TV/Movies

Watch the trailer for Kevin Avery’s ‘Thugs, The Musical’ with David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho

Watch the trailer for Kevin Avery’s ‘Thugs, The Musical’ with David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho

By | April 24, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments

With compelling musical numbers like "Who's That Keepin' It Real," “Drive-By” and “Oh No She Di-in’t,” how is it you've likely never heard of the smash hit stage show Thugs, The Musical? Well, for one. I lied. It's not a smash hit. And, secondly, it's not a real show....

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Catholic League emails Daily Show’s ‘Vagina Manger’ photo because that’s what God would do

Catholic League emails Daily Show’s ‘Vagina Manger’ photo because that’s what God would do

By | April 23, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments

It’s likely you’ve been following the recent brouhaha between Jon Stewart and conservative Christian groups over a graphic, wherein a Christmas manger was Photoshopped between the legs of a naked woman during the April 16 episode of The Daily Show. Well, the issue isn’t...

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Between Two Ferns is coming to Comedy Central!

Between Two Ferns is coming to Comedy Central!

By | April 23, 2012 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Between Two Ferns is coming to television! It's true. On his long-running podcast Comedy Bang Bang, Scott Aukerman told listeners this morning that he just got done directing a 30-minute version of the most enjoyably uncomfortable interview show for Comedy Central. Between...

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Matthew Perry returns to NBC with new sitcom ‘Go On’

Matthew Perry returns to NBC with new sitcom ‘Go On’

By | April 23, 2012 at 12:42 pm | No comments

Former Friends star Matthew Perry will return to network television-- and for his former employer, NBC. The network picked up his new sitcom Go On, which is being executive produced by former Friends showrunner Scott Silveri. The single-camera show (read: the way Friends...

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Watch Conan O’Brien’s 75-minute Q&A from ‘Conan O’Brien College’

Watch Conan O’Brien’s 75-minute Q&A from ‘Conan O’Brien College’

By | April 23, 2012 at 12:00 pm | One comment

This past Friday, Conan O'Brien visited the University of California, San Diego, who graciously -- and insanely -- renamed their institution Conan O'Brien College for the day. Coco toured the facilities, met with lucky students and faculty, and most noteworthy, participated in...

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Paul F. Tompkins on finding happiness, possible new show and more! (Laughspin interview)

Paul F. Tompkins on finding happiness, possible new show and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | April 20, 2012 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Obsessing about stand-up has its advantages. Perhaps the best byproduct for a true comedy fan is that through the years, we're privy to the comedian's emotional and artistic journey-- all played out intimately onstage. And few comics' evolution has been as satisfying to witness...

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Community recap: Virtual Systems Analysis

Community recap: Virtual Systems Analysis

By | April 20, 2012 at 11:03 am | No comments

Hey, y’all! I’m coming to you live from South Carolina where I am here with my whole family (i.e. I’m drunk). So just, y’know, take that into consideration as you read. To the recap! Hey, it’s the study gang—studying! Weirds!!! Flirty eyes between Britta and Troy....

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Lewis Black will compete on Jeopardy! for charity

Lewis Black will compete on Jeopardy! for charity

By | April 19, 2012 at 10:45 pm | One comment

Lewis Black is a great many things: Comedian (obvs.), playwright (real fans know this), Daily Show commentator, golfer and lovable curmudgeon. And now he’ll be able to add Jeopardy! contestant to that long list. It’s true, it’s true. On Saturday, the veteran comic will...

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Rob Riggle tapped to host the ESPY awards

Rob Riggle tapped to host the ESPY awards

By | April 19, 2012 at 5:20 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedian, seasoned improv actor, writer, producer and Lieutenant Colonel for the Marines, Rob Riggle has been tapped to host this year’s ESPYs, the sports award show put on by ESPN every year. The big gig goes down July 11 and will be broadcast live from the Nokia...

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