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Comedian Amy Schumer tackles the problem of ‘sensual harassment’ (Video)

Comedian Amy Schumer tackles the problem of ‘sensual harassment’ (Video)

By | April 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm | No comments

For decades, sexual harassment in the workplace has been a problem in America. And while it’s well worth our attention – those helpful clinics and seminars, especially – a similar issue has been ignored for far too long. It’s something called “sensual harassment,”...

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What happens when Marc Maron runs out of guests to interview on WTF? (Video)

What happens when Marc Maron runs out of guests to interview on WTF? (Video)

By | April 24, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments

Ever since launching his wildly popular podcast WTF in 2009 (that has spawned an IFC show set to premiere May 3), Marc Maron has stuck to a strict two-episode-per-week programming schedule-- which means as we write this, episode 380 is now available. That’s a tremendous amount...

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Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan, David Huntsberger set out on Professor Blastoff podcast tour (Full dates)

Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan, David Huntsberger set out on Professor Blastoff podcast tour (Full dates)

By | April 24, 2013 at 3:09 pm | No comments

Comedians Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan and David Huntsberger are about to hit the road for a string of live recordings of their popular podcast Professor Blastoff. For your convenience, we've listed the full dates below; just click the links for more ticket info. We should also...

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Jon Stewart exposes government’s intimate relationship with insider trading (Video)

Jon Stewart exposes government’s intimate relationship with insider trading (Video)

By | April 24, 2013 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Last night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Stewart highlighted the flawed system that benefits the few, and leaves the rest of us majorly fucked. He did so by providing a brief tutorial on what's occurring in Congress in regards to insider trading and the banking system. So...

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Amy Poehler has some good things to say about the Boston Marathon Bombings (Video)

Amy Poehler has some good things to say about the Boston Marathon Bombings (Video)

By | April 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | One comment

On the latest installment of her weekly Web series Ask Amy, wherein she answers questions from young people, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler addressed the way in which we all currently consume images online and on television, especially now as it relates to the Boston...

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‘Deon Cole’s Black Box’ on TBS gets a premiere date and its first promo (Video)

‘Deon Cole’s Black Box’ on TBS gets a premiere date and its first promo (Video)

By | April 19, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments

You may already know that veteran comedian and Conan writer Deon Cole landed his own television show on TBS. Well, today is first-promo day. We’ll let Cole tell you more about his show, Deon Cole’s Black Box, premiering Monday, June 10 at 10 pm ET. Be sure to...

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Jon Stewart blasts CNN over Boston Marathon coverage: They figured out a way to sh*t in their own mouth (Video)

Jon Stewart blasts CNN over Boston Marathon coverage: They figured out a way to sh*t in their own mouth (Video)

By | April 18, 2013 at 11:24 am | No comments

Unless you were asleep all day yesterday – and if you were, we’re jealous – you undoubtedly know about CNN’s massive reporting fuck-up, wherein they assuredly claimed that a suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing had been arrested. CNN anchors John King and Wolf...

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Comedian Theo Von inks deal with TBS to host hidden-camera show ‘Deal with It’

Comedian Theo Von inks deal with TBS to host hidden-camera show ‘Deal with It’

By | April 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | One comment

Comedian Theo Von, a three-time guest essayist for Laughspin, has inked a deal with TBS to host its new hidden-camera show Deal With It. The network describes the Howie Mandel-produced reality series like this: …unsuspecting members of the public will be secretly dared to...

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Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

By | April 17, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

In response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon (see Patton Oswalt's response) on Monday, that, as of this writing, has left three dead and 183 injured, Fox has pulled a recent episode of Family Guy that depicts multiple deaths at the Boston Marathon. Originally airing on...

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