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Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

By | May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments

Jim Parsons, known for his role on The Big Bang Theory as arrogant Sheldon, officially came out in an interview with The New York Times. The interview centers on Parson's career on Broadway, specifically in the comedic play from 1944, Harvey, in which Parsons currently plays the...

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Watch a full episode of IFC’s ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ with guest Amy Poehler

Watch a full episode of IFC’s ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ with guest Amy Poehler

By | May 24, 2012 at 12:53 am | No comments

The show doesn't premiere until June 8, but the progressive crazies at IFC have made available episode two (yes, two; not one) of Comedy Bang Bang with host Scott Aukerman (above) and band leader Reggie Watts. This one finds Amy Poehler as the show's guest. Check it out and tell...

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Leaked memo tells ‘Community’ cast to say they’re looking forward to season sans Dan Harmon

Leaked memo tells ‘Community’ cast to say they’re looking forward to season sans Dan Harmon

By | May 24, 2012 at 12:18 am | 4 comments

I'm sure this is standard procedure any time a high-profile Hollywood firing goes down, but that doesn't stop it from being interesting. Whenever the fourth wall is broken -- especially in La-la Land where normal equals a cover-up -- seeing reality laid bare with no filters is...

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Michelle Obama will make her second appearance on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Michelle Obama will make her second appearance on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

By | May 23, 2012 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Comedy Central announced today that the First Lady, Michelle Obama will drop in to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on May 29. It will be her second visit to the show, having first guested on Oct. 1, 2008. Her visit to the show comes on the same day her first book American...

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HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

By | May 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | No comments

Charlie Kaufman, the man behind such oddball dark comedies like Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, is teaming up with his frequent muse Catherine Keener to develop a television series for HBO. The as-of-yet untitled show has been put on fast-track-development,...

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6 mysteries of the world explained by Futurama (Videos)

6 mysteries of the world explained by Futurama (Videos)

By | May 22, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments

The Futurama universe predicts a future that is equally exciting and terrifying. You can live forever as a head in a jar; suicide is easier and quicker than ever thanks to roadside suicide booths; giant carrots take over the world for a little while. In six seasons the crew has...

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The Half Hour on Comedy Central: Brendon Walsh and Nick Vatterott (preview  videos)

The Half Hour on Comedy Central: Brendon Walsh and Nick Vatterott (preview videos)

By | May 22, 2012 at 10:10 am | No comments

On week three of Comedy Central's new stand-up comedy showcase show, The Half Hour, comedians Brendon Walsh and Nick Vatterott premiere their new specials. And as we do each week, we wanted to give you a taste of each comic via a pair of previews, which you can peep below. Check...

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Desperate Housewives producer calls out Will & Grace creators for stealing ‘Partners’

Desperate Housewives producer calls out Will & Grace creators for stealing ‘Partners’

By | May 21, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments

In all of the clutter of network television upfronts the last few weeks, one CBS comedy acquisition hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. The show is called Partners, about two best friends— one gay, one not gay. And here’s why it needs more attention—and no, it’s...

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Mary Lynn Rajskub stars in a new interactive comedy series about cleaning up dead bodies

Mary Lynn Rajskub stars in a new interactive comedy series about cleaning up dead bodies

By | May 21, 2012 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Fourth Wall Studios has released the new web series Dirty Work, a dark comedy that follows the gruesome misadventures of a reluctant crime-scene clean-up crew. The “dark” comes from the blood, guts, and corpses that they handle each episode, while the “comedy” derives...

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