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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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Ricky Gervais joins “Dexter” showrunner to develop atheism-themed series

Ricky Gervais joins “Dexter” showrunner to develop atheism-themed series

By | July 18, 2011 at 1:37 pm | No comments

I want Ricky Gervais to do every show on television. He’s been involved in some brilliant film and TV comedies: The Office, Extras, An Idiot Abroad… Spy Kids 4 and more. Now, Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Gervais is joining Clyde Phillips – a former showrunner...

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Video: Ricky Gervais shoots Star Wars scene for new show “Life’s Too Short”

Video: Ricky Gervais shoots Star Wars scene for new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | July 12, 2011 at 10:25 am | No comments

Late last month we reported that Ricky Gervais' newest project, the mockumentary, Life's Too Short was officially picked up by HBO. You can check out the official show trailer here. But for something newer, check out this sweet behind-the-scenes look at the show, wherein Gervais...

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Sandra Bullock to appear on Ricky Gervais’ new show, despite Golden Globe jokes

By | July 7, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock has signed on to appear in Ricky Gervais’ new HBO comedy series. Life’s Too Short a mockumentary following dwarf actor Warwick Davis as he runs a talent agency for little people will feature Bullock, who was the subject of a series of Gervais’...

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Watch Ricky Gervais’ trailer for his new HBO show, “Life’s Too Short”

By | June 23, 2011 at 2:15 pm | One comment

I'm pretty sure BAMF is synonymous with Ricky Gervais. He holds nothing back, he’s responsible for some of the best comedies in recent memory, and he has the best laugh in the world. So, Ricky Gervais fans, rejoice! HBO confirmed that they’ll air the comic’s new series,...

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Review: HBO’s ‘Talking Funny’ is primitive entertainment with plenty of laughs

By | April 22, 2011 at 10:06 am | 2 comments

Save your $12, moviegoers: You can see Scream free every day at home on any cable-news channel, the battlefield for combative squawking heads. That said, may we suggest clicking to HBO at 9 pm EST tonight to watch four civilized and celebrated fundits, Louis C.K., Ricky...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

By | April 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | No comments

There was a lot of comedy thingies from yesterday that we couldn't get to posting-- or maybe there were things that didn't derserve its own post. So here are a bunch of links. You love links. [caption id="attachment_647" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Robin...

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Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

By | April 15, 2011 at 11:36 am | No comments

Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a...

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