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Megan Amram, Nick Offerman get physical for Funny Or Die (Video)

Megan Amram, Nick Offerman get physical for Funny Or Die (Video)

By | October 16, 2014 at 3:53 pm | No comments

Twitter juggernaut and Parks and Recreation writer Megan Amram is getting her science on in this Olivia Newton-John reimagining. To promote her upcoming book, Science...For Her!, Amram reworked the Grease star's "Physical" into a song about ladies' battle with science. A recent...

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Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

By | September 25, 2014 at 10:47 am | No comments

Since Jim Gaffigan will unleash his second book upon the world in less than two months, the veteran comedian visited Late Show with David Letterman last night to drop some knowledge about food, the topic of said book. While Food: A Love Story won’t hit retailers until Oct. 21,...

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Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

Joan Rivers biography slated for 2016 as investigation into her death continues

By | September 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm | One comment

As the investigation into the death of Joan Rivers continues, more positive news has surfaced— a biography about the trailblazing comedian will be written and has been slated for a 2016 release. Titled Joan Rivers: A Life, the tome will be written for Little, Brown and Company...

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Malcolm Gladwell, Dick Cavett, Dave Hill address Amazon, Hachette retail battle (Video)

Malcolm Gladwell, Dick Cavett, Dave Hill address Amazon, Hachette retail battle (Video)

By | July 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | No comments

Have you heard about the war between online retail giant Amazon and publishing giant Hachette? You haven’t? Well, neither did I, because I don’t read books. Because books are for nerds, amiright? But now, because of this video from comedian, author, musician, snappy dresser...

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‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

By | April 23, 2014 at 3:36 pm | No comments

All 304 pages of the long-awaited tome The Simpsons Family History: A Celebration of Television's Favorite Family will arrive in stores and online retailers on Sept. 23. And although it retails for $35, you can pre-order it now on Amazon for a budget-friendly $21.50. The...

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Rob Delaney on his book, his magical child and how he’s like Toni Morrison (Laughspin Interview)

Rob Delaney on his book, his magical child and how he’s like Toni Morrison (Laughspin Interview)

By | November 12, 2013 at 1:08 pm | No comments

It’s been only a year since Rob Delaney released his first comedy special – the stellar Live at the Bowery Ballroom – but the workhorse comedian has gifted the world with yet another gem: his first book, Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban....

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Artie Lange will write about suicide attempt, drug use and more in new memoir

Artie Lange will write about suicide attempt, drug use and more in new memoir

By | September 12, 2013 at 1:44 pm | One comment

Fans of Artie Lange's raw and honest New York Times 2008 bestseller, Too Fat to Fish will be happy to hear the former Howard Stern Show radio personality will release Crash and Burn, a memoir, on Oct. 29. The book, to be published by Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster,...

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Aziz Ansari will write a relationship book, reportedly snags $3.5 million advance

Aziz Ansari will write a relationship book, reportedly snags $3.5 million advance

By | August 22, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments

If you’ve been lucky enough in recent months to have seen Aziz Ansari working out new material onstage, you may have noticed his views on relationships have become a bit more nuanced, if not darker. And those observations will serve him well as he’s just inked a deal with...

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Twitter favorite Jenny Johnson lands book deal

Twitter favorite Jenny Johnson lands book deal

By | June 26, 2013 at 1:20 pm | No comments

While television writer Jenny Johnson (pictured above with pal Jenna Elfman) has been a favorite among the comedy elite on Twitter since 2009, she gained a new level of fame last year when her feud with pop star and convicted domestic abuser Chris Brown got picked up by...

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