Opinion

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

By | September 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm | One comment

One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it's magical. When it's bad, it's not just bad-- it's excruciating to watch. And...

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Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson reveal Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’ absurdity (Video)

Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson reveal Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’ absurdity (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 4:08 pm | One comment

Comedians Jessica Williams (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and Phoebe Robinson (Last Comic Standing) are giving a reality check to a new Lifetime reality show Girlfriend Intervention. Girlfriend Intervention matches four "fairy blackmothers" up with white women to help them...

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Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

By | September 24, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments

On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not...

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Charlie Sheen returning to Two and a Half Men?

Charlie Sheen returning to Two and a Half Men?

By | September 22, 2014 at 7:55 pm | No comments

Charlie Sheen has reached out to Two and a Half Men about bringing back iconic playboy Charlie Harper for the 12th and final season. Sheen, who currently stars on FX's Anger Management, told TV Guide magazine, "We're trying to figure out what makes the most sense." The actor was...

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Wendi McLendon-Covey to Hollywood: Revamp your shortlist of funny broads! (Exclusive)

Wendi McLendon-Covey to Hollywood: Revamp your shortlist of funny broads! (Exclusive)

By | September 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm | One comment

The concept of the “short list” for studio films is simple: it’s a tried-and true method to expediently plug bankable stars into leading roles, which creates publicity and drums up financing. Great! But here’s the thing – the short list for funny broads needs a bit of...

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This Psychic Dog Knows Your Favorite Song

This Psychic Dog Knows Your Favorite Song

By | September 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm | No comments

This story is brought to you by UE BOOM. We all know dogs have an incredible sense of smell. But what if a dog's senses were so fine tuned, it could sniff out certain things about you? Say, your favorite song for instance? Check out this video where prankster Jack Vale...

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Netflix snags Judd Apatow series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

Netflix snags Judd Apatow series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

By | September 16, 2014 at 11:23 am | One comment

Before he was producing genre-defining flicks like 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Anchorman, Judd Apatow helped steer groundbreaking smallscreen comedies like The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show and, of course, cult favorite Freaks and Geeks, which helped launch the...

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Was Sofia Vergara’s Emmys bit sexist? (Video)

Was Sofia Vergara’s Emmys bit sexist? (Video)

By | August 26, 2014 at 12:59 pm | One comment

Last night’s airing of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers not only brought out nearly every television star in the country but also created some drama—mainly in the form of Modern Family star (and highest paid television actor) Sofia Vergara. In...

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Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

By | August 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments

After emphatically stating that nearly 2,000 Palestinian civilians "deserved to die" during Israeli-led attacks in the Gaza Strip, Joan Rivers is backtracking and blaming the media for taking her words out of context. Rivers' rant began when a TMZ reporter asked her opinion on...

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