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Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report

Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report

By | September 22, 2014 at 3:20 pm | No comments

Kenan Thompson will not leave Saturday Night Live at the end of its 40th season, a spokesperson for the show said. An earlier TMZ report claimed that Thompson, who holds the most seniority on the current cast, plans to leave the show after the upcoming season and that he...

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Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

By | August 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments

After emphatically stating that nearly 2,000 Palestinian civilians "deserved to die" during Israeli-led attacks in the Gaza Strip, Joan Rivers is backtracking and blaming the media for taking her words out of context. Rivers' rant began when a TMZ reporter asked her opinion on...

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Daughter of Ardie Fuqua, critically injured in Tracy Morgan crash, wants TMZ to remove gruesome video

Daughter of Ardie Fuqua, critically injured in Tracy Morgan crash, wants TMZ to remove gruesome video

By | June 11, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 20 comments

The comedy community continues to hope for the full recoveries of comedians Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua, who remain in the hospital following a horrific car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that took the life of Morgan's friend and writer James McNair early Saturday morning....

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TMZ lovingly harasses Amy Schumer, who is now officially famous (Video)

TMZ lovingly harasses Amy Schumer, who is now officially famous (Video)

By | July 11, 2013 at 2:05 pm | No comments

Well, Amy Schumer is officially famous. How do we know? We know because TMZ (and others) are harassing her at airports. So, here's how that looks. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips...

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TMZ, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan spoofed hard by comedy site ThingX (Video)

TMZ, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan spoofed hard by comedy site ThingX (Video)

By | March 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm | No comments

Thanks to the fine folks at ThingX.com, we’re able to deal with one more day of celebrity worship. Today we replace the tears we shed for humanity with laughter. Today ThingX-er Joe Randazzo replaces Harvey Levin and Harvey Levin’s water bottle is replaced with a baby’s...

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Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

By | August 29, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Remember the good ol’ days when the media was exhaustively reporting on Charlie Sheen, rather than a Hurricane? I miss those more innocent times. It looks like Charlie Sheen’s back in the news, though: Comedy Central just released the names of some of the folks involved in...

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Brody Stevens’ Twitter feed has become a must-follow for comedy nerds; but is the comic losing it?

Brody Stevens’ Twitter feed has become a must-follow for comedy nerds; but is the comic losing it?

By | August 10, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments

Many times, the most frustrating thing about a comedian can be trying to figure out when or if said comedian is joking or not. While Andy Kaufman based most of his career on challenging audiences and their expectations, irony and sarcasm can easily be lost on the public. They...

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Kevin Smith looks to host his own, daily television talk show

Kevin Smith looks to host his own, daily television talk show

By | July 27, 2011 at 1:58 pm | One comment

Clerks director and cult comedy legend Kevin Smith is set to host a talk show pilot. The show is planned to be a daily, half hour, syndicated program that would blend discussion with celebrities and comedy. The show is tentatively titled The Kevin Smith Project, and the...

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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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