TV/Movies

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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Comedian Dana Gould and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl team up for comedy

Comedian Dana Gould and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl team up for comedy

By | February 2, 2012 at 5:37 pm | No comments

If you caught Dave Grohl's appearance on After Lately a few Sundays ago (not to mention his Daily Show interviews), you know the Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer can pull off some comedy. In this particular episode comedian and Chelsea Lately writer Jen Kirkman...

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Review: Tim & Eric flick delivers, but you might want to wait for its theatrical release

Review: Tim & Eric flick delivers, but you might want to wait for its theatrical release

By | February 2, 2012 at 10:56 am | 3 comments

First things first: If you don’t traditionally like Tim & Eric’s 11-minute episodes on Adult Swim, then their new film isn’t for you. If you’ve ever watched the first five minutes of one of their episodes, cringed and changed the channel, then their new film isn’t...

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Comedian learns ‘wanker’ is a really bad word in the UK (Video)

Comedian learns ‘wanker’ is a really bad word in the UK (Video)

By | February 1, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 8 comments

American comedian David Fulton learned today that while the word "wanker" (as its said here in the States) is a B-level slag, but in the UK, it's an A-level swear word. How did he learn this? He said it on a national, morning television show. It was so bad, that in addition to...

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Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

Comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre heading to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network

By | January 30, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments

Cartoon Network announced that they'll l be airing an all new late night talk show starring stand-up comedians Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre. They'll be joining the Adult Swim line-up! The new program, produced by Abso Lutely Productions who creates Tim & Eric Awesome...

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