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Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

By | September 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights...

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Jimmy Fallon will return to Saturday Night Live for hosting duties

Jimmy Fallon will return to Saturday Night Live for hosting duties

By | August 22, 2011 at 11:07 am | No comments

It's official. One of Saturday Night Live's most successful sons will return -- for one night, at least -- to host the long-running sketch show's Dec. 17 episode. Jimmy Fallon, just moments ago, tweeted the following: “I’ve never forgotten where I came from,” Fallon...

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Watch Amy Poehler spend “7 Minutes in Heaven”

Watch Amy Poehler spend “7 Minutes in Heaven”

By | August 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Late last month we introduced you to the new silly Web series 7 Minutes in Heaven, wherein Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien invites his famous pals into a closet for a world-class interview of awkwardness. O'Brien's first guest was Kristen Wiig; since then he's given the...

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“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

By | August 2, 2011 at 9:26 am | 2 comments

Remember a while back when Alec Baldwin was all “Show’s over!” in regard to 30 Rock’s next season? He hasn’t commented on the series’ longevity in recent days, but executive producer and Saturday Night Live godfather Lorne Michaels has. And all I have to say is… uh...

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Watch Kristen Wiig do improv in a closet and answer dumb questions

Watch Kristen Wiig do improv in a closet and answer dumb questions

By | July 29, 2011 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien's new short-form interview web series could be called Between Two Jackets, as it has that similar hilariously awkward feeling of Zach Galifianakis' Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns. O'Brien premiered 7 Minutes in Heaven (named in...

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Maya Rudolph gives birth and gives the kid a normal name

Maya Rudolph gives birth and gives the kid a normal name

By | July 19, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments

A heartfelt congratulations goes out to super cool comedy chick Maya Rudolph, who totally cranked out her third child on July 3. I know what you're thinking. If it happened 15 days ago, why are we reporting it now. Well, because we didn't have a direct line into Maya's womb--...

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Watch Seth Meyers masterfully skewer athletes at the ESPY awards

Watch Seth Meyers masterfully skewer athletes at the ESPY awards

By | July 15, 2011 at 8:41 am | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Seth Meyers became the first comedian to return for a second run at hosting the ESPYs since Dennis Miller's two-year run when the award show began. All of America's top athletes (and several Canadians who snuck in) gathered together at the Nokia Theater...

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Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

By | July 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | No comments

If the fact that Bridesmaids snagging $207 million worldwide wasn't enough to make you believe Saturday Night Live veteran Kristen Wiig has now become a power player in Hollywood, then there's this. A pet project of hers -- a dark comedy called Imogen, about a woman who fakes...

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Watch Conan O'Brien and Fred Armisen give graduation speeches!

By | June 13, 2011 at 9:34 am | No comments

Enlisting hip-as-hell comedic personalities to speak at graduations seems to be one of the most important charges a graduating class gives itself each year. To the credit of colleges across the country, the likes of Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, Bill Cosby and Amy Poehler have all...

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