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South By Southwest Comedy: Day 3

By | March 15, 2011 at 8:55 am | One comment

AUSTIN-- Day three began with perhaps the most appropriately titled podcast for the SXSW crowd: Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast. Before bringing out their special guest, Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira chided Austin residents’ penchants for the ironic mustache. The...

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John Oliver gets scary this Halloween, helps raise money for creative kids

By | October 14, 2010 at 5:15 pm | No comments

This Halloween, The Daily Show's John Oliver has lent his on-camera talents to help promote a project produced by The Story Pirates, a bi-coastal company that's been described as "Monty Python meets Schoolhouse Rock." That is, it's an organization that helps kids excel in arts...

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Jon Stewart reveals exact location for Rally to Restore Sanity

By | October 7, 2010 at 11:58 am | No comments

Have you been biting your fingernails in anticipation of where Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity will be held? Well wait no more! Last month we reported on Jon Stewart's announcement of his rally on the Washington Mall. But Stewart recently announced the exact location of...

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The Daily Show’s John Oliver engaged

By | October 4, 2010 at 2:08 pm | No comments

This weekend at Comedy Central’s “Night of Too Many Stars,” Daily Show correspondent John Oliver broke the news to People that he and girlfriend Kate Norley are engaged, with the wedding planned for “some time next year.” Oliver said he proposed while they were...

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Jon Stewart faces Bill O’Reilly on Fox News; watch the results

By | September 23, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments

In last night's interview with Jon Stewart on the O’Reilly Factor on Fox News, Bill O’Reilly takes his best shots at knocking Stewart off balance but just ends up face planting on the ground of his own studio. O’Reilly begins with comments to Stewart about how President...

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John Oliver lands starring role in movie with Monty Python pedigree

By | September 15, 2010 at 3:20 pm | No comments

Comedian and Daily Show veteran John Oliver will work with Monthy Python greats in a new flick called Absolutely Anything. Former Monty Python member Terry Jones collaborated recently with Gavin Scott to write the film, who told Deadline that the final product will include...

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Barack Obama’s chief economist is a comedian, has appeared on the Daily Show

By | September 10, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments

Austan Goolsbee, President Obama’s Chief Economist on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is set to take over as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, according to the Washington Post. But if you think all government officials—especially economists—are boring,...

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John Oliver, Robert Klein to perform at benefit for the blind

By | July 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm | No comments

Robert Klein, John Oliver and more will perform at a benefit to raise funds for the blind. On Sept. 20, Gotham Comedy Club in New York will host the fifth annual Laugh for Sight benefit, which will benefit retinal degenerative eye disease research. Klein, who we interviewed...

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Louis C.K. tells Jon Stewart: I can’t say ‘retarded’ on FX

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:43 pm | No comments

Last night, Louis CK stopped by the Daily Show with Jon Stewart to promote his new FX show, Louie. The segment starts with a clip from Louie during which the comedian gets stuck at airport security and has to explain what his bottle of lube is for. Things quickly devolved into...

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