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Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

By | September 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments

After weeks of announced personnel changes, anticipation and predictions, the historic 40th season of Saturday Night Live is finally upon us. And comedy fans, myself included, is expecting a lot from SNL this year. I can't remember a time in my entire life when so many horribly...

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Letterman regular Tommy Johnagin snags CBS pilot deal

Letterman regular Tommy Johnagin snags CBS pilot deal

By | September 26, 2014 at 11:39 am | No comments

Comedian Tommy Johnagin has landed one of the early exciting pilot orders from CBS. Johnagin has sold a half-hour comedy pilot for a multi-camera show based on his life as a stand-up comic raising a family in a small Midwest town. Johnagin is a regular guest on Late Show with...

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Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)

Kate Mara, Ellen Page spoof True Detective in hilarious Funny Or Die trailer (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

Like Orange is the New Black, Scandal, Game of Thrones and a few others, True Detective is show that people lose their minds over. To be fair, the HBO drama is stellar and we get why people loved first season performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. So it makes...

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Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 10:47 am | No comments

Since Jim Gaffigan will unleash his second book upon the world in less than two months, the veteran comedian visited Late Show with David Letterman last night to drop some knowledge about food, the topic of said book. While Food: A Love Story won’t hit retailers until Oct. 21,...

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Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 5:49 pm | No comments

Apologies generally mean more when made in a timely fashion, but there's a reason people say “better late than never.” Ana Gasteyer, former Saturday Night Live cast member and burgeoning jazz singer, reunited with fellow SNL alumnus Seth Meyers on Late Night and issued a...

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Bo Burnham’s ‘Repeat Stuff’ music video: hilarious commentary on pop music

Bo Burnham’s ‘Repeat Stuff’ music video: hilarious commentary on pop music

By | September 24, 2014 at 4:52 pm | No comments

Bo Burnham had one of the best comedy specials of 2013 with Bo Burnham: what. Combined with traditional stand-up and alternative meta gags, Burnham continued to deliver poignant and hilarious songs. One of those songs was "Repeat Stuff," a commentary on the recording industry's...

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Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson reveal Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’ absurdity (Video)

Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson reveal Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’ absurdity (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 4:08 pm | One comment

Comedians Jessica Williams (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and Phoebe Robinson (Last Comic Standing) are giving a reality check to a new Lifetime reality show Girlfriend Intervention. Girlfriend Intervention matches four "fairy blackmothers" up with white women to help them...

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Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

By | September 24, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments

On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not...

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Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

By | September 24, 2014 at 11:54 am | No comments

Fresh off his stint at Funny or Die´s Oddball comedy festival and winding down the promotional tour for his upcoming Spike Lee-helmed stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael is on what you could call a bit of a hot streak. That type of success would get to anyone’s head, but...

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