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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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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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