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Was Louis C.K. ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue too over the top? (Video)

Was Louis C.K. ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue too over the top? (Video)

By | May 17, 2015 at 4:14 pm | No comments

Was Louis C.K.’s Saturday Night Live monologue offensive? The comedian’s jokes about racism and child molestation created a stir on social media. The SNL monologue was controversial from the start. Louis C.K. started out noting that he grew up in the 1970s, when racism...

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Harry Shearer leaves Simpsons over contract dispute

Harry Shearer leaves Simpsons over contract dispute

By | May 14, 2015 at 11:39 am | No comments

Shortly after Fox renewed The Simpsons for another two seasons, Harry Shearer has decided not to return to the longest-running sitcom on television. Shearer voices a slew of Simpsons characters including Mr. Burns, Principal Skinner, Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, Dr. Hibbert,...

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21 Chris Farley life lessons: What we learned from the man who was Matt Foley

21 Chris Farley life lessons: What we learned from the man who was Matt Foley

By | May 6, 2015 at 9:40 am | One comment

This year Tommy Boy turned 20 years old. So, I promptly went out and bought a subscription to AARP Magazine. And then exclaimed “holy shnikes!” as any sensible Chris Farley fan would do. But for real, it’s really been 20 years? Seems like only yesterday we were...

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival

By | May 4, 2015 at 12:02 pm | No comments

I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that...

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Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Video)

Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Video)

By | April 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm | One comment

Love him or hate him, you have to respect Jon Stewart. The stand-up comedian turned late night voice for a political generation is known for calling out news organizations, political leaders and celebrities on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. But, with the social "perfect...

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What’s the deal with Seinfeld and Hulu?

What’s the deal with Seinfeld and Hulu?

By | April 29, 2015 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Hulu has bought the digital streaming rights to the oft-quoted NBC comedy Seinfeld. The video streaming service must have been tired of seeing competitor Netflix constantly in the headlines and cut a deal with Sony Pictures TV for all 180 episodes of the sitcom for nearly $160...

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Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ documentary (Laughspin Interview)

Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ documentary (Laughspin Interview)

By | April 27, 2015 at 1:27 pm | One comment

Kevin Pollak's Misery Loves Comedy is not just an adventure into the mindspace of stand-up comedians but an exciting exploration into the universal human conditions of misery, joy and hope. What started with the question, "Do you have to be miserable to be a comedian?"...

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Aziz Ansari Netflix series is happening! Streaming service continues to build case for comedy dominance.

Aziz Ansari Netflix series is happening! Streaming service continues to build case for comedy dominance.

By | April 22, 2015 at 1:30 pm | One comment

Netflix continues to amp up its original comedy offerings ordering a series from comedian Aziz Ansari. Netflix ordered 10 episodes of the unnamed series which Ansari co-created with Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Alan Yang. Ansari and company are keeping details...

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Jon Stewart announces Daily Show departure date. Win tickets to final taping (Video)

Jon Stewart announces Daily Show departure date. Win tickets to final taping (Video)

By | April 21, 2015 at 5:41 pm | No comments

Jon Stewart announced that the end of his historic reign at Comedy Central will end on Aug. 6. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart loses its iconic host after 16 years behind the satirical-news desk. Stewart annonuced his retirement back in February to the shock and surprise of his...

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