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Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:29 am | One comment

Last September Jeffrey Ross showed up to Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen costumed as Muammar Gaddafi, walking the red carpet with two, um, lovely ladies. Last night, professional prankster Sacha Baron Cohen arrived to the Oscars red carpet donned as General Aladeen,...

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T.J. Miller to host Comedy Central’s new stand-up series, ‘Mash Up’

T.J. Miller to host Comedy Central’s new stand-up series, ‘Mash Up’

By | February 22, 2012 at 3:58 pm | No comments

T.J. Miller — comedian, podcast chatterbox, and Jellystone Park ranger — is set to host a new stand-up series on Comedy Central. Mash Up started as a one-off special that aired last March and featured comedians performing their acts while filmed segments illustrated the...

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Video: Stephen Colbert subtly confirms the reason for his absence

Video: Stephen Colbert subtly confirms the reason for his absence

By | February 21, 2012 at 7:37 am | No comments

By the middle of this past weekend, the reason for Stephen Colbert's sudden absence from last week's Wednesday and Thursday episodes of The Colbert Report was that he was attending to his elderly mother. At the start of last night's episode, his first new show since Tuesday, he...

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Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 20, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of Presents for 2012, but it will...

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Colbert Report shuts down for two days but will likely be back soon

Colbert Report shuts down for two days but will likely be back soon

By | February 16, 2012 at 12:33 pm | No comments

By now you've heard the Colbert Report suddenly shut down operations yesterday. Last night's episode was a previously aired episode and tonight will be the same. And like every other media outlet, the only statement Comedy Central could give us was this: "Due to unforeseen...

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Comedy Central approves Key & Peele for a second season

Comedy Central approves Key & Peele for a second season

By | February 15, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments

Only three episodes in to its much-publicized debut season, the sketch show Key & Peele has already been picked up for a second season, which will debut later this year. “Because Key & Peele has been so immediately and universally well received, I was worried if we didn't...

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Watch Stephen Colbert reignite the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream war with Jimmy Fallon

Watch Stephen Colbert reignite the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream war with Jimmy Fallon

By | February 15, 2012 at 10:49 am | No comments

The late-night television ice cream war continues. You know the one of which we speak. It's the one wherein Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert have fostered an on-again-off-again friendship (best friends forever for six months) and lifelong (for six months) arch nemesis status--...

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Review: John Mulaney’s second comedy album ‘New In Town’ is exquisite

Review: John Mulaney’s second comedy album ‘New In Town’ is exquisite

By | February 1, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

Comedian John Mulaney's second full-length album (and first hour-long stand-up special) New in Town has a light-heartedness about it that makes it not only funny, but also proves just how accessible Mulaney's comedic voice is. So it's still no wonder that in the last few years,...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant response to Rick Santorum’s handling of crazy racist woman

Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant response to Rick Santorum’s handling of crazy racist woman

By | January 25, 2012 at 11:19 am | No comments

Old people say the darndest things, don't they? "Get my medicine, I'm dying." "My grandson is so handsome." "Help me, I've fallen and I can't get up!" We've heard it all before. But we think you'd agree that ye olde peeps are at their best when they engage in hateful, racist and...

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