Comedian Mike Brody gives comedy advice to younger self, every comedian (Laughspin essay)

Comedian Mike Brody gives comedy advice to younger self, every comedian (Laughspin essay)

By | October 8, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments

Dear Young Mike Brody, First off, screw the prop comic who yelled at you for swearing when you opened for him in 2001. You didn't know it was a clean show and you didn't know how anything worked then. He was a douche then and he's a douche today. His closing joke is juggling...

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Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

By | October 8, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Political comedian Jimmy Dore lets you know what's wrong with your relationship with America in his new book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You: How the Media, Wall Street, and Both Political Parties Keep on Screwing You --- Even After You've Moved On (Running Press). No one...

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George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

George Carlin to be honored by Colin Quinn, Keith Olbermann as George Carlin Way unveiled (Exclusive)

By | October 7, 2014 at 8:49 am | 4 comments

This past summer, three years after comedian Kevin Bartini launched a fraught-filled campaign to rename a New York City street after the late George Carlin, the city council passed a bill to do just that. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the order that would allow the 400 block of...

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‘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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