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Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

By | October 8, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Political comedian Jimmy Dore lets you know what's wrong with your relationship with America in his new book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You: How the Media, Wall Street, and Both Political Parties Keep on Screwing You --- Even After You've Moved On (Running Press). No one...

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George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

By | October 7, 2014 at 8:49 am | 4 comments

This past summer, three years after comedian Kevin Bartini launched a fraught-filled campaign to rename a New York City street after the late George Carlin, the city council passed a bill to do just that. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the order that would allow the 400 block of...

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‘Saturday ‘Night Live’ Stole Groundlings Sketch? Comedy Troupe Accuse ‘SNL’ Of Ripping Off Tina Turner Skit (VIDEO)

‘Saturday ‘Night Live’ Stole Groundlings Sketch? Comedy Troupe Accuse ‘SNL’ Of Ripping Off Tina Turner Skit (VIDEO)

By | October 6, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments

Did Saturday Night Live steal one of its sketches from The Groundlings? Two members of the famed improv comedy group made the accusation this weekend. The SNL sketch in question featured stars Cecily Strong and Sasheer Zamata, along with guest host Sarah Silverman, performing...

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Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

By | October 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm | One comment

NBC has tapped comedian Eddie Izzard to bring thieving detective Junior Bender to life. The network gave Izzard a script commitment to adapt Timothy Hallinan's popular crime novels into a comedic crime thriller. Hallinan's four-book series centers around a burglar in Los Angeles...

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Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

By | October 6, 2014 at 12:37 pm | One comment

The Women & Women First bookstore featured on Portlandia is still in business. But the real-life feminist bookstore – called In Other Words – in which those sketches starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are filmed may be closing up shop if its owners don’t get a...

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Chelsea Handler’s ‘Uganda Be Kidding Me’ for Netflix gets a trailer (Video)

Chelsea Handler’s ‘Uganda Be Kidding Me’ for Netflix gets a trailer (Video)

By | October 5, 2014 at 6:14 pm | No comments

It´s only been a month since Chelsea Handler said farewell to her late night show Chelsea Lately, but as one of the hardest working humans in comedy, she’d be hard pressed to take a break. After seven years boosting ratings and comedians' careers, Handler is embarking on a...

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Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and more added to New York Comedy Festival

Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and more added to New York Comedy Festival

By | October 3, 2014 at 12:09 pm | One comment

The New York Comedy Festival has just added Amy Poehler, Jim Gaffigan, Pete Holmes, Seth Rogen and over 60 additional shows to its long weekend's schedule. Some old favorites of the festival, such as Comics to Watch and the New York's Funniest Stand-Up competition finals will...

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Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

By | October 3, 2014 at 9:36 am | No comments

Brian Regan, the Cal Ripken Jr. of comedy, has announced the spring 2015 leg of his 10-year, non-stop theater tour. And tickets are on sale -- wait for it -- now! This upcoming nationwide jaunt will find Regan visiting 39 cities kicking off in Eugene, OR on Jan. 8 and ending in...

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Netflix snags Adam Sandler for four movies

Netflix snags Adam Sandler for four movies

By | October 2, 2014 at 11:24 am | One comment

Adam Sandler is getting the Netflix treatment, but instead of a stand-up comedy special, Sandler will produce and star in four feature-length films to be seen exclusively on the video streaming giant. "People love Adam's films on Netflix and often watch them again and again,"...

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