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Watch the premiere of Norm Macdonald’s new talk show (Video)

Watch the premiere of Norm Macdonald’s new talk show (Video)

By | March 26, 2013 at 10:12 am | One comment

For those of you still upset that Comedy Central pulled the plug far too early on Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, let us submit this piece of good news: The Saturday Night Live alum -- and dare we say, best, Weekend Update anchor -- has a new talk show that airs live on YouTube...

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Sarah Silverman is NOT a racist! (Video)

Sarah Silverman is NOT a racist! (Video)

By | March 25, 2013 at 4:20 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman's first official contribution to JASH, the newly launched YouTube channel she shares with Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Reggie Watts and Michael Cera just dropped today. And while we're tickled by the joke presented therein -- and excited to see her work with...

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Tina Fey as Sarah Palin on gay marriage: The Bible says it’s gross (Video)

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin on gay marriage: The Bible says it’s gross (Video)

By | March 25, 2013 at 11:34 am | One comment

Tina Fey recently dropped by Inside the Actors Studio to chat about being an actor. The highlight, however, is when the show’s wily host James Lipton began interviewing Fey as Sarah Palin about such matters as shooting wolves, beauty and fashion and gay marriage. Check out the...

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TMZ, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan spoofed hard by comedy site ThingX (Video)

TMZ, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan spoofed hard by comedy site ThingX (Video)

By | March 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm | No comments

Thanks to the fine folks at ThingX.com, we’re able to deal with one more day of celebrity worship. Today we replace the tears we shed for humanity with laughter. Today ThingX-er Joe Randazzo replaces Harvey Levin and Harvey Levin’s water bottle is replaced with a baby’s...

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Christina Applegate in talks to star in new Vacation movie with Ed Helms

Christina Applegate in talks to star in new Vacation movie with Ed Helms

By | March 20, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments

Christina Applegate, who’s currently filming Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, is in talks to join the in-the-works Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Applegate would play Helm’s “strong-willed wife who may be losing interest in...

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Cedric the Entertainer named new host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Cedric the Entertainer named new host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire

By | March 20, 2013 at 11:45 am | One comment

Cedric the Entertainer, part of The Original Kings of Comedy, has been named the new host of long-running game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Cedric will take over for Meredith Vieira who will leave after the show’s current season. “With his deep roots as a successful...

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Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’

Funny Or Die to release Steve Jobs spoof biopic titled ‘iSteve’

By | March 19, 2013 at 5:27 pm | No comments

Funny Or Die has announced its plans to release the very first Steve Jobs biopic. Starring Justin Long as Steve Jobs and James Urbaniak as Bill Gates, the 75-minute flick titled iSteve will premiere on FunnyOrDie.com on April 15. “In true Internet fashion, it’s not based...

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Comedian deals with the world’s most supportive heckler (Video)

Comedian deals with the world’s most supportive heckler (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Not all hecklers are mean. Some are downright supportive. Want to see what we mean? Check out this video of comedian Sean Donnelly performing at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest...

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Dancing with the Stars judges not impressed with D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (Video)

Dancing with the Stars judges not impressed with D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick (Video)

By | March 19, 2013 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

A new season of Dancing with the Stars premiered last night on ABC, and with it, came the first performances from the only two contestants we care about-- comedians D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick. As expected neither one fared very well. Hughley came in dead last with a total score...

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