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‘A Universal Language’ is a confrontational, hilarious study in comedy and religion (Review)

‘A Universal Language’ is a confrontational, hilarious study in comedy and religion (Review)

By | April 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments

If not for the recent success of Argo, it'd be difficult to imagine a more unlikely film premise then one in which a group of clueless do-gooders purposely place themselves in harms way within the politically charged Middle East. But that's precisely the premise of Igal Hecht's...

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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know unleashes offensively hilarious Pope Rap (Video)

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know unleashes offensively hilarious Pope Rap (Video)

By | February 23, 2013 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Though he's usually known as one-fifth of sketch group The Whitest Kids U' Know, Trevor Moore is about to unleash his own personal brand of absurdly offensive comedy. It comes in the form of his musical comedy album Drunk Texts to Myself, which drops March 26 on Comedy Central...

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Sarah Silverman applauds sister’s arrest for religious protest in Israel

Sarah Silverman applauds sister’s arrest for religious protest in Israel

By | February 11, 2013 at 9:05 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman isn’t the only rule-breaking badass in her family. It turns out her older sister Susan, a rabbi in Jerusalem, loves to stir the pot as well— if only for a good cause. Silverman’s sister – as well as Susan’s teenage daughter -- was arrested today in...

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Westboro Baptist Church members call Russell Brand a ‘Fag Pimp’ (Video)

Westboro Baptist Church members call Russell Brand a ‘Fag Pimp’ (Video)

By | November 21, 2012 at 4:23 pm | One comment

On a recent episode of his FX series Brand X, comedian Russell Brand welcomed two members of the Westboro Baptist Church, the infamous group who protest at soldiers' funerals, enlist children to wear shirts and hold signs declaring "God hates fags," and engage in a host of other...

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Jeff Foxworthy’s American Bible Challenge will premiere Aug. 23

Jeff Foxworthy’s American Bible Challenge will premiere Aug. 23

By | July 3, 2012 at 11:11 am | 9 comments

Jeff Foxworthy, comedian, game show host and devout Christian, is bringing The American Bible Challenge to the Game Show Network. We told you about it back in March, and now GSN has officially set the premiere date for Thursday, Aug. 23 at 8 pm ET. Foxworthy, who has already...

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Jeff Foxworthy inks a deal to host ‘fun and entertaining’ Bible game show for GSN

Jeff Foxworthy inks a deal to host ‘fun and entertaining’ Bible game show for GSN

By | March 23, 2012 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Hot on the heels of his foray into the political world, having campaigned with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, veteran comedian Jeff Foxworthy announced he'll be hosting a new game show-- about the Bible. The American Bible Challenge (I shit you not) will air on...

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Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

Catholic Church fights against George Carlin street naming

By | March 2, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 6 comments

A storm has been brewing on the Upper West Side of New York City. And it's all George Carlin's fault. Sort of. We've been keeping you updated on comedian Kevin Bartini's charge to rename the 500 block of W. 121st St. after the late legendary comedian. A meeting was held last...

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Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

By | January 4, 2012 at 11:44 am | 3 comments

It should be no surprise to anyone that Bill Maher would make a remark pointing out the inconsistencies of Christianity. Yet, after tweeting "Wow, Jesus just fucked #TimTebow bad! And on Xmas Eve! Somewhere in hell Satan is tebowing, saying to Hitler ‘Hey, Buffalo's killing...

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Video: Musical comedian Katie Goodman will be Jewish for Christmas

Video: Musical comedian Katie Goodman will be Jewish for Christmas

By | December 19, 2011 at 1:35 pm | One comment

Each year when Christmas rolls around, Jewish comedians have a lot to say about growing up celebrating Hanukkah (widely portrayed as a dull holiday) instead of Christmas. Their main complaint, of course, is that they were forced to watch their non-Jewish friends have all sorts...

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