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It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

It’s official: Sweden denies Stephen Colbert’s request to take over country’s Twitter account

By | June 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm | No comments

It's official: Despite his best, very public efforts, Stephen Colbert will not be permitted to take control over Sweden's official Twitter account. "Although we appreciate that having Colbert as a Curator of Sweden would be meaningful in terms of global attention to this...

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Watch Nick Offerman read Tweets from young female celebrities on ‘Conan’

Watch Nick Offerman read Tweets from young female celebrities on ‘Conan’

By | June 27, 2012 at 3:15 pm | No comments

In the second installment of "Nick Offerman Reads Tweets From Young Female Celebrities" on Conan, the Parks and Recreation star reads tweets from young female celebrities-- BUT, he does so while doing some man work in his wood shop. It's enough to make a young female celeb...

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Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

By | June 22, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments

Louis C.K. Has a pretty active “web presence.” He has a long history of posting on comedy message boards, and not just to promote stuff either (read his particularly interesting back-and-forth with Doug Stanhope on Google Groups from 2005, if you haven't yet*). He's happy to...

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Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

By | June 21, 2012 at 2:58 pm | No comments

UPDATE: 5:15 pm ET While we wait for a verdict from Sweden, the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis has offered Colbert a possible consolation prize. American Swedish Institute CEO Bruce Karstadt sent a letter to Colbert inviting the comedian to take over the...

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Read: Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron bust each others’ balls on Twitter

Read: Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron bust each others’ balls on Twitter

By | June 8, 2012 at 11:00 am | 4 comments

Oh, Twitter: it’s the gift that keeps on giving to the comedy world. And last night, it gave in a big way, when Marc Maron picked a fight discussion faux fight with Patton Oswalt. This sort of reminds me of what we've all been told about the back table at the Comedy Cellar in...

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Desperate Housewives producer calls out Will & Grace creators for stealing ‘Partners’

Desperate Housewives producer calls out Will & Grace creators for stealing ‘Partners’

By | May 21, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments

In all of the clutter of network television upfronts the last few weeks, one CBS comedy acquisition hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. The show is called Partners, about two best friends— one gay, one not gay. And here’s why it needs more attention—and no, it’s...

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The Laughspin video interview with Rob Delaney

The Laughspin video interview with Rob Delaney

By | May 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | No comments

Comedian Rob Delaney has a lot of shit going on-- and it's all good. He's a new father, he's got a book coming out through Random House, he just recorded his first hour-long stand-up special and now he's the face of the Klondike Comedy Showcase. And we cover all of that and more...

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How Larry David was bribed into joining Twitter

How Larry David was bribed into joining Twitter

By | May 14, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments

Seinfeld creator and star of Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David has taken the 140-character plunge. He explained his arrival on Twitter with his first (and so far only) Tweet an hour ago: I was told by Charity Bribes that if I Tweeted they'd give 10k to the NRDC...Pay...

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Did Sarah Silverman go too far with abortion satire on Twitter?

Did Sarah Silverman go too far with abortion satire on Twitter?

By | April 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments

You may have heard Sarah Silverman has once again come under fire-- this time for a pair of tweets some people are calling a cry for attention, while others have celebrated as a poignant political statement. The outspoken comedian tweeted a photo of herself, exposing her belly,...

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