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Amidst controversy, David Letterman’s comedian booker Eddie Brill to leave post

Amidst controversy, David Letterman’s comedian booker Eddie Brill to leave post

By | January 17, 2012 at 11:54 am | 46 comments

Ever since the New York Times posted its story on Late Show with David Letterman stand-up comedian booker Eddie Brill on Jan. 11, Brill has been in the midst of a public relations nightmare. Mostly at issue, was the part of the piece that describes the qualities most important...

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Watch Stephen Colbert get the Taiwanese animation treatment

Watch Stephen Colbert get the Taiwanese animation treatment

By | January 16, 2012 at 7:17 pm | No comments

If you follow the news, chances are you’ve heard about Stephen Colbert’s run at the GOP presidential nomination down in his home state of South Carolina. And he’s been – well, his Super PAC has been – both chipping away at likely nominee Mitt Romney and highlighting...

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Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

Comedian Todd Glass announces he’s gay on WTF with Marc Maron

By | January 16, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 62 comments

Well-respected veteran comedian Todd Glass announced he was gay on today’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron. After a relatively short introduction, wherein Maron tells his listeners that Glass, 47, wanted to come on the show to say something important, the announcement was...

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Watch Bill Murray, Frances McDormand in the trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

Watch Bill Murray, Frances McDormand in the trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

By | January 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

As one can clearly see from the trailer of Wes Anderson's latest film Moonrise Kingdom, not much has changed in the realm of all things Wes Anderson. There are still plenty of cool, well-respected, famous actors (Edward Norton, Jason Schwartzman, Frances McDormand), there's...

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Mike Birbiglia preps for ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ premiere at Sundance

Mike Birbiglia preps for ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ premiere at Sundance

By | January 16, 2012 at 11:53 am | No comments

Comedian and pro story-teller Mike Birbiglia came to the Comic Strip in New York City (photo above) to shoot a segment for the Sundance Film Festival, going down later this month. Word got out that he was coming and the place got real packed, real quick. Back in 2008, Mike...

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What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

By | January 16, 2012 at 10:50 am | 14 comments

So, the hype for last night’s third coming was through the roof: Was Ricky going to be “mean” again? Was he going to hold back a little? Was he going to sacrifice one of Angelina Jolie’s children live, onstage? We’re sure some questions were asked more than others....

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Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart join forces for unique political maneuver (Video)

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart join forces for unique political maneuver (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 5:53 pm | No comments

We reported yesterday that the hilariously meddlesome Stephen Colbert was gearing up for a major announcement on The Colbert Report last night. Well, we were treated to not one, but two surprises! First, Colbert bequeathed his Super PAC to his dear friend, Jon Stewart (with...

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Parks and Rec: Leslie chooses a fish for her campaign manager, Ben languishes in the ‘90s

Parks and Rec: Leslie chooses a fish for her campaign manager, Ben languishes in the ‘90s

By | January 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm | No comments

Last time we saw Candidate Knope, she was enveloped in the warm and fuzzy metaphorical embrace of her co-workers that sprouted directly from their construction of a gingerbread house (oh, Christmas, ye are but a distant memory). See, she had been dumped by her campaign managers...

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Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments

In the midst of all this election commentary on late night television, you might have missed that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has brought in a new correspondent to its friendly confines. Jessica Williams made her debut reporting on the GOP primary in South Carolina alongside...

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