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Doug Stanhope weighs in on Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes jokes

By | February 3, 2011 at 11:54 am | One comment

Who better to weigh in on Ricky Gervais offending people at the Golden Globes than one of the most offensive/hilarious comics of our time? Comedian Doug Stanhope recently gave his highly uncensored opinion about the hoopla over Ricky Gervais’ hosting job to Scotland’s Sunday...

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Judd Apatow stands up to Ricky Gervais

By | January 25, 2011 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments

Judd Apatow, the cash cow comedy producer (Judd Apacashcow?) did not like Ricky Gervais' brash hosting style on the Golden Globes. To voice his disdain, Apatow, while he was hosting the Producers Guild Awards, explained why certain jokes were unfair and too mean spirited; then...

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This Golden Globes ad with Ricky Gervais is absurd

By | January 14, 2011 at 11:54 am | No comments

Listen. We're as happy as any comedy fan that Ricky Gervais is hosting the Golden Globes-- if for no other reason than it's nice to see great comedians getting high-profile, high paying gigs. But really, Golden Globes peeps: this ad is completely absurd. And we're pretty sure...

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Richard Pryor, Steven Wright, Aziz Ansari, more part of art exhibit

By | January 4, 2011 at 1:43 pm | No comments

It's time for comedy and traditional art fans to unite! Gallery1988’s latest group show, the comedy-centric “Is This Thing On?” opens Friday in Los Angeles. Here's the deal: 100 artists have created pieces portraying some of the most recognizable and notorious comedians--...

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Ricky Gervais show heading to the Science Channel

By | December 10, 2010 at 11:12 am | No comments

Wanna see the world without the incalculable airfare or the unscheduled proctological exams by TSA agents? Then set your arse down on your davenport and tune in to the Science Channel in January to watch An Idiot Abroad, a documentary series from Brit wit Ricky Gervais. The...

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Sneak peak: Ricky Gervais uses buddy Karl once again to get laughs on new show

By | August 26, 2010 at 10:34 am | No comments

Fresh off a string of recent career successes, Ricky Gervais is looking to keep his winning streak going with a new show on UK channel Sky1. In a doc-comedy (did we just coin a new genre here?) called An Idiot Abroad, Gervais and buddy Stephen Merchant have schemed to drop their...

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Is Ricky Gervais already planning a movie about his upcoming series?

By | August 24, 2010 at 11:38 am | No comments

Ricky Gervais is already talking about the idea of making his new show into a movie – and the show hasn’t been shot yet! The UK’s Chortle reports that when asked about his future projects in a recent interview, comedian/actor/producer said: ‘Maybe we can do a film of...

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Ricky Gervais brings The Office to China

By | August 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Not satisfied with being one of the most popular comedians on two continents, Ricky Gervais is turning his sights on China. Turns out the man is working on a version of The Office for the Chinese people. Gervais wrote on his blog: "I have some amazing news too. We are about to...

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Ricky Gervais to present at Emmy awards

By | July 22, 2010 at 11:52 am | No comments

Ricky Gervais announced on his blog that he will be handing out an Emmy. No word yet on which category, but here’s what he had to say on the issue: “Got asked to hand out an EMMY. Nice. I'm there anyway as I'm nominated for the animation [the Ricky Gervais Show] and The...

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