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Nasim Pedrad’s Aziz Ansari impression from Saturday Night Live is amazing (Video)

Nasim Pedrad’s Aziz Ansari impression from Saturday Night Live is amazing (Video)

By | September 18, 2014 at 10:57 am | No comments

Former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself on the long-running sketch comedy show with her impressions of Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars and Barbara Walters. Pedrad left SNL this year to co-star alongside John Mulaney in his new Fox sitcom Mulaney....

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When tragedy struck firefighter Travis Howze, comedy saved his life (Essay)

When tragedy struck firefighter Travis Howze, comedy saved his life (Essay)

By | September 12, 2014 at 11:32 am | 2 comments

Travis Howze lived through the tragic death of nine of his closest friends, fellow firefighters now referred to as the Charleston 9. Up until that point, the South Carolina native spent his entire life saving people. After that night in 2007, Howze spiraled into depression and...

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Joan Rivers funeral was a tasteful spectacle: Howard Stern, Margaret Cho, hundreds more pay their respects

Joan Rivers funeral was a tasteful spectacle: Howard Stern, Margaret Cho, hundreds more pay their respects

By | September 8, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments

Hundreds of family members, friends and celebrities said goodbye to Joan Rivers yesterday at her invite-only funeral in New York at Temple Emanu-El, which featured a eulogy by Howard Stern and performances by the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, Hugh Jackman and Broadway star...

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15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

By | September 4, 2014 at 11:14 pm | One comment

Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a...

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Joan Rivers dead at 81: Comedians take to Twitter to express their sadness and respect

Joan Rivers dead at 81: Comedians take to Twitter to express their sadness and respect

By | September 4, 2014 at 3:48 pm | No comments

Immediately after news broke that Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81 today, fellow comedians took to Twitter to express their sadness. Below are some of those messages: My friend Joan Rivers has passed away once again to quote Billy Crystal... There are no words. Bon...

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Endorsed by Patch Adams, LaughMD wants to give hospital patients free comedy programming (Video)

Endorsed by Patch Adams, LaughMD wants to give hospital patients free comedy programming (Video)

By | September 2, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments

There’s no denying Patch Adams, the 1998 movie starring Robin Williams as the real-life Dr. Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams, moved millions of people. The movie centered on Adams, who eventually established an organization that sends volunteers dressed as clowns to cheer up...

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Pornhub releases Big Bang Theory, Orange is the New Black parody posters for Emmys (SFW)

Pornhub releases Big Bang Theory, Orange is the New Black parody posters for Emmys (SFW)

By | August 25, 2014 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Adult website Pornhub is celebrating tonight’s Emmy Awards ceremony in their own porny way, having created parodies of some of the comedy and drama nominations. We’ve all see Orange is the New Black’s now iconic promotional shot of the ensemble cast featuring Taylor...

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Robin Williams dead at 63: Comedians take to Twitter to express their grief

Robin Williams dead at 63: Comedians take to Twitter to express their grief

By | August 11, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments

As news of Robin Williams' apparent suicide quickly spread online tonight, fellow comedians took to Twitter to express their deep sadness and to encourage us to treat depression seriously. Below is a selection of those tweets. Williams was 63. My mother committed suicide at...

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An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping

An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping

By | June 4, 2014 at 11:57 am | 5 comments

I’ve made the mistake of sleepwalking through my life. Who hasn’t? No, I don’t mean like Mike Birbiglia did. Or, does? What I mean is my focus had been fixed on the not-as-important things – career status, where I thought I’d be and might not be at this point, what...

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