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Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

By | April 8, 2014 at 9:50 am | No comments

Microsoft is getting serious about creating original programming for its Xbox One. Xbox Entertainment Studios has turned to Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Seth Green for comedy shows to stream on the video game-turned-entertainment console, which currently retails for about...

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John Pinette, celebrated comedian, dies at 50

John Pinette, celebrated comedian, dies at 50

By | April 6, 2014 at 10:18 pm | One comment

Celebrated stand-up comedian John Pinette was found dead today in his room at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh. He was 50. Pinette, who was famously overweight and who had suffered from liver and heart disease in recent years, died of natural causes, according to...

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Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

By | April 3, 2014 at 6:10 pm | One comment

Late night talk show legend David Letterman will announce his 2015 retirement on tonight's edition of Late Show with David Letterman. When a monstrous announcement like this is to be made, a press release is usually sent to media outlets or it is agreed that the star will break...

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Anna Kendrick’s SNL promos with Taran Killam are hilarious (Video)

Anna Kendrick’s SNL promos with Taran Killam are hilarious (Video)

By | April 2, 2014 at 12:34 pm | No comments

Anna Kendrick of Pitch Perfect fame has proven herself one of very few A-list Hollywood actresses who have a great sense of humor. A cursory glance at Kendrick's Twitter account helps prove it. So, despite the fact we’re still basking in the glory of Louis C.K. and his...

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Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)

Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)

By | April 1, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report last night spent the majority of his Comedy Central show addressing the #CancelColbert controversy that erupted on Twitter last week. The show opened with Colbert's staff exiting their Comedy Central headquarters with boxes, the set of The...

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Louis CK’s 9-minute SNL monologue examines religion, death, daughters

Louis CK’s 9-minute SNL monologue examines religion, death, daughters

By | March 30, 2014 at 3:48 pm | One comment

Louis C.K.'s second stint hosting Saturday Night Live went down last night, and his performance throughout the night -- especially his 9-minute monologue -- lived up, if not, surpassed the episode he hosted on Nov. 3, 2012, for which he was nominated for an Emmy in the category...

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Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

If the misinformed #CancelColbert campaign teaches us anything, it should be that the premise of a joke is just as important as its punch line. Twitter erupted Thursday evening when The Colbert Report's official Twitter page tweeted a joke from Wednesday night's episode. On the...

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Beerfest director Jay Chandrasekhar will write Cheech and Chong movie

Beerfest director Jay Chandrasekhar will write Cheech and Chong movie

By | March 28, 2014 at 11:25 am | No comments

The fabled Cheech & Chong reunion film is back on! After announcing in 2005 that they've canceled plans to star in a new feature film, CelebStoner.com reports that Tommy Chong has confirmed a script is in the works. Super Troopers director (and mustache ride giver) Jay...

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Ellen Page cast as John Belushi’s wife in biopic

Ellen Page cast as John Belushi’s wife in biopic

By | March 27, 2014 at 9:49 am | One comment

The fast-approaching John Belushi biopic has cast another principal character, Belushi's wife, Judith Jacklin. Last Fall we learned that Emile Hirsch will play the beloved Saturday Night Live alum who died of an overdose at the tragically young age of 33. Earlier this year,...

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