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Jon Stewart calls out Democrats for racist comments (Video)

Jon Stewart calls out Democrats for racist comments (Video)

By | May 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm | No comments

Just when things were going relatively well for the Democrats, those damn left-wingers had to get all racist. Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart expertly addresses three recent examples of politicians and legislators making offensive remarks. It starts with blatant racism...

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Marc Maron sits next to Shakira, also talks to Jay Leno about eating food (Video)

Marc Maron sits next to Shakira, also talks to Jay Leno about eating food (Video)

By | May 10, 2013 at 11:50 am | No comments

Last night on The Tonight Show, Marc Maron met Jay Leno for the very first time. Also, he sat next to Shakira. Marc Maron. And pop-star Shakira. On the same show. In the same frame, at times. Was I the only one in awe of this absurd sight? Perhaps. Anyway, you should check out...

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The Laugh Factory offers paid VIP YouTube channel with premium videos

The Laugh Factory offers paid VIP YouTube channel with premium videos

By | May 9, 2013 at 3:35 pm | No comments

YouTube just unveiled its first 30 paid video channels, and The Laugh Factory VIP property is the only comedy-centric offering. To be clear, you’ll still be able to access the Hollywood venue’s main YouTube channel, which boasts more than 157,000 subscribers and nearly 65...

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Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen deliver rollercoaster of emotions in SNL promo (Video)

Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen deliver rollercoaster of emotions in SNL promo (Video)

By | May 8, 2013 at 3:19 pm | One comment

As if you don't know this already, Kristen Wiig is returning to Saturday Night Live for the first time since her emotional farewell almost exactly one year ago. She'll be hosting the show this weekend with musical guest Vampire Weekend. And so, here's a series of promos, wherein...

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CBS greenlights Anna Faris comedy produced by Chuck Lorre

CBS greenlights Anna Faris comedy produced by Chuck Lorre

By | May 8, 2013 at 2:13 pm | One comment

In what has to be the least surprising news this television season, CBS has greenlighted a full series order for Chuck Lorre’s new show Mom, according to Deadline. The series will star Anna Faris and Allison Janney. If you don’t know who Lorre is, he’s the producer behind...

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Marc Maron educates Conan O’Brien on the proper way to watch porn (Video)

Marc Maron educates Conan O’Brien on the proper way to watch porn (Video)

By | May 8, 2013 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Everything is going great for Marc Maron right now, and based on his screen persona, that must be the worst thing in the world for him. Nonetheless, after the debut of his IFC show, Maron last Friday, and the release of his book, Attempting Normal, Marc stopped by Conan last...

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Jimmy Kimmel casts old and new Popes in a sitcom we’d totally watch (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel casts old and new Popes in a sitcom we’d totally watch (Video)

By | May 7, 2013 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Here’s a new potential sitcom to hold you over until finding out that Community and Happy Endings aren’t being renewed for a new season. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel employed a slight twist on the classic 1970s sitcom The Odd Couple, which starred Jack Klugman and...

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Jon Stewart baffled over the annual NRA convention (Video)

Jon Stewart baffled over the annual NRA convention (Video)

By | May 7, 2013 at 1:02 pm | No comments

The NRA held its annual convention this past weekend, and it’s surprisingly the only public meeting where people are allowed into the facilities with firearms of any kind, but banned from entering if they possess any food item containing chickpeas. According to Jon Stewart on...

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Guillermo Diaz is the Jesus Christ of aspiring marijuana growers (Video)

Guillermo Diaz is the Jesus Christ of aspiring marijuana growers (Video)

By | May 7, 2013 at 11:10 am | No comments

You may know actor Guillermo Diaz as the vengeful dealer, Guillermo, in Weeds or the lovable, um, dealer Scarface, in Half-Baked. Guillermo, who currently plays Huck on ABC's hit drama Scandal, visited Conan last night and explained why he’s essentially the Jesus Christ of...

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