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H. Jon Benjamin scores Comedy Central sketch show deal

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor H. Jon Benjamin has been around for years, yet it’s likely that not all that many people can actually put a face to the name. Known largely for his voice acting, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard him before, even if you haven’t heard of him...

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‘Chelsea Lately’ comedian Heather McDonald pens book about losing her virginity

By | July 12, 2010 at 11:30 am | No comments

You may have seen Heather McDonald, a comedian on Chelsea Handler’s Chelsea Lately, doing impressions of the Real Housewives and the Kardashians. Like many of the show's regulars, she’s becoming more and more of a recognizable name in comedy. Now she’s written a book...

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Daniel Tosh displaces Dave Chappelle as Comedy Central ratings champ in timeslot

By | July 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments

On Wednesday night, a record 2.4 million people tuned into Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh’s weekly roast of all things dumb on the Internet. Why is this important? Well, as Deadline.com points out, the show Tosh.0 fills Comedy Central’s 10:30 p.m. Wednesday slot right after South Park,...

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Futurama tackles robosexual marriage on tonight’s episode; watch a preview

By | July 8, 2010 at 10:43 am | No comments

As if there wasn’t enough marriage debate, Futurama has, thankfully, decided to take it one step further. In tonight's new episode "Proposition Infinity" (10 pm EST on Comedy Central), the gang is out to legalize robosexual marriage. Yes, you read that correctly. And what...

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Whoopi Goldberg will star in stage version of Sister Act

By | July 7, 2010 at 2:26 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_8911" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Whoopi Goldberg, photo by Peter Foley"][/caption] It has been 18 years since Whoopi Goldberg first donned a nun's habit in Sister Act, but she couldn’t stay away from the singing convent forever. And this...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 5: Semis, Part 2

By | July 5, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments

9:00 p.m. The spotlight's being monkey-handled, but Craig Robinson isn't letting it stop him from starting this show. Don't worry! It's just a classic case of a chimp with a cigar in the light booth. Nobody can frown in the face of a primate with a mission, right, King Kong? And...

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Larry David turns 63 today; we lazily embed a video in honor of that

By | July 2, 2010 at 12:23 pm | No comments

The Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm creator turned 63 today, so we hope you remembered to get him a card. However, it needs to get in his hands today, or else you run the risk of the birthday statute of limitations running out. Explanation...

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Did Last Comic Standing comedian steal a joke from an actress? Watch the videos.

By | June 29, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 10 comments

Stealing a joke is a serious crime in the stand-up community. And these days, with the onslaught of social media, it’s easy to get caught doing it. And now the latest accusations of thievery are based around Last Comic Standing. Last week comedian Jason Weems made it to the...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 4: Semifinals

By | June 28, 2010 at 9:02 pm | One comment

9:00 p.m. In an homage to Dr. Evil, but with more hair on the cat and less paleness on the villain, Craig Robinson intros the semifinals. Oh, and that cat is totally channeling the surprised chipmunk from YouTube. Get your own act, LOLkitty! 9:02 p.m. Robinson is brought on...

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