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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

By | October 5, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

During last awards season, comedian Ricky Gervais delivered a Golden Globes hosting performance that was met with criticism for being “too mean.” In short, it didn’t sit well with the organization behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although the...

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It’s official: Ricky Gervais is back on Twitter

It’s official: Ricky Gervais is back on Twitter

By | September 30, 2011 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Since late yesterday, Ricky Gervais (or @RickyGervais, if you will) has been Tweeting non-stop. Before that time, the hugely famous comic was silent-- since Jan. 9, 2010 when he signed off with, "I am sorry, but I am going to stop these tweets because I don't see the point....

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Jon Stewart, Ricky Gervais, Jim Gaffigan, join for Bob Woodruff Foundation event at NY Comedy Fest

Jon Stewart, Ricky Gervais, Jim Gaffigan, join for Bob Woodruff Foundation event at NY Comedy Fest

By | September 14, 2011 at 12:35 pm | No comments

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 behind us, let us not allow this surge of patriotism die down just yet. Some of your favorite comedians certainly haven’t. The Bob Woodruff Foundation has partnered with the New York Comedy Festival for the fifth straight year to bring you...

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Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

Would you listen to a live Golden Globes webcast hosted by Ricky Gervais?

By | September 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | One comment

When I was a kid, we as a family couldn't stand baseball commentator Tim McCarver so much that if he was working a game we would dial it up on the radio and watch on TV with that annoying buffoon muted. Well, this is kind of the same thing; instead of listening to the...

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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | September 1, 2011 at 9:00 am | One comment

Since June, when HBO announced it had picked up Ricky Gervais' new show Life's Too Short, we've been eagerly anticipating its premiere. In the meantime Gervais has teased us with a few updates on his blog and some video sneak peeks on the series. The show, produced by Gervais...

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Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

By | August 9, 2011 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Big comedic guns Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are scheduled to perform at the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival, which will span both Manhattan and Brooklyn between Nov. 9 - 13. Other headliners will include Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Norm...

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Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

By | August 5, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais, busiest (most powerful?) comedy person in the world will drop by the new season of Family Guy to voice the part of a dolphin for an episode titled, "Be Careful What You Wish For." This is great news for us, but Gervais may be even more excited about the guest gig,...

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The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

The embarrassing beginning: nine comedians’ roles they’d probably like to forget

By | August 4, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments

As anyone in show business can attest to, the entertainment industry can be horribly cutthroat and demoralizing. Everyone has to pay their dues, do their time, and otherwise work their way from relatively uninspiring, embarrassing, or generically shitty roles and jobs. Of...

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