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Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 9:36 pm | No comments

It's been a while since we posted an episode of Puddin', the daily live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and writer/creator Matt Oswalt (the guy eating pudding). But we're going to make it right by posting this just-released, very special Christmas episode....

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Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

By | March 6, 2013 at 11:51 am | 2 comments

In this brilliantly produced video, radio host, writer and champion of great comedy Tom Scharpling expands his ever-growing resume of music projects by incorporating comedians like Marc Maron, Weird Al Yankovic and DC Pierson into the imagined 2002 audition process for...

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Paul F. Tompkins hosts chat show ‘Speakeasy’ with guests Ty Burrell, Nathan Fillion and more!

Paul F. Tompkins hosts chat show ‘Speakeasy’ with guests Ty Burrell, Nathan Fillion and more!

By | May 3, 2012 at 2:32 pm | No comments

If you watched his recent stand-up special Laboring Under Delusions on Comedy Central (read our interview here), you know that comedian Paul F. Tompkins knows how to tell a story. But in his new Web series, Speakeasy, it seems most of the stories will be provided by his...

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Weird Al Yankovic tells Sony Music they owe him $5 million, files suit

Weird Al Yankovic tells Sony Music they owe him $5 million, files suit

By | April 2, 2012 at 3:50 pm | No comments

Just because he seems goofy and sings funny songs, it doesn’t mean you can fuck with Weird Al Yankovic and get away with it. You dig? The musical parody king filed suit against Sony Music Entertainment, claiming the record label owes him $5 million-- from digital album and...

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Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

By | March 22, 2012 at 11:04 am | 4 comments

Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a...

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Watch what it takes to prepare for a Weird Al Yankovic concert

Watch what it takes to prepare for a Weird Al Yankovic concert

By | December 9, 2011 at 1:49 pm | No comments

If you've ever seen Weird Al Yankovic live, you know the dude puts on a show. A real show. He's like Kiss or Iron Maiden, except funny on purpose and with less references to fucking or old British poetry, in the case of the latter band. And it takes a lot of folks to put a show...

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Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Weird Al Yankovic is back, comedy nerds. And in a huge way. The premiere of his new hour-long special Weird Al Yankovic Live! The Alpocalypse Tour premieres on Comedy Central this Saturday, with the uncensored and uncut version hitting DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 4. To get you in...

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New Carlos Mencia, Craig Ferguson, Jeff Dunham specials will hit Comedy Central this Fall

New Carlos Mencia, Craig Ferguson, Jeff Dunham specials will hit Comedy Central this Fall

By | August 16, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments

Comedy Central will premiere new hour-long specials this Fall from veteran comedians Carlos Mencia, Pablo Francisco, Craig Ferguson, Weird Al Yankovic and Jeff Dunham-- as well as up-and-comers T.J. Miller and Donald Glover, the network announced today. Comedy Central also...

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Weird Al Yankovic will release comedy special, DVD, Blu-Ray and more through Comedy Central

Weird Al Yankovic will release comedy special, DVD, Blu-Ray and more through Comedy Central

By | August 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | One comment

Comedy Central announced today an exclusive multi-platform deal with Weird Al Yankovic, the most prolific comedy recording artist of all time. The deal consists of three main prongs-- the first of which is the world premiere of Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour....

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