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Comedian Juston McKinney inks development deal with Denis Leary’s Apostle and IFC

Comedian Juston McKinney inks development deal with Denis Leary’s Apostle and IFC

By | February 9, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

Stand-up comedian Juston McKinney may be taking his web series Hosed to a new, cable television audience if all goes according to plan. McKinney signed a deal with Denis Leary’s production company Apostle, in which his Web series Hosed would be developed for IFC, which is...

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Watch comedian John Roy nail Neil Diamond and more on ‘Conan’

Watch comedian John Roy nail Neil Diamond and more on ‘Conan’

By | February 8, 2012 at 9:37 am | No comments

At times, one can watch a stand-up set on late night TV and think, "That's so funny. Why did I never think of that topic that way?" Many times, acute observations on society are so deftly hidden within the framework of jokes that many casual observers have no idea of the work it...

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Watch Will Ferrell in a fake beer commercial for ‘Casa de mi Padre’

Watch Will Ferrell in a fake beer commercial for ‘Casa de mi Padre’

By | February 6, 2012 at 1:45 pm | No comments

As you may have already saw this morning, Will Ferrell continued his starring role in the low budget series of commercials for Old Milwaukee. Well, here's your second Will Ferrell beer commercial-related post of the day. In this one, he and Efren Ramirez -- co-stars in the...

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Watch Will Ferrell’s Super Bowl commercial for Old Milwaukee

Watch Will Ferrell’s Super Bowl commercial for Old Milwaukee

By | February 6, 2012 at 10:41 am | 4 comments

You may remember that Will Ferrell has been starring in Old Milwaukee beer ads that air only in certain parts of the Midwest. Well, it turns out Ferrell made an appearance in a Super Bowl ad for the beer company. This one, we're told, was only aired in North Platte, NE. It's a...

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The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

The Laughspin interview with comedian Susan Burke, co-writer of Sundance standout ‘Smashed’

By | February 6, 2012 at 9:59 am | 18 comments

Rare is the moment when we catch the seminal moments in the careers of comedians and entertainers in general when things perhaps started in their favor. And with the breaking news that the movie Smashed, after its showing at the Sundance Film Festival, has been acquired by Sony...

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New ‘Community’ episode titles surface as ’30 Rock’ ratings plummet

New ‘Community’ episode titles surface as ’30 Rock’ ratings plummet

By | February 3, 2012 at 2:32 pm | No comments

With 30 Rock's ratings falling lower than the show it replaced mid-season, it seems Community has an even better chance of returning-- maybe even a little sooner than expected. Last night's episode of 30 Rock -- down 19 percent from last week -- was the lowest viewership its...

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Watch the trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s newest dark comedy ‘God Bless America’

Watch the trailer for Bobcat Goldthwait’s newest dark comedy ‘God Bless America’

By | February 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 6 comments

No matter what you think of Bobcat Goldthwait and his former trademark squeaky voice in his stand-up and in movies, he has proven himself quite the writer and director. Sleeping Dogs Lie, directing episodes of Chappelle's Show, and World's Greatest Dad represent a body of work...

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Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother

Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother

By | February 3, 2012 at 11:22 am | 4 comments

We reported last month that the casting process had begun for Sarah Silverman's single-camera comedy pilot for NBC . Well, its been announced that comedian and Sarah's BFF Tig Notaro has joined the cast! Notaro, who was a regular on Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman...

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Watch NBC’s animated Super Bowl short with Alec Baldwin, Donald Glover, more

Watch NBC’s animated Super Bowl short with Alec Baldwin, Donald Glover, more

By | February 2, 2012 at 9:58 pm | No comments

It's been ages since we've seen a new episode of The Donaghy Files, the popular web-only, animated spinoff from the creative minds at 30 Rock. For the uninitiated, all you need know is that Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) is a bad-ass executive with super powers. In the newest...

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