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South Park takes on Honey Boo Boo, who sounds and looks a lot like Cartman (Video)

South Park takes on Honey Boo Boo, who sounds and looks a lot like Cartman (Video)

By | October 2, 2012 at 12:13 pm | No comments

It was only a matter of time before South Park took aim at TLC's horribly exploitative, piece-of-shit show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. And now the time has come. This Wednesday at 10 pm ET on Comedy Central, the child beauty pageant winner gets South Parked. Check out a wee...

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Laughspin analysis: What does it take for a comedian to gain mainstream success?

Laughspin analysis: What does it take for a comedian to gain mainstream success?

By | August 30, 2011 at 8:41 am | 7 comments

It's been said many times over, but comedy is subjective. What makes one person laugh is almost assuredly different from what makes another person laugh. However, the debate intensifies, despite subjectivity being the main force at work here, what makes millions of people laugh...

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Exclusive: Larry The Cable Guy talks new season of “Only In America”

Exclusive: Larry The Cable Guy talks new season of “Only In America”

By | August 17, 2011 at 2:27 pm | One comment

While Larry the Cable Guy was waist deep in alligator-infested waters recently, filming the second season of his hit History series, Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy, the first season of the show was being prepped for its DVD release. Fans of Larry and travelogue...

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Howie Mandel developing celebrity stand-up comedy reality show

Howie Mandel developing celebrity stand-up comedy reality show

By | July 18, 2011 at 11:09 am | One comment

Putting celebrities in compromising or difficult situations is de rigueur for many reality shows – Celebrity Apprentice, Dancing with the Stars, and the always incredible I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here. These shows aren’t presented as comedies, but they’re pretty...

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Punchline Magazine guest writer: Comedian Lord Carrett on the nothingness of reality television

By | April 9, 2008 at 6:51 am | One comment

Reality television has as much to do with reality, as corn-holing has to do with corn. There, I said it. Someone had to. I was on one of the earliest reality TV shows, A Dating Story, and hardly a genuine moment was captured on tape, much less lucky enough to find its way...

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