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Comedian Jeannette Rizzi bringing BLINDSIDED to New York on Saturday, January 21

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi bringing BLINDSIDED to New York on Saturday, January 21

By | December 6, 2016 at 6:17 pm | No comments

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi will star in a special performance of her solo show Blindsided at 8 pm on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at Actors Theatre Workshop in Manhattan. Tickets ($25 each) are now available at BrownPaperTickets.com. As raw as it is funny, Blindsided is a personal...

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Barack Obama biopic BARRY, Netflix releases trailer … watch it now!

Barack Obama biopic BARRY, Netflix releases trailer … watch it now!

By | November 21, 2016 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Debuting at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival to critical acclaim, Barry is a nuanced, artistic exploration of a pivotal year in the life of the 44th President of the United States. A young Barack Obama, known to his friends as “Barry,” arrives in New York City in the fall of...

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Netflix: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (Official Trailer)

Netflix: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (Official Trailer)

By | November 17, 2016 at 3:44 pm | No comments

Based on the internationally best-selling series of books, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events chronicles the turbulent lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire after their parents’ untimely death in a fire. A careless oversight initially places the children...

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The Onion offers live Election Day coverage, launches Facebook Live feature

The Onion offers live Election Day coverage, launches Facebook Live feature

By | November 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm | No comments

You, guys. We just got what will likely be the most important piece of information this Election Day season. Check out The Onion's announcement below: As the nation casts its votes tomorrow on a historic Election Day, billions of Americans will turn to The Onion, their only...

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Keegan-Michael Key to host 2016 IFP Gotham Awards

Keegan-Michael Key to host 2016 IFP Gotham Awards

By | November 2, 2016 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Keegan-Michael Key will host the 2016 IFP Gotham Awards. The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today that Emmy® Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key—actor, writer, and co-creator of Comedy...

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WATCH: Comedian Andy Daly filibusters 3.5 hours for Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky

WATCH: Comedian Andy Daly filibusters 3.5 hours for Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky

By | October 27, 2016 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Comedian Andy Daly has the ability to morph into a myriad of characters on stage and off. He also has the ability to make CarMax commercials entertaining—not an easy feat. Daly’s latest foray into pitchman territory, however, may be his most challenging yet. Laphroaig has...

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SMOSH takes on Every Horror Movie Ever (VIDEO)

SMOSH takes on Every Horror Movie Ever (VIDEO)

By | October 26, 2016 at 5:57 pm | No comments

Just in time for Halloween, SMOSH has released Every Horror Movie, a parody of horror movie tropes and cliches. Check it out! From the press release: SMOSH – YouTube’s #1 comedy brand, hailed by TIME Magazine as the “SNL of the Internet” – today released the...

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WATCH: When Everything’s a Mass Shooting: UCB releases dark comedy commentary on gun violence

WATCH: When Everything’s a Mass Shooting: UCB releases dark comedy commentary on gun violence

By | October 25, 2016 at 11:10 pm | No comments

UCB Comedy, surely not known for shying away from the odd, absurd or controversial, has just released a new sketch titled "When Everything's A Mass Shooting." Honestly, when I first read the title I thought it was going to be a commentary on the definition of what a mass...

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer with Michael Phelps, Danny McBride released (VIDEO)

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer with Michael Phelps, Danny McBride released (VIDEO)

By | October 25, 2016 at 3:01 pm | No comments

What does Michael Phelps and Danny McBride have in common? Nothing. Besides Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Since this is the era of trailers for everything and not just movies, Activision Blizzard has just released a 90-second live action trailer titled Screw It, Let's Go To...

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