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AFLAC fires Gilbert Gottfried over controversial Japan jokes

By | March 14, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 24 comments

Over the weekend, Gilbert Gottfried tweeted several jokes centered around the devastation in Japan. This morning, the comedian found himself not only under fire for his seemingly insensitive tweets, but literally fired from his long-time gig as the voice of the AFLAC duck...

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Marc Maron reacts to Gallagher's WTF storm-off, Gallagher's rep responds

By | January 31, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 67 comments

You're probably aware that Marc Maron had famed comedian Gallagher as a guest on his podcast WTF recently; the episode just went live today. You may also know how that interview ended-- that is, with the watermelon-smashing jokeslinger storming out of the interview. Maron had...

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Todd Barry gifts comedy world with list of his own tweets; you’re welcome

By | January 6, 2011 at 5:37 pm | No comments

Todd Barry is one of the funniest comics around. And he's on Twitter. So, as you can imagine, his feed consists of some of the funniest tweets around. If you're not someone who scans Twitter all day, rifling through someone’s thousands of tweets, then looking for extra-special...

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Marc Maron live Tweets Ken Mehlman experience; gives Punchline Magazine some thoughts

By | September 20, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments

“Live tweeting” by comedians and other celebrities is not uncommon. Louis C.K., for example, just gained some attention by drunkenly live tweeting some pretty raunchy things about Sarah Palin. And, now, thanks to Marc Maron we have the latest noteworthy installment of this...

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Michael Ian Black defends Obama, blasts Tea Party slander during stand-up set

By | August 23, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments

In case you haven't heard already, Michael Ian Black is a stallion. And if you sneak up behind him, chances are you'll be kicked. Hard. In the teeth. And balls. Case in point: Black's Saturday night tirade on a stand-up stage in Columbus, Ohio. After the subject of Obama was...

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France invades comedy tweets

By | July 14, 2010 at 1:29 pm | No comments

Every morning I like to check Twitter to find out what the scuttlebutt was while I was sleeping. I'll start to reply to someone but quit mid-tweet when I realize that nobody remembers what they updated 9 hours ago. Today, I was both delighted and insanely frustrated to find a...

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Michael Ian Black gets paid to Tweet; you have a problem with that?

By | June 30, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments

Those of you who follow Michael Ian Black on Twitter may have noticed recently that some of his Tweets seem to be less funny and more like… advertisements. That’s because they are. The longtime comedian has embraced the advertising dollar. And, when you have more than 1.5...

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Today: Michael Ian Black to make fun of others for charity

By | January 5, 2010 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Warning: I will be making fun of people from 2-3 EST. Expect LOTS of tweets from me and one cumming smurfs joke. - Michael Ian Black, via Twitter. The warning came through yesterday from MIB that he would be making fun of his Twitter followers as a way to raise money for The...

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Michael Ian Black launches site for Twitter comedians

By | October 22, 2009 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Nothing hits the spot like a snappy one liner. Twitter, with its 140 character or less update system, has become the go-to spot for comedy fans to get frequently updated content from their favorite comedians. The only problem is, you have to sift through an awful lot of boring...

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