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Video: Darrell Hammond opens up about psych wards, abuse and “soul-killing” drugs

Video: Darrell Hammond opens up about psych wards, abuse and “soul-killing” drugs

By | October 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments

Yesterday, we printed a few short excerpts from Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond's upcoming book, God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem (out Nov. 8). But today, we get an even deeper...

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Awesome parents get Ben and Jerry’s Schweddy Balls ice cream banned from stores

Awesome parents get Ben and Jerry’s Schweddy Balls ice cream banned from stores

By | October 24, 2011 at 2:51 pm | No comments

Way to go, dumb parents. Way to ban an ice cream flavor with a name that is only slightly sexually suggestive if you know the source from which the name originates-- and in this case it's a Saturday Night Live sketch featuring an actor your kids don't know performed in a year...

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Darrell Hammond admits to smoking crack, cutting himself

Darrell Hammond admits to smoking crack, cutting himself

By | October 24, 2011 at 10:41 am | One comment

Substance abuse is certainly, and sadly, not a rarity in the world of comedy. But it seems some of the stories Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond tells in his upcoming memoir are surprising-- even by standards levied by jaded comedy enthusiasts. Copies of the book God, If...

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Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

By | October 18, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

After a couple of lackluster episodes hosted by established comedy vets Ben Stiller and Anna Faris, the next few weeks offer us a fresh set of Saturday Night Live hosts. After two weeks of reruns, we’re treated to a Nov. 5 show hosted by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia...

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Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

By | October 17, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments

With shows like Louie, Arrested Development, and The Office having emerged within the last 10 years, it’s safe to say that scripted television comedy is at an apex – at least for the time being. But even considering all the brilliant writing that’s happened on these shows...

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SNL fails, even with well-loved Anna Faris as host

SNL fails, even with well-loved Anna Faris as host

By | October 16, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 8 comments

If you combined all the great sketches from the first four episodes of Saturday Night Live this season you would have yourself one damn funny episode of Saturday Night Live. Unfortunately, the gems have been spread over four weeks. And that, my friends, makes for a...

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Andy Dick: “I turned down Saturday Night Live”

Andy Dick: “I turned down Saturday Night Live”

By | October 13, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments

Comedian and actor Andy Dick is currently on the road promoting his new flick Division III: Football’s Finest. The R-rated ensemble comedy – co-starring Marshall Cook (who also directed), Will Sasso, Bryan Callen, Debra Wilson, Greg Ftizsimmons and more – centers around...

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Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

By | October 12, 2011 at 10:09 am | No comments

By the time this week's Saturday Night Live airs, What's Your Number? will have been in theaters across the country for three weeks. From a marketing standpoint, it's not exactly the best time for Anna Faris, the star of said movie, to host the show this Saturday. But hosting...

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SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

By | October 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments

After last week’s mostly-terrible effort from Saturday Night Live, I was confident this one, hosted by Ben Stiller, would prove to be a clear comeback for the show. The best I can say about last night’s episode was that it wasn’t worse than its previous week. And because...

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