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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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David Wain brings “Wainy Days” web series to the stage at Just For Laughs

David Wain brings “Wainy Days” web series to the stage at Just For Laughs

By | July 31, 2011 at 12:10 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- Comedian and director David Wain’s popular web series, Wainy Days, has long been a comedy anomaly amongst Internet-produced humor. Much like the defining body of Wain’s 20-year career – ranging from his days with The State and Stella on to his illustrious...

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Sean Penn to direct movie “The Comedian,” written by Jeffrey Ross

By | June 15, 2011 at 2:52 pm | No comments

Following in the steps of the immensely succinct title of The Fighter, a film is now in the works called The Comedian. According to the New York Post, the project penned by Art Linson and the Roastmaster General, Jeffrey Ross will have Sean Penn directing and Robert De Niro...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Do modern comedy roasts need more class?

By | June 6, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments

As we reported exclusively last week, Comedy Central's plans for a roast of Kid Rock this summer were cancelled. So, one can't help but wonder which pop culture icon Comedy Central will lay their sights on next. People so enjoyed the likes of Anthony Jeselnik (see below),...

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Comedy Central announces Donald Trump roasters

By | March 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments

Donald Trump is one of the most lampoonable guys around – which is why he’ll be the subject of a Comedy Central roast, taping next week and airing on March 15. Today, the network announced the lineup of roasters who will be wittily tearing Trump a new one, and it looks to...

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Jeffrey Ross in car accident, makes fun of Lisa Lampanelli and drives off

By | September 15, 2010 at 12:03 pm | No comments

Comedian Jeffrey Ross, the Roastmaster General was in a minor traffic accident in L.A. and still managed to bring humor into the situation. Everyone involved suffered no harm-- just a bit shaken up. Ross even managed to tell a joke about fellow comedian Lisa Lampanelli to...

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Atom.com's 'M'Larky' premieres today, watch it now

By | May 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments

A week ago, we let you know that comedians Jeffrey Ross and Gilbert Gottfried would soon star in Atom.com's original new series M'Larky, a twisted take on cop dramas. Well, the premiere and second episodes just went live and we couldn't wait to share it with you. Actually,...

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