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Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant response to Rick Santorum’s handling of crazy racist woman

Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant response to Rick Santorum’s handling of crazy racist woman

By | January 25, 2012 at 11:19 am | No comments

Old people say the darndest things, don't they? "Get my medicine, I'm dying." "My grandson is so handsome." "Help me, I've fallen and I can't get up!" We've heard it all before. But we think you'd agree that ye olde peeps are at their best when they engage in hateful, racist and...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but more terrifying

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but more terrifying

By | January 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | No comments

Aries: Alternate every 15 minutes between drinking lots of coffee laced with laxatives, and washing big chunks of cheese down with Pepto Bismol. You need to toughen up, and a week of this daily 9 to 5 regiment should do the trick. Taurus: Don’t wear hats this week. They...

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Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

By | January 24, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 14 comments

And the Oscar for Best Actress goes to…Kristen Wiig! Best Actor…Patton Oswalt! Best Picture…Bridesmaids! Or so we wish. The Oscar nominations came in this morning and it was a great year for comedy in film! This year, the Academy will recognize many comedic talents who are...

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Stephen Colbert ends possible presidential bid (Video)

Stephen Colbert ends possible presidential bid (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert made a stunning(ish) announcement on his show last night. He is ending his exploratory committee to run for President of the United States of South Carolina. The news comes after last weekend's South Carolina primary where Colbert ran as Herman Cain. The...

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Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:40 pm | One comment

San Francisco's stellar comedy event Sketchfest (running through Feb. 4) -- the 11th annual, don't you know? -- kicked off Jan. 19 and has already hosted some amazing shows, one of which was a Wet Hot American Summer reunion! Dubbed Wet Hot American Summer: The Live Radio...

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New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:05 am | One comment

This past Thursday, FX debuted their all new animated comedy Unsupervised. Helmed by writers and producers of the network’s hit show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the series follows the lives of two optimistic teenage boys, Gary and Joel, trying to make it through...

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Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

By | January 24, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments

The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia's award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won't be able to see the flick -- starring Birbigs (of course)...

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Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

By | January 23, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 12 comments

Jay Leno, as much as he takes flak from audiences and comedians alike, generally isn’t on the receiving end of critique for particularly edgy or offensive jokes. Sure, he’s had his share of Tonight Show-related debacles, but Leno doesn’t have a reputation for pushing the...

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Comedy booker slammed for shady dealings tells his side of the story

Comedy booker slammed for shady dealings tells his side of the story

By | January 23, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments

Back in October, we reported about a comedy booker from Sioux Falls, SD. His name is Brian Eugene Abrahamson and, according to industry sources, he had ripped off a handful of comedians-- promising them a flat rate to perform and then ended up paying each comic less than that...

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