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Richard Pryor documentary ‘Omit the Logic’ will air on Showtime

Richard Pryor documentary ‘Omit the Logic’ will air on Showtime

By | April 15, 2013 at 12:46 pm | No comments

Though we’ve known the upcoming Richard Pryor documentary was set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, now there’s a date when non-festival attendees can bask in the glory of the iconic comedian’s life. On Friday, May 31, Showtime will air Richard Pryor:...

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Watch Joan Rivers in bed interviewing Margaret Cho for 30 minutes (Video)

Watch Joan Rivers in bed interviewing Margaret Cho for 30 minutes (Video)

By | April 11, 2013 at 1:06 pm | No comments

In her latest installment of In Bed with Joan, comedian Joan Rivers' new Web series, Margaret Cho opens up about her very open relationship with her husband, dating Quentin Tarantino, why Cho isn't a nurse-- and also comedy! They talk about comedy. And Cho shows off her tattoos....

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Comedian John Moses confronts drunk heckler whose mother just died (Video)

Comedian John Moses confronts drunk heckler whose mother just died (Video)

By | April 10, 2013 at 11:28 am | 3 comments

Every last Friday of every month at the Fireside Theater in Newport, RI, a hundred or so people gather to revel in quality comedy at the Wasted Talent comedy show, a stand-up showcase featuring about five or six solid comedians. It should also be noted that this is a BYOB show....

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David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

By | April 10, 2013 at 9:42 am | 2 comments

One of the many things I love about David Letterman is his ability to conduct honest interviews with so-called stars—and by “honest,” I mean he really doesn’t give a shit if a celebrity ever returns to his show. Allow me to submit this clip from last night’s Late Show,...

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Having sex with Shelby Fero is a zero-sum game (Video)

Having sex with Shelby Fero is a zero-sum game (Video)

By | April 9, 2013 at 9:11 pm | One comment

For the past few years, comedian Shelby Fero has had one of the most popular Twitter feeds in the comedy world (nearly 87,000 followers and rising)-- and for good reasons. You see, she's smart and funny and other smart and funny people like that shit. Luckily for us, the...

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Stephen Colbert meets with Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton (Photo)

Stephen Colbert meets with Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton (Photo)

By | April 9, 2013 at 3:40 pm | No comments

If you haven't already watched former President Bill Clinton's appearance on The Colbert Report from last night, it's a must. But get this: The Colbert-on-Clinton action doesn't end there. Tonight, Colbert finds himself alongside both Clinton and daughter Chelsea as the pair...

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Parks and Rec star Nick Offerman is obsessed with taxidermy on IFC show ‘Out There’ (Video)

Parks and Rec star Nick Offerman is obsessed with taxidermy on IFC show ‘Out There’ (Video)

By | April 9, 2013 at 1:08 pm | One comment

On a new episode of IFC's animated series Out There, well-loved Parks and Recreation's Ron Swanson and real-life's Nick Offerman plays Sharla's father, who has an affinity for killing, stuffing and mounting animals on the walls of his man cave. It's not a great leap from his...

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Bill Clinton guests on tonight’s Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert (Photos)

Bill Clinton guests on tonight’s Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert (Photos)

By | April 8, 2013 at 2:13 pm | No comments

The moment we recently told you about has arrived—almost. Stephen Colbert sat down with former President Bill Clinton this past weekend at Washington University in St. Louis, where the ex-commander-in-chief was hosting the Clinton Global Initiative University. You’ll be able...

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Remember that thing George Carlin said about Margaret Thatcher? (Audio)

Remember that thing George Carlin said about Margaret Thatcher? (Audio)

By | April 8, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments

You've probably heard by now that hugely popular, if not divisive, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died today at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke, one of a series she endured during the last years of her life. While I'm sad to hear about her passing, I...

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