TV/Movies

New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 3

By | March 15, 2011 at 8:55 am | One comment

AUSTIN-- Day three began with perhaps the most appropriately titled podcast for the SXSW crowd: Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast. Before bringing out their special guest, Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira chided Austin residents’ penchants for the ironic mustache. The...

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Video: Sarah Silverman wants to adopt

By | March 14, 2011 at 11:37 am | No comments

We're always surprised by how much Sarah Silverman pays attention to crappy television (she's an American Idol junkie, too). It just goes to show that even the most anti-establishment, foul-mouthed comics can't help but get sucked in to reality television. As she was making the...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 2

By | March 14, 2011 at 9:56 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- Unsurprisingly, day two of SXSW’s comedy offerings did not disappoint. The evening began with a live Comedy Death Ray Radio podcast taping featuring none other than Pee-Wee Herman creator Paul Reubens. Anyone hoping to see a live interview with Pee-Wee would be...

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SNL recap: Zach Galifianakis’ fearless awkwardness shines through

By | March 14, 2011 at 9:42 am | No comments

Sports fans, political buffs, media followers and Hollywood gossip addicts… nobody was left wanting by this week’s cold open on Saturday Night Live, hosted by Zach Galifianakis. Great premise, great writing, great delivery. Check it out! Hipsters got their taste next, as...

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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 1

By | March 13, 2011 at 9:51 am | No comments

AUSTIN-- South by Southwest’s comedy offerings began last night and blended the best of comedy and nerdery. Kicking off the night was a doubleheader of Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies” podcast, first featuring guests Anthony Jeselnik, Kevin Pollak and Dave Foley. In...

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Video: Just because we love Maria Bamford…

By | March 11, 2011 at 1:34 pm | One comment

Part of the life of a successful comedian on the road is constantly promoting your gigs-- whether it be on early morning radio or on local news stations. Every once in a while its fun to take a look at how some of that goes down. Today, we caught one of our faves Maria Bamford...

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Donald Trump Comedy Central Roast live blog

By | March 9, 2011 at 7:29 pm | No comments

7:30 pm I'm here in a pretty swanky room at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York waiting for the show to start. I can barely feel my fingers having spent a few hours on the Gold Carpet outside. But I shouldn't complain, right? Right. 7:47 pm Roastmaster Seth MacFarlane has...

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Preview: Jon Lovitz guests on Hot in Cleveland tonight

By | March 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | One comment

On tonight's new episode of Hot in Cleveland, Saturday Night Live legend Jon Lovitz will guest star as a hobo who ultimately gets engaged to Joy (Jane Leeves). What's more is that Lovitz, himself, will be chatting with fans live right here starting at 9:45 pm EST; the show...

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