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Ghostbusters reboot will feature female ghostbusters, Katie Dippold will write with Paul Feig

Ghostbusters reboot will feature female ghostbusters, Katie Dippold will write with Paul Feig

By | October 8, 2014 at 6:13 pm | No comments

Speculation on whether the Ghostbusters reboot from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig would star female Ghostbusters can now come to an end. Feig confirmed on Twitter earlier today that yes, the new Ghostbusters will be cast as female and that former Parks and Recreation scribe...

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Watch: Jason Jones replaces Jon Stewart on The Daily Show… for a day

Watch: Jason Jones replaces Jon Stewart on The Daily Show… for a day

By | October 8, 2014 at 4:02 pm | No comments

Jon Stewart was surprisingly absent from last night's episode of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. With former guest host John Oliver on HBO with his own fake news show, it was time for another Daily Show correspondent to step up. Jason Jones filled in Stewart's...

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Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then...

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Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:04 pm | One comment

Jay Leno left his post at The Tonight Show less than eight months ago, but the veteran comedian is already making plans to return to television. It seems Leno is about to ink a deal with CNBC to host a show about cars (his well-known passion) during primetime hours, not late...

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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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