of Charlie Sheen, her ex husband. "We're told Brooke's...

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Susie Essman talks possible 9th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm

By | July 7, 2011 at 3:05 pm | One comment

The best position a show writer and producer can be in with a network is one in which said producer dictates whether your show lives for another season. It's a rare place to be in Hollywood. But it seems Larry David has been in that category for the better part of a decade. At...

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Advice to funny tweeters: stop sucking Favstar’s dick

By | July 6, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments

By Lisa Cohen founder of Witstream.com I’m glad the internet has made it so easy for people to express themselves. Self-expression is, as a rule, a good thing for humanity. Unfortunately the tantalizing power to respond immediately with a slap (or a suck up) has been handed...

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Watch Patton Oswalt get kicked in the balls

By | July 6, 2011 at 3:52 pm | One comment

In 2005, filmmaker Brian Firenzi had a dream. He would produce and curate films. But they would only run for five seconds each-- not including beginning and end titles, of course. And then these films would be uploaded onto the World Wide Web at 5SecondFilms.com. People would...

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Futurama preview: watch Bender die on tonight's new episode

By | June 30, 2011 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Obviously, we don't believe Bender is going to stay dead by the conclusion of tonight's new episode of Futurama. But if he were to die for real, why not go out like this? Futurama Thursdays 10/9c Preview - The Death of...

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A musical message from comedian Ted Alexandro

A musical message from comedian Ted Alexandro

By | June 30, 2011 at 10:57 am | No comments

In early June, comedian Ted Alexandro and Hollis James released "Kiss Our American Ass," an ode to the death of Osama Bin Laden. It was poignant, touching and even musically competent. So, now, in honor of the most patriotic weekend -- it's the 4th of July soon, you...

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