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Ricky Gervais is out, so who should host the Golden Globes next year?

Ricky Gervais is out, so who should host the Golden Globes next year?

By | January 18, 2012 at 11:42 am | No comments

If there’s one thing that makes award shows palatable, it’s Ricky Gervais at the hosting helm. He rarely shies away from skewering Hollywood’s finest, from Kim Kardashian to Mel Gibson. So I have to admit to being fairly bummed that Gervais apparently won’t be returning...

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What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

By | January 16, 2012 at 10:50 am | 14 comments

So, the hype for last night’s third coming was through the roof: Was Ricky going to be “mean” again? Was he going to hold back a little? Was he going to sacrifice one of Angelina Jolie’s children live, onstage? We’re sure some questions were asked more than others....

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Ricky Gervais outlines his plans for hosting the Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais outlines his plans for hosting the Golden Globes

By | January 9, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments

There are few people unaware of the controversy cause by comedian, writer, actor and podcaster Ricky Gervais during his hosting gig at the Golden Globe Awards last year. Anyone who was not familiar with the comic and his sense of humor previously, got a big taste of it and there...

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Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy

Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy

By | December 15, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments

Normally, when it comes to comedy during awards season, a big issue of contention is the categories that comedy is thrown into. Within the Golden Globes nominations announced earlier this morning, many comedy noms come from the musical and/or comedy category. However, if you...

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Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

By | November 16, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments

I guess in the end, NBC and the folks who run the Golden Globes weren't all that offended by the things Ricky Gervais said earlier this year when he was hosting the awards show. You see, the comedian will be back to host the Globes when they return to the network on Jan. 15....

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Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

By | October 5, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

During last awards season, comedian Ricky Gervais delivered a Golden Globes hosting performance that was met with criticism for being “too mean.” In short, it didn’t sit well with the organization behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although the...

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Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

By | September 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | One comment

When I was a kid, we as a family couldn't stand baseball commentator Tim McCarver so much that if he was working a game we would dial it up on the radio and watch on TV with that annoying buffoon muted. Well, this is kind of the same thing; instead of listening to the...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

By | April 15, 2011 at 11:36 am | No comments

Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a...

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This Golden Globes ad with Ricky Gervais is absurd

By | January 14, 2011 at 11:54 am | No comments

Listen. We're as happy as any comedy fan that Ricky Gervais is hosting the Golden Globes-- if for no other reason than it's nice to see great comedians getting high-profile, high paying gigs. But really, Golden Globes peeps: this ad is completely absurd. And we're pretty sure...

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