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Happy Endings star Adam Pally lands on The Mindy Project

Happy Endings star Adam Pally lands on The Mindy Project

By | July 22, 2013 at 10:21 am | No comments

Adam Pally, who played the lovable slacker Max on the now defunct ABC series Happy Endings is slated to guest star on The Mindy Project. Joining Shulman & Associates (a.k.a Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, and Ed Weeks) for a multi-episode arc, Pally will be playing a fellow...

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Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

Lewis Black, Lizz Winstead, Todd Barry, more honor George Carlin (Exclusive video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Last night, an all-star line-up of comedians came together at Gotham Comedy Club in New York to honor the late George Carlin. "Reverence for the Irreverent: A Tribute to George Carlin" was a fundraiser for the campaign to rename a block of Carlin's beloved neighborhood in New...

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Marc Maron, Jeff Ross join cast of comedy flick Flock of Dudes

Marc Maron, Jeff Ross join cast of comedy flick Flock of Dudes

By | July 18, 2013 at 12:39 pm | One comment

Comedians Marc Maron, Jeff Ross, and New Girl's Hannah Simone have joined the cast of Flock of Dudes, according to Deadline. The flick centered on a guy (Chris D'Elia) who parts ways with his friends in order to hasten his maturity. The new trio joins an already incredibly long...

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Kristen Bell will butt heads with Amy Poehler on Parks and Recreation

Kristen Bell will butt heads with Amy Poehler on Parks and Recreation

By | July 16, 2013 at 5:02 pm | No comments

As if Pawnee needs one more one more crazy blonde lady, House of Lies star, Kristen Bell, will be making her Parks and Recreation debut in season six. Set to appear in just one episode (as of now) Bell will play Eagleton City Councilwoman Ingrid, the richer and better dressed...

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Ricky Gervais aka David Brent teaches you guitar (Video)

Ricky Gervais aka David Brent teaches you guitar (Video)

By | July 16, 2013 at 4:48 pm | One comment

In a new video from The Ricky Gervais Channel, Gervais, revives his character David Brent from the original Office and is joined by Dom Johnson to perform his song, "Ain't No Trouble." Learn Guitar With David Brent is the channel's series which first debuted in May, features...

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Seth MacFarlane series American Dad moving to TBS

Seth MacFarlane series American Dad moving to TBS

By | July 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments

As many comedy fans' dreams of ABC's canceled series Happy Endings finding a home at TBS were dashed in the last few weeks, the latter network as dipped into Fox's offerings and came up with American Dad. After Seth MacFarlane's animated series ends its tenth season on Fox this...

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Watch Aubrey Plaza in two new previews of The To Do List (Video)

Watch Aubrey Plaza in two new previews of The To Do List (Video)

By | July 15, 2013 at 3:39 pm | No comments

I'm just going to throw a few all-star comedian names at you and you can tell us how you feel: Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation), Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development), Rachel Bilson (The O.C.) and Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live). Interested and excited? You should be. These...

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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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