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Watch Jim Norton push his comedy album on the Grammys red carpet

Watch Jim Norton push his comedy album on the Grammys red carpet

By | February 14, 2012 at 8:16 am | One comment

Late last year, Jim Norton's newest album Despicable landed at number eight on our list of the 10 best albums of 2011. So we obviously know it's a great album, but do fancy pants celebrities know it? Well, Norton, on behalf of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, tried his best to...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

By | December 6, 2011 at 5:37 pm | No comments

Remember the days of Steve Martin when he did stand-up? The Great Flydini, Martin making balloon animals, making a joke "just for plumbers?" So many comedy fans and fans of Steve Martin get nostalgic over such memories, which are conveniently on YouTube by the way. Some of us...

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Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

By | October 25, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Any time bluegrass music is brought up in conversation, most people probably think of the soundtrack from the Coen Brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Yet Funny or Die, as they're known to do, want to change that. Renowned banjoist Noam Pikelny released his album Beat...

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In an open letter, Steve Martin tells Eddie Murphy to start slimming down for Oscars

In an open letter, Steve Martin tells Eddie Murphy to start slimming down for Oscars

By | September 21, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

The entertainment world has been buzzing since it was announced that Eddie Murphy would be hosting the 84th annual Academy Awards next year. The choice has mostly been met with positivity, if not a little apprehension as to what kind of Murphy we can expect— the rambunctious,...

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The first trailer for the new Steve Martin, Jack Black flick, “The Big Year” is here

The first trailer for the new Steve Martin, Jack Black flick, “The Big Year” is here

By | September 7, 2011 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian, actor and musician Steve Martin has teamed up with Jack Black and Owen Wilson for a film about competitive bird watching, The Big Year. Set for an Oct. 14 release, the flick centers around the three friends going head-to-head-to-head in The North American Big...

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Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

Watch Louis C.K.’s tribute to George Carlin: “I can be like George”

By | September 6, 2011 at 10:21 am | No comments

In March of last year, I was lucky enough to be sitting in the second row of a George Carlin tribute produced by the New York Public Library. I was surrounded by the likes of Steve Martin, Ben Stiller (and his parents) as well as Richard Pryor's daughter Rain and Lenny Bruce's...

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Stephen Colbert auctioning off painting of himself for DonorsChoose.org

By | February 4, 2011 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Need some fine art to grace your living room? Or, alternatively, a painting featuring the piercing gaze of America’s greatest American? Stephen Colbert is auctioning off one of his infamous portraits through Phillips de Pury and Company. And Portrait 5, Stephen(s) doesn’t...

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Richard Pryor, Steven Wright, Aziz Ansari, more part of art exhibit

By | January 4, 2011 at 1:43 pm | No comments

It's time for comedy and traditional art fans to unite! Gallery1988’s latest group show, the comedy-centric “Is This Thing On?” opens Friday in Los Angeles. Here's the deal: 100 artists have created pieces portraying some of the most recognizable and notorious comedians--...

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Tina Fey to be presented with comedy award; Cosby, Carlin, Pryor are past honorees

By | May 26, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments

Tina Fey has recently been announced to be the 2010 recipient of the highly prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor; making her the youngest recipient ever for the award. She’s set to receive the prize Nov. 9 in Washington D.C., in a ceremony that in the past has seen...

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