• SMILF star Frankie Shaw accused of sexual misconduct; Showtime finds no wrongdoing

    Frankie Shaw, the creator of the Showtime hit SMILF, is being investigated for sexual misconduct claims on set. The show returns to Showtime on January 20, but the production of the second season has been rife with onset controversy. The Hollywood Reporter published an exclusive Monday that included claims of onset racism and claims of inappropriately handled sex scenes. While the claims of racism stemming from a segregated writers room are

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    Artie Lange avoids jail time for now, admits to using cocaine after rehab

    Artie Lange isn’t going to jail but has tested positive for cocaine again. Back in November, Lange was facing jail time after failing to meet the terms of his parole. At the time, Lange announced that he would be going to rehab, but he still had to appear in court for the earlier charge. The MADtv alum finished a 25-day rehab program earlier this month, but at his court appearance

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    Pete Davidson SNL absence caused by skipped rehearsals; celebrities concerned about mental health

    Pete Davidson had a hard week last week. Many started to worry about the comedian’s mental health after he posted to Instagram what seemed to be suicidal thoughts. Davidson was then suspiciously absent from this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live. He only appeared for one line, to introduce musical guest Miley Cyrus and had a small cameo in a pre-recorded sketch. This came after a whirlwind weekend leading many fans

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    7 true crime podcasts that make murder sound hilarious

    Comedy has found an unlikely bedfellow: true crime. And America is loving it! The two don’t seem to go together, but more and more true crime comedies are popping up and making audiences laugh along to horrible stories of murder and mayhem. In the genre of true crime comedy, podcasts are king. There are hundreds of podcasts dedicated to telling stories about serial killers, survivors, and horror. Laughspin has made

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    Saturday Night Live recap: Matt Damon, celebrity impressions close out SNL’s 2018

    Last night was the final Saturday Night Live of 2018 and the crew went out on a good one. Matt Damon came back for the first time in over a decade to host. Though he had come back earlier in the season to play Brett Kavanaugh, he really got to shine this week. He brought the kind of commitment to hosting that showed how much he really loves SNL. He

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    The American Meme: Netflix doc whitewashes meme culture (Opinion)

    I have a secret. I love Vine. When Vine shut down last year, I turned to endless compilations of six-second comedy on YouTube. In the right circles, you will hear quotes like, “Stop. I could have dropped my croissant!” or, “Can I please get a waffle?” Which is probably why I was so excited for The American Meme. The Netflix documentary from director Bert Marcus came to the streaming platform last week

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    Billy Eichner, Lin-Manuel Miranda shock New Yorkers in Billy On The Street clip (Video)

    Billy Eichner and Lin-Manuel Miranda took to the streets of Manhattan in this hilarious new clip from Billy on the Street. Miranda is a great sport as always as he promotes his new film, Mary Poppins Returns. In the video, produced by Funny or Die with Lyft Entertainment, Eichner tries to answer the question is anyone truly happy? In his trademark style, he accosts everyday New Yorkers with his larger-than-life

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    Netflix trailer shares comedy coming in January

    It’s almost the new year and new things are coming to Netflix for January. The streaming giant just released a list of everything that is coming to the platform for January. Netflix even released a trailer just to show off all the hot stuff coming to the site. But between the period dramas and Star Wars films, did you catch all those comedies? If not, that’s okay because Laughspin is

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    Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon charged with rape

    The Just for Laughs Comedy Festival founder has been charged with rape and indecent assault. Gilbert Rozon, founder and former CEO of the Montreal-based festival, was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and assault back in 2017 and is now being brought up on criminal charges. These two charges come from an alleged event in 1979. After the accusations surfaced, Rozon sold his stake in the iconic comedy brand.

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    Parks and Rec reunion? Amy Poehler is ready!

    Amy Poehler is open to doing a Parks and Recreation reunion. Variety reported that the Saturday Night Live alum made comments about wanting the Parks and Rec gang to get back together at the Smart Girls’ 10th-anniversary celebration dinner last night. “I am technically available,” Poehler said, “I have like six of Leslie’s blazers in my closet, so anytime.” She went on to say, “We really can’t jump without [co-creator

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    South Park strikes against Amazon working conditions (Video)

    South Park is taking another shot at Amazon on this week’s show. In the all-new episode titled Bike Parade, an Amazon fulfillment center opens in the small town of South Park and working conditions cause a strike. The episode will be airing on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Back in 2004, South Park lampooned Wallmart and the damage to local businesses that the megastore causes and now, in 2018,

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    Kenan Thompson talks Good Burger Sequel on Watch What Happens Live (Video)

    A Good Burger sequel is in the cards according to Kenan Thompson. He has even talked it over with his former co-star, Kel Mitchell, and they are both interested in doing the movie—they’re just waiting for the studios to greenlight it. The Saturday Night Live star talked about the sequel to the 21-year-old comedy classic on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. The topic of Good Burger arose when

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    Saturday Night Live recap: Jason Momoa is really hot, but is he funny? (Videos)

    We all know Jason Momoa is very hot. This week the Aquaman star hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time. It’s surprisingly more difficult when the host is a hot man. Not because hot men aren’t funny, but because the show often leans too heavily on the fact that they are stone cold hunks for jokes. Sometimes these jokes work, sometimes they don’t. It hinges on the host’s likeability.

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    10 Facts about Sam Kinison on the deceased comedian’s 65th birthday

    Today would have been Sam Kinison’s 65th birthday. The comedy legend died in a drunk driving accident in 1992 at the tragically young age of 38. On his way to a sold-out show, his car was struck by a teenaged drunk driver. Kinison was a beloved comic known for his larger-than-life stage presence and primal yell. He would scream into the microphone and run around the stage with unmatched intensity.

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    Who’s left to host the Oscars? (List)

    Once Kevin Hart was announced as next year’s Academy Awards host, the internet dug up old homophobic tweets leading to a mess of controversy. Last night, the Get Hard star announced that he would be stepping down as this year’s Oscar host. Now the Academy is back to square one. Picking a host for the 2019 Oscars has been a difficult task. The Hollywood Reporter published a viral take on

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