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Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’ is a cringeworthy delight (Review)

Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’ is a cringeworthy delight (Review)

By | March 22, 2014 at 9:55 am | No comments

Jason Bateman, of his directorial debut, Bad Words, offers this gentle caveat: “This movie isn’t for everyone.” Screened recently at Austin’s South by Southwest festival to a packed auditorium, the film does resist easy consumption. The story centers on a cynical...

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Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

By | March 21, 2014 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks....

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 89: Hannibal Buress interview

Laughspin Podcast, episode 89: Hannibal Buress interview

By | March 20, 2014 at 6:56 pm | No comments

On the latest episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with the mighty Hannibal Buress. The dude has a lot going on, but most importantly, his new one-hour stand-up comedy special Live From Chicago premieres March 29 on Comedy Central. I’ve already...

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Get finger blasted with Amy Schumer (Photo)

Get finger blasted with Amy Schumer (Photo)

By | March 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | One comment

Oh, how we love creative, crude, viral marketing. Comedy Central and the folks at Inside Amy Schumer announced they're offering a treat to all those youths celebrating Spring Break in Daytona Beach, Fl. It appears spring breakers can enjoy some chicken fingers with some special...

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‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why

‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why

By | March 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments

In 12 days, How I Met Your Mother will reach its expiration date after nine seasons and 208 episodes, the television equivalent of a long and prosperous life. Fear not, fan-clubbers: Although your favorite show is being put out to pasture, CBS will continue to milk the cash cow...

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Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April

Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April

By | March 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | One comment

The long-awaited uncensored Dave Attell stand-up series finally has a premiere date. Comedy Underground with Dave Attell hits television sets on Saturday night, April 12 at 1 am EST on Comedy Central. The show marks Attell's return to the network since his Insomniac series went...

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Watch Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Peanuts movie teaser

Watch Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Peanuts movie teaser

By | March 18, 2014 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Since it was announced two years ago that there would be a CGI-animated Peanuts movie, the production has been shrouded in secrecy. No cast has been announced for the 3D movie and fans have no idea what the flick will be about. But today, DreamWorks Animation and Fox Family...

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Louis C.K. returning to FX on May 5 with more than he promised

Louis C.K. returning to FX on May 5 with more than he promised

By | March 16, 2014 at 6:10 pm | No comments

FX asked Louis C.K. for 13 episodes for season four of his critically-acclaimed show Louie. The versatile comedian said, "Here's 14 episodes, because I like ya." He didn't actually say that, but he did deliver an extra episode of the single-camera dark comedy. After taking a...

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Chris Tucker talks tax problems, Michael Jackson and more at Gilda’s LaughFest

Chris Tucker talks tax problems, Michael Jackson and more at Gilda’s LaughFest

By | March 15, 2014 at 11:36 pm | One comment

GRAND RAPIDS -- Ever since news broke in 2009 that he owed the government a few million in back taxes, comedian Chris Tucker unfortunately became a constant presence on TMZ instead of on the big screen or on stand-up stages. In 2007 he starred in the third and what would become...

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