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John Oliver gets scary this Halloween, helps raise money for creative kids

By | October 14, 2010 at 5:15 pm | No comments

This Halloween, The Daily Show's John Oliver has lent his on-camera talents to help promote a project produced by The Story Pirates, a bi-coastal company that's been described as "Monty Python meets Schoolhouse Rock." That is, it's an organization that helps kids excel in arts...

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Comedians Mike Vecchione, Nate Bargatze, more expose the horrors of Cop Face Disorder

By | October 14, 2010 at 1:57 pm | No comments

Have you or a loved one been afflicted with Law Enforcia Phasia Disorder— more commonly known as Cop Face Disorder? Comedian Yannis Pappas, of Ditch Films, describes it as "a psychiatric condition that emanates from having a face that closely resembles a law enforcement...

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Upright Citizens Brigade theatre joins 'It Gets Better' campaign, shows support for gay youth

By | October 14, 2010 at 11:04 am | No comments

In response to the recent bullying and resulting suicides of gay youths in America, mainstream media and comedians alike have been speaking out against homophobia and offering support to the LGBT community. Folks like Ellen DeGeneres, Margaret Cho and Dane Cook have all been...

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Zach Galifianakis gives Bruce Willis the Between Two Ferns treatment

By | October 13, 2010 at 11:42 am | One comment

Each new episode of Funny or Die’s Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis is funnier than the next. In this one, Zach delves into the mind of Bruce Willis. The veteran actor pours his heart out to Zach about how the 80s were the best time ever, and that the girls were...

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Jane Lynch shines in a solid Saturday Night Live episode

By | October 11, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

From her very first line of her very first time hosting Saturday Night Live, Jane Lynch let us know that this was going to be truly fun episode to watch. She walked onstage with an unabashed “Wooooooo!” that wasn’t audible over the band, but was clearly heartfelt. She...

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Kanye West creates fun in an otherwise un-funny Saturday Night Live episode

By | October 4, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments

It doesn’t bode well for a legendary sketch comedy show when the most memorable part of an episode is the musical performance. Kanye West’s two sets on this week’s Saturday Night Live were simply stunning to see! It was like watching a music video… live. Of course, NBC...

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Hasan Minhaj makes a case for IslamAWAY! (VIDEO)

By | September 28, 2010 at 1:55 pm | No comments

After trying to sell us Gatorade, comedian Hasan Minhaj is promoting a new product that helps other Muslim-Americans finally get passed airport security! It's IslamAWAY! And it's the "ultimate Muslim masking device." Despite driving an American car, wearing an American flag...

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Saturday Night Live premiere relies on nostalgia, Amy Poehler, Katy Perry for laughs

By | September 27, 2010 at 11:02 am | No comments

The 36th season premiere of Saturday Night Live was pretty magical. Not in that hokey poetic way. I mean the show's overall impact relied on a bit of a slight-of-hand approach -- or as host Amy Poehler's husband Will Arnett might have said on Arrested Development, "It's an...

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Kristen Schaal shops at the FAO Schwarz of sex toys (VIDEO)

By | September 23, 2010 at 4:22 pm | No comments

Thanks to The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex (Chronicle Books), by comedian Kristen Schaal and Daily Show With Jon Stewart writer Rich Blomquist, erotically challenged adults can finally learn all the dirty little secrets…from knowledgeable folks other than those wise and wanton...

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