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Exclusive: Al Madrigal is The Daily Show's newest correspondent

By | May 16, 2011 at 8:47 am | One comment

Stand-up comedian Al Madrigal has joined the mighty correspondents crew of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And we hear he'll make his debut tonight tomorrow as he files a field piece with longtime contributer Jason Jones. His appearance comes on the heels of the announcement...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “The Fight”

By | May 13, 2011 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Parks and Recreation went down last night in two parts and in the first episode, everybody got bombed on Snake Juice, had cry-fights, and redefined the term “hangover.” And that Snake Juice sure has a dope aftertaste. And it’s 140 proof and features caffeine. Bottoms...

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Community recap: “For a Few Paintballs More” (season finale)

By | May 13, 2011 at 10:32 am | One comment

Annnnnd…we’re back! The gang has mostly doffed the spaghetti-Western motif (thanks, recap-part-1 commenters!), and we’re back to plain ol’ regular paintball assassin at Greendale. With the newfound knowledge that Sawyer was a plant (“it doesn’t make sense—why...

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NBC picks up Whitney Cummings sitcom, "Whitney"

By | May 11, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 14 comments

Fast-rising stand-up comedian Whitney Cummings' pilot, Whitney has been picked up for production at NBC, it was just announced at the network's upfront presentation tonight. As we reported back in January, the pilot centered around a young couple trying to balance their lives...

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Larry King says performing stand-up comedy is "orgasmic"; also "it's not brain surgery"

By | May 11, 2011 at 2:12 pm | 8 comments

In what will probably go down as one of the all-time creepiest statements about the art of stand-up comedy, former talk show host turned-comedian Larry King has described the act of performing comedy onstage as "orgasmic." When writer R. Scott Reedy asks King, "How does it feel...

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Sarah Silverman is brilliant in dramatic turn on "The Good Wife"

By | May 11, 2011 at 12:19 pm | One comment

Last night, Sarah Silverman guest starred on an episode of The Good Wife, a drama that stars Julianna Margulies. When the announcement was made back in March about Silverman's upcoming appearance, I obviously thought the comedian would be inserted into the storyline for some...

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Watch David Cross as a ham sandwich in the short film "Meltdown"

By | May 11, 2011 at 11:03 am | No comments

The newly-posted short film Meltdown by director Dave Green will go down as one of the best comedy short films of 2011. Starring comedian David Cross (voicing the proud ham sandwich), Meltdown tells the story of a group of friends bonded by similar circumstance-- they're all...

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Johnny Depp made Penelope Cruz dress as Mr. Hankey from "South Park"

By | May 10, 2011 at 12:32 pm | No comments

Just when you thought A-list celebrities have absolutely zero taste in good comedy, you hear this: apparently, on the set of the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean flick (in which Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz star), the leading man forced Cruz to dress as South Park's famed...

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Saturday Night Live recap: The return of Tina Fey

By | May 9, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments

COLD OPENING Osama Bin Laden's video Will and Testament. Osama reveals his legacy is not as impressive as we were led to believe- totaling just over $700. Osama mentions Dakota Fanning several times- more specifically, a virgin, 12-year-old Dakota Fanning. The reference is kind...

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