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Video: Satirists replacing “N-Word” in Huckleberry Finn with “R-Word”

By | February 11, 2011 at 11:22 am | 2 comments

NewSouth Books, Inc. wants to literally rewrite history by replacing the “N-word” with the (oh, yeah, less offensive) word “Slave” in revised copies of the “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Why stop there, say Gabriel Diani and Etta Devine, who want to substitute the...

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Russell Brand hosts SNL this week; let's watch his promos

By | February 10, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments

There's little in life that I enjoy more than lazily embedding promos featuring the guest host of Saturday Night Live each week. You may know that "bad boy" British comedian Russell Brand is hosting this week; and complete fucking asshole Chris Brown is the musical guest-- which...

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Bill Maher makes Elisabeth Hasselbeck angry; will you guys just have sex, already?

By | February 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments

[caption id="attachment_18217" align="alignright" width="200" caption="C'mon, Bill. You know you would."][/caption] Don't you just love it when two famous people yell at each other from their respective national television shows but not face to face? Indirect...

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Nick Swardson has an awesome life, tells Fallon about it

By | February 10, 2011 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Last night, everyone's fave slacker-type comedian Nick Swardson visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. During their chat, we got a real look inside just how awesome Nick's life is and just how shitty ours are. Let's watch as Swardson tells us about hanging at swanky Super Bowl...

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Saudi comedians make Mubarak the butt of their jokes

By | February 10, 2011 at 12:35 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_18184" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Mubarak: the butt of jokes in the Middle East"][/caption] I'm sure you've been following news of the riots in Egypt in some capacity. The situation there is insanely serious – there have been reports of...

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Conan scribe, Huffington Post contributor team up for Funny or Die series; Andy Richter guests

By | February 10, 2011 at 11:05 am | One comment

The best thing about a web series is that it can be unabashedly surreal and hilarious – and a new series on Funny or Die is no different. Guy Nicolucci, erstwhile Conan writer and current Huffington Post contributor, released the first episode of The Ghost of Tom Carvel and a...

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Iranian refugee is “female comedian of the year”; talks women’s rights, racism

By | February 10, 2011 at 10:27 am | One comment

When I think of how refugees acclimate to a new home nation, stand-up comedy isn’t the first method that comes to mind. But, for Zinat Pirzadeh, an Iranian refugee who now resides in Sweden, performing comedy has provided her with an outlet to discuss some uncomfortable,...

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Hey, look; Jimmy Fallon is on Top Chef tonight

By | February 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Jimmy Fallon, he of late night fame, will don a different hat tonight-- a chef's hat! Get it? He's a man that wears many hats and he's on a cooking show so he'll be wearing a chef's hat. But, he probably won't be wearing a hat all. What he will be doing tonight at 10 pm EST on...

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Comedian becomes spokescomic for bowling clothes

By | February 9, 2011 at 10:27 am | No comments

Many of the most iconic comedians in recent memory have signature onstage looks: George Carlin wore black shirts, Louis C.K. wears black shirts and jeans, Jerry Seinfeld wears a jacket and tie. With that consistency, it was only a matter of time before a clothing company...

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