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Will Charlie Sheen's ex Brooke Mueller ruin Comedy Central's fun?

By | July 7, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments

According to a report from yesterday on TMZ, Brooke Mueller is threatening to send a legal letter to Comedy Central to squelch any would-be negative jokes about her that might crop up during the network's scheduled roast of Charlie Sheen, her ex husband. "We're told Brooke's...

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Susie Essman talks possible 9th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm

By | July 7, 2011 at 3:05 pm | One comment

The best position a show writer and producer can be in with a network is one in which said producer dictates whether your show lives for another season. It's a rare place to be in Hollywood. But it seems Larry David has been in that category for the better part of a decade. At...

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Sandra Bullock to appear on Ricky Gervais’ new show, despite Golden Globe jokes

By | July 7, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock has signed on to appear in Ricky Gervais’ new HBO comedy series. Life’s Too Short a mockumentary following dwarf actor Warwick Davis as he runs a talent agency for little people will feature Bullock, who was the subject of a series of Gervais’...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Comedians shouldn’t let Twitter affect their real-life act

By | July 7, 2011 at 12:54 pm | One comment

Yesterday, Lisa Cohen, founder of WitStream, the aggregating comedy ticker site, issued this advice to all people who try to be funny on Twitter: Stop sucking Favstar's dick. The suggestion was the headline of an editorial that makes this keen observation: comedians who depend...

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J.B. Smoove snags part in Sacha Baron Cohen flick, launches new website

By | July 6, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

I can’t begin to explain how much I love J.B. Smoove in Curb Your Enthusiasm, which starts its eighth season on HBO this Sunday. If this minute-and-a-half clip isn’t enough to make you LOL, we can’t be friends. I mean, come on: So I’m very happy to see Smoove taking...

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Greg Proops: The Punchline Magazine interview

Greg Proops: The Punchline Magazine interview

By | July 5, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Greg Proops has seemingly done it all. He's famous for doing improv on British-turned-American series Whose Line Is It Anyway? He's earned a more concentrated and dedicated fanbase through constant touring as a stand-up. He often pops up on the tele-- most recently on Chelsea...

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Stephen Colbert wins in Washington; allowed to raise unlimited funds for 2012 elections

By | June 30, 2011 at 12:13 pm | One comment

Stephen Colbert is no stranger to entering the political fray. He ran for president four years ago (well, only in South Carolina, but who’s counting?), he testified before the House Committee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Security following working with migrant...

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Watch Louis C.K. on The Daily Show from last night

By | June 29, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

It's true that Louis C.K. has been on just about every late-night chat show the last few weeks trying to promote the second season of his FX show Louie. We haven't posted each and every one of those appearances. But when the dude visits Jon Stewart, it's like we'd be breaking...

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“Party Down” movie talks progressing nicely, says show creator Rob Thomas

By | June 28, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments

[caption id="attachment_30651" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="photo by Jack Plunkett"][/caption] Dear reader: I learned two things in the past few days. First, if I didn’t already love the prematurely canceled Starz program Party Down, this past weekend confirmed...

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