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Coen Brothers bring their dark comedy roots to television with “Harve Karbo”

Coen Brothers bring their dark comedy roots to television with “Harve Karbo”

By | October 5, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Joel and Ethan Coen are bringing their cinematic magic to the small screen. The Oscar-winning filmmakers—along with Cedar Rapids writer Phil Johnson—have co-created an hour-long comedy series for Fox called Harve Karbo. The series is about a Los-Angeles-based private...

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Watch Kurt Braunohler, Wyatt Cenac in Tom Scharpling’s latest music video

Watch Kurt Braunohler, Wyatt Cenac in Tom Scharpling’s latest music video

By | October 4, 2011 at 10:01 pm | One comment

If you're the type of person who thinks music videos are dead, especially since MTV and VH1 hardly play them anymore, you're mostly right. However, celebrated free-form radio host (WFMU's The Best Show), writer, director, producer and comedy expert Tom Scharpling is bringing...

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Listen to Aimee Mann sing “Todd Barry Is An Idiot”

Listen to Aimee Mann sing “Todd Barry Is An Idiot”

By | October 4, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments

When comedian Todd Barry tweeted the following -- "Yo @aimeemann. Hear you’re recording @timheidecker song. BIG mistake. I’ll whip up something better & fax it to you later." -- a scene for musical inspiration was set. Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric fame) got to work on an...

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Watch Trey Parker and Matt Stone teach a film class at NYU

Watch Trey Parker and Matt Stone teach a film class at NYU

By | October 4, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments

South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker gave an extremely lucky class of freshman at New York University a surprise lecture as part of the MTVU show Stand In. I feel bad for the student who decided to skip that day. It was the first day of this “Storytelling...

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NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”

NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”

By | October 4, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

It turns out the ratings for two of NBC's new comedies, Whitney and Up All All Night have been strong enough to warrant full season commitments. Many times networks will test out new shows by committing to a certain number of episodes, promote the hell out of those episodes and...

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“50/50″ stays true to its buzz; is equally funny and stark

“50/50″ stays true to its buzz; is equally funny and stark

By | October 4, 2011 at 12:18 pm | No comments

It seems in a world of trailers designed to trick people into watching a different film than the one that was actually made, a movie delivering on what it promised would seem out of the question. 50/50 bucks that trend and fulfilled on what every TV spot, late night TV...

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Kevin Hart will guest star on “Modern Family”

Kevin Hart will guest star on “Modern Family”

By | October 4, 2011 at 11:55 am | 3 comments

Fresh off the massive success of his stand-up concert film, Laugh At My Pain, Kevin Hart is set to appear in one of the most popular comedy series on television. Hart has signed on to guest star on the multiple-Emmy- winning Modern Family on ABC, Entertainment Weekly reports....

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Laughspin’s seven favorite iPhone comedy apps

Laughspin’s seven favorite iPhone comedy apps

By | October 3, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments

Everyone is losing their goddamn minds about the announcement of the possible release of the iPhone 5 this week. In the off chance you haven't heard, there's a huge Apple event tomorrow, but it's veiled in secrecy. You see, Apple sent out an invite, titled "Let's Talk iPhone"...

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Artie Lange, Nick Di Paolo’s radio show premieres tonight

Artie Lange, Nick Di Paolo’s radio show premieres tonight

By | October 3, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 6 comments

We've been writing about it for a long time now, and finally the day has come. Artie Lange will officially return to radio tonight after Monday Night Football concludes. The Nick and Artie Show is happening. And you'll be able to stream it live on iheartradio.com from 10 pm to 1...

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