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The Onion knocks Tyler Perry’s ‘sassy’ character movie formula (Video)

The Onion knocks Tyler Perry’s ‘sassy’ character movie formula (Video)

By | January 26, 2012 at 10:16 am | 2 comments

Here Comes Mingmei is not the name of Tyler Perry's newest movie, but according to the folks at The Onion, it might as well be. In the below Onion News Network dispatch, Perry's movie formula -- sassy character, family, love, etc... -- is lampooned, by imagining a new character...

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Rainn Wilson may star in a spinoff of The Office

Rainn Wilson may star in a spinoff of The Office

By | January 25, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments

It looks like all of Dwight Schrute's persistence of the highly annoying kind may have paid off. The character The Office co-star Rainn Wilson plays may very well become the centerpiece of a new show, to bow on NBC next year, Deadline reports. "I hear that NBC is working on...

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Dear 30 Rock fans: Your ‘Sh*t Liz Lemon Says’ video has arrived

Dear 30 Rock fans: Your ‘Sh*t Liz Lemon Says’ video has arrived

By | January 25, 2012 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Are you completely sick and fucking tired of this "Shit [insert boring group of humans here] Says" viral video sensation? Well, so are we. However, we'll make an exception for this-- a "Shit Liz Lemon Says" video? Heck yes! Let's do this, Laughspinners. Be sure to tune...

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Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

By | January 25, 2012 at 3:22 pm | No comments

You know how when you look at Newt Gingrich, he invokes fear in you? And then when his wife Callista shows up, with her painted-on, Children Of The Corn face, you shit your pants, because you're a human with feelings and that's the only logical response to have? Well, Conan...

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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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