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‘Girls’ creator Lena Dunham looking for a cool $1 million for her advice book

‘Girls’ creator Lena Dunham looking for a cool $1 million for her advice book

By | October 2, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments

She's in the midst of season two production of her hit HBO series Girls, but Lena Dunham isn't resting on her television success. A writer at heart, the 26-year-old is shopping a book of essays and is looking for about $1 million, according to Slate, who got hold of the detailed...

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South Park takes on Honey Boo Boo, who sounds and looks a lot like Cartman (Video)

South Park takes on Honey Boo Boo, who sounds and looks a lot like Cartman (Video)

By | October 2, 2012 at 12:13 pm | No comments

It was only a matter of time before South Park took aim at TLC's horribly exploitative, piece-of-shit show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. And now the time has come. This Wednesday at 10 pm ET on Comedy Central, the child beauty pageant winner gets South Parked. Check out a wee...

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Comedian Jamie Lee makes her late night television debut on ‘Conan’ (Video)

Comedian Jamie Lee makes her late night television debut on ‘Conan’ (Video)

By | October 2, 2012 at 11:22 am | No comments

On the heals of her standout performance at July's New Faces show at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, comedian Jamie Lee recently made her late-night television debut on Conan. While in Montreal, I wrote that she was "armed with jokes ready for the smallscreen...

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The 10 best Johnny Carson moments (Videos)

The 10 best Johnny Carson moments (Videos)

By | October 2, 2012 at 9:46 am | 12 comments

Fifty years ago this week, Johnny Carson became the host of The Tonight Show, taking over for Jack Paar and beginning his 30-year run at NBC. In honor of this landmark, Carson Entertainment Group and MediaMine launched a viewer poll via Facebook, YouTube and email, to gather the...

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert take aim at Brian Williams, the Internet (Videos)

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert take aim at Brian Williams, the Internet (Videos)

By | October 2, 2012 at 12:11 am | No comments

In the ever-growing field of political news coverage, it's near impossible for one outlet to stand above the rest. Well, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are making sure they're properly heard this election season. And that's why Comedy Central just...

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Win It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Complete Season 7 (Giveaway)

Win It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Complete Season 7 (Giveaway)

By | October 1, 2012 at 10:29 pm | One comment

As if you weren't excited enough about season eight of FX's cult comedy hit It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia premiering Oct. 11 at 10 pm ET, check this out: we're giving away two DVD copies of The Complete Season 7! That's right, Laughspinners-- you can win it all before it...

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Melissa McCarthy ruins Jason Bateman’s life, repeatedly punches him in Identity Theft (Video)

Melissa McCarthy ruins Jason Bateman’s life, repeatedly punches him in Identity Theft (Video)

By | September 28, 2012 at 1:24 pm | No comments

Whenever I hear a reference to identity theft, I’m immediately reminded of the third track from Joe DeRosa’s album The Depression Auction, wherein he passionately opines that the immense number of identity theft prevention ads and commercials is grossly disproportionate to...

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Ricky Gervais teaches Jimmy Fallon how to create a vase with fake hands (Video)

Ricky Gervais teaches Jimmy Fallon how to create a vase with fake hands (Video)

By | September 27, 2012 at 5:15 pm | No comments

After a fun chat with Ricky Gervais about how he performs stand-up all over the world and his appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Web series and his new iPhone app, his forthcoming straight-to-Netflix dramedy show Derek and after an uncomfortably long tangent about pedophiles,...

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Open thread: Who and what was Louis C.K. texting during the Emmys?

Open thread: Who and what was Louis C.K. texting during the Emmys?

By | September 27, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments

As you know, Louis C.K. snagged two Emmys on Sunday-- one for his FX show Louie and another for his trailblazing, self-released stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theatre. And if you know anything about Louis, you know he's not your typical Hollywood figure. And despite...

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