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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 | One comment

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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Watch Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson quietly argue about baseball teams

Watch Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson quietly argue about baseball teams

By | April 5, 2012 at 1:26 pm | No comments

Gone are the days of the Alec Baldwin vs. John Krasinski baseball team debates in the name of hawking New Era hats and clothing. Today starts a new era in New Era marketing campaigns. And once again, they've enlisted two fan favorite NBC stars-- Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson on...

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Howard Cosell’s grandson Colin launches his own comedy news show

Howard Cosell’s grandson Colin launches his own comedy news show

By | February 17, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments

The late Howard Cosell, who helped to drastically change the way professional sports were covered on television, didn't make a habit of showing his sense of humor to his millions of viewers. His grandson, Colin, on the other hand, is doing exactly that. And while the 32-year-old...

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