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Guest essay: The Mila Kunis Experience, by Theo Von

Guest essay: The Mila Kunis Experience, by Theo Von

By | September 1, 2011 at 11:02 am | 6 comments

Yesterday I saw Mila Kunis. Yes that MILA KUNIS. The hot one. The funny one. The small, bigger-than-life one. I saw her in the flesh. At Starbucks. Cuz you know, Mila and I go to the same Starbucks. I looked up from writing a script/facebooking/waiting-for-my-big-break, to see...

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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | September 1, 2011 at 9:00 am | One comment

Since June, when HBO announced it had picked up Ricky Gervais' new show Life's Too Short, we've been eagerly anticipating its premiere. In the meantime Gervais has teased us with a few updates on his blog and some video sneak peeks on the series. The show, produced by Gervais...

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Video: Don Cheadle is the angriest Captain Planet ever

Video: Don Cheadle is the angriest Captain Planet ever

By | August 31, 2011 at 11:02 pm | No comments

Have you ever wondered: What if there was a live action remake of the 1990s eco-conscious cartoon Captain Planet starring Don Cheadle donned in what can only be described as "silverface?" If so, wonder no more.** You see, the good folks at Funny or Die enlisted Cheadle as well...

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Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 14)

Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 14)

By | August 31, 2011 at 1:37 pm | No comments

Edinburgh -- “You cannot leave the Fringe until you’ve seen Simon Munnery.” Munnery is a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe, this year taking to the stage at The Stand Comedy Club through the run. With his effortless ability to wax poetic in intricate rants and clever prose,...

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

By | August 31, 2011 at 9:14 am | One comment

I'm not sure how many of you comedy nerds follow the world of A-list celebs, but you might know that its been rumored -- ever since their 2009 flick The Proposal -- that actress Sandra Bullock and actor Ryan Reynolds have been banging. Personally, I hope it's true. They're a...

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Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

For most comedy fans, the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Office cannot happen soon enough. The eighth season finds Dunder Mifflin without a regional manager after the dramatic Michael Scott (Steve Carell) exit at the conclusion of last season. And while we know James Spader has...

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Cedric the Entertainer launches line of fancy headwear

Cedric the Entertainer launches line of fancy headwear

By | August 30, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments

Veteran comedian Cedric the Entertainer has accomplished a great many things during his career; he was one of the four Original Kings of Comedy, has acted in and voiced a seemingly countless number of movies and is currently the host of the prime time NBC game show, It's Worth...

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Charlie Sheen warns, “Good luck, mortals” in new Comedy Central roast promos

Charlie Sheen warns, “Good luck, mortals” in new Comedy Central roast promos

By | August 30, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

One week after Comedy Central unleashed its first promo video for the upcoming roast of Charlie Sheen, the network just released a pair of new ones. Not surprisingly, Sheen has embraced the use of Ozzy Osbourne's classic metal song "Crazy Train" as the backdrop to the promo...

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Comedy podcast you should be listening to: “Talkin’ Shit” with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft

Comedy podcast you should be listening to: “Talkin’ Shit” with Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:04 am | 4 comments

Jim Jefferies and Eddie Ifft tour the world performing stand-up comedy for hundreds of people at a time. Jefferies has had an HBO special and Ifft has had one for Comedy Central. Despite such accolades, you might not know they also have a popular podcast, Talkin' Shit. "It's...

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