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‘The Simpsons’ future is decided

‘The Simpsons’ future is decided

By | May 4, 2015 at 6:42 pm | One comment

The Simpsons are staying on Fox for at least another two seasons as the network announced the renewal on Monday, not like anyone was truly worried about the show's future. Seasons 27 and 28 will push the longest-running sitcom to 625 episodes. "I've outlasted Letterman, Jon...

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival

By | May 4, 2015 at 12:02 pm | No comments

I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that...

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Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

By | April 30, 2015 at 7:51 pm | No comments

Tonight will be Samantha Bee's final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply "her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues." Comedy...

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Chris Rock Weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao For HBO Sports (Video)

Chris Rock Weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao For HBO Sports (Video)

By | April 30, 2015 at 2:02 pm | One comment

Chris Rock has worn many hats during his illustrious career: writer, producer, actor, director. But sports commentator? It maybe a new chapeau for his collection but it is one he wears very well. While being interviewed for HBO Sports recently, Chris Rock gave his take on...

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Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Video)

Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Video)

By | April 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm | One comment

Love him or hate him, you have to respect Jon Stewart. The stand-up comedian turned late night voice for a political generation is known for calling out news organizations, political leaders and celebrities on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. But, with the social "perfect...

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Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect

Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect

By | April 22, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments

Conan O'Brien took to Twitter to respond to one of his staff writer's public war on late night comedy. Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet)has been a writer for O'Brien since 2008 when the red-headed comedian was at NBC on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. du Bouchet stayed on...

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TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List: Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Lorne Michaels, more represent for comedy

TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List: Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Lorne Michaels, more represent for comedy

By | April 16, 2015 at 10:18 pm | One comment

TIME magazine released its twelfth-annual TIME 100 today, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. And, while many familiar names from the arenas of politics and business were featured, some of comedy's best and brightest stars also received honorable mentions...

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Ricky Gervais vs Rebecca Francis: Comedian calls out hunter for posing next to giraffe she killed

Ricky Gervais vs Rebecca Francis: Comedian calls out hunter for posing next to giraffe she killed

By | April 15, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments

Comedian Ricky Gervais is hilarious on television, in films and on stage. But when it comes to social media, he has found a greater use for online tools like Facebook and Twitter: to bring awareness to the mistreatment of wild animals. On April 13, the Derek creator and star...

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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 | 5 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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