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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but without pretending astrology is real

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but without pretending astrology is real

By | November 28, 2011 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Aries:: It’s important to focus on family this week-- other people’s families, real and on television. Watch every episode of Family Ties, All in the Family, and the Partridge Family you can find from right now until Friday at 5 pm. Then, take what you’ve learned, walk...

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Video: Did anyone use these tips to prepare Thanksgiving dinner?

Video: Did anyone use these tips to prepare Thanksgiving dinner?

By | November 28, 2011 at 11:53 am | No comments

Lt. John Pike's shot of pepper spray at peaceful protesters at UC Irvine has largely become "the shot seen 'round the world". However, the sound that's being most associated with the incident has become Fox newsanchor Megyn Kelly's comment regarding the pepper spray as "a food...

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Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, more join for Baby Buggy benefit Dec. 5

Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, more join for Baby Buggy benefit Dec. 5

By | November 28, 2011 at 11:23 am | One comment

It’s not every night – even in New York City – comedy giants like Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Colin Quinn come together to perform on the same show. But it’s happening, folks. On Dec. 5 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, Good Morning America...

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Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

By | November 28, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

Sometimes people say the comedy world is a cold world filled with backstabbing and people getting screwed over. Cris and Paul Italia, and Patrick Milligan of Cringe Humor proved that to be false recently. As part of the New York Comedy Festival, they held a tribute to Mike...

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Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

By | November 23, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Amidst all the uproar of the most recent half-naked picture of Kristen Wiig in GQ for being "bro of the year" and the NY Times letting the whole world know that female comedians are pushing the boundaries of taste and succeeding, there is plenty of great news for women in...

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Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

By | November 23, 2011 at 12:01 am | 10 comments

Maybe it was the wine (thanks, Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, for your always wonderful food service!), but as I watched The Muppets, I could not stop smiling. I admit it: I was nervous before the film began. The Muppets hold so much cultural cachet: would the characters hold up...

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Watch Nickelback have a sense of humor about them sucking

Watch Nickelback have a sense of humor about them sucking

By | November 22, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 5 comments

You don’t have to like Nickelback to appreciate the video they just made for Funny or Die. In it, the band (with the help of Paul Scheer) tries to figure out why everyone in Detroit is so pissed off about their upcoming performance at the Lions game on Thanksgiving. With the...

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Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

By | November 22, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 139 comments

The easiest way to judge whether a television show is successful is to take a look at its ratings. The higher, the better if you didn’t know. Another tell-tale sign a show is doing well: when a completely separate second show about the making of the first show is created, and...

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GQ names Kristen Wiig ‘bro’ of the year, posts half naked photo (to show her like a bro)

GQ names Kristen Wiig ‘bro’ of the year, posts half naked photo (to show her like a bro)

By | November 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 16 comments

It seems every now and again, GQ tries to act like they give a shit about comedy. In July, a half-naked Mila Kunis adorned the cover of their fourth annual comedy issue. It was a progressive step, I guess, because men usually end up on the comedy issue's cover (think Zach...

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