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Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis throw out first pitch, eat pizza at Cubs game (Video)

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis throw out first pitch, eat pizza at Cubs game (Video)

By | July 20, 2012 at 10:52 am | One comment

This week, The Campaign stars Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell started off the Chicago Cubs/Florida Marlins game at Wrigley Field with a first pitch and first pizza-- the duo split a deep dish with Cubs pitcher, Ryan Dempster. I would be concerned about eating something so...

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Watch Bill Murray’s 13 minute minor league Hall of Fame acceptance speech

Watch Bill Murray’s 13 minute minor league Hall of Fame acceptance speech

By | June 21, 2012 at 1:04 pm | One comment

Among “legendary comic performer” and “Oscar-nominated actor,” Bill Murray can now add “Hall-of-Famer” to his list of achievements. This week, Murray, who has plenty of connections to the baseball world (he is part-owner of several minor league teams, including the...

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Comedian Michael Kosta takes on sports in new Web series (Video)

Comedian Michael Kosta takes on sports in new Web series (Video)

By | June 15, 2012 at 3:09 pm | No comments

Comedian Michael Kosta recently launched Sports. Kosta. Basement. - a new comedy series that recaps “the weak in sports.” Kosta doesn't focus too much on actual sports news. Instead, he mines the baffling and unintentionally hilarious Twitter accounts of athletes for comedic...

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Bill Maher invests his riches in the New York Mets

Bill Maher invests his riches in the New York Mets

By | June 5, 2012 at 10:37 pm | No comments

Comedian and HBO talk show host Bill Maher is now part owner of one New York Major League Baseball team. The New Jersey native is a longtime fan of the Mets and recently revealed that he bought a minority stake in the team. Maher hasn’t shared what he paid for the stake, but...

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Watch Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo, Greg Behrendt and more bowling for charity

Watch Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo, Greg Behrendt and more bowling for charity

By | June 4, 2012 at 1:31 pm | No comments

In the latest installment of Chris Hardwick's All Star Celebrity Bowling, team Nerdist teamed up to play against team Podcasters, comprised of brothers Randy Sklar and Jason Sklar (Sklarbro Country), Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny), Greg Behrendt (Walking the Room), and Marc Maron...

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Ask Amber: My friend is turning into a total jerk!

Ask Amber: My friend is turning into a total jerk!

By | May 23, 2012 at 10:46 pm | One comment

Clank crash boom, Oh sorry, I was driving with my eyes closed. Here's this week's question! ----------------------- Hi, Amber: I feel crazy writing to you, but I wanted to ask you about this guy I play football with. We play for our college. Football is basically...

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Lewis Black wants a pro golf league where screaming is encouraged (Video)

Lewis Black wants a pro golf league where screaming is encouraged (Video)

By | May 12, 2012 at 5:48 pm | No comments

It's hard to imagine notorious hothead Lewis Black enjoying a nice quiet game of golf, but maybe for an anger-prone guy like Black the sport has some therapeutic benefits to offer. In the June edition of Golf Digest, the best selling-author and Grammy award-winning comedian...

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Reggie Watts, Bo Burnham, Kate Micucci and more get sporty for Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling (Video)

Reggie Watts, Bo Burnham, Kate Micucci and more get sporty for Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling (Video)

By | April 30, 2012 at 8:19 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedians are not known for their prowess with bowling balls-- or baseballs or footballs or any kind of balls (except their own) that are involved in sports. But is bowling a sport, even, if you can do it while drinking booze, eating pizza and antagonizing the...

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The League’s Steve Rannazzisi talks new season, stand-up and more! (Laughspin interview)

The League’s Steve Rannazzisi talks new season, stand-up and more! (Laughspin interview)

By | April 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments

By Jay (of MastersOfNone.com) Comedian and actor Steve Rannazzisi plays Kevin on FX's improv-heavy fantasy football comedy The League alongside other heavyweight comedian/actors like Nick Kroll and Jon Lajoie. And after seeing his act at the beautiful new Levity Live comedy...

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