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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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America Ferrera cooks up poor man’s Ecstasy in this exclusive clip from It’s A Disaster (Video)

America Ferrera cooks up poor man’s Ecstasy in this exclusive clip from It’s A Disaster (Video)

By | April 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm | No comments

If you're thinking there's been a dearth of quality comedy flicks in the theaters lately, let us assure you there's hope-- and it comes in the form of a great, ensemble called It's A Disaster. Starring David Cross, Julia Stiles, Erinn Hayes, America Ferrera and more, the action...

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David Letterman confronts Louis C.K. about ‘Late Show’ scene in ‘Louie’ (Video)

David Letterman confronts Louis C.K. about ‘Late Show’ scene in ‘Louie’ (Video)

By | April 4, 2013 at 11:21 am | One comment

Louis C.K. stopped by Late Show with David Letterman last night to let the masses know about his new hour comedy special Oh My God, which premieres April 13 on HBO. He talks about his aversion to taking photos with fans – and an embarrassment situation that went down because...

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The first trailer for the first Steve Jobs biopic is here (Video)

The first trailer for the first Steve Jobs biopic is here (Video)

By | April 3, 2013 at 9:54 am | No comments

You likely already know about Funny or Die's foray into feature-length films. They're making history with the first ever Steve Jobs biopic. It's called iSteve and it stars Justin Long. And now it has an intense trailer to tease its April 15 release. How intense is it? So intense...

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Bob Odenkirk accepts show offer from IFC, but he has some conditions (Video)

Bob Odenkirk accepts show offer from IFC, but he has some conditions (Video)

By | April 2, 2013 at 9:25 pm | No comments

Sure, IFC announced last month that it greenlighted a new sketch show starring Los Angeles-based group The Birthday Boys. But we weren't about to sit back and just take the word of the people running the network. Luckily Bob Odenkirk -- he of Mr. Show and Breaking Bad fame and...

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Mindy Kaling: If I don’t f*ck Michael Cera tonight, I’ll blow my brains out (Video)

Mindy Kaling: If I don’t f*ck Michael Cera tonight, I’ll blow my brains out (Video)

By | April 2, 2013 at 11:46 am | No comments

"If I don't fuck Michael Cera tonight, I'm going to blow my brains out," will, perhaps, go down as the most absurdly funny bit of dialogue in any comedy movie of 2013. The fact that Mindy Kaling says it as herself makes it that much better. It's part of This is the End, the...

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Fake Pineapple Express 2 trailer is real teaser for something else (Video)

Fake Pineapple Express 2 trailer is real teaser for something else (Video)

By | April 1, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

The now classic stoner flick Pineapple Express from 2008 starring Seth Rogen, Danny McBride and James Franco will not become a sequel anytime soon. But today, for April Fool's Day, we at least get a fake trailer for the non-existent sequel. It's all a clever marketing move to...

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Funny Or Die wants to make five 1990s comedy shows into movies (Videos)

Funny Or Die wants to make five 1990s comedy shows into movies (Videos)

By | April 1, 2013 at 12:20 pm | No comments

On the heels of the incredibly unnecessary crowd-funded Veronica Mars feature film -- pretty sure Kristen Bell and the show's creator Rob Thomas have $2 million to spare -- and in honor of April Fool's Day, Funny Or Die has launched their own completely absurd Kickstarter...

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