Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

By | August 13, 2014 at 5:46 pm | One comment

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is coming to iTunes…without Jon Stewart. Comedy Central has launched a new podcast The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart, a bi-monthly behind-the-scenes show. Each 20-30 minute episode features Daily Show writers, producers and actors...

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Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary

Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary

By | August 13, 2014 at 5:22 pm | No comments

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is partnering with young network Fusion to produce a documentary about battling cancer and fighting for animal rights. The Emmy Award-winning writer and producer has been battling colorectal cancer since 2012. In his final months, Fusion will...

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Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

By | August 13, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Social media late night game show @midnight will continue at Comedy Central. The network renewed Chris Hardwick's show, which features three comedians battling to win the Internet, for a second season. The new season will run for 40 weeks, which is 160 episodes, in 2015. Nerdist...

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Comedy Dynamics offers vast comedy library on Hulu featuring Jim Norton, Whitney Cummings, DL Hughley and many more (Sponsored video)

Comedy Dynamics offers vast comedy library on Hulu featuring Jim Norton, Whitney Cummings, DL Hughley and many more (Sponsored video)

By | August 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments

Comedian and frequent Time magazine contributor Jim Norton gets really awkward in social situations. But that's partly because other people are obnoxious and awkward, too. Norton's superb 2013 stand-up special Please Be Offended talks about the people in life who are way too...

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MAD Magazine exclusive preview: The Worst People to Sit Near on a Plane

MAD Magazine exclusive preview: The Worst People to Sit Near on a Plane

By | August 12, 2014 at 1:07 pm | One comment

The folks over at MAD Magazine know that flying is not fun: cramped space, long lines and questionable food. In the upcoming issue of MAD Magazine, hitting stands on Tuesday, Teresa Burns Parkhurst shows you some of the worst people on your flight. Sometimes it's "The Cute...

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Robin Williams dead at 63: Comedians take to Twitter to express their grief

Robin Williams dead at 63: Comedians take to Twitter to express their grief

By | August 11, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments

As news of Robin Williams' apparent suicide quickly spread online tonight, fellow comedians took to Twitter to express their deep sadness and to encourage us to treat depression seriously. Below is a selection of those tweets. Williams was 63. My mother committed suicide at...

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Robin Williams dead at 63, suicide confirmed

Robin Williams dead at 63, suicide confirmed

By | August 11, 2014 at 7:16 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian Robin Williams died today at the age of 63. Police suspect suicide. "This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings," Williams' wife of nearly three years Susan Schneider said,...

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Watch Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul teaser (Video)

Watch Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul teaser (Video)

By | August 11, 2014 at 4:23 pm | No comments

The highly-anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff prequel Better Call Saul released its first teaser trailer. The AMC series, starring Bob Odenkirk as crooked lawyer Saul Goodman, made news in June when it was renewed for a second season before it even received a premiere date. Now we...

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Russell Brand vs. Sean Hannity! Fox News Host Attacks Comedian On Twitter After ‘Trews’ Video Slam Over Middle East Conflict

Russell Brand vs. Sean Hannity! Fox News Host Attacks Comedian On Twitter After ‘Trews’ Video Slam Over Middle East Conflict

By | August 10, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 7 comments

It appears Sean Hannity’s feud with Russell Brand will not end anytime soon. The Fox News host went on a Twitter rampage, slamming his critics, including the outspoken comedian. This latest chapter in the Sean Hannity/Russell Brand feud began when the below photo of the...

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