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Mobile gaming rising dramatically (Infographic)

Mobile gaming rising dramatically (Infographic)

By | January 30, 2014 at 10:52 am | No comments

Over the last decade the mobile gaming world has come into its own. In particular the casino gaming market is one that has expanded at a remarkable rate! Whether you play candy crush or online roulette, mobile technology has come a long way from the days of playing snake on an...

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Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

By | January 22, 2014 at 11:30 am | No comments

Tina Fey is killing it right now. She already has a series order for a comedy starring The Office's Ellie Kemper at NBC. Now her straight-to-series order at Fox, currently titled Cabot College, has landed comedian Fortune Feimster as a series regular. Feimster, a roundtable...

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Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s opening monologue at the Golden Globes

Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s opening monologue at the Golden Globes

By | January 13, 2014 at 10:06 am | No comments

Saturday Night Live alumni Tina Fey and now-Golden Globe-winner Amy Poehler took to the stage together to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards telecast for the second year in a row (and they'll be back to host it again in 2015). As usual the duo knocked it out of the park,...

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Comedians can get paid for their videos through LittleCast Comedy Contest

Comedians can get paid for their videos through LittleCast Comedy Contest

By | January 9, 2014 at 3:07 pm | No comments

Will your fans pay to download your videos? A new startup called LittleCast seems to think that the answer is “yes.” For those of you who don’t remember: Louis C.K. gave that exact question a test drive back in 2011. The result? $1 Million in earnings – at just $5 a...

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Comedy show We’re Nice People celebrates five years (Video)

Comedy show We’re Nice People celebrates five years (Video)

By | January 9, 2014 at 12:37 pm | No comments

For the past five years, comedians Brendan McLaughlin and David Smithyman have been producing one of the best DIY comedy shows in New York. It’s appropriately titled We’re Nice People; the goal was to produce shows with great up-and-coming acts as well as established comics...

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Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for its global warming theories  (Video)

Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for its global warming theories (Video)

By | January 7, 2014 at 3:52 pm | One comment

Jon Stewart was excited to begin the new year with a better attitude on his show, not constantly battling demigogue pundits' ridiculous comments and instead focusing on the positive goings on of the world. That didn't last long on his return to The Daily Show after winter...

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Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

By | December 18, 2013 at 11:56 am | No comments

Judd Apatow is of course being honored for…costume design? Yes, you read right. The Anchorman 2 producer is being honored on Feb. 22 at the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards with the Distinguished Collaborator honor. The CDG wanted to acknowledge his "support of costume...

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Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

By | December 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan's recently reworked pilot now has recast its female lead. Ashley Williams will co-star as Gaffigan's wife Jeannie, a super-wife and super-mom, possessing an ample amount of energy, patience and good humor. CBS ordered the single-camera comedy pilot last season, but...

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NBC working with upcoming comedian Jerrod Carmichael

NBC working with upcoming comedian Jerrod Carmichael

By | December 12, 2013 at 2:44 pm | No comments

NBC is putting another much-needed comedy into the ring for next season. Comedian Jerrod Carmichael has inked a deal to shoot a presentation for the Peacock Network. The project would be written by and star the comic, who had an acting arc on Fox's The Goodwin Games. The...

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