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Montreux Comedy Festival looking for rising comedians

Montreux Comedy Festival looking for rising comedians

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:01 pm | No comments

The largest comedy festival in Europe is looking for fresh faces for this year's shows. The Montreux Comedy Festival's 2013 stand-up contest offers comedians a chance to win an entry to perform in Switzerland this year, roundtrip airfare, free meals and a free hotel room in...

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Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

By | September 18, 2013 at 11:38 am | No comments

As Jay Leno slowly prepares for his exit from The Tonight Show, some of his staffers are preparing a bit faster. Producers Bob Read and LiAnne Read have left Leno's staff to join Chelsea Lately after 12 years at the NBC talk show, Deadline.com reported. Tonight staffers will be...

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Chappelle has a casual weekend hanging out with Nas and Kevin Hart (Photos)

Chappelle has a casual weekend hanging out with Nas and Kevin Hart (Photos)

By | September 18, 2013 at 10:58 am | No comments

After getting boo'd out of Hartford by drunken idiots several weeks ago, Chappelle is still getting the love from both audiences and celebrities alike. As he continues to destroy in the remaining cities on the Oddball comedy tour, the former Comedy Central star still finds time...

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What if Tim Tebow and Aaron Hernandez were cast in a CBS sitcom? (Video)

What if Tim Tebow and Aaron Hernandez were cast in a CBS sitcom? (Video)

By | September 18, 2013 at 10:35 am | No comments

As the good and bad criticisms of the networks' new sitcom pick-ups begin with the premieres of shows like Andy Samberg's Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Seth MacFarlane's Dads on Fox, we start to think about which pilots weren't bought to make room for a Seth Green resurgance. We found...

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Jerry Seinfeld will call tonight’s New York Mets game with Keith Hernandez in “Boyfriend” reunion

Jerry Seinfeld will call tonight’s New York Mets game with Keith Hernandez in “Boyfriend” reunion

By | September 17, 2013 at 2:30 pm | No comments

Comedy fans will have a reason to watch the New York Mets game tonight on SNY. Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld will call the play-by-play for his first full game in the booth. He reunintes with Keith Hernandez, the former baseballer who appeared in the "Boyfriend" episode of...

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John Krasinski of The Office and Emily Blunt expecting their first baby

John Krasinski of The Office and Emily Blunt expecting their first baby

By | September 13, 2013 at 11:57 am | One comment

After having two fake babies with his television wife,  Office former star John Krasinski announced that he and real wife, actress Emily Blunt are expecting a baby. The Bluntsinski Baby watch has officially begun. The couple, who wed in Italy in 2010, have always talked about...

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Jimmy Fallon builds a joke empire Breaking Bad style (Video)

Jimmy Fallon builds a joke empire Breaking Bad style (Video)

By | September 12, 2013 at 4:42 pm | One comment

As the hit AMC series Breaking Bad winds down to its series finale, plenty of fun has been had with the concept of a straight-laced cancer patient turning to the dark side and beginning a large-scale meth empire. Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the heir to the...

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Conan O’Brien and Team Coco present the Gold iPhone 5s (Video)

Conan O’Brien and Team Coco present the Gold iPhone 5s (Video)

By | September 11, 2013 at 10:07 pm | No comments

You've likely already saw Funny or Die's take on the new iPhone ads. Well know, Conan O'Brien's posse Team Coco has just unleashed their own, starring writer and comedian Andrés du Bouchet as a somewhat gregarious would-be iPhone designer. Check it out! Be sure to...

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Bill Burr and Lavell Crawford sit on stacks of cash on the set of Breaking Bad (Photo)

Bill Burr and Lavell Crawford sit on stacks of cash on the set of Breaking Bad (Photo)

By | September 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm | No comments

Who says stand-up comedians can't make the big bucks? Check out Bill Burr and Lavell Crawford on the set of Breaking Bad from this season. If you haven't been following arguably the best drama on television, Burr and Crawford play the roles of crooked lawyer Saul Goodman's...

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