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Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

By | September 21, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

With so much drama in the L.B.C., it must be time for Snoop Dogg to do some comedy. It seems the hip-hop icon is developing a family sitcom for Warner Bros. in which he would star as a father. The project would team the rapper with producer Don Reo, who has written for...

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Amy Schumer on her Steve-O, Ryan Dunn roast joke: “I don’t feel the need to apologize”

Amy Schumer on her Steve-O, Ryan Dunn roast joke: “I don’t feel the need to apologize”

By | September 20, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 336 comments

Now that the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen aired last night -- the network's highest rated roast in history, by the way, with an average of 6.4 million viewers -- the outrage has begun. Hooray! But, really most of the outrage has been directed toward comedian Amy...

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Watch a new red band promo for Jonah Hill’s “The Sitter”

Watch a new red band promo for Jonah Hill’s “The Sitter”

By | September 20, 2011 at 3:59 pm | No comments

It's been more than a month since the first official red band trailer for The Sitter surfaced online. So this short -- but sweet -- uncensored promo hits the spot. And by spot, we mean we like to hear swear words and stuff. The Sitter, starring Jonah Hill, hits theaters Dec. 9....

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Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

Interview: Checking in with Patton Oswalt about “Finest Hour”

By | September 20, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

It's unique to see someone like Patton Oswalt, known to the mainstream for his many television and film roles (King of Queens, Ratatouille, Big Fan) staying so true to his stand-up roots. In his latest comedy album, out today, Finest Hour, which recently premiered as a Showtime...

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Watch a sincere comedy show marriage proposal

Watch a sincere comedy show marriage proposal

By | September 19, 2011 at 7:33 pm | No comments

Much of what inspires and comprises the comedy one sees and hears, especially in this day and age, comes from bitterness, sarcasm and irony. Just listen to five minutes of WTF with Marc Maron. Given that state of comedy, it's incredibly surprising to find someone proposing to...

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Modern Family comes out Emmys’ big comedy winner, but who do you think got hosed?

Modern Family comes out Emmys’ big comedy winner, but who do you think got hosed?

By | September 19, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments

Leaving with five trophies, hugely popular ABC show Modern Family left last night's 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as the big comedy winner. But their multiple wins -- including best comedy series -- didn't steal any thunder from Mike and Molly co-star Melissa McCarthy, who...

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Comedy Central will air hour-long “Colbert Report” with Radiohead

Comedy Central will air hour-long “Colbert Report” with Radiohead

By | September 19, 2011 at 3:20 pm | No comments

On Monday, Sept. 26, The Colbert Report will air a special one-hour episode at 11:30 pm ET and will feature indie rock darlings Radiohead. The show's format will be essentially be the same; however, the network has made room for expanded interviews and performances. The Thom...

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Exclusive video: Joe DeRosa’s Laughspin tour diary (Part 5)

Exclusive video: Joe DeRosa’s Laughspin tour diary (Part 5)

By | September 19, 2011 at 2:52 pm | One comment

Comedian Joe DeRosa has wrapped up his tour of Southeastern America in support of his new album, Return of the Son of Depression Auction. And if you've been paying attention to these here digital pages, you know that DeRosa has been happily vlogging his experience for your...

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Wet Hot American Summer: Laughspin and Showalter, Wain, Black reflect on the cult comedy

Wet Hot American Summer: Laughspin and Showalter, Wain, Black reflect on the cult comedy

By | September 19, 2011 at 11:58 am | One comment

The state bird of New Jersey is the mosquito. The statement, offered in jest by a movie character from behind the digitalized safety net of the TV screen, had at least one audience member thoroughly riled. It was all the encouragement my friend Richie, a Jersey boy born and...

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