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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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SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

By | March 10, 2013 at 8:28 am | 4 comments

AUSTIN -- Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with...

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Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

By | February 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | One comment

Comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley will compete on the sixteenth season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars this year, it was announced on Good Morning America today. But what people might not know is that Dick actually turned down an offer to be on the show during its...

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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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Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:29 am | One comment

Last September Jeffrey Ross showed up to Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen costumed as Muammar Gaddafi, walking the red carpet with two, um, lovely ladies. Last night, professional prankster Sacha Baron Cohen arrived to the Oscars red carpet donned as General Aladeen,...

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Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

By | December 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments

This morning Comedy Central released its development slate for 2011-12. So, what does that mean? Basically, it’s a giant list of shows the network is officially working on for the next year. An incredibly small number of these shows will actually see the light of day. But...

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Why Mindy Kaling hates televised roasts and why we disagree with her

Why Mindy Kaling hates televised roasts and why we disagree with her

By | October 21, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 9 comments

In Mindy Kaling's new book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) -- in stores Nov. 1 -- The Office co-star, writer, director and producer comes out hard against the concept of televised roasts. And although she doesn't mention the network by name, her target...

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Watch Jeffrey Ross roast at Occupy Wall Street

Watch Jeffrey Ross roast at Occupy Wall Street

By | October 20, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

Last week we showed you videos of three different comedians doing their part for the Occupy Wall Street movement. But that's just a few of a great many comics and comedy types taking part. Yesterday, Jeffrey Ross took to the Los Angeles version of Occupy Wall Street -- to be...

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Watch the first three previews from Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

Watch the first three previews from Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

By | September 12, 2011 at 3:30 pm | No comments

It taped this past Saturday in Los Angeles, but Comedy Central is already rolling out to video previews of their Roast of Charlie Sheen. You may have caught our impressive, detailed and hilarious live blog from the event. The real deal premieres this coming Monday, Sept. 19 at...

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