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Ricky Gervais was a David Bowie-like pop star; let’s watch!

By | February 4, 2011 at 3:13 pm | One comment

Before Ricky Gervais was making waves with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, he was fronting a 80s British New Wave group, Salon recently pointed out. Seriously. The group, called Seona Dancing, enjoyed some modest success across the pond before breaking up in...

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Stephen Colbert auctioning off painting of himself for DonorsChoose.org

By | February 4, 2011 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Need some fine art to grace your living room? Or, alternatively, a painting featuring the piercing gaze of America’s greatest American? Stephen Colbert is auctioning off one of his infamous portraits through Phillips de Pury and Company. And Portrait 5, Stephen(s) doesn’t...

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Conan O'Brien will guest on Jimmy Pardo's "Never Not Funny"

By | February 4, 2011 at 11:08 am | One comment

This coming Tuesday is a big day for podcasting. The one and only Conan O'Brien will play the rare role of guest on a talk show-- on comedian Jimmy Pardo's Never Not Funny, to be exact. This will be Conan's second appearance on the show-- he was on in late 2009. Now, some of...

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A $1 million UCB comedy prank goes up in flames

By | February 3, 2011 at 4:47 pm | No comments

Craig Rowin asked for one simple thing: One million dollars. Not $5,000. Not $100,000., but one million dollars. "Not for anything specific. I just think it would be awesome," says the UCB sketch actor in his first of three request videos. Rowin gained notoriety after calling...

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In his TV debut, Jamie Kilstein brings scathing commentary to Conan

By | February 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | One comment

Conan O'Brien has a history of exposing not-quite-mainstream music to the masses via his late night show (now shows)-- Slipknot, Bad Religion, anyone? He's doing the same with comedy. On Tuesday, Jamie Kilstein -- a comedian Punchline Magazine in 2008, told you dudes to watch...

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Is SNL trying to make us hate Dana Carvey with these promos?

By | February 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments

Who doesn't love Dana Carvey, right? We think maybe the folks had that in mind when they recorded these horrible promos to plug his hosting duties this Saturday. The challenge they sought? How many people can we get to turn against a comedy legend everyone...

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Steve Harvey: I want to make $250 million a year

By | February 2, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments

There's no denying that ever since he made his mostly-mainstream splash in 2000's stand-up concert film The Original Kings of Comedy, Steve Harvey has become an entertainment industry giant. He's written books -- he's a New York Times Bestseller -- had an incredibly successful...

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Comedians enlisted to promote pro-lying web site, phone application

By | February 2, 2011 at 2:47 pm | No comments

Social networking has made lying so much more difficult. Anyone can check up on their friends’ whereabouts and activities through Facebook, Twitter, and now Foursquare, whenever there’s some suspicion of deception. Enter My 4Square Alibi. This website and application allows...

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Patton Oswalt: The Internet will become a haze above our heads

By | February 2, 2011 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt recently guested on G4's flagship program Attack of the Show to help promote his new tome Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, which, by the way, you should totally buy and read and then buy it again, but then give that copy to someone you love. Anyway, sit back and check...

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