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Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series

By | February 12, 2014 at 10:03 am | No comments

The friendship between Jack Black and Tim Robbins goes back a long way— further back, even, than the JB and Kyle Gass partnership that blossomed into Tenacious D. One of Black’s first showbiz jobs was in 1989 when he worked on Robbins’ religious satire Carnage in...

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Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

Jack Black, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian give Jay Leno a musical send-off (Video)

By | February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am | No comments

Longtime friend Billy Crystal was Jay Leno's first guest on The Tonight Show back on March 25, 1992 when Leno took over the late night chair from the legendary Johnny Carson. He promised his old buddy to be his final guest, too. "A promise made. A promise kept," Crystal said...

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Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 2: Tenacious D, Craig Robinson, Doug Benson, Jenny Slate

Comedy at Fun Fun Fest, day 2: Tenacious D, Craig Robinson, Doug Benson, Jenny Slate

By | November 10, 2013 at 12:48 pm | One comment

AUSTIN -- If the theme of day one of Fun Fun Fun Fest was Johnny Marr, the theme of day two was probably… pot. I wandered into the comedy tent early yesterday afternoon to find it already oppressively hot, steamy and full of wafting marijuana smoke. For those of you who are...

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Jack Black hints at animated Tenacious D series

Jack Black hints at animated Tenacious D series

By | June 17, 2013 at 4:23 pm | No comments

In addition to the already-announced Ghost Ghirls for Yahoo! Screen, Jack Black may hinted that he may soon start work on an online animated series centered around Tenacious D, his longtime comedy rock act. Speaking at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this...

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SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

By | March 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by the American heroes of...

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Tenacious D announce musical comedy festival, inviting Spinal Tap, Flight of the Conchords, more

Tenacious D announce musical comedy festival, inviting Spinal Tap, Flight of the Conchords, more

By | January 18, 2013 at 10:56 am | 6 comments

Hot on the heels of their Grammy nominated album Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D – Jack Black and Kyle Gass – have announced plans to curate a comedy music festival this Fall! “We’re working on a festival, called Festival Supreme,” Black tells Rolling Stone. “It’s...

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Watch the Comedy Bang Bang trailer with Amy Poehler, Zach Galifianakis, Andy Samberg and more

Watch the Comedy Bang Bang trailer with Amy Poehler, Zach Galifianakis, Andy Samberg and more

By | May 21, 2012 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Since 2009, Scott Aukerman (Mr. Show, Between Two Ferns) has hosted the Comedy Bang! Bang! (originally Comedy Death-Ray) podcast. The show features Scott and his comedy friends (guests range from lower-profile comedy nerd favorites such as Andy Daly and Harris Wittels to the...

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Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

By | May 18, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments

“When the Pick of Destiny was released it was a bomb, and all the critics said that The D was done. The sun had set and the chapter had closed. But one thing no one thought about was The D would rise again -- just like the phoenix.” These words enticingly open Tenacious...

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You can listen to the new Tenacious D album ‘Rize of the Fenix’ right now

You can listen to the new Tenacious D album ‘Rize of the Fenix’ right now

By | May 1, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Although the their long-awaited new album won't be available for proper purchase and download until May 15, Tenacious D has just made Rize of the Fenix available now to stream-- for ZERO dollars. As you may know, this is their first album since their 2006 release The Pick of...

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