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Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

By | March 21, 2012 at 2:26 pm | No comments

As if comedy fans across the country haven't already established his iconic status, Comedy Central is going to make it official: Robin Williams will be the recipient of the Stand-Up Icon Award. The honor will be bestowed upon the veteran comedian and actor of stage and screen at...

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Leslie Bibb, Rob Corddry will star in horror comedy directed by Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant

Leslie Bibb, Rob Corddry will star in horror comedy directed by Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant

By | March 21, 2012 at 1:17 pm | No comments

The team of Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant have established themselves as two of Hollywood's most sought comedy screenwriters, but up until now, the prolific duo hasn't directed the words they've written for feature films. That will soon change as their newest project,...

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Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase are writing a comedy flick

Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase are writing a comedy flick

By | March 21, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments

Dan Aykroyd announced on his Facebook page that he'll be working with fellow Saturday Night Live alum and Community co-star actor Chevy Chase on a new comedy film script. The pair worked together previously in 1991 on Aykroyd's critically panned directorial debut Nothing But...

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IFC confirms Portlandia’s third season and promises two specials

IFC confirms Portlandia’s third season and promises two specials

By | March 20, 2012 at 10:46 pm | No comments

We kind of already knew Portlandia was coming back to IFC for a third season, since Carrie Brownstein let it slip during an interview on an Australian radio station last week. But tonight, it became official in New York, as the network confirmed the news at their upfront...

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Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

By | March 20, 2012 at 9:48 pm | No comments

It was reported three days ago that Tom Papa had inked a deal with TBS to shoot a show pilot titled Naked Truth. The former host of NBC's The Marriage Ref will facilitate conversations between himself and three other comedians, Deadline reported. But we can exclusively reveal...

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Aziz Ansari tells Laughspin why he decided to self release ‘Dangerously Delicious’

Aziz Ansari tells Laughspin why he decided to self release ‘Dangerously Delicious’

By | March 20, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments

Thousands of comedy fans woke up to excellent news this morning: Aziz Ansari has a new hour stand-up special. Even better, the special was already available for purchase. Better, still: In mere minutes and for only $5, the thing could live on their computer forever (or you can...

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Aziz Ansari releases ‘Dangerously Delicious’ for $5 through his website

Aziz Ansari releases ‘Dangerously Delicious’ for $5 through his website

By | March 20, 2012 at 7:33 am | 3 comments

Without any warning, Aziz Ansari has released his newest stand-up special Dangerously Delicious-- independently, through his website and for only $5. Once you lay your money down, you have the option to download the special or simply stream it. In other words, he Louis C.K.'ed...

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That time I watched the return of ‘Community’ with Joel McHale

That time I watched the return of ‘Community’ with Joel McHale

By | March 16, 2012 at 9:39 am | One comment

Last night I watched Community with Joel McHale, NBD. It’s TRUE! I had the pleasure of spending the Greatest Moment of Our Time (i.e. the night Community returned to its rightful place in NBC’s Thursday-night lineup) at Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC with none other than...

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John C. Reilly as Dr. Brule returns to Adult Swim on Sunday! (Video)

John C. Reilly as Dr. Brule returns to Adult Swim on Sunday! (Video)

By | March 15, 2012 at 10:46 pm | No comments

Adult Swim's flagship show, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! has spawned a great many absurd images and concepts unto the world-- and our little, fragile minds. Dr. Brule, played by John C. Reilly, may be the show's greatest by-product. So great, in fact, the character was...

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