Opinion

Phil Anselmo, Dave Hill team up for Metal Grasshopper, Web series that spoofs Heavy Metal

Phil Anselmo, Dave Hill team up for Metal Grasshopper, Web series that spoofs Heavy Metal

By | July 18, 2014 at 4:58 pm | No comments

As someone who grew up listening, playing and worshipping metal and who has since gone on to worship the art of comedy, the fact that ex-Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo is teaming up with musically-inclined comedian Dave Hill gives me a great big music-comedy boner. Anselmo, who...

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Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy

Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy

By | July 2, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 19 comments

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts retail chain, allowing the ultra-Christian company to refuse insurance coverage of birth control that is otherwise available under President Barack Obama’s...

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An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping

An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping

By | June 4, 2014 at 11:57 am | 5 comments

I’ve made the mistake of sleepwalking through my life. Who hasn’t? No, I don’t mean like Mike Birbiglia did. Or, does? What I mean is my focus had been fixed on the not-as-important things – career status, where I thought I’d be and might not be at this point, what...

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Kevin Hart fires back at ex-wife ‘Atlanta Exes’ star Torrei, tells Twitter ‘Don’t believe the hype!’

Kevin Hart fires back at ex-wife ‘Atlanta Exes’ star Torrei, tells Twitter ‘Don’t believe the hype!’

By | May 21, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

Kevin Hart is not sitting idly by as his ex-wife Torrei Hart slams the super successful comedian on Entertainment Tonight. Torrei spoke to Entertainment Tonight’s Rocsi Diaz to promote the upcoming reality series Altanta Exes, in which Torrei co-stars. Kevin Hart split with...

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Lance Armstrong Missing Testicle Found? ‘Cards Of Humanity’ Gets Hilariously Awkward When Doping Former Cyclist Draws Own Card

Lance Armstrong Missing Testicle Found? ‘Cards Of Humanity’ Gets Hilariously Awkward When Doping Former Cyclist Draws Own Card

By | May 19, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments

We are still struggling to forgive Lance Armstrong after he confessed to doping while winning seven Tour de France races.  But while he still has a long way to go to get back into the public’s good graces, he at least proved during a recent playing of Cards Against Humanity...

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Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

By | May 16, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman, Joy Behar and 10 other stellar comedians will be part of The Venetian Las Vegas’ new all-female comedy series Lipshtick. Get it— because “shtick” is sort of a synonym for comedy and because girls LOVE lipstick? You may be...

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ABC’s ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Cristela, ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ a win for racial diversity in television comedy?

ABC’s ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Cristela, ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ a win for racial diversity in television comedy?

By | May 14, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments

ABC programming chief Paul Lee gave people a taste of the network's diverse slate of comedies for the 2014-15 season at its upfront presentation to advertisers. It showed off comedies starring black actors, hispanic females and a chubby Thai kid that saves ABC from any...

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Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin kick off Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival (Recap)

Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin kick off Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival (Recap)

By | April 26, 2014 at 3:38 pm | One comment

AUSTIN – If the third time’s the charm, then the third year of Austin’s rapidly growing Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has the c-word turned up to 30. And who better to kick off this third-year charm offensive than Demetri Martin– he of the understated charisma...

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Austin Comedian Kat Ramzinski brutally attacked, will still perform at Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival

Austin Comedian Kat Ramzinski brutally attacked, will still perform at Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival

By | April 23, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 2 comments

Easter night is generally reserved for eating crappy chocolate-shaped bunnies and making sexual ‘He Is Risen’ puns-- but this was not the case for Austin, Texas comic, Kat Ramzinski who was brutally attacked while walking home on April 20. Ramzinski says a silver minivan...

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