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Poll: What do you think of ‘New Girl’ star Zooey Deschanel?

Poll: What do you think of ‘New Girl’ star Zooey Deschanel?

By | February 10, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments

She's only 32, but Zooey Deschanel has been entertaining comedy fans since 1999 (Mumford, anyone?). Her profile, however, has never been higher than it is now, seeing as she's the star of Fox's well-rated and critically-acclaimed New Girl and is hosting Saturday Night Live...

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Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

Epic analysis: George Carlin’s 17 best comedy albums

By | February 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 48 comments

This list will rank George Carlin's albums in terms of overall quality, with special attention paid to both straight hilarity as well as philosophical pertinence. I chose albums rather than specials for three reasons: 1) most of Carlin's albums simply were the audio from his...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but more terrifying

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes, but more terrifying

By | January 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | No comments

Aries: Alternate every 15 minutes between drinking lots of coffee laced with laxatives, and washing big chunks of cheese down with Pepto Bismol. You need to toughen up, and a week of this daily 9 to 5 regiment should do the trick. Taurus: Don’t wear hats this week. They...

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Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

By | January 23, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 12 comments

Jay Leno, as much as he takes flak from audiences and comedians alike, generally isn’t on the receiving end of critique for particularly edgy or offensive jokes. Sure, he’s had his share of Tonight Show-related debacles, but Leno doesn’t have a reputation for pushing the...

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Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy

Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy

By | January 19, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments

For a show as beloved by both critics and key demographics as Modern Family is, it was only a matter of time before someone bothered to find something to pick on. Last night's episode is such a case as it focuses on the daughter of Cam and Mitchell (Eric Stonestreet and Jesse...

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On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

On comedian Todd Glass coming out: a note from a friend

By | January 18, 2012 at 11:15 am | 21 comments

photo by: Sharilyn Johnson On Monday’s episode of WTF with Marc Maron, stand-up comedian Todd Glass did something very brave. However, despite the news of Todd’s coming out of the closet, nothing about Todd has really changed. Todd is the same guy we’ve grown to adore...

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Why Patton Oswalt tore into an audience member and why there are no winners

Why Patton Oswalt tore into an audience member and why there are no winners

By | January 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 108 comments

Patton Oswalt’s website crashed for a short time on Saturday morning. The reason? Too many thousands of his fans were clamoring simultaneously to read the comedian’s response to some pretty harsh words about him, which were posted the evening before on a local Los Angeles...

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Poll: Would you pay money to watch a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig?

Poll: Would you pay money to watch a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig?

By | January 5, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments

When a comedy flick costs $32 million to make and then grosses $288 million worldwide, it's a given: you make a sequel-- no matter how flimsy the thematic reasoning may be. So, it's no surprise that Universal is working on a sequel to the wildly successful Bridesmaids. But...

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Friend of late comedian Angelo Bowers recounts the last days they spent together

Friend of late comedian Angelo Bowers recounts the last days they spent together

By | January 4, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 67 comments

ed note: We reported last night that comedian Angelo Bowers had passed away when he was involved in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. His friend and fellow comedian Josh Adam Meyers was in the same car and remains in critical condition; he's expected to make a full...

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