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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

By | August 9, 2012 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Browsing the top three mentions of Mitt Romney on Twitter, you might notice that comedian and Twitter powerhouse, Rob Delaney is consistently represented there, undermining Romney. Delaney earned himself the title of Comedy Central's "Funniest Person On Twitter" earlier this...

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Lewis Black will take political stand-up show ‘Running on Empty’ to Broadway

Lewis Black will take political stand-up show ‘Running on Empty’ to Broadway

By | July 30, 2012 at 3:51 pm | No comments

Lewis Black will bring his stand-up show, Running on Empty, to Broadway this October, the follow-up to Black's 2004 show Black on Broadway. Running on Empty will focus on politics and the upcoming election. It will run from Oct. 9 to 14 at the Richard Rodgers...

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Sarah Silverman will make old casino magnate ejaculate if he gives $100 million to Obama (Video)

Sarah Silverman will make old casino magnate ejaculate if he gives $100 million to Obama (Video)

By | July 16, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments

You may have heard by now that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has said he would donate $100 million to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, to help him beat Barack Obama. Well, Sarah Silverman has a counter-proposition. And it has something to do with her donning a bikini and...

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Futurama recap: ‘Decision 3012′ pits Richard Nixon’s head against Sen. Travers

Futurama recap: ‘Decision 3012′ pits Richard Nixon’s head against Sen. Travers

By | June 28, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments

When we last left the Planet Express crew, they were grappling with a global apocalypse. Luckily in the end, Earth spun safely on, as the planet Mars floated off into oblivion. This week, the people of Earth are set with the task of choosing their president for the next four...

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It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

By | June 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm | No comments

It's official: Despite his best, very public efforts, Stephen Colbert will not be permitted to take control over Sweden's official Twitter account. "Although we appreciate that having Colbert as a Curator of Sweden would be meaningful in terms of global attention to this...

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Is Rielle Hunter a fan of Steven Wright? (Video)

Is Rielle Hunter a fan of Steven Wright? (Video)

By | June 22, 2012 at 2:53 pm | One comment

In her upcoming book What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me, whorebag Rielle Hunter talks about what it was like fucking man-whorebag and former presidential candidate John Edwards. Spoiler: they made a baby together while Edwards was still married to his dying...

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Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

By | June 21, 2012 at 2:58 pm | No comments

UPDATE: 5:15 pm ET While we wait for a verdict from Sweden, the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis has offered Colbert a possible consolation prize. American Swedish Institute CEO Bruce Karstadt sent a letter to Colbert inviting the comedian to take over the...

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Nato Green: ‘The Nato Green Party’ (Review)

Nato Green: ‘The Nato Green Party’ (Review)

By | June 13, 2012 at 1:31 pm | No comments

“I’m a San Francisco native. I come from a left-wing, Jewish intellectual family,” Nato Green sums up himself, and, unintentionally, his stand-up act on his debut album The Nato Green Party, released through Rooftop Comedy Productions. The...

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