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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Happyish role recast with Steve Coogan

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Happyish role recast with Steve Coogan

By | October 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm | No comments

Showtime will in fact keep its dark comedy series Happyish alive after re-casting the lead role with British actor Steve Coogan. Happyish was a hot pilot picked up for series in January but was put on hold when its star Phillip Seymour Hoffman passed away from a heroin overdose...

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Adam Sandler: The Fantastic Mystery of Shaq’s Penis (Animation)

Adam Sandler: The Fantastic Mystery of Shaq’s Penis (Animation)

By | October 24, 2014 at 3:15 pm | No comments

Last year Adam Sandler visited Conan O'Brien to promote his movie Blended, in which former NBA star and current entertainer Shaquille O'Neal had a part. The conversation between Sandler and Conan turned to a day when Sandler was determined to see Shaquille's O'Neal's penis......

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Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)

Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)

By | October 24, 2014 at 12:26 am | No comments

AUSTIN – In a paradoxical municipality like Austin, Texas, where small-town mentality seems to prevail even as the city itself continues to balloon, it’s easy to see how a personality like Tig Notaro’s would sell out tickets like a scalper on Super Bowl Sunday. To begin...

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Will Smith turning ‘Hitch’ into Fox comedy series

Will Smith turning ‘Hitch’ into Fox comedy series

By | October 23, 2014 at 3:40 pm | No comments

Will Smith is bringing Hitch to the small screen (or computer screen, or phone screen…wherever you watch things now). Smith is developing his 2005 hit movie into a half-hour comedy series for Fox. Smith starred in Hitch as a dating consultant for good guys who lacked the...

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Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC

Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC

By | October 23, 2014 at 2:48 pm | No comments

Tina Fey is still trying to make comedian Fortune Feimster a star. After not having their Feimster-led comedy Cabot College picked up at Fox this year, Fey is executive producing a project for ABC with the former Chelsea Lately panelist as her lead. The untitled project will be...

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George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

George Carlin: Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Kelly Carlin, Jim Norton pay tribute (Exclusive video)

By | October 23, 2014 at 11:27 am | No comments

George Carlin way became a reality in New York City yesterday, thanks to the work of comedian Kevin Bartini, his team and thousands of supporters. Laughspin was lucky enough to be at the ceremony where hundreds of fans, friends and comedians gathered to pay tribute to the iconic...

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Netflix snags Bill Burr animated series

Netflix snags Bill Burr animated series

By | October 22, 2014 at 4:32 pm | No comments

Bill Burr will finally star in his own comedy series--- but the hilarious red head will only be heard, not seen. Burr's new animated series F is for Family will release exclusively on Netflix next year. The half-hour cartoon comes from Burr and Michael Price (The Simpsons) and...

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George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

George Carlin Way becomes reality! Watch the unveiling (Video)

By | October 22, 2014 at 3:56 pm | No comments

It’s been three years in the making, but George Carlin Way is officially a reality. Earlier this afternoon a few hundred comedy fans and comedians damned to hell the wet, cold and incredibly windy day to gather at the corner of Morningside Drive and 121st Street in Harlem to...

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Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation producer Aisha Muharrar developing comedy series

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation producer Aisha Muharrar developing comedy series

By | October 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | No comments

Amy Poehler has become a producing powerhouse with her newest project about one woman and her new church. As Parks and Recreation comes to a close after its next and final season, Poehler will develop a single-camera workplace comedy with Parks and Recreation co-executive...

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