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Comedian Theo Von’s journey to Guantanamo Bay

Comedian Theo Von’s journey to Guantanamo Bay

By | September 27, 2011 at 1:29 pm | One comment

I left Los Angeles at 11 pm. Twenty hours later I am sitting here in Fort Lauderdale, at an upscale gas station waiting for the 180-minute plane ride to Guantanamo Naval Base. Myself and three other comedians were told we’d leave at noon. It’s 8:55 pm and a man named Ramon,...

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Watch Thomas Lennon host “The Vote Off,” the only reality show you’ll ever need

Watch Thomas Lennon host “The Vote Off,” the only reality show you’ll ever need

By | September 26, 2011 at 4:33 pm | No comments

Do you need more convincing that reality TV competition shows are unnecessary and inane? Perhaps you don't, but you don't speak for the millions of people who still watch that garbage and have made it so that 1) Dancing With The Stars continues 2) CNN's Nancy Grace can be on it,...

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Comedian Amber Tozer creates web series based on funny tweets

Comedian Amber Tozer creates web series based on funny tweets

By | September 26, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments

Of all the innovative ways in which Twitter is being used in the comedy world, comedian Amber Tozer has perhaps found the most interesting and entertaining. She, along with Mark Sayre, created a web series called #nitTwits, wherein short films are created based on funny tweets....

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Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Weird Al Yankovic is back, comedy nerds. And in a huge way. The premiere of his new hour-long special Weird Al Yankovic Live! The Alpocalypse Tour premieres on Comedy Central this Saturday, with the uncensored and uncut version hitting DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 4. To get you in...

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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:38 pm | No comments

Aries: The Aries sign has something to do with rams, so, this week I think it’s important for you to find and kill a real ram, and then wear the carcass of its head as a hat for the entire weekend, ESPECIALLY on Saturday night. Get ready, you’re about to make some new and...

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Watch 11 videos from Saturday Night Live’s season premiere with Alec Baldwin

Watch 11 videos from Saturday Night Live’s season premiere with Alec Baldwin

By | September 25, 2011 at 10:22 am | 3 comments

Last night, Saturday Night Live kicked off its new season with a quality show, overall. If you missed it, fear not. Here’s almost all of the goodies, minus the Radiohead performances, because honestly, I don't give a shit about them. Enjoy. Clocking in at just over 11...

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Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

By | September 25, 2011 at 12:55 am | One comment

Embattled comedian Artie Lange has been away from his high-profile radio gig on the Howard Stern Show since he attempted suicide in January of 2010. He laid low for a long time. Eight months later he made his first public appearance; he did a short set at the Comedy Cellar in...

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Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

By | September 23, 2011 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Aside from her stand-up comedy, I’ve come to know and love Wanda Sykes for her work on the always hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm. She’s a perfect foil for Larry David, whose awkwardness – especially where race is concerned – never fails to cause a whole lot of problems...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

By | September 23, 2011 at 2:11 pm | One comment

The new season of Parks and Recreation premiered last night and, oh, what fun we had. And we found out so many things! So grab your go-bag and hightail it out of wherever you are and enter a world of municipal hijinks, dong shots, and big, abstract dreams. At Li’l...

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