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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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Dave Hill will rock your face off with ‘Tasteful Nudes’ music video

Dave Hill will rock your face off with ‘Tasteful Nudes’ music video

By | May 15, 2012 at 7:26 am | One comment

Comedian Dave Hill has a book available on May 22 called Tasteful Nudes: ...and Other Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation, a collection of comedic essays featuring “stories about stolen meat, animal attacks, young love, death, naked people, clergymen, rock 'n'...

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The Laughspin interview with Lizz Winstead

The Laughspin interview with Lizz Winstead

By | May 14, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments

If Jon Stewart could be called the Ben Franklin of modern American satire, Lizz Winstead is certainly its Betsy Ross. Okay, sure, it’s been a little while here since ninth grade Civics class, but see if you can’t follow the logic train: while Stewart may be responsible for...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s interview with Maurice Sendak

Watch Stephen Colbert’s interview with Maurice Sendak

By | May 8, 2012 at 2:08 pm | One comment

Maurice Sendak, the legendary author of trailblazing children's books like Where the Wild Things Are, died today at the age of 83. The cause was complications from a recent stroke, his longtime editor, Michael di Capua, told the New York Times. Sendak will forever be remembered...

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Watch the Laughspin interview with Moshe Kasher

Watch the Laughspin interview with Moshe Kasher

By | March 28, 2012 at 8:42 pm | No comments

It's always a pleasure to see comedians we've been covering for years rise up through the ranks of the comedy world. And Moshe Kasher is of those people. At the end of 2009 (when we were still Punchline Magazine), we named him a Comic to Watch. And he's since made us look like...

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Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

By | March 22, 2012 at 11:04 am | 4 comments

Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a...

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Denis Leary will help launch Comedy Central’s new book imprint

Denis Leary will help launch Comedy Central’s new book imprint

By | February 29, 2012 at 9:40 am | No comments

If it seems like to you in the last few years there's been an amazing increase in the amount of comedians publishing books, it's probably more than just a feeling. And for the most part, they've been quite successful. Comedy Central, always looking to be ahead of the curve, is...

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