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Grammy nominations for best comedy album not as horrible as usual

Grammy nominations for best comedy album not as horrible as usual

By | December 1, 2011 at 8:30 am | 13 comments

The folks at the Grammys have had a recent history of nominating some pretty questionable albums for their Best Comedy Album category. In 2008 they gave the award to Flight of the Conchords for their 23-minute EP The Distant Future (not an album). In 2009, George Lopez's album...

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Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

Laughspin presents the 10 best comedy albums of 2011

By | November 30, 2011 at 8:18 am | 69 comments

The end of the year is approaching fast, comedy fans. And so it’s time to count down the 10 best comedy albums of the year. As in years past, this list represents the albums we feel were the strongest. Let it be known: there were more than 150 comedy albums released this year....

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Video: What happens if Patton Oswalt comes to your house, reads from his book and eats pie?

Video: What happens if Patton Oswalt comes to your house, reads from his book and eats pie?

By | November 16, 2011 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt's tome Zombie Spaceship Wasteland was released in January in hardcover. But check this out: it's been released again-- this time without that pesky hard cover. What the fuck is that made out of anyway-- steel? Goddamn, I can barely lift it. Thankfully, it's now...

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Watch Patton Oswalt guest star on Eddie Pepitone’s live-action comic strip, Puddin’

Watch Patton Oswalt guest star on Eddie Pepitone’s live-action comic strip, Puddin’

By | November 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm | No comments

Some of you might be familiar with the daily live action comic strip Puddin' starring comedian Eddie Pepitone. In routinely gets thousands of views every day on YouTube and it deserves more-- it's one of the top running web series, especially after being featured in Spin's...

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Patton Oswalt, Kristen Schaal explain their bizarre Adult Swim series, “The Heart, She Holler”

Patton Oswalt, Kristen Schaal explain their bizarre Adult Swim series, “The Heart, She Holler”

By | November 7, 2011 at 10:59 am | 2 comments

Remember when Adult Swim released a sizzle reel for his their new series The Heart, She Holler -- starring Patton Oswalt -- and how many that watched, though enthralled, echoed a "WTF?" around the Internet? After screening the whole series at the Silent Movie Theater in...

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Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:37 pm | No comments

Here’s something you’re not going to believe: Comedy, it’s popular! Know how we know? Big name publications can’t help themselves from putting out special comedy editions of their magazines. And while it’s great to put a spotlight on comedians and their world (even in...

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Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

By | October 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm | One comment

I love that Adult Swim celebrates weird comedy as much as they do. I mean, let’s get real – Aqua Teen Hungerforce? Sealab 2021? To say they’re quirky would be an understatement. The latest in Adult Swim’s weirdness is a miniseries called The Heart, She Holler,...

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Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

By | October 6, 2011 at 5:21 pm | No comments

It's been four years to answer the question: When will Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody make a movie together again? After the undeniable success of their collaboration on Juno, Reitman and Cody have had their own projects of varying success apart from each other, notably Reitman's...

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National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

National Lampoon Twitter Awards guests revealed; event goes down Oct. 6

By | September 28, 2011 at 4:17 pm | No comments

On Oct. 6, the folks at National Lampoon will be performing a great service for the comedy community. They’ll be honoring the best comedic Twitterers of our time. The 1st Annual National Lampoon Twitter Awards is going down at the Melrose Improv in Los Angeles (some tickets...

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