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Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments

Many of us tuned in last tonight to watch the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony (even if only to #TweetRoast it live). Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony for the ninth time, returning after an eight-year hiatus. After recanting Eddie Murphy as host (and Brett Ratner as the...

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Watch a preview of the Woody Allen documentary featuring Chris Rock, Larry David, more

Watch a preview of the Woody Allen documentary featuring Chris Rock, Larry David, more

By | November 17, 2011 at 7:31 pm | One comment

Listen up, comedy nerds. There will be a two part Woody Allen documentary on PBS starting this Sunday, Nov. 20, airing from 9 to 11 pm ET. The second part goes down Monday, Nov. 21 and airs from 9 - 10:30 pm ET. Part of the network's American Masters series, the documentary --...

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Long-awaited Woody Allen documentary will hit PBS

Long-awaited Woody Allen documentary will hit PBS

By | August 2, 2011 at 10:25 pm | One comment

I was reading Chuck Klosterman’s Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs this weekend, and he mentions that Woody Allen was enormously influential in the whole nerd chic thing that made intellectual eccentricity attractive. I’m inclined to agree. Maybe his characters are neurotic and...

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GQ lists the most stylish comedians of all time; and Greg Proops is not on the list

GQ lists the most stylish comedians of all time; and Greg Proops is not on the list

By | August 1, 2011 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Today, GQ released yet-another comedy-related feature online. I say "another" because you can see their official Comedy Issue on stands now; the cover subject is none other than a half naked Mila Kunis, Makes sense, right? Eh. You can read more of my thoughts on that...

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Comedy Matters with Woody Allen, Jon Stewart and more!

Comedy Matters with Woody Allen, Jon Stewart and more!

By | June 23, 2011 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Strip Action Richie Tienken is a very kind and caring man. He does lots of charity work, and recently did two major fundraisers, one for The Red Cross and the other for the American Diabetes Association. In conjunction with Karen Horn, an executive from The Red Cross,...

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Review: Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” is the best alternative to blockbuster comedies

By | May 31, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments

At nearly every theater that was playing The Hangover Part II across the country, lines looped around the theater and stretched down the street amounting to record breaking box office take over the Memorial Day Weekend. This was not the case for Woody Allen's latest film,...

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Will mainstream awards shows ever give comedies the respect they deserve?

By | May 19, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments

[caption id="attachment_23236" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Woody Allen: Our only hope?"][/caption] In a recent article outlining what movies were the "talk of the festival" at Cannes this year, the Los Angeles Times mentioned Woody Allen's comedy Midnight In Paris....

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Woody Allen casts Alec Baldwin in next film

By | April 11, 2011 at 7:51 pm | One comment

Last night at The Comedy Awards during an acceptance speech, Alec Baldwin flat-out said he wants to be able to spend more time with his family. On his grueling 30 Rock schedule he said, “I want to thank my family, because doing this job it’s tough and i haven’t been able...

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