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Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

Who did dictator chic better– Jeffrey Ross or Sacha Baron Cohen?

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:29 am | One comment

Last September Jeffrey Ross showed up to Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen costumed as Muammar Gaddafi, walking the red carpet with two, um, lovely ladies. Last night, professional prankster Sacha Baron Cohen arrived to the Oscars red carpet donned as General Aladeen,...

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Watch the Dictator spill Kim Jong Il’s ashes on Ryan Seacrest

Watch the Dictator spill Kim Jong Il’s ashes on Ryan Seacrest

By | February 27, 2012 at 10:08 am | No comments

Days before the Oscars, the Academy had banned Sacha Baron Cohen from showing up to the event as the character of his upcoming flick, The Dictator. Then the Academy was all, like, "eh, what's the worst that could happen?" Well, if you consider it "the worst," we suppose Cohen...

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What if Eddie Murphy hosted the Oscars?

What if Eddie Murphy hosted the Oscars?

By | January 30, 2012 at 6:34 pm | No comments

Hey, remember that time when the motion picture academy announced that none other than comedy icon Eddie Murphy was set to host this year's Oscars? But then Murphy's buddy, director Brett Ratner -- who was set to produce the Oscars -- said a bunch of absurd shit on television...

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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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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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Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

By | November 16, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments

I guess in the end, NBC and the folks who run the Golden Globes weren't all that offended by the things Ricky Gervais said earlier this year when he was hosting the awards show. You see, the comedian will be back to host the Globes when they return to the network on Jan. 15....

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Billy Crystal says he’s hosting the Oscars, replacing Eddie Murphy (Updated)

Billy Crystal says he’s hosting the Oscars, replacing Eddie Murphy (Updated)

By | November 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | One comment

UPDATE: The Academy has confirmed that Crystal will host the Oscars. Unless he's only joking, it looks like eight-time Oscar host, actor and longtime comedian Billy Crystal will be replacing Eddie Murphy as the Oscar host. Less than 30 minutes ago, Crystal tweeted "Am doing...

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“Tower Heist” producer Brian Grazer replaces “Tower Heist” director Brett Ratner at Oscars

“Tower Heist” producer Brian Grazer replaces “Tower Heist” director Brett Ratner at Oscars

By | November 10, 2011 at 10:13 am | One comment

Embattled Tower Heist director Brett Ratner has been replaced as Oscars producer by none other than longtime Hollywood bigwig Brian Grazer, who just so happens to be a producer on the same movie. Academy president Tom Sherak made the announcement this morning. "Brian Grazer...

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Why the hell did Eddie Murphy drop out of the Oscars?

Why the hell did Eddie Murphy drop out of the Oscars?

By | November 9, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments

Eddie Murphy has dropped out of hosting the Oscars. What kind of fucked up show of solidarity is this? Let me get this straight. Brett Ratner, Murphy's director in the new film Tower Heist, was set to produce next year's awards show. Then Ratner said a bunch of fucked up...

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