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Jeff Ross joins Kevin Hart comedy pilot for ABC

Jeff Ross joins Kevin Hart comedy pilot for ABC

By | March 18, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments

Most of us are used to seeing stand-up comedian Jeff Ross on the dais roasting our favorite celebrities, but no we may get a chance to see the roastmaster general on network television. Ross has signed on to ABC's multi-camera untitled Kevin Hart comedy pilot. He'll play Stu,...

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Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

Dave Chappelle, Conchords lead a diverse group at Oddball Comedy Festival (Review)

By | August 24, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- If there’s one thing I learned at Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Oddity Festival yesterday evening, it’s that Austin, Texas is a really, really hot place to kick off a national tour if said tour is hosted outdoors in August. If there are two things I learned,...

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Jeff Ross talks about his plans to roast San Francisco at the Outside Lands festival

Jeff Ross talks about his plans to roast San Francisco at the Outside Lands festival

By | July 25, 2013 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Jeff Ross has skills. He’s got the unique ability to decimate a person with a single spoken sentence. While it might not be the most traditional, bankable skillset, Ross has found a way to use it to his advantage. The Roastmaster General has turned his talent into an empire of...

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Marc Maron, Jeff Ross join cast of comedy flick Flock of Dudes

Marc Maron, Jeff Ross join cast of comedy flick Flock of Dudes

By | July 18, 2013 at 12:39 pm | One comment

Comedians Marc Maron, Jeff Ross, and New Girl's Hannah Simone have joined the cast of Flock of Dudes, according to Deadline. The flick centered on a guy (Chris D'Elia) who parts ways with his friends in order to hasten his maturity. The new trio joins an already incredibly long...

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Did Jimmy Kimmel buy the naked Bea Arthur painting for comedian Jeff Ross? (Poll)

Did Jimmy Kimmel buy the naked Bea Arthur painting for comedian Jeff Ross? (Poll)

By | May 27, 2013 at 12:35 pm | One comment

Over the weekend, a fun little comedian controversy played out. It involves Jimmy Kimmel, Jeffrey Ross and a nude painting of the late, great Golden Girls star Bea Arthur. The painting was purchased for $1.9 million at auction recently, but the buyer’s identity wasn’t...

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Comedy Central renews ‘The Burn with Jeff Ross’ for a second season (Videos)

Comedy Central renews ‘The Burn with Jeff Ross’ for a second season (Videos)

By | November 15, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

After a successful run this year on Comedy Central, the network today announced it will bring back Jeff Ross' weekly roast-themed series The Burn. “I'm delighted to be off the road for a while and back to work on The Burn,” says Ross. “I consider it my personal mission to...

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In defense of ‘offensive’ jokes (Guest post)

In defense of ‘offensive’ jokes (Guest post)

By | August 15, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments

A couple of years ago, two friends of mine, Garret Dillahunt and Leslie ____, came to a show of mine at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.  I've known both of them for a decade and they've done tons of TV and film, much more than I have -- and weathered every kind of praise or...

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Watch Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady, Seth Green previews from Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

Watch Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady, Seth Green previews from Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

By | August 8, 2012 at 1:41 pm | No comments

You're no doubt well aware that Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne premieres on Sunday at 10 pm EST. But are you aware we're all going to die? You should watch these just-released new previews from the roast, featuring Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady and Seth Green. Do it before...

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We talk Mitch Hedberg, Jeff Ross, Roseanne and more on the new Laughspin Podcast (Video)

We talk Mitch Hedberg, Jeff Ross, Roseanne and more on the new Laughspin Podcast (Video)

By | August 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | No comments

On the latest edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about a great many things, including Jay Mohr's new podcast network, Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne (airing this Sunday), the controversy surrounding comedian Jeff Ross' joke about the Aurora shooting and more....

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