• Watch Gilbert Gottfried's amazingly NSFW trailer for "Rubber Balls and Liquor"

    Controversial comedian Gilbert Gottfried will unleash his new book Rubber Balls and Liquor on the masses one week from today. As any even semi-proficient comedy enthusiast knows, Gottfried’s stage act is completely opposite of the roles the mainstream has seen him in– he voices one of the main characters in a PBS cartoon, for poop’s sake. Anyway, this trailer for the book illustrates that dichotomy perfectly. If you’re at work,

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    Watch Conan O'Brien accept Shorty Award, read from big fat, boring book

    The third annual Shorty Awards — honoring excellence in Twitter and social media — went down on Monday in New York City with host, The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi driving the ship. This year, Conan O’Brien was awarded the ironically titled Lifetime Achievement Award. Alas, Coco wasn’t there to accept in person. Which stinks for the folks in attendance, but is just fine for the rest of us, since his

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    Win a dinner with Demetri Martin

    I’ve heard of authors offering incentives for pre-ordering and buying their books, but this one’s a new one to me. Demetri Martin is offering quite a prize to one lucky person who pre-orders his new book, This is a Book, by Monday afternoon: a dinner date. He’s buying. The instructions are fool proof. Pre-order the book, email the receipt to dinnerwithdemetri@gmail.com, and wait. If you’re lucky enough to win, Demetri

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    Michael Ian Black: My Custom Van

    So, really, just who is the real Michael Ian Black? What sort of conversation might you expect to get were you to encounter him, one on one? Does he have a favorite color, and if so, is it green? (They say geniuses pick green). It’s hard to say, seeing as how Black is the kind of comedian who always manages to adapt a specifically calculated voice and remains strictly within

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