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Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

By | October 5, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

During last awards season, comedian Ricky Gervais delivered a Golden Globes hosting performance that was met with criticism for being “too mean.” In short, it didn’t sit well with the organization behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although the...

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Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly

Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly

By | September 29, 2011 at 11:48 am | One comment

Conservative political pundit visited Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night. If you've been paying even a little attention to this pair's relationship over the years, you'll know that many a verbal battle has been fought-- both on O'Reilly's Fox News turf as well as Stewart's...

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Jon Stewart, Ricky Gervais, Jim Gaffigan, join for Bob Woodruff Foundation event at NY Comedy Fest

Jon Stewart, Ricky Gervais, Jim Gaffigan, join for Bob Woodruff Foundation event at NY Comedy Fest

By | September 14, 2011 at 12:35 pm | No comments

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 behind us, let us not allow this surge of patriotism die down just yet. Some of your favorite comedians certainly haven’t. The Bob Woodruff Foundation has partnered with the New York Comedy Festival for the fifth straight year to bring you...

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Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

By | September 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights...

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Jon Stewart will host Nirvana chat session on Sirius XM

Jon Stewart will host Nirvana chat session on Sirius XM

By | August 26, 2011 at 8:08 am | No comments

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind, Jon Stewart will host a Q &A session with the two remaining band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic along with Butch Vig, the producer behind the album. The two-hour session -- to be...

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Mike Birbiglia nominated for literary award in humor

Mike Birbiglia nominated for literary award in humor

By | August 22, 2011 at 1:40 pm | No comments

Comedian turned author and recent WTF with Marc Maron guest host Mike Birbiglia has been selected as a finalist for the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humour. Thurber House, now in it’s 27th year will be presenting the award Oct. 3 in New York. In 2008, Birbiglia teamed up...

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Steve Carell to Jon Stewart: “I miss you so much” (Video)

Steve Carell to Jon Stewart: “I miss you so much” (Video)

By | July 21, 2011 at 12:50 pm | No comments

You've seen it before and you've felt the excitement, comedy fans: the reunion between super successful, former Daily Show correspondents (Ed Helms, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry and more) and Jon Stewart-- or "Papa Bear," as Steve Carell calls him. That's right! The man, Carell...

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Jon Stewart would make an excellent roast candidate, don’t you think?

By | July 8, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 10 comments

A few days ago Comedy Central unleashed the announcement that Charlie Sheen will be roasted in September and there has been plenty of buzz since. I recently posted about how roasts need more class, (i.e. roasting the ones we love), one can't help but think of who should be...

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Stephen Colbert wins in Washington; allowed to raise unlimited funds for 2012 elections

By | June 30, 2011 at 12:13 pm | One comment

Stephen Colbert is no stranger to entering the political fray. He ran for president four years ago (well, only in South Carolina, but who’s counting?), he testified before the House Committee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Security following working with migrant...

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