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Review: John Mulaney’s second comedy album ‘New In Town’ is exquisite

Review: John Mulaney’s second comedy album ‘New In Town’ is exquisite

By | February 1, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

Comedian John Mulaney's second full-length album (and first hour-long stand-up special) New in Town has a light-heartedness about it that makes it not only funny, but also proves just how accessible Mulaney's comedic voice is. So it's still no wonder that in the last few years,...

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Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

By | February 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 48 comments

This list will rank George Carlin's albums in terms of overall quality, with special attention paid to both straight hilarity as well as philosophical pertinence. I chose albums rather than specials for three reasons: 1) most of Carlin's albums simply were the audio from his...

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Mindy Kaling may leave The Office for her own show

Mindy Kaling may leave The Office for her own show

By | January 31, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 9 comments

Mindy Kaling made a name for herself in Hollywood when she began writing for and co-starring on The Office, the critically acclaimed and long-running NBC sitcom. But there's a decent chance Kaling will soon be departing that show. And the fact that NBC passed on giving a pilot...

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Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno in a Super Bowl ad for Acura

Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno in a Super Bowl ad for Acura

By | January 30, 2012 at 7:51 pm | One comment

Next Sunday, Football fans will gather in basements and man caves and strip clubs and small bathrooms where they can hide from their families to watch the Super Bowl, where the New York Giants will take on the New England Patriots. But comedy fans have something to look forward...

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What if Eddie Murphy hosted the Oscars?

What if Eddie Murphy hosted the Oscars?

By | January 30, 2012 at 6:34 pm | No comments

Hey, remember that time when the motion picture academy announced that none other than comedy icon Eddie Murphy was set to host this year's Oscars? But then Murphy's buddy, director Brett Ratner -- who was set to produce the Oscars -- said a bunch of absurd shit on television...

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Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

By | January 30, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments

Cartoon Network announced that they'll l be airing an all new late night talk show starring stand-up comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre. They'll be joining the Adult Swim line-up! The new program, produced by Abso Lutely Productions who creates Tim & Eric Awesome...

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Kevin Hart lends his talents to African American news site

Kevin Hart lends his talents to African American news site

By | January 30, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments

The Grio.com is the first African-American video news site, specifically geared towards bringing stories of interest to that community. Launched by NBC News, it's editorial mission is to be the primary news source for the Black community on a national level. February is Black...

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Louis C.K. inks deal with CBS to develop a new show

Louis C.K. inks deal with CBS to develop a new show

By | January 30, 2012 at 11:46 am | 13 comments

It seems like comedian Louis C.K.'s DIY work ethic -- not to mention, his wild success -- has caught the attention of big deal network CBS. C.K. and partner Spike Feresten, who have been working together since the 1990s, will develop a sitcom centered around, "an ensemble of...

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Review: Debut album from John Moses pushes boundaries, makes us laugh (a lot)

Review: Debut album from John Moses pushes boundaries, makes us laugh (a lot)

By | January 30, 2012 at 10:09 am | 8 comments

On his debut album, On The Edge (Uproar Entertainment), comedian John Moses warns listeners (and potential baby mamas), "I come from a long line of alcoholics and people with mental illnesses. I've got an uncle on each side that committed suicide, one of them was a murderer; you...

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