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Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

By | June 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | One comment

Comedian, writer, and stand-up comic J.B. Smoove will host the newest Hollywood awards show to be televised-- The CLIOS: World's Best Commercials. Smoove is best known for his role, alongside Larry David, as Leon Black on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. In recent years, however,...

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The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

By | March 13, 2012 at 9:40 am | No comments

Many comedians strive to make people from all sorts of backgrounds laugh, but an incredibly small percentage of them actually achieve that. Amongst them is the Ian Edwards. From six seasons on Punk'd to writing on Saturday Night Live to crushing it on stand-up stages everywhere...

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Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Dictator’ beds Megan Fox in first trailer

Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Dictator’ beds Megan Fox in first trailer

By | December 14, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

It's been three years since we last found Sacha Baron Cohen lampooning popular culture and politics in that half scripted, half way-too-real way he's mastered ever since the success of his Ali G. Show on HBO a decade ago. But this summer, Cohen returns with The Dictator, a...

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Comedy Matters with Jimmy Fallon, Nick Cannon and more!

Comedy Matters with Jimmy Fallon, Nick Cannon and more!

By | October 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments

The Comic Strip hosted the 6th Annual NY’s Funniest Reporter Show, which was produced as always by Ryan McCormick and Mark Goldman of Goldman McCormick PR, and it was a super successful event. [caption id="attachment_38970" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Jeffrey...

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Video: “Curb Your Ethusiasm” preview with Ricky Gervais, Rosie O’Donnell, JB Smoove and more

By | April 12, 2011 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Larry David, the master of uncomfortable comedy, probably had to charter two Airbus A380s just to transport all his emotional baggage from LA to NYC for the eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The grouchy, slouchy comic (and, of course, the man behind the scenes of...

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Monday comedy links: Johnny Carson, JB Smoove, more!

By | August 16, 2010 at 4:16 pm | No comments

See what we did there? We usually do Friday Comedy Links. We like to switch things up. But let's be clear. The following are mostly links from last week that you may have missed. Enjoy! Johnny Carson may be dead. But his presence will live online forever, or until we all kill...

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JB Smoove: Bringing the fireworks to comedy

By | July 6, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

By Becca Scheuer Curb Your Enthusiasm's favorite neighbor, comedian JB Smoove, has teamed up with Russell Simmons to host Stand Up at the El Rey, a diverse and updated Def Jam-esque series for Comedy Central. Ever since his first performance as a contestant on The Dating...

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Russell Simmons, JB Smoove land stand-up comedy series with Comedy Central

By | February 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_7417" align="alignright" width="150" caption="JB Smoove"][/caption] Russell Simmons, you sly old dog, you've done it again. But this time, what he's done isn't some hot, edgy rap beat; instead, the end product of Simmons' tireless effort to bring hip-hop...

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Just For Laughs: Montreal's comedy fest in its 26th year

By | July 14, 2008 at 1:00 am | No comments

Just For Laughs in Montreal is where every comedian aspires to perform and where every comedy fan enjoys the fruit of those comics' labor. Last week began the English-speaking portion of Just For Laughs in Montreal, the largest and longest running comedy festival in the world....

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