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Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

Conan O’Brien will appear on next season’s ‘Family Guy’

By | June 4, 2013 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Color us excited! Conan O'Brien will be guest starring on next season's Family Guy. O'Brien, who's already done voice cameos on Robot Chicken and The Simpsons, will be playing himself. When Peter and Quagmire discover their talents they form the vocal duo "Griffin and Quagmire"...

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Arrested Development and Archer’s Judy Greer cast in new FX pilot

Arrested Development and Archer’s Judy Greer cast in new FX pilot

By | June 3, 2013 at 10:20 am | No comments

Judy Greer, your favorite perennial guest star and sidekick, has been cast in Andrew Gurland's new half-hour FX pilot about an unaroused but otherwise contented wife who allows her husband to sleep with other women in order to relieve herself of her "marital" obligations. The...

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You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

You should probably watch Samuel L. Jackson perform this monologue

By | May 31, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments

Ok, so Eugene Mirman didn’t win the Reddit-powered Samuel L. Jackson contest, in which the actor promised to recite the most up-voted 300-word monologue in an effort to raise awareness of Alzheimers Disease. But the winning entry is excellent, and Jackson only makes it better....

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Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Cook...

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Eugene Mirman on bringing festival to Boston:  I don’t want to just sell out to any urinal company (Video)

Eugene Mirman on bringing festival to Boston: I don’t want to just sell out to any urinal company (Video)

By | May 31, 2013 at 11:33 am | No comments

There's been a recent surge in famous people using Kickstarter to fund their pet projects, and the trend is receiving quite a bit of backlash. But before you swear off donating to someone you've seen on television, consider helping Eugene Mirman bring his Brooklyn-based Eugene...

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Two And A Half Men adding long lost daughter character, but who will play the part?

Two And A Half Men adding long lost daughter character, but who will play the part?

By | May 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Two and a Half Men, that show that is in fact still on, is replacing their "half." With Angus T. Jones no longer appearing as a series regular (perhaps due to his comments about the show being "filth"), Men is adding a new character, the long lost daughter of Charlie Harper...

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Comedy Central banned in India for 10 days due to ‘obscene dialogue’ and ‘vulgar’ words toward women (Update)

Comedy Central banned in India for 10 days due to ‘obscene dialogue’ and ‘vulgar’ words toward women (Update)

By | May 27, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE-- May 28, 2013: The Wall Street Journal reports that, based on the appeals of Viacom 18 Media Ltd., Viacom and India's Network 18 Group partnership, the New Delhi High Court has temporarily lifted the 10-day ban in order to reassess the merits of the...

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Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

By | May 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Tonight, Jonah Ray, TV writer, co-host of the Nerdist Podcast and the Bing-over-Google man himself, will be on Comedy Central's The Half Hour. Tune in at midnight and experience the RAYdiation. Here's a sampling: Comedy Central The second Half Hour belongs to Gabe...

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You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | May 23, 2013 at 12:52 pm | One comment

Last night on Late Show with David Letterman, Tommy Johnagin slung some pristinely written, deftly executed jokes about his new life as a father and his mother’s inability to grasp the concept of iTunes. Check it out below! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin...

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