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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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This 5-year-old comedian has a web presence most comedians would kill for (Video)

This 5-year-old comedian has a web presence most comedians would kill for (Video)

By | April 6, 2012 at 10:07 am | One comment

With about one million YouTube views, an official website, 12,000+ Twitter followers and nearly 12,000 Facebook fans, 5-year-old comedian Zay Zay has a Web presence most working comedians would kill for. But does he have jokes? Sure, he has jokes, and they're all laid out in...

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Watch the four video cross promo push between Conan O’Brien and Mashable

Watch the four video cross promo push between Conan O’Brien and Mashable

By | April 2, 2012 at 10:40 am | One comment

Over the weekend, Conan O’Brien and uber-popular tech news site Mashable teamed up in what will go down as one of the hippest, most creative publicity schemes of the year. It all started when O’Brien commandeered the digital pages of Mashable, ousting CEO Pete Cashmore (the...

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Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

Jim Norton, Morgan Murphy, more to roast Oscars on newly launched TweetRoast

By | February 23, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments

For years, Twitter has been an excellent platform for professional and amateur comedians alike to make their quips seen in 140 characters or less. The concept of live-Tweeting an event, especially, has become an esoteric art form. To prove it, you need to look no further than...

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Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

By | February 20, 2012 at 6:28 pm | No comments

This afternoon, Tom Scharpling, host of every comedian's favorite free-form radio program, The Best Show on WFMU and the director of some of the coolest and funniest music videos, started live Tweeting his experience at a New Jersey Starbucks, where Gov. Chris Christie sat two...

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Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

Why it’s illogical to be angry at Bill Maher and SNL for their Tim Tebow insults

By | January 4, 2012 at 11:44 am | 3 comments

It should be no surprise to anyone that Bill Maher would make a remark pointing out the inconsistencies of Christianity. Yet, after tweeting "Wow, Jesus just fucked #TimTebow bad! And on Xmas Eve! Somewhere in hell Satan is tebowing, saying to Hitler ‘Hey, Buffalo's killing...

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