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Watch Steven Wright and Craig Ferguson try to out-weird each other

Watch Steven Wright and Craig Ferguson try to out-weird each other

By | January 25, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

While the traditional formula of a two-hander still works to this day (one plays "straight," one plays crazy), a pair playing crazy in their own respective ways can be one of the most delightful things to watch. Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, for example, hosting anything from...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant response to Rick Santorum’s handling of crazy racist woman

Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant response to Rick Santorum’s handling of crazy racist woman

By | January 25, 2012 at 11:19 am | No comments

Old people say the darndest things, don't they? "Get my medicine, I'm dying." "My grandson is so handsome." "Help me, I've fallen and I can't get up!" We've heard it all before. But we think you'd agree that ye olde peeps are at their best when they engage in hateful, racist and...

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Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

By | January 24, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 14 comments

And the Oscar for Best Actress goes to…Kristen Wiig! Best Actor…Patton Oswalt! Best Picture…Bridesmaids! Or so we wish. The Oscar nominations came in this morning and it was a great year for comedy in film! This year, the Academy will recognize many comedic talents who are...

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Stephen Colbert ends possible presidential bid (Video)

Stephen Colbert ends possible presidential bid (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert made a stunning(ish) announcement on his show last night. He is ending his exploratory committee to run for President of the United States of South Carolina. The news comes after last weekend's South Carolina primary where Colbert ran as Herman Cain. The...

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New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:05 am | One comment

This past Thursday, FX debuted their all new animated comedy Unsupervised. Helmed by writers and producers of the network’s hit show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the series follows the lives of two optimistic teenage boys, Gary and Joel, trying to make it through...

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Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

By | January 24, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments

The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia's award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won't be able to see the flick -- starring Birbigs (of course)...

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Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

By | January 20, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 15 comments

Last night on Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope's run for city council heated up, as viewers met her opponent -- Bobby Newport (played by Paul Rudd) -- for the first time. Perhaps even more importantly, each candidate launched their first round of political television adds....

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Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

By | January 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm | No comments

If you've been wondering what Dana Gould, longtime writer for The Simpsons, former writer at the Ben Stiller Show, and esteemed stand-up comedian (Chris Rock admitted to admiring Gould while auditioning for Saturday Night Live) has been up to-- besides making this amazing short,...

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CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

By | January 19, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No comments

It seems CBS is on a shopping spree for comedy pilots. This comes on the heels of the nominal success of the series premiere of Rob Schneider's new project ¡Rob!. The broadcast network bought two sitcom deals a piece for Martin Lawrence and Mike & Molly's Melissa McCarthy, who...

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