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‘Girls’ creator Lena Dunham looking for a cool $1 million for her advice book

‘Girls’ creator Lena Dunham looking for a cool $1 million for her advice book

By | October 2, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments

She's in the midst of season two production of her hit HBO series Girls, but Lena Dunham isn't resting on her television success. A writer at heart, the 26-year-old is shopping a book of essays and is looking for about $1 million, according to Slate, who got hold of the detailed...

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Comedian and father Julian Kross writes first honest book about parenting (Excerpts)

Comedian and father Julian Kross writes first honest book about parenting (Excerpts)

By | September 18, 2012 at 11:52 am | No comments

As a father of two, I can attest to the gross number of pointless new parenting books published each year. But here's the deal: new parents are so fucking scared of damaging their kids either psychologically or physically or both, that even the most cynical to-be moms and dads...

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Billy Crystal sells funny book about getting old (Video)

Billy Crystal sells funny book about getting old (Video)

By | August 10, 2012 at 4:35 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian, popular Oscar host and friend of the Silver Screen, Billy Crystal has sold a humor book to New York publishers Henry Holt and Co. for $4 million, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The book is about aging and the selling price could buy more facial plastic...

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Joan Rivers likens Costco to Nazi Germany, gets kicked out of Costco (Video)

Joan Rivers likens Costco to Nazi Germany, gets kicked out of Costco (Video)

By | August 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments

Accompanied by a camera crew entourage, Joan Rivers took to the streets to protest Costco's refusal to sell her book I Hate Everything...Starting With Me. KTLA reports that Rivers dramatically handcuffed herself to a shopping cart at a Costco in Burbank, CA, which seems a little...

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Comedian Brian Posehn will write Marvel Comics’ new Deadpool series

Comedian Brian Posehn will write Marvel Comics’ new Deadpool series

By | August 2, 2012 at 10:58 pm | 3 comments

Here's some exciting news for Brian Posehn and his fans: the comedian, who has never hid his fanaticism for comic books and other nerdy pursuits, has landed a gig writing for Marvel Comics! Posehn and fellow comedian Gerry Duggan and artist Tony Moore are the new creative...

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You should pre-order Jen Kirkman’s book ‘I Can Barely Take Care of Myself’

You should pre-order Jen Kirkman’s book ‘I Can Barely Take Care of Myself’

By | July 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | One comment

Comedian Jen Kirkman's debut book I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids won't be on shelves until next year, but you can pre-order it now. And you should! In Kirkman's words - “It helps 'the man' (I mean Simon and Schuster executives) know that...

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Michael Ian Black on Stella reunion, Meghan McCain, his boning prowess and more!

Michael Ian Black on Stella reunion, Meghan McCain, his boning prowess and more!

By | June 11, 2012 at 11:06 am | No comments

In a Reddit AmA (ask me anything) comedian, The State alum and self-proclaimed sexy bitch Michael Ian Black fielded questions from the Reddit community. He talked about the potential for a Stella reunion, his failed TV shows, and gives some solid advice to Redditors in need....

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Michelle Obama will make her second appearance on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Michelle Obama will make her second appearance on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

By | May 23, 2012 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Comedy Central announced today that the First Lady, Michelle Obama will drop in to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on May 29. It will be her second visit to the show, having first guested on Oct. 1, 2008. Her visit to the show comes on the same day her first book American...

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Watch Gilbert Gottfried voice the 50 Shades of Grey audiobook

Watch Gilbert Gottfried voice the 50 Shades of Grey audiobook

By | May 16, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments

Ladies (and gentlemen)... it has come to our attention that you can now hear the audiobook version of steamy, sexy -- [ed. note: not to mention horribly written and poorly copy-edited] S&M novel, 50 Shades of Grey read by luscious comedian and voice actor, Gilbert Gottfried. Oh...

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