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Interview: Michael Ian Black book turns into stage production

By | March 9, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments

The other night as I was walking through the Union Square area of Manhattan, something caught my attention; it was a poster advertising a theater production based on Michael Ian Black’s 2008 collection of essays My Custom Van. Read our review of the book here. I was surprised...

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Aziz Anzari’s Raaaaaaaady has a new target of contempt: Justin Bieber

By | March 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | No comments

In Aziz Ansari's newest contribution to his ongoing viral presence, his character Raaaaaaaandy seems to have developed some beef with teen pop sensation and YouTube music star Justin "Bieb" Bieber. Raaaaaaaandy claims that Bieber under the guise of being a sweet kid, stole his...

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Saturday Night Live disappoints, despite the brilliance of Zach Galifiakanis

By | March 8, 2010 at 10:24 am | One comment

The difference between the single funniest monologue I’ve ever seen on Saturday Night Live and pretty much the rest of the show this week? Night and day. Leave it to Zach Galifianakis to be his twisted self, but to find a way to make it palatable for Middle America. He...

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Dream team of SNL presidents turns up on Funny or Die

By | March 5, 2010 at 5:25 pm | One comment

It’s the interior of the White House, the president’s bedroom. It’s night. Gerald Ford stumbles in. He’s befuddled. He prat falls onto a table. “Live from New York…” But this is no Saturday Night Live sketch. History has come alive on Funny or Die in an exclusive,...

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Rosie O’Donnell, Sharon Osbourne, Rachel Dratch to guest on Logo’s ‘Big Gay Sketch Show’

By | March 5, 2010 at 3:08 pm | One comment

Are you one of those people who hasn’t caught any episodes of The Big Gay Sketch Show but has heard great things? Now’s your chance to get a taste of what is now one of only three sketch comedy troupes currently on television. The Logo network’s well-regarded sketch...

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First glimpse of Zach Galifianakis' SNL hosting duties (VIDEO)

By | March 3, 2010 at 2:35 pm | No comments

When we launched this site in 2005, we were already huge fans of Zach Galifianakis. And it’s been a pleasure watching the world of entertainment and comedy embrace a man so full of absurd musings that were seemingly not ready for mainstream audiences to digest. While the tone...

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Bob Odenkirk is lawyer Saul; you better call him

By | March 3, 2010 at 10:06 am | No comments

Viral marketing! Who loves it? Mostly –the internet. Also –American Movie Classics. Indeed, to garner attention for the third season of AMC’s Breaking Bad (premiering March 21 at 10pm), a website has been created for the beloved and recurring shady lawyer character Saul...

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UCB founders Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts talk about their new Spike comedy, ‘Players’

By | March 1, 2010 at 3:08 pm | No comments

Matt Walsh, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade and actor in films such as The Hangover and the brilliant UCB Comedy Central series, is returning once again to television with the new half hour comedy "Players", debuting tomorrow at 10:30 pm EST on Spike. The show...

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Former Saturday Night Live cast member Casey Wilson lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 24, 2010 at 1:09 pm | No comments

It was a bit of a surprise when Casey Wilson was dumped from the cast of Saturday Night Live in September of last year, 19 months after landing the gig. But if a just-announced project for Wilson ends up hitting the airwaves, the comedy lords at NBC might regret their...

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