‘Saturday ‘Night Live’ Stole Groundlings Sketch? Comedy Troupe Accuse ‘SNL’ Of Ripping Off Tina Turner Skit (VIDEO)

‘Saturday ‘Night Live’ Stole Groundlings Sketch? Comedy Troupe Accuse ‘SNL’ Of Ripping Off Tina Turner Skit (VIDEO)

By | October 6, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments

Did Saturday Night Live steal one of its sketches from The Groundlings? Two members of the famed improv comedy group made the accusation this weekend. The SNL sketch in question featured stars Cecily Strong and Sasheer Zamata, along with guest host Sarah Silverman, performing...

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Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

By | October 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm | One comment

NBC has tapped comedian Eddie Izzard to bring thieving detective Junior Bender to life. The network gave Izzard a script commitment to adapt Timothy Hallinan's popular crime novels into a comedic crime thriller. Hallinan's four-book series centers around a burglar in Los Angeles...

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‘Better Call Saul’ music video with Bob Odenkirk is insanely bizarre

‘Better Call Saul’ music video with Bob Odenkirk is insanely bizarre

By | October 6, 2014 at 2:59 pm | No comments

Whatcha gonna do when you're sad Breaking Bad's gone? Ya better call Saul! AMC's spin-off series Better Call Saul continues to tease fans of Bob Odenkirk's shady New Mexico lawyer character with a music video (?) of sorts. Country music icon Junior Brown throws down some tunes...

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Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

By | October 6, 2014 at 12:37 pm | One comment

The Women & Women First bookstore featured on Portlandia is still in business. But the real-life feminist bookstore – called In Other Words – in which those sketches starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are filmed may be closing up shop if its owners don’t get a...

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Sponsored Video: Coca-Cola’s ‘The Happiest Thank You’ Pays Tribute To Those Who Make Our Days A Bit Brighter

Sponsored Video: Coca-Cola’s ‘The Happiest Thank You’ Pays Tribute To Those Who Make Our Days A Bit Brighter

By | October 6, 2014 at 10:00 am | No comments

Coca-Cola is trying to fix that trend with a new video campaign titled “The Happiest Thank You.” Coca-Cola’s “Happiest Thank You” video has already gone viral, with more than two million views in less than a month. The clip introduces us to four ordinary people who...

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Chelsea Handler’s ‘Uganda Be Kidding Me’ for Netflix gets a trailer (Video)

Chelsea Handler’s ‘Uganda Be Kidding Me’ for Netflix gets a trailer (Video)

By | October 5, 2014 at 6:14 pm | No comments

It´s only been a month since Chelsea Handler said farewell to her late night show Chelsea Lately, but as one of the hardest working humans in comedy, she’d be hard pressed to take a break. After seven years boosting ratings and comedians' careers, Handler is embarking on a...

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Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

By | October 5, 2014 at 10:06 am | No comments

To say this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live was better than last week's season opener would be a sever understatement. Last night veteran comedian Sarah Silverman led SNL to a consistently entertaining, funny and smart show. Let's hope the show can maintain the rest of...

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Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and more added to New York Comedy Festival

Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City and more added to New York Comedy Festival

By | October 3, 2014 at 12:09 pm | One comment

The New York Comedy Festival has just added Amy Poehler, Jim Gaffigan, Pete Holmes, Seth Rogen and over 60 additional shows to its long weekend's schedule. Some old favorites of the festival, such as Comics to Watch and the New York's Funniest Stand-Up competition finals will...

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Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

Brian Regan spring tour announced, tickets on sale now

By | October 3, 2014 at 9:36 am | No comments

Brian Regan, the Cal Ripken Jr. of comedy, has announced the spring 2015 leg of his 10-year, non-stop theater tour. And tickets are on sale -- wait for it -- now! This upcoming nationwide jaunt will find Regan visiting 39 cities kicking off in Eugene, OR on Jan. 8 and ending in...

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