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Whoopi Goldberg releases Web series on YouTube (Videos)

Whoopi Goldberg releases Web series on YouTube (Videos)

By | February 25, 2014 at 4:56 pm | No comments

Comedian and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg unveiled two videos today on YouTube, part of a new Web series called Rollin’ With Whoopi. If the first two episodes are indicative of the entire series, the premise of Rollin’ With Whoopi is quite simple: Goldberg, along with...

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Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

By | February 7, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Though seven years have past since she left her post at ABC’s chat fest The View, Rosie O’Donnell has proven she was and still is a valuable asset to daytime television. Dressed in black and looking sleek she took a seat on set today in the middle of the show’s hosts...

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Whoopi Goldberg documentary about Moms Mabley headed to HBO

Whoopi Goldberg documentary about Moms Mabley headed to HBO

By | October 30, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments

Whoopi Goldberg's documentary honoring the iconic comedienne Moms Mabley will make its television debut on HBO in November. The project made an impressive showing in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. Goldberg had funded the project using the popular crowd-funding website,...

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12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

By | June 24, 2013 at 10:00 am | 7 comments

As shocking as it may sound, not every comedian joked his or her way straight to stardom. Before they were making you laugh onstage, in movies and on television, they were working regular dead-end jobs-- you know, like most of us! From waiting tables to applying makeup to the...

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Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

By | June 21, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments

Although she’s best known as one of five co-hosts on ABC’s wildly popular daytime chat fest The View, Sherri Shepherd has, is and – if she has her way – will always be a working stand-up comedian. Comedy nerds also know her as Angie, Tracy Morgan’s wife on 30 Rock...

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Kickstarter abuse: Why are you giving your money to wealthy celebrities?

Kickstarter abuse: Why are you giving your money to wealthy celebrities?

By | April 29, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 150 comments

Kickstarter is amazing. It’s especially amazing for industrious, talented artists who lack the connections and capital usually needed to realize their dreams. In fact, it’s been a pleasure recently to see photographer Seth Olenick’s book of comedian portraits, comedian Sue...

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Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan drop by The View for A Day of Comedy (Videos)

Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan drop by The View for A Day of Comedy (Videos)

By | April 1, 2013 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Daytime chat show The View isn’t well known for being funny on purpose. But that was the entire goal of Friday’s episode, which was dubbed A Day of Comedy and featured performances from comedians Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan, Bone Hampton, Retha Jones and 10-year-old Leroya...

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Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

By | April 20, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments

In March, I had the great pleasure of attending the second Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 10-day event raises money for the city's chapter of Gilda's Club, which offers support for cancer patients and their families. Founded in honor of comedian Gilda Radner,...

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Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

By | November 10, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and a seemingly endless list of other big name comedians are scheduled to perform at the second annual Gilda's LaughFest, to be held in Grand Rapids, MI next year from March 8 -18. The festival has a unique position within the country's...

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