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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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David Spade and swimsuit model Selita Ebanks team up for Catfish spoof (Video)

David Spade and swimsuit model Selita Ebanks team up for Catfish spoof (Video)

By | July 1, 2013 at 4:54 pm | One comment

Since the return of MTV’s hit series Catfish, no one is safe from the perils of online dating, not even David Spade. In his own rendition of the show, Spade is about to meet the woman he’s been online dating for six months. And he’s got an amateur camera crew to capture...

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In honor of Canada Day, watch ‘Blame Canada’ from South Park (Video)

In honor of Canada Day, watch ‘Blame Canada’ from South Park (Video)

By | July 1, 2013 at 10:56 am | No comments

Because it's Canada Day and because we didn't do a thing to prepare -- we're trying to live up to our reputation as stupid, uncaring Americans, ok? -- we've lazily embedded the classic clip from South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, wherein the song "Blame Canada" was originally...

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Comedian Dave Hill is super excited about Kate Middleton and Prince William’s baby (Video)

Comedian Dave Hill is super excited about Kate Middleton and Prince William’s baby (Video)

By | June 28, 2013 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Watching the news from afar just isn’t cutting it for comedian Dave Hill. The only solution he can find to fill his Kate Middleton baby obsession void was to jump on a plane to England and get as close to the action as possible. In the first installment of the new series Royal...

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Watch a full episode of Comedy Bang Bang with Sarah Silverman, before the show premieres July 12 on IFC (Video)

Watch a full episode of Comedy Bang Bang with Sarah Silverman, before the show premieres July 12 on IFC (Video)

By | June 28, 2013 at 11:36 am | No comments

Comedy Bang Bang doesn’t officially return to IFC until Friday, July 12 at 10 pm ET, but get this—you can watch a full episode now! It’s true. Those crazy, zany cats at IFC have unleashed the below episode, wherein Sarah Silverman visits Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts....

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George Zimmerman attorney Don West thinks he’s a comedian, but he’s really an enormous idiot (Video)

George Zimmerman attorney Don West thinks he’s a comedian, but he’s really an enormous idiot (Video)

By | June 24, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments

Everyone's a comedian-- including George Zimmerman's attorney Don West. If you don't know who Zimmerman is or maybe you've tried to push all that is wrong with the world out of your brain, allow us to remind you. He's the guy who shot Florida teen Trayvon Martin in the chest,...

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Family Ties creator Gary David Goldberg dies at 68

Family Ties creator Gary David Goldberg dies at 68

By | June 24, 2013 at 10:55 am | No comments

After a long battle with brain cancer, Gary David Goldberg, the Emmy-award winning creator of the iconic comedy series Family Ties, died this morning at the age of 68, two days before his birthday. In addition to Family Ties, which launched the career of Michael J. Fox, Goldberg...

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Deon Cole responds to Food Network’s firing of Paula Deen (Video)

Deon Cole responds to Food Network’s firing of Paula Deen (Video)

By | June 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments

The Food Network last night announced the firing of Paula Deen, one of its most popular celebrity chefs. The reason: she made some racist comments in the past and wanted to dress up black servers as slaves at a wedding she was organizing. Oops! Well, comedian Deon Cole, host of...

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