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Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

Star-A-Scopes: Like horoscopes, but more accurate — Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:38 pm | No comments

Aries: The Aries sign has something to do with rams, so, this week I think it’s important for you to find and kill a real ram, and then wear the carcass of its head as a hat for the entire weekend, ESPECIALLY on Saturday night. Get ready, you’re about to make some new and...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

By | September 23, 2011 at 2:11 pm | One comment

The new season of Parks and Recreation premiered last night and, oh, what fun we had. And we found out so many things! So grab your go-bag and hightail it out of wherever you are and enter a world of municipal hijinks, dong shots, and big, abstract dreams. At Li’l...

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“Community” recap: “Biology 101″ or “The One About The Table”

“Community” recap: “Biology 101″ or “The One About The Table”

By | September 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | One comment

Welcome back, Greendale Human Beings! What a long, lonely time it’s been away from the study group. How was your summer? I spent a couple of weeks up in the Catskills at Camp Recapsalot honing my craft but got kicked out for sneaking into the boys’ bunk. Oh well! Anyway,...

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Mothers are scared of Ben & Jerry’s “Schweddy Balls,” so we’re giving away five pints!

Mothers are scared of Ben & Jerry’s “Schweddy Balls,” so we’re giving away five pints!

By | September 22, 2011 at 4:16 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 10/9/11 -- The Winners! Here’s a list of our winners along with their winning entries. I didn’t edit these things for content, type-o’s or grammar. Enjoy! “Um... I'm just gonna shove the whole thing in my ass...” – Jim from Georgia So I would pick up...

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Is there a better way to choose comedy award winners?

Is there a better way to choose comedy award winners?

By | September 21, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments

It's largely believed that awards and the bestowing of formal distinctions in arts and entertainment are largely biased, heavily political and unfair. For comedy, the high level of subjectivity in what one finds funny makes it even more difficult to establish who deserves to be...

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Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

By | September 21, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

With so much drama in the L.B.C., it must be time for Snoop Dogg to do some comedy. It seems the hip-hop icon is developing a family sitcom for Warner Bros. in which he would star as a father. The project would team the rapper with producer Don Reo, who has written for...

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Russell Brand offends Paralympics athletes, but did he really do anything wrong?

Russell Brand offends Paralympics athletes, but did he really do anything wrong?

By | September 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments

A comedian is being criticized for things he said on stage? Couldn’t be. You say that comic is Russell Brand? But that’s just not like him! Oh, but it's true. Over the weekend the notoriously wild English funnyman found himself facing media scrutiny over remarks he made...

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Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

By | September 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | One comment

When I was a kid, we as a family couldn't stand baseball commentator Tim McCarver so much that if he was working a game we would dial it up on the radio and watch on TV with that annoying buffoon muted. Well, this is kind of the same thing; instead of listening to the...

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Laughspin’s live blog of Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

Laughspin’s live blog of Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

By | September 10, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments

I'm at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen. The show hasn't even started, and we've already seen quite a bit on the red carpet... partially nude "Sheen goddesses," roaster and comedian cockgod Ron Jeremy and actress Kate Walsh just...

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