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Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal

Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal

By | February 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | No comments

Last night's Grammys was a Twitter warm-up for comedians nationwide preparing to tweet their best celebrity snark during the Oscars later this month. But the 57th Annual Grammy Awards brought some good news for a few big comedy names on Sunday night. "Weird Al" Yankovic took...

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Adam Sandler casts first Netflix film Ridiculous 6 with…Vanilla Ice?

Adam Sandler casts first Netflix film Ridiculous 6 with…Vanilla Ice?

By | February 2, 2015 at 8:51 pm | No comments

Adam Sandler has cast his first Netflix movie with an interesting variety of actors. Ridiculous 6 will star Sandler with Twilight's Taylor Lautner, Nick Nolte, Whitney Cummings, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson and…Vanilla Ice? Entertainment website The Wrap reports...

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Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC

Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC

By | February 2, 2015 at 8:40 pm | No comments

Tina Fey is getting closer to finally putting comedian Fortune Feimster on network television. ABC ordered a pilot for Family Fortune starring Feimster. ABC was previously developing the comedy project from Tina Fey who attempted to get the Feimster-led Cabbot College on Fox...

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Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar

Watch Ted Alexandro’s police brutality bit from Comedy Cellar

By | January 22, 2015 at 9:30 pm | No comments

Despite our culture of pundit-flooded 24-hour cable news networks, it sometimes often times takes a skilled comedian to effectively broach a sensitive societal issue (See: Jon Stewart, Russell Brand, Larry Wilmore, Stephen Colbert...you get the point). Enter: Ted Alexandro--...

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Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things

Louis C.K. Madison Square Garden shows making history, also he’s doing 1 million other things

By | January 22, 2015 at 8:36 pm | No comments

The Louis C.K. train does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. FX CEO John Landgraf announced on Sunday that FX bought the television rights to the comedian's new stand-up special Louis C.K. Live From the Comedy Store. However, in perfect Louis C.K. style, the special...

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Comedian Dylan Avila returns to stage after suffering skull fractures in brutal attack (Photos)

Comedian Dylan Avila returns to stage after suffering skull fractures in brutal attack (Photos)

By | January 15, 2015 at 1:29 pm | No comments

Dylan Avila, the comedian who sustained multiple skull fractures after being brutally beaten with a baseball bat while on stage, will make his return to performing on Jan. 17 at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, where he’ll open for Craig Gass. Avila was extremely lucky to make...

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Woody Allen’s Amazon deal: Will child molestation allegations hurt the series?

Woody Allen’s Amazon deal: Will child molestation allegations hurt the series?

By | January 15, 2015 at 10:34 am | No comments

Amazon Studios is taking a chance giving Woody Allen his first-ever TV series (kind of a TV series; it'll be on the Internet). It's not a risky move creatively. Woody Allen has been one of the greatest comedy film writer-directors for decades with memorable movies like Annie...

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Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)

By | January 14, 2015 at 3:59 pm | No comments

In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us...

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Comedy Central renews Broad City, season 2 premieres tonight! (Video)

Comedy Central renews Broad City, season 2 premieres tonight! (Video)

By | January 14, 2015 at 1:28 pm | No comments

It seems like networks don't need to see ratings anymore to break big renewal news. Comedy Central has picked up a third season of Broad City on the day of its season premiere. Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson return for season 2 of their realistic comedy series about two twenty...

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