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Comedy series “Death Valley” premieres tonight on MTV; watch a new preview

Comedy series “Death Valley” premieres tonight on MTV; watch a new preview

By | August 29, 2011 at 11:54 am | One comment

I've been thoroughly enjoying the few previews of Death Valley that MTV has been slowly rolling out the last few weeks. If you're not familiar with the show, it's kind of a cross between Reno 911! and shitty zombie and ghoul movies. It stars Mad TV standout Bryan Callen and a...

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11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

By | August 29, 2011 at 9:21 am | 47 comments

Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian...

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Watch Chris Hardwick’s promise to Emma Stone: “I will never shit on your feet”

Watch Chris Hardwick’s promise to Emma Stone: “I will never shit on your feet”

By | August 26, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments

By now, you've no doubt seen Jim Carrey's video love letter to actress Emma Stone. In it, he all-too-earnestly (or jokingly?) professes his love for the much-younger Stone, whilst pointing out the fact that he (Carrey) is not the appropriate age for her. We talked a little about...

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Video: Comedian Godfrey will pee on joke thieves

Video: Comedian Godfrey will pee on joke thieves

By | August 26, 2011 at 3:53 pm | One comment

Ah, yes... joke thievery. It's a topic that will never die in the world of stand-up comedy. And why should it, really-- especially when you get a comic like Godfrey who speaks to the concept so effectively. In the below video, which will appear on his DVD, Black By Accident (out...

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Comedian’s video grabs attention from male masturbation aid makers

Comedian’s video grabs attention from male masturbation aid makers

By | August 26, 2011 at 11:20 am | One comment

Most of us have been up at 3 am and seen the Trojan "massager" commercial advertising to the ladies. But as New York comedian Mike Cannon says, "women have had a stranglehold on the sex toy market for years." Until one day, a company invented man's best sex toy since the right...

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Watch Chevy Chase talk about new “Vacation” movie and why he won’t do a rebooted “Fletch”

Watch Chevy Chase talk about new “Vacation” movie and why he won’t do a rebooted “Fletch”

By | August 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments

I've heard all the stories about Chevy Chase being a complete pain in the ass to work with. I believe it. I get it. Maybe he's not the nicest person in the history of world. And maybe he's been in a lot of sub par movies. But, as long as Fletch (as well as the Vacation franchise...

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Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

By | August 25, 2011 at 8:36 am | No comments

I am a huge music nerd as well as being a comedy nerd, and The Ettes are one of my favorite bands as of late. The Tennessee band is made up of Lindsay “Coco” Hames, Maria “Poni” Silver, and Jeremy “Jem” Cohen - best. nicknames. ever. They're fun and their sound is...

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A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.

A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.

By | August 23, 2011 at 11:14 am | One comment

Last night, newly-engaged and bushy-bearded comedian David Cross stopped by Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Current TV. More importantly, Cross stuck around for a Web-extra interview, wherein he chats about his future wife, actress Amber Tamblyn and impending Arrested...

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Charlie Sheen rides the truth in Comedy Central roast promo

Charlie Sheen rides the truth in Comedy Central roast promo

By | August 23, 2011 at 10:45 am | 2 comments

Comedy Central's upcoming roast of Charlie Sheen is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated comedy events of 2011. Though details are sparse so far -- we hear the list of roasters will be released this week -- the network just rolled out this itty-bitty 15-second promo to...

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