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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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Punchline Mag analysis: Late night stand-up comedy spots not the career changer they used to be

By | June 27, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments

Late night talk shows used to be the break every comedian wanted. Five minutes on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson or the Late Show with David Letterman could catapult you from working comic to household name. And though it's nearly impossible to find a comedian who would...

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Futurama premieres tonight; watch a behind the scenes video!

By | June 23, 2011 at 2:26 pm | No comments

Pretty much every kid grows up idolizing some cartoon. My own loyalties lay with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ghostbusters before the magical world of Nickelodeon, The Simpsons, South Park – you know, the new classics. What’s always baffled me, though, is how those...

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Watch Ricky Gervais’ trailer for his new HBO show, “Life’s Too Short”

By | June 23, 2011 at 2:15 pm | One comment

I'm pretty sure BAMF is synonymous with Ricky Gervais. He holds nothing back, he’s responsible for some of the best comedies in recent memory, and he has the best laugh in the world. So, Ricky Gervais fans, rejoice! HBO confirmed that they’ll air the comic’s new series,...

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Conan O’Brien will make cameo on “How I Met Your Mother”

By | June 21, 2011 at 12:17 pm | No comments

Some of my favorite moments watching TV shows or movies is finding previously unknown actors with tiny, tiny roles or – even better – in the background shot as extras. Jenna Fischer (also known as Pam on The Office), for example, appeared in The 40 Year Old Virgin. Now you...

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Jon Stewart’s uncut appearance on Fox News Sunday; is he trying to become a political player?

By | June 20, 2011 at 11:55 am | 6 comments

Yesterday, Jon Stewart made his debut on the Sunday morning political talk show circuit – and of course he’d end up on Fox. The comedian had a chat with Chris Wallace that, at times, was more than a little bit tense. The heat of the interview peaked when they got into...

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Video: Bender becomes super powerful in new Futurama preview

By | June 20, 2011 at 10:05 am | No comments

The Futurama previews are now coming fast and furiously, as the new season premieres Thursday on Comedy Central. Check out the latest, featuring a more-cocky-than-usual Bender. Futurama Sneak Peek - Inside-Out Bender www.comedycentral.com Want more...

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Video: Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Jon Lajoie and “The League” crew deliver strong message to the NFL

By | June 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | No comments

This whole “the NFL season might be canceled” thing isn’t business, it’s personal. I may cry if the Bears don’t have another chance to burn the Packers to the ground this year. So, needless to say, I’m happy to see the crew from The League on FX in this PSA hoping...

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Video: Larry David "yelling for society" in new Curb Your Enthusiasm preview

By | June 16, 2011 at 2:03 pm | One comment

It's been a month and a half since the folks at HBO gifted the world with the season eight trailer for Curb Your Enthusiasm. We've been waiting for a few more teases. And finally, we have one. Check out the video below: 30 full seconds of Curb's season eight, premiering July...

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