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Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

By | August 29, 2011 at 6:06 pm | One comment

Hugely popular comedian Gabriel Iglesias, known equally for his jokes as he is, his girth, has signed on for a role in Steven Soderbergh's new drama flick about the world of male strippers. Magic Mike stars Channing Tatum, based on the actor's real-life experiences in the exotic...

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Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

By | August 29, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Remember the good ol’ days when the media was exhaustively reporting on Charlie Sheen, rather than a Hurricane? I miss those more innocent times. It looks like Charlie Sheen’s back in the news, though: Comedy Central just released the names of some of the folks involved in...

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Comedy series “Death Valley” premieres tonight on MTV; watch a new preview

Comedy series “Death Valley” premieres tonight on MTV; watch a new preview

By | August 29, 2011 at 11:54 am | One comment

I've been thoroughly enjoying the few previews of Death Valley that MTV has been slowly rolling out the last few weeks. If you're not familiar with the show, it's kind of a cross between Reno 911! and shitty zombie and ghoul movies. It stars Mad TV standout Bryan Callen and a...

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Watch the first preview of John Goodman on “Community!”

Watch the first preview of John Goodman on “Community!”

By | August 29, 2011 at 10:47 am | 2 comments

You may already know this, but if you don't, let me have the honor of telling you: John Goodman will join Joel McHale and co. on Community this year, as the dude (not The Dude) has a recurring role. NBC announced the news in late July, but this morning we finally got our first...

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Variety “comic to watch” Ali Wong lands role in Chelsea Handler comedy series

Variety “comic to watch” Ali Wong lands role in Chelsea Handler comedy series

By | August 26, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

The new NBC comedy based on the life of comedian Chelsea Handler and starring former That '70s Show star Laura Prepon Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea has added emerging funny-woman Ali Wong to its revamped cast. Wong has been confirmed to play Bianca, a child of immigrant...

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Jon Stewart will host Nirvana chat session on Sirius XM

Jon Stewart will host Nirvana chat session on Sirius XM

By | August 26, 2011 at 8:08 am | No comments

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind, Jon Stewart will host a Q &A session with the two remaining band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic along with Butch Vig, the producer behind the album. The two-hour session -- to be...

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Watch Chevy Chase talk about new “Vacation” movie and why he won’t do a rebooted “Fletch”

Watch Chevy Chase talk about new “Vacation” movie and why he won’t do a rebooted “Fletch”

By | August 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments

I've heard all the stories about Chevy Chase being a complete pain in the ass to work with. I believe it. I get it. Maybe he's not the nicest person in the history of world. And maybe he's been in a lot of sub par movies. But, as long as Fletch (as well as the Vacation franchise...

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Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis set to shoot political comedy flick

Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis set to shoot political comedy flick

By | August 25, 2011 at 9:20 am | No comments

Though plans for the movie were discussed earlier this year, we finally have some hard details on the new comedy, Southern Rivals, starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. It looks like the pair and co. will head down to New Orleans to begin shooting Oct. 31 and will work...

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A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.

A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.

By | August 23, 2011 at 11:14 am | One comment

Last night, newly-engaged and bushy-bearded comedian David Cross stopped by Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Current TV. More importantly, Cross stuck around for a Web-extra interview, wherein he chats about his future wife, actress Amber Tamblyn and impending Arrested...

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