UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

By | April 7, 2015 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments

Update: April 8 -- Now, Trevor Noah and Russell Peters are both playing off the comments as if it was just some sort of prank. Because what's funnier than one comedian calling another comedian a joke thief? We're not buying it. See Noah and Peter's interaction below: For...

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Netflix lands Ricky Gervais satire starring Eric Bana, reaffirming commitment to comedy

Netflix lands Ricky Gervais satire starring Eric Bana, reaffirming commitment to comedy

By | April 6, 2015 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Netflix landed the rights to Ricky Gervais' comedy flick Special Correspondents. Gervais wrote the script and will direct the film starring Erica Bana as a struggling New York-based radio journalist. In classic War of the Worlds fashion, he fakes front-line war reports from...

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Terrifying Lucille Ball statue needs to be removed!

Terrifying Lucille Ball statue needs to be removed!

By | April 6, 2015 at 1:32 pm | No comments

Now here's one from the truly freaky files. By now, most every American with basic access to cable television or a standard Internet hookup is well familiar with I Love Lucy. Even more so than her show, it's easy to visualize images of her iconic face: it's been almost 26 years...

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Robin Williams Trust Restricts use of comedian’s likeness for 25 years

Robin Williams Trust Restricts use of comedian’s likeness for 25 years

By | April 6, 2015 at 12:26 pm | One comment

While absolutely everyone is still mourning the hell out of Robin Williams, this bit of news is perhaps the one instance where fans might feel relieved that they won't be seeing more of the comedian any time soon. As reported earlier last week, it was revealed that the Robin...

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Michael Keaton Brings Back Batman and Beetlejuice on Saturday Night Live

Michael Keaton Brings Back Batman and Beetlejuice on Saturday Night Live

By | April 5, 2015 at 11:29 am | No comments

Michael Keaton brought back his beloved characters Batman and Beetlejuice during his Saturday Night Live appearance. But it took some prodding from the SNL cast members during the opening monologue. Keaton shot back into the spotlight last year after playing a washed-up...

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Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC

Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC

By | March 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm | One comment

Denis Leary gets another TV show greenlit as IFC has ordered eight episodes of Benders. The half-hour hockey comedy developed under the title Uncle Chubby's follows a group of friends bonded by an undying obsession with their amateur hockey league. None of the members are...

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Comedian Damienne Merlina responds to Ari Shaffir after he blasts her in Comedy Central special (Video)

Comedian Damienne Merlina responds to Ari Shaffir after he blasts her in Comedy Central special (Video)

By | March 31, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 48 comments

When Comedy Central fans tuned in to watch Ari Shaffir's one hour special, Passive Aggressive, they may have been taken aback by the smattering of nervous laughter that greeted the comedian during his set. Nervous because opening your big moment as a comedian, your hour-long...

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Did the Daily Show make a mistake hiring Trevor Noah instead of me? Yes.

Did the Daily Show make a mistake hiring Trevor Noah instead of me? Yes.

By | March 31, 2015 at 12:15 pm | One comment

I haven’t slept in over a week purely in anticipation for that one phone call. That one phone call that would change my life even more than Frozen did. You see, with Jon Stewart’s recent announcement of leaving Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, I thought I was a clear...

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Hannibal Buress calls heckler ‘social terrorist’ (Video)

Hannibal Buress calls heckler ‘social terrorist’ (Video)

By | March 31, 2015 at 9:57 am | No comments

Fresh off his stellar performance last night at Comedy Central’s Roast of Justin Bieber, Hannibal Buress released a video wherein he artfully and hilariously shuts down a heckler during his March 26 show at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. It seems there was an...

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