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Tommy Ryman named Best of Midwest at Gilda’s LaughFest (Review)

Tommy Ryman named Best of Midwest at Gilda’s LaughFest (Review)

By | March 12, 2015 at 11:33 am | One comment

GRAND RAPIDS -- Minnesota comedian Tommy Ryman was crowned Best of the Midwest -- and was handed a check for $2,500 -- late last night here as he edged out nine other comedians in what has become an annual highlight of Gilda's LaughFest, now in its fifth year. A semifinalist...

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MTV2 will premiere ‘Joking Off’ hosted by DeRay Davis (Video)

MTV2 will premiere ‘Joking Off’ hosted by DeRay Davis (Video)

By | March 11, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments

MTV2’s newest comedic game show, Joking Off will hit the airwaves on April 1 (No April Fools joke here!) and when it does, it is set to give the Internet what it deserves — a good, thorough Who’s Line Is It Anyway inspired belittling. Hosted by stand-up comedian and "Wild...

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Late Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon featured in Fusion documentary (Video)

Late Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon featured in Fusion documentary (Video)

By | March 10, 2015 at 9:33 pm | No comments

Mega-Simpsons heads like myself were devastated to hear about the death of Sam Simon, who passed away after a long battle with colon cancer on Sunday, March 8. He was just 59 years old – younger than both of my parents currently are, and certainly much younger than Homer and...

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Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dead at 59

Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dead at 59

By | March 9, 2015 at 3:40 pm | No comments

Sam Simon, the co-creator of The Simpsons, died Sunday at age 59. Simon had been suffering from colon cancer, and he was surrounded by his family at the time of his death. “Sam Simon taught me everything about animation writing, and even more about life,” Simpsons...

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Samantha Bee leaving Daily Show to host TBS show

Samantha Bee leaving Daily Show to host TBS show

By | March 5, 2015 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Samantha Bee is officially leaving Comedy Central for TBS with her husband, fellow Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones. TBS is giving the veteran comedian her own comedy series to host where she will apply "her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues,"...

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Wet Hot American Summer Netflix prequel series gets July premiere date

Wet Hot American Summer Netflix prequel series gets July premiere date

By | March 3, 2015 at 10:12 pm | One comment

Hello, Camp Firewood! Everything sure is coming up WHAS these days, isn't it? First, they announced the prequel mini series, to be released on Netflix. Then we found out that the ENTIRE CAST would be returning. (Yup, even the Oscar nominees). Oh yeah, there was also Wet Hot...

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Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More

By | March 3, 2015 at 11:01 am | No comments

In honor of Comedy Central’s every-two-year tradition, the Night of Too Many Stars extravaganza, the cable juggernaut decided to pull out all the stops this time around and give fans what they’ve really been itching for: that is, a boozy shoplifting spree with John Oliver,...

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Taran Killam Defends SNL ISIS Sketch. Why Saturday Night Live Star Is Proud (VIDEO)

Taran Killam Defends SNL ISIS Sketch. Why Saturday Night Live Star Is Proud (VIDEO)

By | March 2, 2015 at 8:31 pm | One comment

America is still debating whether Saturday Night Live’s recent ISIS parody went too far. Now one of the stars of the SNL sketch, Taran Killam, has weighed in. And unsurprisingly, he is defending his employer’s skit. This past week’s SNL featured a mock commercial with...

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‘Saturday Night Live’ ISIS Sketch: Did it go too far? (VIDEO)

‘Saturday Night Live’ ISIS Sketch: Did it go too far? (VIDEO)

By | March 1, 2015 at 10:13 am | 3 comments

Saturday Night Live may have gone too far with an ISIS parody sketch. SNL producers are facing heavy Twitter backlash after a skit that featured a young woman (played by host Dakota Johnson) leaving home to join the terrorist organization. This SNL ISIS skit was a parody of...

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