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Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 7)

Laughspin’s look inside comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Part 7)

By | August 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm | One comment

EDINBURGH -- Ask yourself an important question: do you have a “Disney STD?” Or worse, a “Disney STD-VD?” Before you check for Sebastian in your crotch, let me translate that a Disney “STD-VD” is Thom Tuck’s acronym for the “Straight To DVD” movies that...

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Reno 911!’s Robert Ben Garant will write “gritty” Disney movie

Reno 911!’s Robert Ben Garant will write “gritty” Disney movie

By | August 8, 2011 at 10:05 am | No comments

Robert Ben Garant has been tapped to pen Tux, a feature film adaption of Japaneese graphic novel Tuxedo Gin. It took two years for the studio to close the rights to the Tokihiko Matsuura-created Japanese property, which were controlled by Shogakukan in Japan and VIZ Media in...

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Patton Oswalt lands role in flick based on Dean Koontz books

By | April 14, 2011 at 11:47 pm | No comments

For years now, comedian Patton Oswalt has proven himself not only an incredibly inspiring and prolific performer onstage but also a versatile actor-- playing everything from depressingly hilarious neighbor on television (King of Queens), to an animated rat in a Disney...

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We're funny, too: What if Disney turned to porn to solve its financial woes?

By | September 2, 2010 at 3:12 pm | No comments

Editor's note: Listen, we're not usually the one's trying to make you laugh. And, honestly, we're not going to make a habit out of it because, frankly, we respect comedians too much to try to tread on their ground. But this just had to be done. So, hopefully you get a few laughs...

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Steve Harvey joins with Essence to bolster Disney program for high school students

By | July 7, 2010 at 12:21 pm | One comment

Comedian Steve Harvey has joined forces with Essence and Disney parks to create the Disney’s Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Though the program has been around since 2007, this is the first year the popular publication has been part of the team. The...

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