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Comedian Damienne Merlina responds to Ari Shaffir after he blasts her in Comedy Central special (Video)

Comedian Damienne Merlina responds to Ari Shaffir after he blasts her in Comedy Central special (Video)

By | March 31, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 49 comments

When Comedy Central fans tuned in to watch Ari Shaffir's one hour special, Passive Aggressive, they may have been taken aback by the smattering of nervous laughter that greeted the comedian during his set. Nervous because opening your big moment as a comedian, your hour-long...

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Did the Daily Show make a mistake hiring Trevor Noah instead of me? Yes.

Did the Daily Show make a mistake hiring Trevor Noah instead of me? Yes.

By | March 31, 2015 at 12:15 pm | One comment

I haven’t slept in over a week purely in anticipation for that one phone call. That one phone call that would change my life even more than Frozen did. You see, with Jon Stewart’s recent announcement of leaving Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, I thought I was a clear...

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Lena Dunham’s New Yorker ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?’ quiz isn’t anti-Semitic, it’s just not funny

Lena Dunham’s New Yorker ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?’ quiz isn’t anti-Semitic, it’s just not funny

By | March 30, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments

In an effort to appeal to readers under the age of 106 and to make Passover cool, The New Yorker enlisted the help of Lena Dunham, the 28-year-old writer, actress, author, director, producer, Jewish human and hipster goddess who has found massive success since the debut of Girls...

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Bill Hicks mega-anthology set for release

Bill Hicks mega-anthology set for release

By | March 27, 2015 at 11:58 am | No comments

Comedy Dynamics, the massive California-based comedy publisher, has teamed up with the Hicks estate to release a mega-anthology of every piece of Bill Hicks' creative material ever created, including recordings of his stand-up performances and candid photos never before seen by...

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Sarah Silverman rape prevention tips backlash on Twitter is absurd

Sarah Silverman rape prevention tips backlash on Twitter is absurd

By | March 26, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments

Another day, another troll-explosion on Twitter. This one, in particular, was aimed at a very public and well-known female figure with the audacity to make jokes or have an opinion. Next thing you know, they'll be wanting the damn vote. But this time, those who have their...

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Kevin Smith confirms Mallrats sequel with cast preview (Photo)

Kevin Smith confirms Mallrats sequel with cast preview (Photo)

By | March 26, 2015 at 10:01 pm | No comments

Kevin Smith made waves last week when he announced the shooting schedule for his next slate of films: Clerks 3 in May, long-pondered hockey flick Hit Somebody this fall and Tusk spin-off Moose Jaws in February 2016. At the end of the announcement he teased a project no one...

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Chelsea Handler: Bill Cosby ‘tried to Cosby me’

Chelsea Handler: Bill Cosby ‘tried to Cosby me’

By | March 26, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 14 comments

Why does it sometimes seem like almost no one is safe from the claws of the Cosb-er these days? In a new interview with Esquire, cover girl Chelsea Handler (buck-naked, alongside cover boy Nick Offerman, in the mag's "Women and Men" issue) shared a particularly creepy experience...

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50 Weirdest Photos On The Internet Compilation (Video)

50 Weirdest Photos On The Internet Compilation (Video)

By | March 26, 2015 at 4:29 pm | No comments

If there’s one thing the Internet is good for, it’s for finding the weirdest photos in the world. Before the Internet we had to revel in our own photos—or, at best, our friends’ or family’s photos. But now, especially with the help of the fine folks at World Wide...

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Humble Bundle releases comedy bundle with Bill Hicks, Marc Maron, Doug Stanhope, Iliza Schlesinger…get the details!

Humble Bundle releases comedy bundle with Bill Hicks, Marc Maron, Doug Stanhope, Iliza Schlesinger…get the details!

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:01 pm | No comments

You've asked for it and Comedy Dynamics has finally answered! Between Thursday, March 26 and April 1, the two-time Grammy Award nominated production company is putting up for sale a "humble bundle" that will feature comedy video or audio specials from some of the industry's...

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