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Kristen Schaal is U.S. president in the new National video

By | March 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

There’s something about seeing comedians in music videos that just tickles me to no end. Following the New Pornographers’ “Moves” video, which featured cameos by every comedian ever, the National have just released a music video starring Kristen Schaal and Mad Men’s...

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Donald Glover promises to be drunk during MTV hosting duties

By | March 2, 2011 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Donald Glover’s a busy dude. Last week, we told you about his IAMDONALD stand-up comedy tour, kicking off in mid-April. Today, New York Magazine’s Vulture blog announced that he’ll be the first host of mtvU’s Woodie Awards, also known as MTV’s college music awards...

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Bo Burnham inks deal for MTV show pilot

By | September 8, 2010 at 12:16 pm | One comment

Bo Burnham, just back from Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, seems to have everything but free time lately. MTV has ordered a pilot for a new sitcom to be written and produced by the young comic. At the age of 20, Burnham has already toured the world, recorded a half-hour...

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The State to release long-lost album; Black, Showalter, Wain and more included

By | August 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | One comment

Listen up, comedy nerds. Mark Sept. 14 on your calendars. That’s when the album from The State, titled Comedy For Gracious Living, that you never knew existed – or did you? -- is set for release. "It was a freeing experience because no one was watching over us, there were...

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Nick Kroll as Fabrice Fabrice crashes MTV Movie Awards

By | June 8, 2010 at 1:13 pm | No comments

Who doesn’t love hearing the words “It’s me Fabrice Fabrice, I’m the Craft services coordinator!” That’s right, Nick Kroll is back in character as Fabrice Fabrice, and this time he’s interviewing stars on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards. He manages to ask...

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MTV and Funny Or Die introduce Aziz Ansari in video

By | April 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | No comments

If you're reading this, you probably know that comedian Aziz Ansari will be hosting the MTV Movie Awards June 6. Also, if you you're reading this you're probably full aware of who the hell Aziz is. But listen, there may be a few little shavers out there and Bieber-aholics who...

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It’s official: Aziz Ansari will host MTV Movie Awards

By | April 19, 2010 at 9:48 pm | No comments

Comedian Aziz Ansari has been popping up everywhere lately. This past year he’s had his own Comedy Central stand-up special, and of course we all know his memorable role as Raaaaaaaandy in the Adam Sandler flick “Funny People.” Well you can tack on host of the 2010 MTV...

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Russell Brand will host MTV awards again

By | July 15, 2009 at 11:00 am | No comments

Russell Brand will return as host of the MTV Video Music Awards. The British comedian hosted the ceremony last year with Britney Spears, bringing in a record number of over 23 million viewers for the network. He also made headlines for mocking the Jonas Brothers. “This year...

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Bill Bellamy: Diversifying a portfolio of comedy

By | June 16, 2008 at 3:27 am | No comments

Veteran comedian Bill Bellamy has made a profitable habit of continually reinventing himself over the last two decades. But the Last Comic Standing host has never let go of stand-up. Bill Bellamy is the Madonna of stand-up comedy. Hear us out. Like the Material Girl, the...

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