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Listen to a sample from Tenacious D’s new album

Listen to a sample from Tenacious D’s new album

By | February 6, 2012 at 11:48 am | No comments

Be forewarned. The next Tenacious D album, Rize of the Fenix, will be coming out in May, complete with an over-the-top phallic album cover. And fans of The D have been waiting to bang their heads and laugh ever since Pick of Destiny didn't live up to its expectations five...

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Check out an exclusive 12-minute Reggie Watts track

Check out an exclusive 12-minute Reggie Watts track

By | December 2, 2011 at 2:07 pm | One comment

Internationally renowned comedian /vocalist/ beatboxer/ musician/ improvisor Reggie Watts performed at New York City's Skirball Center on Oct. 23; he called it On Life and Quantum Entanglement. And luckily, it was all captured so his fans can enjoy repeated listens. Watts has...

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Watch Garfunkel and Oates sing “Save the Rich,” an Occupy Wall Street tribute

Watch Garfunkel and Oates sing “Save the Rich,” an Occupy Wall Street tribute

By | November 11, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments

It’s hard to believe the Occupy Wall Street movement is almost two months old now (aww, it’s growing up so fast!). And I’m sure we’ve all heard these slogans about “This is what democracy looks like” and “We are the 99 percent,” but let me ask you this: who has...

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Tim Heidecker will release a Herman Cain-themed music album

Tim Heidecker will release a Herman Cain-themed music album

By | November 3, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments

Just when I thought I couldn’t fall in love with Tim Heidecker any more, he slaps me in the face with his genius and I bow at his feet. Over the last week or so, Heidecker has been posting Herman Cain-themed songs on his Tumblr account. “Cain Train” is my personal...

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Watch SNL and Portlandia star Fred Armisen cover Devo’s “Beautiful World”

Watch SNL and Portlandia star Fred Armisen cover Devo’s “Beautiful World”

By | October 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Four days ago, Fred Armisen visited popular indie comedy and variety show Heart of Darkness, which goes down every month at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY. We all know that Armisen, longtime Saturday Night Live cast member and star of his own IFC sketch show Portlandia, is musically...

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Watch Jack Black’s musical tribute to Will Ferrell at the Mark Twain humor prize ceremony

Watch Jack Black’s musical tribute to Will Ferrell at the Mark Twain humor prize ceremony

By | October 26, 2011 at 10:08 am | No comments

The entire show will air on PBS in four days, but we're excited to offer you this great sneak peek of the ceremony surrounding the Kennedy Center's 14th annual 2011 Mark Twain Prize For American Humor, which honored Will Ferrell this year. On Sunday, Oct. 23, entertainment...

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Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

By | October 25, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Any time bluegrass music is brought up in conversation, most people probably think of the soundtrack from the Coen Brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Yet Funny or Die, as they're known to do, want to change that. Renowned banjoist Noam Pikelny released his album Beat...

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Listen to comedian Glennis McMurray’s new song “I Feel Bad”

Listen to comedian Glennis McMurray’s new song “I Feel Bad”

By | October 12, 2011 at 2:19 pm | One comment

If you've ever befriended a comedian or even read an in-depth interview with a comedian, you'll know that the majority of them have a great many things for which they should apologize. They are evil people with horrible hygiene and terrible drinking habits who back-stab their...

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Gabriel Iglesias has his own music video, thanks to Ozomatli

Gabriel Iglesias has his own music video, thanks to Ozomatli

By | October 8, 2011 at 6:28 pm | No comments

If you caught the series premiere of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution on Comedy Central this week, you may have noticed Gabe snagged Latin, hip-hop outfit Ozomatli as the show's house band. Not too shabby. And now, thanks to the critically-acclaimed band, Gabe stars...

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