TV/Movies

Larry David says more Curb Your Enthusiasm might happen

By | March 16, 2010 at 9:52 am | No comments

Every time a season of Larry David’s genius meta-comedy series comes to an end, fans fear it will be the last they’ll see of it. It certainly looked that way three seasons ago, when a season finale had David making a trip to heaven. The future of the series has seemed...

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Spike TV searching for comedian to host late night talk show

By | March 9, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 9 comments

Hey, comics: Spike  TV may  be looking for you to host a late night talk show.  The network has begun a nationwide talent search for an "every man" kind of comic to host a project currently in development. Unlike the typical Hollywood and celebrity focused program, this late...

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Lawyer tries to sell Redd Foxx’s life story to pay off comedian’s debts

By | March 8, 2010 at 5:27 pm | No comments

Most people recognize Redd Foxx from the 70’s series Sanford and Son, but before and after his success on TV, the lateactor made his name as a groundbreaking stand-up comic. A staple on the Las Vegas circuit, Foxx paved the way for luminaries like Richard Pryor and Eddie...

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It’s official: Betty White confirms Saturday Night Live appearance

By | March 8, 2010 at 4:12 pm | No comments

The web has spoken! Betty White confirmed to People that she will in fact be making an appearance on Saturday Night Live in the near future. For those of you not up to speed, a Facebook campaign urging the 88-year-old comedy veteran to appear on America’s favorite sketch show...

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Saturday Night Live disappoints, despite the brilliance of Zach Galifiakanis

By | March 8, 2010 at 10:24 am | One comment

The difference between the single funniest monologue I’ve ever seen on Saturday Night Live and pretty much the rest of the show this week? Night and day. Leave it to Zach Galifianakis to be his twisted self, but to find a way to make it palatable for Middle America. He...

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Rosie O’Donnell, Sharon Osbourne, Rachel Dratch to guest on Logo’s ‘Big Gay Sketch Show’

By | March 5, 2010 at 3:08 pm | One comment

Are you one of those people who hasn’t caught any episodes of The Big Gay Sketch Show but has heard great things? Now’s your chance to get a taste of what is now one of only three sketch comedy troupes currently on television. The Logo network’s well-regarded sketch...

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The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi shows his classical acting chops in indie flick

By | March 5, 2010 at 10:15 am | No comments

If you're reading this site, you probably know Aasif Mandvi as the dapper, faux earnest, wholly hilarious field correspondent for The Daily Show. But, it turns out, Mandvi has a lot more in his bag of tricks. A classically trained actor -- Shakespeare, Chekov, anyone? --...

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Spinal Tap’s Harry Shearer says Sarah Palin’s Tonight Show comedy routine was ‘lame’

By | March 4, 2010 at 5:54 pm | No comments

It’s about time Sarah Palin got judged as an entertainer, since that's what she mostly is. Last night on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, comedian/writer/Spinal Tap God Harry Shearer gave his professional opinion of the recent set of jokes the former governor of Alaska...

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Michael Showalter announces cancellation of Comedy Central show on Twitter

By | March 4, 2010 at 4:22 pm | No comments

This will come as a huge bummer for all you die hard fans of awkward-laugh-masters Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black. After much speculation, Showalter announced the Michael and Michael Have Issues' cancellation on his Twitter. “To all who were fans of Michael &...

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