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Halle Berry returns to comedy after 16 years

Halle Berry returns to comedy after 16 years

By | July 11, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments

It’s been 16 years since Halle Berry has had a proper role in a comedy flick (B*A*P*S, anyone?), but she’s embraced the funny once again—this time in an indie comedy called Mother. While Mother may be a small project for an Oscar-winning actress, it might be the perfect...

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TMZ lovingly harasses Amy Schumer, who is now officially famous (Video)

TMZ lovingly harasses Amy Schumer, who is now officially famous (Video)

By | July 11, 2013 at 2:05 pm | No comments

Well, Amy Schumer is officially famous. How do we know? We know because TMZ (and others) are harassing her at airports. So, here's how that looks. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips...

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Jane Lynch gives props to Kristen Bell, insults Matthew Perry (Video)

Jane Lynch gives props to Kristen Bell, insults Matthew Perry (Video)

By | July 11, 2013 at 11:38 am | No comments

Family game night just got a little more interesting. Tonight, NBC will premiere their new game show series appropriately titled Hollywood Game Night at 10 pm ET. The show is a mix of a traditional game show with a few A-list celebrities thrown in. Four celebrities will be split...

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Fred Armisen wants you to buy the new Queens of the Stone Age album (Video)

Fred Armisen wants you to buy the new Queens of the Stone Age album (Video)

By | July 9, 2013 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Fred Armisen has officially exited Saturday Night Live and is now on to bigger things-- sort of. In his latest business endeavor, Armisen, now with luscious locks, appears in an infomercial as Ricky Chism, to sell a flash drive that contains Queens of the Stone Age’s new...

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Sh*t Girls Say may land on television

Sh*t Girls Say may land on television

By | July 9, 2013 at 5:24 pm | No comments

Shit Girls Say, the twitter phenomenon created by Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey is getting the television treatment, according to Deadline. Style Media has picked up the Twitter feed-turned-Web series that debuted in 2011. Starting its Twitter fame with the tweet "Could you...

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Anthony Jeselnik asks a mortician some pretty messed up questions (Video)

Anthony Jeselnik asks a mortician some pretty messed up questions (Video)

By | July 9, 2013 at 3:37 pm | No comments

On tonight’s season two premiere of The Jeselnik Offensive at 10:30 pm ET, comedians Amy Schumer and Jim Norton drop by. While I’m looking forward to their appearances, I’m already thrilled with the way in which Anthony Jeselnik handles tonight’s Sacred Cow segment. The...

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Watch ‘No Boyfren,’ the new music video from Anjelah Johnson’s alter ego Bon Qui Qui

Watch ‘No Boyfren,’ the new music video from Anjelah Johnson’s alter ego Bon Qui Qui

By | July 7, 2013 at 7:51 pm | One comment

On Wednesday, we broke the news that comedian Anjelah Johnson signed a deal with Atlantic Records to release her first ever all-music album as her popular character Bon Qui Qui. Well, on Friday night, NUVOtv premiered a new Bon Qui Qui video for the song, "No Boyfren." And if...

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Oprah Winfrey vs Ellen DeGeneres (Infographic)

Oprah Winfrey vs Ellen DeGeneres (Infographic)

By | July 2, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against the average woman, especially the average minority woman, in...

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What happens when you say the N-word in the office (Video)

What happens when you say the N-word in the office (Video)

By | July 1, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments

From the guy who brought you the stellar take on that needlessly controversial Cheerios commercial, comes another deft commentary on race-- this one pegged to the Paula Deen scandal. Written by comedian Mark Normand and produced by Kenji, the short examines the consequences of...

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