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Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

By | September 30, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

It's been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais' character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe...

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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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Tracy Morgan At Fault For Car Accident? Wal-Mart Says Comedian Is To Blame For Crash Injuries After Not Wearing Seat Belt

Tracy Morgan At Fault For Car Accident? Wal-Mart Says Comedian Is To Blame For Crash Injuries After Not Wearing Seat Belt

By | September 29, 2014 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments

Was Tracy Morgan partly at fault in the accident that nearly killed him? Wal-Mart claims the comedian is to blame for his injuries because he was not wearing a seat belt. “By failing to exercise ordinary care in making use of available seat belts, upon information and...

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Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

By | September 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments

After weeks of announced personnel changes, anticipation and predictions, the historic 40th season of Saturday Night Live is finally upon us. And comedy fans, myself included, is expecting a lot from SNL this year. I can't remember a time in my entire life when so many horribly...

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Letterman regular Tommy Johnagin snags CBS pilot deal

Letterman regular Tommy Johnagin snags CBS pilot deal

By | September 26, 2014 at 11:39 am | No comments

Comedian Tommy Johnagin has landed one of the early exciting pilot orders from CBS. Johnagin has sold a half-hour comedy pilot for a multi-camera show based on his life as a stand-up comic raising a family in a small Midwest town. Johnagin is a regular guest on Late Show with...

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Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)

Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

Like Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Game of Thrones and a few others, True Detective is show that people lose their minds over. To be fair, the HBO drama is stellar and we get why people loved first season performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. So it makes...

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Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 10:47 am | No comments

Since Jim Gaffigan will unleash his second book upon the world in less than two months, the veteran comedian visited Late Show with David Letterman last night to drop some knowledge about food, the topic of said book. While Food: A Love Story won’t hit retailers until Oct. 21,...

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Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 5:49 pm | No comments

Apologies generally mean more when made in a timely fashion, but there's a reason people say “better late than never.” Ana Gasteyer, former Saturday Night Live cast member and burgeoning jazz singer, reunited with fellow SNL alumnus Seth Meyers on Late Night and issued a...

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Bo Burnham’s ‘Repeat Stuff’ music video: hilarious commentary on pop music

Bo Burnham’s ‘Repeat Stuff’ music video: hilarious commentary on pop music

By | September 24, 2014 at 4:52 pm | No comments

Bo Burnham had one of the best comedy specials of 2013 with Bo Burnham: what. Combined with traditional stand-up and alternative meta gags, Burnham continued to deliver poignant and hilarious songs. One of those songs was "Repeat Stuff," a commentary on the recording industry's...

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