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Kristen Wiig, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler land on Time’s ‘Most Influential’ list

Kristen Wiig, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler land on Time’s ‘Most Influential’ list

By | April 18, 2012 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Four comedians – Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler, Kristen Wiig and Stephen Colbert – made Time’s list of The 100 Most Influential People in World, which was unveiled today. These funny types join the likes of actors and actresses (e.g. Tilda Swinton, Claire Danes), musicians...

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HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

By | April 12, 2012 at 3:27 pm | No comments

Good news for those without the luxury of expensive premium cable; HBO will be posting the premiere episodes of their two new comedy series, Girls and Veep, the day after their network debuts. The episodes will be available to audiences everywhere, including non-HBO-subscribers,...

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Anchorman 2 is happening and Apatow, Ferrell and McKay are all involved

Anchorman 2 is happening and Apatow, Ferrell and McKay are all involved

By | March 28, 2012 at 8:58 pm | No comments

Despite a countless number of reports over the years -- and one as late as March 2 of this year -- stating that there would not be a sequel to 2004's fan favorite Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, it seems Anchorman 2 is happening after all. Deadline just broke the news,...

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Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

By | March 22, 2012 at 11:04 am | 4 comments

Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a...

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SXSW Comedy Day 4: Judd Apatow crashes Pete Holmes’ podcast, Kumail Nanjiani and more!

SXSW Comedy Day 4: Judd Apatow crashes Pete Holmes’ podcast, Kumail Nanjiani and more!

By | March 14, 2012 at 2:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- For any comedy nerd, last night's shows at South by Southwest were prettay prettay prettay good. Pete Holmes hosted the first ever live taping of his podcast, You Made It Weird. Joining the comic onstage was Kumail Nanjiani, who also performed in last night’s Funny...

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Watch Kristen Wiig introduce Judd Apatow and Judd Apatow’s comedy award speech

Watch Kristen Wiig introduce Judd Apatow and Judd Apatow’s comedy award speech

By | February 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm | No comments

The 64th annual Writers Guild Awards went down in New York City last night, highlighted -- in our minds -- by Woody Allen's win for Midnight in Paris (best screenplay) and Modern Family (best television comedy series) as well as Community's own Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) sharing an...

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Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

By | January 24, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 14 comments

And the Oscar for Best Actress goes to…Kristen Wiig! Best Actor…Patton Oswalt! Best Picture…Bridesmaids! Or so we wish. The Oscar nominations came in this morning and it was a great year for comedy in film! This year, the Academy will recognize many comedic talents who are...

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Watch the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s ‘Five-Year Engagement’

Watch the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s ‘Five-Year Engagement’

By | December 8, 2011 at 5:25 pm | One comment

It doesn’t take a seasoned Hollywood analyst to know that 2012 is going to be a big year for Jason Segel. The comedic actor and writer is currently riding the wave of The Muppets success. And in the first quarter of next year he’ll be co-headlining The Five-Year Engagement...

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Judd Apatow thinks there should be a comedy category at the Oscars; what do you think?

Judd Apatow thinks there should be a comedy category at the Oscars; what do you think?

By | November 21, 2011 at 11:28 am | 12 comments

A few days ago, Judd Apatow tweeted this message out to his 365,000+ followers: “Since comedies are rarely up for Oscars it does make sense to have a comedy category. It would just add more fun categories.” It set off a bit of lively discussion, which then followed him to...

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