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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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Jeffrey Ross, Gilbert Gottfried to appear in new Atom.com series

By | May 12, 2010 at 5:52 pm | No comments

Have you heard? The Internet show is the new television show. The Web is the future, so we're told. And one of our favorite comedians Jeffrey Ross (huge fan of the future) is set to star in a brand new Internet show, produced by our friends over at Atom.com. It's called M'Larky...

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Comedy Matters with Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero, Bill Murray, more

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:13 am | 2 comments

Comic Strip Documentary Blows Up We were excited enough when Chris Rock agreed to exec. produce the documentary film for the 35th anniversary of The Comic Strip. Now Abby Russell and Brent Sterling-Nemetz of Letterbox Pictures, who are actually shooting the film have really...

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Ray Romano, Kevin Nealon, more join to help children affected by AIDS

By | April 20, 2010 at 6:44 pm | No comments

Ray Romano will again be helping people laugh at AIDS-- in a way that is considered largely appropriate. On Saturday May 1, Romano will be headlining A Night of Comedy VIII, a fundraising event for the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation. The event, hosted by Doris Roberts...

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