TV/Movies

Chris Rock, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog: Two reasons to watch Spike's award show

By | June 16, 2010 at 3:05 pm | No comments

A night for all things manly is back with Spike’s 2010 Guys Choice awards - airing Sunday (Father's Day-- get it?) at 10 pm EST. With awards like Holy Grail of Hot and Deadliest Warrior it’s the must see awards for any (stereotypical manly man). This year Chris Rock...

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Orbit gum enlists Will Arnett, Jason Bateman more for TV ad campaign

By | June 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments

Orbit has thrown together an all star cast for the first segment of their new online series, “Orbit Dirty Shorts.” Sure, it may only be a glorified commercial, but with the comedic talents of Arrested Development’s Will Arnett and Jason Bateman, Aubrey Plaza (the cute girl...

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SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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Last Comic Standing 7 Live Blog, Episode 2: NYC Auditions

By | June 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | No comments

9:00 p.m. Alright, we're in NYC for two days of auditions. Craig Robinson is now rocking a keytar and has a sax woman to lend the sporadically clapping flash mob some rhythm. 9:02 p.m. Oh, I know Alycia Cooper! Hi! She's from my city. She's doing some D.C.-related material, and...

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Will Zach Galifianakis play a Nazi-hunting fish in CGI flick?

By | June 14, 2010 at 8:41 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis will portray a fish who takes on Nazis in a new CGI-animated film, a report suggests. The Los Angeles Times cites unnamed sources who claim the comedian is in negotiations to play the lead role in a remake of the well-forgotten 1964 film The Incredible Mr....

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Stephen Colbert lends talents to Bob Hope political comedy exhibit

By | June 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | One comment

Politics and comedy have been intertwined forever, and now it’s being celebrated on a national scale. The Library of Congress in Washington DC just opened a new exhibition celebrating the comedy of Bob Hope, and political satire in general. And one of today's best known...

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D.L. Hughley to host game show pilot for NBC

By | June 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm | No comments

Comedian D.L. Hughley is set to host an NBC game show pilot. We immediately snapped to attention because there's nothing we love more than overqualified hosts and desperate contestants vying for cash. The show is called Who's Bluffing Who? and features seven contestants trying...

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Chris Rock talks food racism, Conan and being poor on Leno

By | June 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | No comments

On a recent Tonight Show with Jay Leno interview punctuated by awkward questions about where the red-haired guy went, Chris Rock talks about his two daughters and what life was like growing up in a shoe. Rock quips that his young daughters recently got out of rehab and...

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David Hasselhoff to be roasted on Comedy Central

By | June 10, 2010 at 8:53 am | 3 comments

You remember David Hasselhoff, right? Knight Rider lead, Baywatch lifeguard, late 80's German popstar, occasionally drunken mess David Hasselhoff? Comedy Central announced that Hasselhoff will be their next roastee. Don't worry, they already made the "Don't hassle the Hoff"...

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