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Watch Amy Schumer talk “Teen Mom,” babies and more on “Conan”

Watch Amy Schumer talk “Teen Mom,” babies and more on “Conan”

By | October 21, 2011 at 4:10 pm | No comments

I know I’ve gotten kind of old (well, old-ish) because some of my friends have started having babies. On purpose. It’s a worrisome trend. But, thankfully, I’m not alone! On Conan last night, Amy Schumer related being similarly thrown off-kilter by her friends becoming...

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Julie Klausner welcomes Paul F. Tompkins, Fred Armisen, cats and more to live podcast taping

Julie Klausner welcomes Paul F. Tompkins, Fred Armisen, cats and more to live podcast taping

By | October 21, 2011 at 3:54 pm | One comment

If you showed up at the Bell House in Brooklyn last night for the live taping of writer and comedienne Julie Klausner’s How Was Your Week? podcast expecting Teddy Leo, cat photos, the JCPenney Facebook page, drunk Maya Angelou, the most hated man on Billy Eichner’s iPod...

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Why Mindy Kaling hates televised roasts and why we disagree with her

Why Mindy Kaling hates televised roasts and why we disagree with her

By | October 21, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 9 comments

In Mindy Kaling's new book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) -- in stores Nov. 1 -- The Office co-star, writer, director and producer comes out hard against the concept of televised roasts. And although she doesn't mention the network by name, her target...

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Daryl Wright: “Wildly Inappropriate” (Review)

Daryl Wright: “Wildly Inappropriate” (Review)

By | October 21, 2011 at 12:57 pm | No comments

An album titled Wildly Inappropriate arouses some expectations. Mostly, it prepares the listener for nonstop offensive humor or an otherwise edgy act that will draw out laughs from highly uncomfortable topics. Daryl Wright's debut album, however funny, may be ever-so-slightly...

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Comedian Jimmy Pardo’s “Pardcast-a-thon” to benefit Smile Train set for Nov. 25

Comedian Jimmy Pardo’s “Pardcast-a-thon” to benefit Smile Train set for Nov. 25

By | October 21, 2011 at 11:11 am | No comments

It’s that time of year again-- time for comedian Jimmy Pardo’s Never Not Funny podcast marathon. This year marks the third annual Pardcast-a-thon, which once again will broadcast for 12 non-stop hours beginning Friday, Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. ET. And if ever there was a comedian...

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Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

By | October 20, 2011 at 5:34 pm | No comments

Comedian Shane Mauss has been in our sights for years now. Why? Because he's fucking funny, that's why. We even named his debut album Jokes To Make My Parents Proud one of the 10 best comedy albums of 2010. He was also included on our list of 11 funniest stories told by...

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Barack Obama will guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Barack Obama will guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | October 20, 2011 at 2:15 pm | No comments

NBC just announced that President Barack Obama will be Jay Leno's special guest on the Tonight Show's episode this coming Tuesday. It will be Obama's fourth appearance on the show. The Prez visited the show in 2006 and 2007 while he was campaigning and once again in March of...

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Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

Video: Natasha Leggero feels desperation, anxiety and a yearning for the 1920s, or maybe the 1980s

By | October 20, 2011 at 1:46 pm | One comment

We all engage in destructive behavior from time to time in order to shield ourselves from reality. Some people drink booze; others smoke pot; and what I do is others hire attractive coeds to punch them in the face until they lose consciousness. The point is, it's not cool to...

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Watch Maria Bamford show off all the cool, new books she bought

Watch Maria Bamford show off all the cool, new books she bought

By | October 20, 2011 at 1:12 pm | No comments

I love the explosion of social media and intuitive technology, but one consequential trend really gets my goat. Ever see those videos featuring tweens and teenagers speaking into a webcam about their lives, calling out “haters,” and showing off things they buy? Yeah. Not a...

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