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Russell Brand and Julianne Hough set to star in Diablo Cody’s directing debut

Russell Brand and Julianne Hough set to star in Diablo Cody’s directing debut

By | September 26, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 7 comments

Diablo Cody became an overnight sensation with her 2007 writing triumph Juno (Michael Cera, Ellen Page). She's now been tapped to direct an as-of-yet-untitled film starring comedian Russell Brand and Julianne Hough, who's mostly known for her work on Dancing with the Stars....

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Watch new “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Archer” previews

Watch new “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Archer” previews

By | September 26, 2011 at 2:06 pm | One comment

This Thursday, FX brings us two new episodes of Archer and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. So who are we to not give you 30-second previews for each? Let's start with Sunny's new episode, which goes down at 10 pm ET. The official synopsis goes like this: "Frank accidentally...

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Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Weird Al Yankovic is back, comedy nerds. And in a huge way. The premiere of his new hour-long special Weird Al Yankovic Live! The Alpocalypse Tour premieres on Comedy Central this Saturday, with the uncensored and uncut version hitting DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 4. To get you in...

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Watch the 14-minute “60 Minutes” segment on South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone

Watch the 14-minute “60 Minutes” segment on South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone

By | September 26, 2011 at 11:20 am | No comments

In the event you missed Steve Kroft's detailed segment on South Park during last night's broadcast of 60 Minutes, we've happily embedded it below. While the segment was obviously geared toward a more mainstream audience -- you'll probably already know a lot of what's being said...

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All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight

All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight

By | September 26, 2011 at 10:38 am | No comments

During Mike & Molly's break after its first season on CBS, its co-star Melissa McCarthy snagged herself the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. It's a blessing and a curse, for sure, since all eyes will be on McCarthy tonight as the show's second season...

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Laughspin’s 11 favorite “Back in Black” segments from The Daily Show

Laughspin’s 11 favorite “Back in Black” segments from The Daily Show

By | September 26, 2011 at 9:45 am | One comment

Tomorrow, Comedy Central will release Lewis Black’s newest stand-up comedy album The Prophet. The album is a time capsule of sorts as its a recording of Black onstage in 1990. That means you’re going to hear a lot of vitriol aimed toward the likes of George Bush, Dan Quayle...

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Watch 11 videos from Saturday Night Live’s season premiere with Alec Baldwin

Watch 11 videos from Saturday Night Live’s season premiere with Alec Baldwin

By | September 25, 2011 at 10:22 am | 3 comments

Last night, Saturday Night Live kicked off its new season with a quality show, overall. If you missed it, fear not. Here’s almost all of the goodies, minus the Radiohead performances, because honestly, I don't give a shit about them. Enjoy. Clocking in at just over 11...

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Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

Wanda Sykes tells Ellen DeGeneres she had a double mastectomy

By | September 23, 2011 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Aside from her stand-up comedy, I’ve come to know and love Wanda Sykes for her work on the always hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm. She’s a perfect foil for Larry David, whose awkwardness – especially where race is concerned – never fails to cause a whole lot of problems...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

By | September 23, 2011 at 2:11 pm | One comment

The new season of Parks and Recreation premiered last night and, oh, what fun we had. And we found out so many things! So grab your go-bag and hightail it out of wherever you are and enter a world of municipal hijinks, dong shots, and big, abstract dreams. At Li’l...

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