• Comedian Rob Delaney wants to sue Kim Kardashian for sham marriage

    Today, reality star Kim Kardashian announced her divorce from NBA player Kris Humphries after only 72 days of marriage. And comedian Rob Delaney (pictured to the right) isn’t letting her off the hook. In an essay for Vice, Delaney states his plan to sue Kardashian for promoting her sham marriage and spreads the blame as far as Ryan Seacrest, E! Entertainment Television and Comcast. Delaney explains how he envisions the

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    Watch Donald Glover’s new Childish Gambino video for “Bonfire”

    By now you know that Community star Donald Glover is pretty freakin’ talented. He’s a multifaceted entertainer who, in addition to his television work, has excelled at sketch comedy with his troupe Derrick Comedy, and has gained prominence as a stand up comic. But while Glover keeps you laughing, his hip-hop alter ego, Childish Gambino, gets you dancing, or if you’re like me, awkwardly nodding your head. So just in

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    Watch Johnny Depp confront Ricky Gervais about Golden Globes insults

    In the latest promo for Ricky Gervais’ new HBO show Life’s Too Short, the show’s star, Warwick Davis, drops by Ricky’s office with Hollywood megastar Johnny Depp— who has far from forgotten the joke at his expense during Gervais’ Golden Globes hosting gig earlier this year. Depp bullies him around and gives him a piece of wisdom to carry around with him for the rest of his days. The promo

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    John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

    Back in 2005, John Hodgman released his first book titled The Areas of My Expertise, a satirical almanac who’s success landed him as a recurring contributor to The Daily Show as the “resident expert.” Since then, he’s appeared in bit roles in television and film, was the human embodiment of a PC in the Mac ads opposite actor Justin Long, and then wrote another book, 2008’s More Information Than You

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    Stifler’s mom, Jennifer Coolidge joins “2 Broke Girls”

    Jennifer Coolidge, best known as the MILF in the American Pie franchise, will be joining the cast of CBS’s freshman comedy breakout 2 Broke Girls. Coolidge, also a stand-up comedian, will play a recurring character named Sophie, a working woman that moves into Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline’s (Beth Behrs) apartment building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, reports Deadline. The part was created specifically for her. CBS is likely happy with the

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    Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, Matt Damon and more join Bill Clinton in Funny or Die video

    Because the grass is always greener, after eight years of the Bush presidency, Bill Clinton is remembered as an exceptionally cool and well-doing president, so it would make sense that some of our biggest celebrities still answer to Slick Willie and scramble to appease the man and his Clinton Foundation: Celebrity Division. In this Funny or Die video, watch as Ben Stiller heads a brainstorming session with the likes of

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    Chelsea Lately’s Sarah Colonna strikes a deal to produce new comedy for NBC

    Another one of Chelsea Handler’s comedy posse has landed a sweet television deal. Comedian Sarah Colonna, who writes for and appears on Chelsea Lately and co-stars in the show’s companion reality series After Lately, has signed on with NBC to write and executive produce a sitcom based on her upcoming book Life As I Blow It: Tales of Love, Life & Sex…Not Necessarily in that Order. The show — which

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    Mandy Moore inks a sitcom deal with ABC

    After a three-network bidding war, ABC has landed a deal to produce a half-hour comedy starring singer and actress Mandy Moore. The single camera family comedy will be written by Wedding Crashers co-writer Bob Fisher and is said to, “explore the inherent conflict between the families we grow up in and the families we make. It’s told through the lens of a young, newlywed couple,” according to Deadline. The comedy

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    Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

    UPDATE: Oct. 19 — 1:15 pm ET We have video! Not Safe For Work. ——————— Devotees of early aughts Comedy Central programming have fond memories of a loud, crass man drunkenly gallivanting through strange cities and cracking wise at the seediness that takes place when the sun sets. For four seasons, Insomniac with Dave Attell was the perfect companion for those nights when you found yourself up too late and

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    Patton Oswalt advises politicians to wrestle porn stars, dive in pudding to get respect

    Here’s something you’re not going to believe: Comedy, it’s popular! Know how we know? Big name publications can’t help themselves from putting out special comedy editions of their magazines. And while it’s great to put a spotlight on comedians and their world (even in music magazines), who really needs to read comedy news in icky print, anyway? (“JK, LOL” — said in the manner of Doug Benson) After Rolling Stone

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    Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

    Two months ago, after TBS cancelled his late night talk show, George Lopez joked, “The unemployment rate is high, and for Latinos, it just got a little higher.” But Lopez has no plans of staying in that demographic though, seeing as he’s announced his partnership with Carnival cruise lines a few weeks ago and now he’s vowing to return to television. Lopez says he’s creating a new family-oriented comedy in

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    Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

    After a couple of lackluster episodes hosted by established comedy vets Ben Stiller and Anna Faris, the next few weeks offer us a fresh set of Saturday Night Live hosts. After two weeks of reruns, we’re treated to a Nov. 5 show hosted by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Charlie Day. Day has worked alongside current SNL cast member Jason Sudeikis in a season six episode of Sunny as

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    Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

    UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: “All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I’m excited to see the direction that he takes the show in. He’s excited for the work because of the NBA lockout.” Always a jokester, that Hannibal (we hope). ————-

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    Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

    Last month, we reported that there was a petition circulating to honor the late George Carlin by naming a New York City street after the legendary comic. New York comic Kevin Bartini had amassed about 1,000 signatures and gained the support of Carlin’s daughter Kelly; the petition now has nearly 6,000 signatures to back the name change of part of West 121st street to George Carlin Street. But it appears

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    Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

    Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short — you may have heard a few musings about it already — stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While Gervais has described the show as being about “the life of a showbiz dwarf,” in these pair of just-posted promos we learn a little more– like that Steve

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