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Video: What happens if Patton Oswalt comes to your house, reads from his book and eats pie?

Video: What happens if Patton Oswalt comes to your house, reads from his book and eats pie?

By | November 16, 2011 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt's tome Zombie Spaceship Wasteland was released in January in hardcover. But check this out: it's been released again-- this time without that pesky hard cover. What the fuck is that made out of anyway-- steel? Goddamn, I can barely lift it. Thankfully, it's now...

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Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

By | November 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Earlier this week, Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond appeared on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross to promote his new heart-wrenching memoir God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem. You can...

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Watch Jon Stewart’s 15-minute interview with Bill Clinton

Watch Jon Stewart’s 15-minute interview with Bill Clinton

By | November 9, 2011 at 1:45 pm | No comments

Former President Bill Clinton visited The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night. And because some people think Clinton is more important than, say, Clint Eastwood (the show's guest on Monday), Jon chatted with him for a full 15 minutes. Obviously, the whole interview didn't air...

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John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

By | October 26, 2011 at 2:44 pm | One comment

Back in 2005, John Hodgman released his first book titled The Areas of My Expertise, a satirical almanac who’s success landed him as a recurring contributor to The Daily Show as the “resident expert.” Since then, he’s appeared in bit roles in television and film, was the...

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Darrell Hammond admits to smoking crack, cutting himself

Darrell Hammond admits to smoking crack, cutting himself

By | October 24, 2011 at 10:41 am | One comment

Substance abuse is certainly, and sadly, not a rarity in the world of comedy. But it seems some of the stories Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond tells in his upcoming memoir are surprising-- even by standards levied by jaded comedy enthusiasts. Copies of the book God, If...

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Why Mindy Kaling hates televised roasts and why we disagree with her

Why Mindy Kaling hates televised roasts and why we disagree with her

By | October 21, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 9 comments

In Mindy Kaling's new book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) -- in stores Nov. 1 -- The Office co-star, writer, director and producer comes out hard against the concept of televised roasts. And although she doesn't mention the network by name, her target...

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Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt

Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt

By | October 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm | One comment

Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp and Joe are the names of some of the most important figures in the realm of comedy history. And tomorrow, more of their story will surface as Three Stooges FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Eye-Poking, Face-Slapping, Head-Thumping Geniuses hits...

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Read an excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”

Read an excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s book, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?”

By | September 30, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments

As The Office returns to its first season without Michael Scott many of the other cast members have been doing projects on the side. One of the show's main writers, Mindy Kaling, for example, has written a book. It's called Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other...

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Comedian Moshe Kasher’s book is going to be amazing

Comedian Moshe Kasher’s book is going to be amazing

By | July 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm | One comment

When we (then, Punchline Magazine) named rising comedian Moshe Kasher a comic to watch in 2009, we weren't foolin' around. We knew a few things. First, we knew the dude was funny onstage; he comes at you with a wholly unique hostile-meets-damaged delivery. It's fucking...

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