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Five movies that will restore your faith in romantic comedies

Five movies that will restore your faith in romantic comedies

By | July 21, 2011 at 11:41 pm | One comment

If you've happened to catch even just the trailers for most romantic comedies, let's say, in the last decade, you've probably soured on the entire genre. Even now, as studios childishly duke it out by having their versions of the "anti-romantic comedy" (No Strings Attached,...

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Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

By | July 19, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments

It seems every season there's a sad departure of a comedy series that had potential. Usually it’s a slight bummer but then you find a replacement during that time slot each week and you stop mourning the loss. But a few shows have graced us in the last 15 years who were gone...

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Greg Proops: The Punchline Magazine interview

Greg Proops: The Punchline Magazine interview

By | July 5, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Greg Proops has seemingly done it all. He's famous for doing improv on British-turned-American series Whose Line Is It Anyway? He's earned a more concentrated and dedicated fanbase through constant touring as a stand-up. He often pops up on the tele-- most recently on Chelsea...

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A musical message from comedian Ted Alexandro

A musical message from comedian Ted Alexandro

By | June 30, 2011 at 10:57 am | No comments

In early June, comedian Ted Alexandro and Hollis James released "Kiss Our American Ass," an ode to the death of Osama Bin Laden. It was poignant, touching and even musically competent. So, now, in honor of the most patriotic weekend -- it's the 4th of July soon, you...

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Comedy Matters with Woody Allen, Jon Stewart and more!

Comedy Matters with Woody Allen, Jon Stewart and more!

By | June 23, 2011 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Strip Action Richie Tienken is a very kind and caring man. He does lots of charity work, and recently did two major fundraisers, one for The Red Cross and the other for the American Diabetes Association. In conjunction with Karen Horn, an executive from The Red Cross,...

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Interview: Bryan Callen– comedian, actor, zombie killer

By | June 16, 2011 at 12:49 pm | No comments

If you're like me, you first caught glances of comedian Bryan Callen during his years on the long-running (but not long enough!), totally under-appreciated sketch show MadTV. But over the last few years, the man has established himself as an in-demand, nationally headlining...

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Exclusive audio interview: Jim Norton talks Weiner, Tracy Morgan, addiction

By | June 14, 2011 at 6:07 am | No comments

I sat down with comedian Jim Norton at his home on Sunday to catch up on all things current, where his career is headed and much more. We talked about New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's photo scandal, about Tracy Morgan's anti-gay tirade and about Jim's new projects, which may...

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Review: “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”

Review: “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”

By | June 10, 2011 at 5:39 pm | No comments

In theaters June 24 As a Conan O’Brien fan who followed The Tonight Show ordeal as closely and obsessively as Internet access allowed, I’d describe the last two years of the host’s career as: a) hectic and b) well documented. Everybody interested in knowing what went...

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Interview: Tim Heidecker of Tim and Eric chats on DVD and more!

Interview: Tim Heidecker of Tim and Eric chats on DVD and more!

By | June 6, 2011 at 10:48 am | No comments

Brilliant, absurdist sketch comedy freaks Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim gave us a fifth season of genius this year and their Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! DVD (out now!) brought even more tender morsels of awkward humor than I could have even imagined. Tim and Eric...

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