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Madonna eyes comedy career, should music ever fail her

Madonna eyes comedy career, should music ever fail her

By | March 2, 2015 at 9:14 pm | One comment

Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone – pop icon, mediocre actress, BSDM queen, and... stand-up comedian? Well, after you’ve intentionally published a book that shows you and Vanilla Ice doing the nasty, where else is there to go but onstage in front of a microphone to tell jokes...

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Craig Ferguson is The King of 7B in ABC sitcom pilot

Craig Ferguson is The King of 7B in ABC sitcom pilot

By | March 2, 2015 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Craig Ferguson is very busy despite his CBS departure two months ago. The former Late Late Show host will star in an ABC comedy pilot The King Of 7B. Ferguson plays Prentiss Porter, an agoraphobe who takes his first steps into the outside world in 11 years. Of course, as soon as...

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Marlon Wayans Richard Pryor audition tape leaked. And Marlon is excellent. (Video)

Marlon Wayans Richard Pryor audition tape leaked. And Marlon is excellent. (Video)

By | February 25, 2015 at 12:27 am | No comments

With the Richard Pryor biopic in the works, and comedian Mike Epps chosen for the titular role, it’s a bit too late to recast. But, with newly released footage of Marlon Wayans’ audition tape from when Chris Rock was attached to work on the project, it’s not too late to...

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Wet Hot American Summer on stage! Cult comedy flick becomes a play, but will it work?

Wet Hot American Summer on stage! Cult comedy flick becomes a play, but will it work?

By | February 24, 2015 at 11:48 pm | No comments

It’s good to be a Wet Hot American Summer fan right about now. Well, it’s good to be that most of the time, since telling a group of people that you have to go hump the fridge is probably the best way to single out new friends from the herd, based on reaction. But now, more...

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Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS

Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS

By | February 24, 2015 at 2:42 pm | No comments

The Daily Show departures continue to roll in. Jason Jones will leave the Comedy Central fake news show to star in a TBS sitcom. TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a family comedy series from Daily Show correspondents and awesomely-married couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. The...

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Amy Schumer felt up by Broad City gals Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Photo)

Amy Schumer felt up by Broad City gals Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Photo)

By | February 22, 2015 at 2:33 pm | No comments

Comedians are nothing, if not stalwart representatives of responsible personal choices. Behold Amy Schumer, reminding her legions of female fans, with help from Abbi Jacobson and Illana Glazer aka the Broad City gals, to be routine with one’s monthly self breast examination....

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James Corden’s first Late Late Show guest announced!

James Corden’s first Late Late Show guest announced!

By | February 20, 2015 at 1:43 pm | One comment

James Corden will host the legendary Tom Hanks as his first guest when the Scottish comic takes over The Late Late Show on CBS next month. Craig Ferguson has already and is plenty busy with other projects. Since his departure, CBS has had a slew of (male) guest hosts including...

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Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win

Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win

By | February 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm | No comments

We all remember Mo’Nique, right? The standup badass turned sitcom star turned serious movie actress turned dark horse Oscar winner? Yeah, about that Oscar win… turns out it may not have been the career jolt for Mo’ that it normally is for others. Which explains why we...

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SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

By | February 19, 2015 at 12:10 am | One comment

In what could have been the most apt maneuver of Sunday’s Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, Martin Short decided to do a little Coke backstage, maybe hoping to settle his jangled nerves before performing. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for us – old pal...

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