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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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Louis C.K. reveals the real Louis C.K. in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Louis C.K. reveals the real Louis C.K. in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | March 26, 2014 at 10:08 am | No comments

While you eagerly wait for the season four premiere of Louie on May 5, you could help sate your Louis C.K. appetite this weekend when he hosts Saturday Night Live. To give you a wee taste, NBC just released these promos with C.K. and Kenan Thompson, wherein C.K. finally reveals...

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The Thrilling Adventure Hour is headed to Town Hall in New York (Exclusive)

The Thrilling Adventure Hour is headed to Town Hall in New York (Exclusive)

By | March 25, 2014 at 4:32 pm | No comments

It’s been nine years since writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker staged their first production of The Thrilling Adventure Hour, a wholly unique comedy experience that has earned a massive cult following thanks, in part, to its monthly sold-out shows at the 280-seat Largo at the...

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Kevin Allison on life after The State, storytelling, Risk! podcast and more (Laughspin Interview)

Kevin Allison on life after The State, storytelling, Risk! podcast and more (Laughspin Interview)

By | March 24, 2014 at 12:49 pm | No comments

If the name Kevin Allison doesn’t set off a chorus of recognition bells in your head, chances are you’ve become acquainted with the man better by his impressive cavalcade of hilarious, omnipresent characters on The State – that fondly remembered relic of ‘90s sketch...

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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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