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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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Charlie Sheen rides the truth in Comedy Central roast promo

Charlie Sheen rides the truth in Comedy Central roast promo

By | August 23, 2011 at 10:45 am | 2 comments

Comedy Central's upcoming roast of Charlie Sheen is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated comedy events of 2011. Though details are sparse so far -- we hear the list of roasters will be released this week -- the network just rolled out this itty-bitty 15-second promo to...

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Watch David Letterman address terrorist death threat in Top 10 list

Watch David Letterman address terrorist death threat in Top 10 list

By | August 23, 2011 at 9:42 am | One comment

Last week, we told you about the death threat levied against David Letterman via an Al-Quaeda message board. You see, on a recent episode of Late Show, Letterman made a joke about the recent death of suspected terrorist leader Ilyas Kashmiri. And someone didn't take kindly to it...

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Video: Nick Thune will never forget what he did to Andy Richter

Video: Nick Thune will never forget what he did to Andy Richter

By | August 22, 2011 at 12:46 pm | No comments

I probably don’t need to tell you how much it meant for a comic to get called over to the couch on Johnny Carson’s The Tonight Show. A quick tête-à-tête with Johnny could be a comedian’s big break, so they took it wicked seriously. And, as it turns out, some take...

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Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

By | August 22, 2011 at 12:32 pm | No comments

For the past few years Johnny Knoxville, professional Jackass, has been slowly gaining some credibility as a comedic actor (The Ringer, Dukes of Hazzard); he even co-starred in Kevin Spacey's Father Of Invention last year. I know, I know. None of them were "hits" or "good," but...

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