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Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

By | September 30, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

It's been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais' character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe...

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Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

By | September 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm | One comment

One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it's magical. When it's bad, it's not just bad-- it's excruciating to watch. And...

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Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)

Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

Like Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Game of Thrones and a few others, True Detective is show that people lose their minds over. To be fair, the HBO drama is stellar and we get why people loved first season performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. So it makes...

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Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 10:47 am | No comments

Since Jim Gaffigan will unleash his second book upon the world in less than two months, the veteran comedian visited Late Show with David Letterman last night to drop some knowledge about food, the topic of said book. While Food: A Love Story won’t hit retailers until Oct. 21,...

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Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

By | September 24, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments

On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not...

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Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 11:54 am | No comments

Fresh off his stint at Funny or Die´s Oddball comedy festival and winding down the promotional tour for his upcoming Spike Lee-helmed stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael is on what you could call a bit of a hot streak. That type of success would get to anyone’s head, but...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 96: Robert Kelly interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 96: Robert Kelly interview

By | September 23, 2014 at 10:28 am | No comments

On a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino hangs out with comedian Robert Kelly at his home in New York State. Gadino and Kelly chat about the comedian's own podcast You Know What Dude, his upcoming role in Denis Leary's new FX series...

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Wendi McLendon-Covey to Hollywood: Revamp your shortlist of funny broads! (Exclusive)

Wendi McLendon-Covey to Hollywood: Revamp your shortlist of funny broads! (Exclusive)

By | September 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm | One comment

The concept of the “short list” for studio films is simple: it’s a tried-and true method to expediently plug bankable stars into leading roles, which creates publicity and drums up financing. Great! But here’s the thing – the short list for funny broads needs a bit of...

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Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ hits theaters Dec. 5, also stars Rosario Dawson and Kevin Hart (Video)

Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ hits theaters Dec. 5, also stars Rosario Dawson and Kevin Hart (Video)

By | September 19, 2014 at 11:35 am | 2 comments

Comedian Chris Rock's comedy Top Five has exited the Toronto International Film Festival with a distributor and a release date. Paramount Pictures will release Top Five on Dec. 5 in select theaters and nationwide on Dec. 12. The movie stars Rock, who also wrote and directed the...

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