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‘Deon Cole’s Black Box’ on TBS gets a premiere date and its first promo (Video)

‘Deon Cole’s Black Box’ on TBS gets a premiere date and its first promo (Video)

By | April 19, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments

You may already know that veteran comedian and Conan writer Deon Cole landed his own television show on TBS. Well, today is first-promo day. We’ll let Cole tell you more about his show, Deon Cole’s Black Box, premiering Monday, June 10 at 10 pm ET. Be sure to...

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Jon Stewart blasts CNN over Boston Marathon coverage: They figured out a way to sh*t in their own mouth (Video)

Jon Stewart blasts CNN over Boston Marathon coverage: They figured out a way to sh*t in their own mouth (Video)

By | April 18, 2013 at 11:24 am | No comments

Unless you were asleep all day yesterday – and if you were, we’re jealous – you undoubtedly know about CNN’s massive reporting fuck-up, wherein they assuredly claimed that a suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing had been arrested. CNN anchors John King and Wolf...

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Comedian Theo Von inks deal with TBS to host hidden-camera show ‘Deal with It’

Comedian Theo Von inks deal with TBS to host hidden-camera show ‘Deal with It’

By | April 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | One comment

Comedian Theo Von, a three-time guest essayist for Laughspin, has inked a deal with TBS to host its new hidden-camera show Deal With It. The network describes the Howie Mandel-produced reality series like this: …unsuspecting members of the public will be secretly dared to...

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Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

By | April 17, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

In response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon (see Patton Oswalt's response) on Monday, that, as of this writing, has left three dead and 183 injured, Fox has pulled a recent episode of Family Guy that depicts multiple deaths at the Boston Marathon. Originally airing on...

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This Batman video with Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes is amazing

This Batman video with Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes is amazing

By | April 15, 2013 at 8:07 pm | No comments

In the newest episode of their recurring Badman series, College Humor presents comedian Pete Holmes as the not-so-swift Batman. And Patton Oswalt, plays The Penguin, who's forced into an incredibly awkward situation. Check it out! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly...

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Conan O’Brien reunites The Simpsons writers for an 80-minute chat (Video)

Conan O’Brien reunites The Simpsons writers for an 80-minute chat (Video)

By | April 15, 2013 at 5:23 pm | No comments

The Simpsons writers reunion interview with Conan O’Brien we told you about last week has arrived! It’s part of his ongoing Web series Serious Jibber-Jabber, wherein Coco spends quality time with some of the most important names in comedy. In this edition, Simpsons scribes...

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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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