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Lindsey Broad, the woman behind The Office’s Cathy Simms, laughs off the hatred

Lindsey Broad, the woman behind The Office’s Cathy Simms, laughs off the hatred

By | March 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 20 comments

If you’ve been watching The Office lately, you’ve undoubtedly become acquainted with Cathy Simms, the newest addition to the Dundler Mifflin team in Scranton. Played by Lindsey Broad, Cathy first appears in the current season’s seventh episode. The office admin Pam Halpert...

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Trailer for ‘Bernie’ shows Jack Black in what can be his first interesting role

Trailer for ‘Bernie’ shows Jack Black in what can be his first interesting role

By | March 1, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments

Jack Black is a great entertainer and no doubt prolific. But he's remained relatively static throughout his roles, usually playing over-the-top characters, with results of varying degrees. But it looks like we'll see a slightly more nuanced version of the typical Black character...

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Dane Cook will play a radio DJ in new NBC sitcom pilot

Dane Cook will play a radio DJ in new NBC sitcom pilot

By | March 1, 2012 at 11:10 am | No comments

Back in September, Dane Cook told Laughspin he was "beyond aroused" to have inked a development deal with NBC, to headline his own sitcom. And after shopping for projects in which Cook would fit well, it seems the network has now found one. According to Entertainment Weekly,...

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Marc Maron likes cake pops, but he likes masturbation more (Video)

Marc Maron likes cake pops, but he likes masturbation more (Video)

By | February 29, 2012 at 4:55 pm | One comment

Marc Maron popped into G4's Attack of the Show last night to chat with the show's host Kevin Pereira. A lively and entertaining chat throughout, Maron addressed the pitfalls of hotel living (cake pop or masturbation?), how some fans of his podcast WTF have absolutely no...

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Paltrow, Witherspoon and Diaz set to star in musical comedy flick with Andy Samberg

Paltrow, Witherspoon and Diaz set to star in musical comedy flick with Andy Samberg

By | February 29, 2012 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Do you feel like your life is lacking Gwenyth Paltrow? Or Ryan Murphy productions? Fear no more. The Glee creator just signed a deal to create a new musical comedy starring Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, Beyonce, Andy Samberg and Reese Witherspoon called One Hit Wonders. It will center...

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Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

By | February 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | One comment

Who would've thought that a producer who has made a career working on reality shows like The Bachelor, High School Reunion and Cookin' with Coolio, would have such a healthy respect for one of the comedy world's most influential figures. But the fact is, Elan Gale is clearly...

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Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

Real Housewives uses stand-up comedy as a plot point, like other reality shows before them

By | February 29, 2012 at 11:21 am | 12 comments

We're guessing that most dedicated Laughspin readers don't make a habit of tuning in to any of the Real Housewives shows on Bravo. We're not judging; we're just saying it's likely not the same demographic. So, chances are you missed last night's episode of the Orange County arm...

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Lindsay Lohan addresses the media’s coverage of her personal life in new SNL promo

Lindsay Lohan addresses the media’s coverage of her personal life in new SNL promo

By | February 29, 2012 at 10:01 am | One comment

Lindsay Lohan is downright likable in these just-released promos for this weekend's Saturday Night Live, which will mark the star's fourth time hosting. It's easy to forget that Lohan, more famous as of late for her many personal setbacks, is actually a talented actress and...

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Watch Artie Lange and Nick Di Paolo talk sports, drugs and art on Conan

Watch Artie Lange and Nick Di Paolo talk sports, drugs and art on Conan

By | February 28, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments

For months now Nick Di Paolo and Artie Lang have been co-headlining their own sports radio (and comedy) show for DirectTV. It's been great to see Di Paolo helming a project he deserves and it's been fun to see Lange clean and sober and enjoying his life. The duo stopped by Conan...

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