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#RIP Jennifer Lopez trending worldwide: Death hoax is dumb but South Park’s Jennifer Lopez treatment is classic (Video)

#RIP Jennifer Lopez trending worldwide: Death hoax is dumb but South Park’s Jennifer Lopez treatment is classic (Video)

By | April 14, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments

Jennifer Lopez is the latest celebrity to be treated to a Twitter death hoax, which is why, as we write this, #RIP Jennifer Lopez is currently trending worldwide. Lopez joins the ranks of celebrities like Hugh Hefner, Usher, Jon Bon Jovi, Jeff Goldblum, Zach Braff and many...

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Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)

Stephen Colbert’s #CancelColbert Twitter controversy plays out on Colbert Report (Video)

By | April 1, 2014 at 11:57 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report last night spent the majority of his Comedy Central show addressing the #CancelColbert controversy that erupted on Twitter last week. The show opened with Colbert's staff exiting their Comedy Central headquarters with boxes, the set of The...

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Comedian Natasha Leggero responds to vile supporters of WWII veterans

Comedian Natasha Leggero responds to vile supporters of WWII veterans

By | January 3, 2014 at 5:07 pm | No comments

Well-respected comedian and actress Natasha Leggero has been under fire ever since she made what many consider an outrageously offensive joke during Carson Daly's New Year's Eve broadcast on NBC. At the heart of this brand new fake-outrage-powered controversy is a Twitter...

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Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

Kanye West confronts Jimmy Kimmel: It’s not ok to treat celebrities like zoo animals (Videos)

By | October 10, 2013 at 11:22 am | 8 comments

Unless you’ve been in a ZZZQuil-induced coma the last week or so – and I’m not judging you if that’s the case – you’ve no doubt heard about the Twitter spat between Jimmy Kimmel and self-proclaimed “creative genius” Kanye West. To review, Kimmel and co....

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John Hodgman tweet begins flurry of healthcare testimonials from young people

John Hodgman tweet begins flurry of healthcare testimonials from young people

By | October 1, 2013 at 11:22 am | One comment

As our country slipped into a partial government shutdown during the wee hours this morning, comedian, author and Daily Show contributor John Hodgman tweeted out a message to his nearly one million followers: "Young people: sign up for healthcare. Take it from me--YOU ARE NOT...

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See comedian Pauly Casillas’ leaked rider for major comedy festival

See comedian Pauly Casillas’ leaked rider for major comedy festival

By | August 19, 2013 at 9:45 am | No comments

Listen, I’m not sure if you’ve been following the status of The Laughspin Comedy Festival on Twitter. You’ll have to go there and see it for yourself. I’m not going to spoonfeed you, ya know? Late last week, I began calling for submissions. If you look back on the...

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Comedians sound off on George Zimmerman verdict

Comedians sound off on George Zimmerman verdict

By | July 14, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments

Late last night, a jury in Sanford, Fl found George Zimmerman, the 29-year-old former neighborhood watchman, not guilty on all charges levied against him in the shooting death of unnarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. While in the preceding days it was widely speculated Zimmerman...

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Twitter favorite Jenny Johnson lands book deal

Twitter favorite Jenny Johnson lands book deal

By | June 26, 2013 at 1:20 pm | No comments

While television writer Jenny Johnson (pictured above with pal Jenna Elfman) has been a favorite among the comedy elite on Twitter since 2009, she gained a new level of fame last year when her feud with pop star and convicted domestic abuser Chris Brown got picked up by...

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Read: Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black blast each other on Twitter

Read: Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black blast each other on Twitter

By | May 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 26 comments

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a good old-fashioned comedian Twitter spar-- although I feel this one between Marc Maron and Michael Ian Black has far less goodwill than Maron’s back-and-forth with Patton Oswalt last June. If you follow Maron even a little or have heard...

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