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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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AOL continues overhaul, announces more comedy content

By | February 1, 2011 at 1:57 pm | No comments

AOL sure is working hard to overhaul their reputation! In addition to launching a late night video block featuring Adam Carolla, Kevin Pollak, and Kevin Smith, now comes news that AOL, Mark Burnett, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Coalition Films are collaborating to develop a...

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“The Office” inspires real-life paper company’s web series

By | February 1, 2011 at 12:48 pm | No comments

Though The Office’s Dunder Mifflin has had trouble pushing paper on clients in a digitally-driven, more paperless world, one real paper company is using digital content to its advantage. Sappi Fine Paper has launched an online comedy web series called Off Register to market...

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Big Brown Comedy Hour showcases “brown” comedians

By | January 31, 2011 at 4:29 pm | No comments

Comedy’s long been a space where the marginalized have had an opportunity to have candid conversations about their outsider status, and, ideally, connect with and educate the audience. Historically, that’s been especially true for black and Jewish comics, but these days,...

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Jesse Eisenberg, Nicki Minaj push SNL to one of its best episodes of the season

By | January 31, 2011 at 10:30 am | No comments

Too often SNL feels like it’s made up of recycled parts, as if more time was spent trying to fit the week’s guests into already planned parts rather than putting together sketches specifically for the guests on hand. This week, however, was different. While it wasn’t a...

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Comedian Charlie Callas dies at 86

By | January 28, 2011 at 6:19 pm | No comments

Charlie Callas, a stand-up comedian who worked in television, film, and onstage for 50 years, passed away Thursday in Las Vegas at age 86. He had an enviably active career in show biz: Callas regularly appeared on variety shows in the 1960s and made over fifty appearances on The...

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