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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 | 29 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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Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:08 am | 20 comments

UPDATE: 2:10 pm EST -- The Onion has apologized. The full statement is below: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology to Quvenzhané Wallis and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the tweet that was circulated last night during the Oscars. It...

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David Cross, Julia Stiles movie It’s A Disaster premieres on Twitter app Vine (Video)

David Cross, Julia Stiles movie It’s A Disaster premieres on Twitter app Vine (Video)

By | February 19, 2013 at 4:44 pm | No comments

David Cross’ new movie It’s A Disaster, a dark comedy co-starring Julia Stiles and America Ferrera, had its world premiere just moments ago via Twitter-owned Vine, the new app which allows users to upload videos that run, at most, six seconds. While the flick will be...

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