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Sketch group takes on March Madness with "It Gets Better" video

By | March 17, 2011 at 8:49 am | One comment

Sketch group The Guys From The Internet have taken on the fact that NCAA's March Madness is apparently not turning into the excitement factory it usually is. Using the "It Gets Better" vehicle -- the famous viral campaign to encourage young gays and lesbians to not give up --...

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Video: Todd Barry was to star opposite Natalie Portman in Aronofsky flick

By | March 16, 2011 at 3:15 pm | No comments

I think we all can agree that Todd Barry is one of comedy's best assets and greatest underdogs. But today, a little more of the world is going to see the man. Check out the newly posted Funny Or Die video below, wherein Todd and director Darren Aronofsky with whom Barry worked...

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Video: Sarah Silverman wants to adopt

By | March 14, 2011 at 11:37 am | No comments

We're always surprised by how much Sarah Silverman pays attention to crappy television (she's an American Idol junkie, too). It just goes to show that even the most anti-establishment, foul-mouthed comics can't help but get sucked in to reality television. As she was making the...

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SNL recap: Zach Galifianakis’ fearless awkwardness shines through

By | March 14, 2011 at 9:42 am | No comments

Sports fans, political buffs, media followers and Hollywood gossip addicts… nobody was left wanting by this week’s cold open on Saturday Night Live, hosted by Zach Galifianakis. Great premise, great writing, great delivery. Check it out! Hipsters got their taste next, as...

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Video: Just because we love Maria Bamford…

By | March 11, 2011 at 1:34 pm | One comment

Part of the life of a successful comedian on the road is constantly promoting your gigs-- whether it be on early morning radio or on local news stations. Every once in a while its fun to take a look at how some of that goes down. Today, we caught one of our faves Maria Bamford...

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Nick Cannon to release musical comedy album; listen to a track here

By | March 11, 2011 at 12:32 pm | One comment

Man, Nick Cannon’s come a long way since his start on Nickelodeon’s All That. Turns out, in addition to being a comedian, he’s trying on the musician mantle. PerezHilton tells us that accompanying his upcoming stand-up comedy special will be a musical comedy album called...

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Funny Or Die launches sketch comedy contest

By | March 10, 2011 at 2:38 pm | No comments

Sketch comedy’s a difficult beast to wrangle. We frequently see examples of the top notch sketch comedy success stories – just take a look at The Second City’s alumni list and the cast of Saturday Night Live or SCTV. That means there are also hundreds, maybe trillions, of...

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VIDEO: Comedian Rachel Feinstein goes grandma on R&B star Ginuwine

By | March 10, 2011 at 12:24 pm | No comments

Fast-rising comedian Rachel Feinstein recently debuted her stellar 30-minute stand-up special on Comedy Central; we'll see her on the network again, thankfully, when she joins Amy Schumer, Marina Franklin and Nikki Glaser in what has been dubbed The Smarter Sex Stand-up Comedy...

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Kristen Schaal is U.S. president in the new National video

By | March 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

There’s something about seeing comedians in music videos that just tickles me to no end. Following the New Pornographers’ “Moves” video, which featured cameos by every comedian ever, the National have just released a music video starring Kristen Schaal and Mad Men’s...

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