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Comedian gets kneed in the groin on stage by professional wrestler (Video)

Comedian gets kneed in the groin on stage by professional wrestler (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 6 comments

I’ve seen a lot of comedian-vs-heckler situations both in person and online. But this is certainly a new spin. While he was headlining a show on Jan. 18 at Hampton’s Vaudeville Café in Chattanooga, TN comedian Grant Lyon was kneed in the groin by a professional wrestler. By...

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You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

You should probably watch The Lego Movie outtakes (Video)

By | February 17, 2014 at 4:45 pm | No comments

Judging by its $130 million box office take so far, there’s a good chance you’ve already peeped The Lego Movie in theaters. Well, here’s another piece of joy: outtakes! Check it out below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every...

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Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

By | February 17, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Comedian Janeane Garofalo will headline a charity show on March 5 to help raise funds for up-and-coming comedian Liza Dye, who was struck by a subway train in New York. The Upright Citizens Brigade theater, where Dye regularly performs, hosted a benefit on Saturday, where...

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Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

By | February 14, 2014 at 2:45 pm | No comments

In their never-ending quest to score a comedy that gets more than 3 million viewers on the regular, NBC is aggressively courting former Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker. She’s close to signing on for Feed Me, a single-camera pilot on which she would star as Ellen, an accountant...

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The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

By | February 14, 2014 at 12:37 pm | No comments

On the heels of the blockbuster success of The Lego Movie and the release of The Simpsons real-life Lego set, Fox announced the longest-existing animated family (or any family) on television will get its own Lego episode in May. No other details about the episode’s plot or the...

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Joel McHale says White House Correspondents Association performance will be ‘equally offensive’ as Congress

Joel McHale says White House Correspondents Association performance will be ‘equally offensive’ as Congress

By | February 14, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

The White House Correspondents Association announced today that Joel McHale, star of Community on NBC and host of The Soup on E!, will be the featured entertainer at this year’s correspondents dinner. In case you’re not aware, this is the night a bunch of politicians make...

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Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

By | February 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | No comments

Kevin Hart's untitled ABC semi-autobiographical comedy pilot now has a very funny lead. Romany Malco has been cast to play the role of Derek, a personal trainer and pseudo-entrepreneur who is a recently divorced father of two. Him and his ex-wife agree that it would be best for...

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Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

By | February 13, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

Fox has given the greenlight to Will Forte for a comedy show that will air during the 2014-2015 midseason. Created by, written by and starring Forte, Last Man On Earth is about a man who (you guessed it) becomes the last human on Earth. No further details about the show yet but...

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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus snaps selfie with Veep Joe Biden (Photo)

Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus snaps selfie with Veep Joe Biden (Photo)

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Four time Emmy Award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus is rocking HBO as Vice President Selina Meyer on Veep. The fictional VP star and the real VP were able to snag a photo-op on Tuesday night at a state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande. Sitting in the press...

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