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Anthony Jeselnik gets his own Comedy Central show: ‘Fake enthusiasm does not interest me’

Anthony Jeselnik gets his own Comedy Central show: ‘Fake enthusiasm does not interest me’

By | June 28, 2012 at 1:18 pm | One comment

In August of last year, we reported that comedian Anthony Jeselnik had landed a development deal with Comedy Central. And today we can confirm the pilot he produced as part of that deal has been officially picked up by the network. "The show will be like a very dark late...

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Amy Schumer scores sketch series on Comedy Central: ‘It will be funny as f*ck’

Amy Schumer scores sketch series on Comedy Central: ‘It will be funny as f*ck’

By | June 28, 2012 at 12:32 pm | One comment

Amy Schumer, who's latest album Cutting landed on Laughspin's Top 10 albums of 2011, has scored her own show for Comedy Central. It'll be a "sketch series that will feature single-camera vignettes centered around a theme with Schumer playing heightened versions of herself. The...

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You want to watch this super-cut of Annie Edison (Alison Brie) gasping over and over and over again

You want to watch this super-cut of Annie Edison (Alison Brie) gasping over and over and over again

By | June 28, 2012 at 10:45 am | No comments

Thanks to the Internet (YouTube user ziccup), here's one minute's worth of Annie Edison (Community's Alison Brie) gasping on Community. It's super cute and admittedly, if you're a pervert (guilty), vaguely sexual sounding. If you wanted to comment about it, don't worry,...

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It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

By | June 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm | No comments

It's official: Despite his best, very public efforts, Stephen Colbert will not be permitted to take control over Sweden's official Twitter account. "Although we appreciate that having Colbert as a Curator of Sweden would be meaningful in terms of global attention to this...

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Watch Nick Offerman read Tweets from young female celebrities on ‘Conan’

Watch Nick Offerman read Tweets from young female celebrities on ‘Conan’

By | June 27, 2012 at 3:15 pm | No comments

In the second installment of "Nick Offerman Reads Tweets From Young Female Celebrities" on Conan, the Parks and Recreation star reads tweets from young female celebrities-- BUT, he does so while doing some man work in his wood shop. It's enough to make a young female celeb...

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B.J. Novak leaves ‘The Office’

B.J. Novak leaves ‘The Office’

By | June 27, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments

B.J. Novak is joining The Office's latest graduating class of cast members, along with Mindy Kaling (Kelly Kapoor), James Spader (Robert California) and Paul Lieberstein (Toby Flenderson, also showrunner). In addition to playing Ryan Howard, Novak has served as a writer and...

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Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

By | June 27, 2012 at 2:14 pm | One comment

In 1999, Louis C.K. hosting a show on PBS called ShortCuts, which featured indie films made by up-and-coming filmmakers. In the episode below, C.K. shows his own 1993 film Ice Cream to a trio of well-known movie critics, who are played by comedian William Stephenson, Robert...

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Jane Lynch tapped as roastmaster for upcoming Comedy Central roast of Roseanne

Jane Lynch tapped as roastmaster for upcoming Comedy Central roast of Roseanne

By | June 27, 2012 at 1:12 pm | One comment

Comedy Central is pairing up two of America’s fiercest comedians for the upcoming roast of Roseanne. The network announced today that award-winning comedian and actress Jane Lynch will be the Roast Master to lead the slaughter in August. “I've long fantasized of ripping...

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Tom Arnold has ‘no interest’ in Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

Tom Arnold has ‘no interest’ in Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

By | June 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm | No comments

Roseanne Barr's ex-husband, Tom Arnold will not be participating in the comedian's roast that is set to tape and will air on Comedy Central in August. Arnold's representative told TMZ, "He has absolutely no interest in being a part of [the roast]." The two have brawled in the...

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