Lawyer tries to sell Redd Foxx’s life story to pay off comedian’s debts

By | March 8, 2010 at 5:27 pm | No comments

Most people recognize Redd Foxx from the 70’s series Sanford and Son, but before and after his success on TV, the lateactor made his name as a groundbreaking stand-up comic. A staple on the Las Vegas circuit, Foxx paved the way for luminaries like Richard Pryor and Eddie...

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It’s official: Betty White confirms Saturday Night Live appearance

By | March 8, 2010 at 4:12 pm | No comments

The web has spoken! Betty White confirmed to People that she will in fact be making an appearance on Saturday Night Live in the near future. For those of you not up to speed, a Facebook campaign urging the 88-year-old comedy veteran to appear on America’s favorite sketch show...

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Aziz Anzari’s Raaaaaaaady has a new target of contempt: Justin Bieber

By | March 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | No comments

In Aziz Ansari's newest contribution to his ongoing viral presence, his character Raaaaaaaandy seems to have developed some beef with teen pop sensation and YouTube music star Justin "Bieb" Bieber. Raaaaaaaandy claims that Bieber under the guise of being a sweet kid, stole his...

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Natasha Leggero: Funny, with pants or without

By | March 8, 2010 at 11:06 am | No comments

Natasha Leggero just keeps turning heads. A prolific stand-up performer whose intelligent musings earned her a regular seat on Chelsea Lately, she'll appear on Comedy Central's new post-apocalyptic series Ugly Americans premiering March 17. She also has a starring role in an...

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Saturday Night Live disappoints, despite the brilliance of Zach Galifiakanis

By | March 8, 2010 at 10:24 am | One comment

The difference between the single funniest monologue I’ve ever seen on Saturday Night Live and pretty much the rest of the show this week? Night and day. Leave it to Zach Galifianakis to be his twisted self, but to find a way to make it palatable for Middle America. He...

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Dream team of SNL presidents turns up on Funny or Die

By | March 5, 2010 at 5:25 pm | One comment

It’s the interior of the White House, the president’s bedroom. It’s night. Gerald Ford stumbles in. He’s befuddled. He prat falls onto a table. “Live from New York…” But this is no Saturday Night Live sketch. History has come alive on Funny or Die in an exclusive,...

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Roseanne blames Mormonism for Marie Osmond’s son’s suicide

By | March 5, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 45 comments

In a post on her blog, the always provocative stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr insinuated that the recent suicide of Marie Osmond's son, Michael Blosil, had less to do with his innate depression than with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' archaic stance on...

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Rosie O’Donnell, Sharon Osbourne, Rachel Dratch to guest on Logo’s ‘Big Gay Sketch Show’

By | March 5, 2010 at 3:08 pm | One comment

Are you one of those people who hasn’t caught any episodes of The Big Gay Sketch Show but has heard great things? Now’s your chance to get a taste of what is now one of only three sketch comedy troupes currently on television. The Logo network’s well-regarded sketch...

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The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi shows his classical acting chops in indie flick

By | March 5, 2010 at 10:15 am | No comments

If you're reading this site, you probably know Aasif Mandvi as the dapper, faux earnest, wholly hilarious field correspondent for The Daily Show. But, it turns out, Mandvi has a lot more in his bag of tricks. A classically trained actor -- Shakespeare, Chekov, anyone? --...

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