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Friday Frivolity: Tom Shillue's Pearle Vision commercial

By | July 23, 2010 at 11:07 am | No comments

One of the fun things about being a comedy nerd is that every now and again when you're watching TV -- let's say I was watching General Hospital on SoapNet with my wife last night -- you spot one of your favorite comedians in a commercial. The latest example (in my life,...

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Futurama’s “Lethal Inspection” premieres tonight; watch a preview

By | July 22, 2010 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Nobody’s perfect. And Futurama is out to prove it. In tonight’s new episode “Lethal Inspection” -- 10 pm EST on Comedy Central -- Bender boasts about being a flawless towering inferno of physical perfection. But after the gang puts on a war reenactment, Bender discovers...

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Jim Norton discovers 'Douche To Go' on Jay Leno's Tonight Show

By | July 22, 2010 at 3:17 pm | One comment

Hey, remember when The Jay Leno Show first premiered-- before the late night wars began? Leno employed a solid group of comedians for recurring segments-- peeps like Nick Thune and Jim Norton, guys that wouldn't normally be thought of as network friendly, even at 10...

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Rosie O’Donnell and Jim Breuer duke it out on Sirius XM

By | July 21, 2010 at 3:19 pm | No comments

Rosie O’Donnell and Jim Breuer recently had an intense guessing game competition at the Sirius XM studios. But they weren't alone. Rosie and friend Jeanne-Weenie vs. Jim Breuer and fellow comedian Pete Correale duked it out, while satellite radio host and comedian Pete...

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Comedian Kyle Cease takes on BP oil execs in outtake parody video

By | July 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | No comments

Kyle Cease, the comedian who recently came under fire by Doug Stanhope for his stand up comedy boot camp classes, released a video featuring himself as Tony Hayward, beloved BP CEO. In this Atom.com original video, Cease/Hayward apologizes for the oil spill, but in true BP...

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Exclusive video interview: George Shapiro, legendary comedy producer

By | July 21, 2010 at 12:03 pm | No comments

George Shapiro. You may not know him by name but you his work and you know the amazing comedy careers he's helped create. Danny DeVito portrayed him -- Shapiro was Andy Kaufman's real-life manager -- in the now classic biopic Man on the Moon. Shapiro executive produced...

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David Hasselhoff's Comedy Central roast promos explore cheeseburgers, Germans

By | July 20, 2010 at 5:57 pm | No comments

Get ready to break out your “Don’t Hassel The Hoff” T-shirt, because Comedy Central's Roast of David Hasselhoff will soon be upon us-- Aug. 15 at 10 pm EST to be exact. In between your viewing of old Knight Rider episodes on DVD we have these promos for you to look at to...

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Exclusive video: Doug Stanhope's Montreal car wash party, Canadian tour and the problem with comedy classes

By | July 16, 2010 at 10:30 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Earlier today, Doug Stanhope popped into the Hyatt's lounge here, ground central for the Just For Laughs comedy festival. It's noteworthy because Stanhope isn't one of the many comics performing here. In fact, the road horse comedian trained it up to Montreal for two...

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Just For Laughs: Video interview with Kyle Kinane

By | July 15, 2010 at 9:33 pm | No comments

A few hours ago at Variety's reception for their 10 Comics to Watch, I got to chat with comedian Kyle Kinane, who was one of the comedians to receive the honor. Below is a video of that chat. Be sure to check out Kyle's album, Death of the Party. You can get it here and read our...

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