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Scarlett Johansson proves her range on Saturday Night Live, but fails to help with laughs

By | November 15, 2010 at 10:36 am | No comments

It’s difficult when I have to write not-so-nice things about someone for whom I have a lot of professional respect. But this week’s Saturday Night Live, hosted by excellent actress Scarlett Johansson, was simply boring. Her acting skills were certainly present, as she...

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Denis Leary putting out book of tweets; good Twitter comedians are not

By | November 10, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments

Denis Leary is adding to the already giant stack of books written by comedians in 2010. In what feels like a strictly money making project, the comedian and actor has compiled his funnier tweets, had someone create illustrations around some of them and packaged them in...

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Sesame Street celebrates 41 years today; we celebrate Ernie, a comic genius

By | November 10, 2010 at 12:26 pm | One comment

Sesame Street is celebrating its 41st anniversary today. I know what you're thinking: Why are we writing about that? So, I'll tell you why. Although the show is an educational one for children, throughout its history, its used comedy to drive its lessons home and to keep parents...

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Tina Fey wins Mark Twain award, anwers fan questions; PBS will air event Sunday

By | November 10, 2010 at 11:50 am | No comments

Last night, comedy queen Tina Fey joined the ranks of Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and Bill Cosby as she was honored with the Mark Twain Prize in American Humor. As you could guess from the partial list of past recipients, Fey is the youngest -- she's 40 -- to snag the award; and...

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Charlie Murphy tells college crowd “Fuck You,” leaves the stage

By | November 8, 2010 at 11:23 am | 3 comments

Steve Martin once wrote, “Stand-up is seldom performed in ideal circumstances.” For stand-up comics, distractions abound, and I feel that Charlie Murphy would definitely agree. In this brief excerpt of only about one minute of actual performance, the audience at Grambling...

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Greg Proops delivers odd — but true — news for Yahoo!

By | November 5, 2010 at 3:42 pm | No comments

I'm not going to lie to you guys; I'm more of a Google News guy than I am a Yahoo! News guy. However, the one thing I've always enjoyed about Yahoo! is the great care they've always took in delivering us "odd" news, mainly via Reuters' "Oddly Enough" news feed. But now, those...

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Is Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin impression getting tired? You tell us.

By | November 4, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments

After spending some time out of the political satire loop, Tina Fey reprised her Sarah Palin impression— but this time, is was at the request of David Letterman. The coy Fey, last night, claimed she wasn’t even sure if she could pull off the impression anymore. But Tina...

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Zach Galifianakis reveals new hairdo on Fallon show

By | November 4, 2010 at 1:33 pm | No comments

As if pulling out a (fake) joint on Bill Maher's show was surprising enough, Zach Galifianakis surprised us with a new hair cut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night! The Hangover star was on the show promoting his new movie Due Date co-starring Robert Downey Jr. About...

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Comedian Myq Kaplan previews movies he hasn't seen for MTV site

By | November 3, 2010 at 4:55 pm | No comments

We've never been ashamed about our emotional relationship with comedian Myq Kaplan. We like him. We think he's going places. We even said so last year in our "Comics to Watch in 2010" feature. So, it delights us to see him popping up on the old Internets-- not to mention popping...

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