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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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What if Don Draper of Mad Men existed in other decades? (Video)

What if Don Draper of Mad Men existed in other decades? (Video)

By | April 7, 2013 at 1:42 pm | No comments

With the special two-hour premiere of Mad Men set to go down tonight on AMC at 9 pm, we thought we'd help you celebrate the only way we know how-- with laughs. To that end, we'd like to present to you this sketch in honor of the hugely popular period drama's return from the...

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Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

By | April 4, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments

It’s been six long years since Bob Saget released his first stand-up comedy special, HBO’s That Ain’t Right, but the 30-year comedy veteran and former Full House star is set to unleash his new hour of deeply dark and filthy brand of live comedy. It’s called That’s...

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Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

Doug Stanhope recording new comedy special and album ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments

Doug Stanhope will record his newest stand-up comedy special and album tonight in Portland, OR! From a New Wave Entertainment press release: New Wave Entertainment will record international comedy sensation Doug Stanhope’s new hour-long stand-up special at Portland...

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In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

In honor of Roger Ebert’s passing, you should watch his episode of The Critic (Full episode)

By | April 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

You've undoubtedly heard the sad news that Roger Ebert, the world's most famous movie critic has died at the age of 70, succumbing to cancer. While we're not going to attempt to write about what a powerful, influential figure Ebert was -- we'll let his hometown newspaper, the...

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