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Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser comes to Crackle this summer (Trailer)

Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser comes to Crackle this summer (Trailer)

By | April 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Fans of the cult hit Joe Dirt can get a taste of the upcoming sequel Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser today. Crackle.com released a trailer for the follow-up to David Spade's 2001 box office bomb. Despite its measly $27 million gross in theaters, Joe Dirt grew an enormous fan base on...

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How to book your own stand-up comedy tour: A long but, by no means, definitive guide

How to book your own stand-up comedy tour: A long but, by no means, definitive guide

By | April 15, 2015 at 11:13 am | 7 comments

Hello. My name is Ron Babcock and I'm a comic in Los Angeles. Last year I went on a coast-to-coast tour for three months. I hit 34 cities, did 82 shows and drove 12,023 miles in a 1975 Mercedes Benz named Harvey. (If you want to see photos, search #benzit on instagram. Or you...

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Kenan Thompson calls Bill Cosby a ‘monster’ during stand-up set

Kenan Thompson calls Bill Cosby a ‘monster’ during stand-up set

By | April 15, 2015 at 10:03 am | 2 comments

When even the star of Fat Albert is calling his integrity into question, things might really be over for Bill Cosby, career-wise. During a stand-up show at the University of Pittsburgh on Monday, Kenan Thompson, who played the titular character in the film adaptation of Cosby's...

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Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy

Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy

By | April 14, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 55 comments

Sarah Silverman caused controversy last week when she implied that comedy club owner Al Martin paid her less for a stand-up set because she was a female comic. She put out a public apology to Martin on Tuesday, acknowledging that her story was "HARDLY an example of the wage...

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Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi and Funny Or Die launch ‘Halal in the Family.’ Watch all four episodes now.

Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi and Funny Or Die launch ‘Halal in the Family.’ Watch all four episodes now.

By | April 13, 2015 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Family sitcoms of the 80's followed a tried and true formula: an out of touch but well-meaning dad, the peacemaker mom, cool but combative teenage kids and a corny but catchy theme song that tied it all together. While the recipe for a successful comedy has long since evolved,...

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Free isn’t Free: How the Los Angeles comedy scene is cheating itself

Free isn’t Free: How the Los Angeles comedy scene is cheating itself

By | April 13, 2015 at 9:21 am | 6 comments

I will be the first to say it. I love the word “free.” Not paying for stuff gets me super wet. Sometimes I go onto the “FREE” section of Craigslist and pleasure myself to pictures of wooden pallets and piles of dirt. I will also be the first to admit that while...

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Luisa Omielan thigh gap video goes viral. Comedian gets 8 million views on Facebook!

Luisa Omielan thigh gap video goes viral. Comedian gets 8 million views on Facebook!

By | April 9, 2015 at 10:10 pm | One comment

British comedian Luisa Omielan is, like her hero Beyoncé, bold and unafraid. Unafraid of enjoying the shit out of a high-calorie dinner, unafraid of "upgrading" her self-esteem, and COMPLETELY unafraid of de-pantsing herself, onstage, on camera, right in the middle of the...

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Eddie Murphy to receive Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Eddie Murphy to receive Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor

By | April 9, 2015 at 2:26 pm | No comments

Eddie Murphy will receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the Kennedy Center announced. The annual prize is awarded for "a fearless observer of society, who startled many while delighting and informing many more with [an] uncompromising perspective on social...

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Golden Girls Legos happening, probably (Photo Gallery)

Golden Girls Legos happening, probably (Photo Gallery)

By | April 8, 2015 at 5:07 pm | No comments

If the Lego Movie taught us one thing it’s to embrace your individuality, break from the mold (and the Krazy Glue) and to tell your dad where he can go, what with his sociopathic structured playtime with a child’s toy. That movie sure has benefited my Lego prowess while...

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