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Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

By | August 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments

If all goes according to plan, multi-faceted comedian Demetri Martin will join a long, successful tradition of animated comedy at Fox, which boasts The Simpsons, Family Guy and most recently Bob's Burgers. According to Deadline, Martin is finalizing a deal with the network,...

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Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

By | August 5, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais, busiest (most powerful?) comedy person in the world will drop by the new season of Family Guy to voice the part of a dolphin for an episode titled, "Be Careful What You Wish For." This is great news for us, but Gervais may be even more excited about the guest gig,...

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Ted Nugent will run for president– on ‘The Simpsons’

By | May 5, 2011 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine Ted Nugent running our country. Aside from being perhaps the most testosterone-filled Oval Office in history, I like to imagine that instead of wearing a tiny flag pin on his lapel, he’d wear red, white, and blue camo all the time,...

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Cheech and Chong to appear on The Simpsons

By | July 29, 2010 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Comedy icons Cheech and Chong will appear on a spring 2011 episode of The Simpsons. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode revolves around the split-up of the duo, after which Cheech and Chong each find a better half. Cheech and Homer pair up as a new comedy team,...

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Russell Brand will guest star on The Simpsons

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:44 am | One comment

It’s now official: Russell Brand is an international superstar. The UK’s Sun reported in March of last year that Al Jean - one of the executive producers of The Simpsons stated that Brand was “very funny,” and, “I would definitely be interested in writing an episode...

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Dana Gould: Anger and frustration, the cornerstones of great comedy

By | October 15, 2008 at 2:01 am | No comments

By Ben Kharakh On the advice of the late George Carlin, comedian Dana Gould held back the social critic inside of him for years. Now, the veteran comic and former Simpsons scribe is older, wiser and funnier. And lucky for him, the world is more fucked up than ever. Let the...

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