TV/Movies

Will Zach Galifianakis avoid the curse of A Confederacy of Dunces?

Will Zach Galifianakis avoid the curse of A Confederacy of Dunces?

By | May 25, 2012 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis close to firming up a starring role in the film adaptation of John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces. James Bobin (The Muppets) is set to direct; Scott Rudin will produce, and Phil Johnston (Cedar Rapids and upcoming Nebraska) will write the script,...

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Take This Waltz with Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen available Friday through Video on Demand

Take This Waltz with Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen available Friday through Video on Demand

By | May 24, 2012 at 4:51 pm | One comment

Actress, writer and director Sarah Polley's new film Take This Waltz, which features Sarah Silverman, Seth Rogen and Michelle Williams, is available through Video On Demand starting tomorrow. The dark comedy stars Williams as Margot, a freelance writer who strikes up a...

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What to expect when you’re expecting season 7 of Futurama (Spoilers)

What to expect when you’re expecting season 7 of Futurama (Spoilers)

By | May 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Futurama writers Josh Weinstein and Dan Vebber join Matt Groening and David X. Cohen in episode three of Comedy Central's Countdown to Futurama podcast. The Futurama crew has already told us what to expect from the first two episodes. And in the new episode they discuss episodes...

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The better-late-than-never Laughspin interview with Danny Pudi

The better-late-than-never Laughspin interview with Danny Pudi

By | May 24, 2012 at 1:48 pm | One comment

You may have noticed the recent Speed Stick campaign, wherein folks were encouraged to tweet #HandleIt and describe a sticky situation they were forced to, um, handle. You may have also noticed Community star Danny Pudi was the comedic voice and face behind the campaign. Well,...

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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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