• Terrifying Lucille Ball statue needs to be removed!

    Now here’s one from the truly freaky files. By now, most every American with basic access to cable television or a standard Internet hookup is well familiar with I Love Lucy. Even more so than her show, it’s easy to visualize images of her iconic face: it’s been almost 26 years since her death, but the groundbreaking actress and comedienne is still imminently recognizable. Therefore, it’s kind of amazing that

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    Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

    Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star’s hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball’s spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize its first incarnation but passed away in April 1989 just before thousands of fans travelled to Jamestown. The festival brings the country’s top headliners to

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    Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent’s Tom Cotter to headline Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, NY

    Comedians Jay Leno and Tom Cotter will headline the 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this August in Jamestown, NY. The annual festival is part of a mission to preserve the comedic legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, which includes The Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy. The festival includes the headlining shows as well as a “Comics to Watch” stand-up showcase hosted by Caroline Rhea. Jay Leno, of

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    CBS brings back lost I Love Lucy episodes

    CBS is bringing one of its oldest sitcoms back to the airwaves this winter. The eyeball ntwork will air two classic episodes of I Love Lucky on Friday, Dec.20. It will broadcast “The Christmas Episode” followed by the infamous grape stomping episode “Lucy’s Italian Movie.” One of the most beloved shows of all time, I Love Lucy originally aired from 1951 to 1957, followed by a handful of one-hour specials

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    Lucille Ball Comedy Festival begins Aug. 1 with Kathleen Madigan, Bill Engvall and more

    In celebration of one of comedy’s greatest legends, The Lucy Desi Center for Comedy is presenting the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival tomorrow, Aug. 1 through Sunday in Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY. The next four days are packed with events from live stand-up performances from the likes of Bill Engvall and Kathleen Madigan to memorabilia auctions and hometown bus tours. And for the first time in the fest’s history, a

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    Anniversary of ‘I Love Lucy’ birth episode reminds us of Lucille Ball’s trailblazing spirit (Audio)

    Two days from now will mark the 60th anniversary of one of television’s most groundbreaking events— the birth of Little Ricky on I Love Lucy. The episode, titled “Lucy Goes to the Hospital,” proved memorable for two reasons: First, nearly 99 percent of households watching television that night tuned in (that’s the highest Nielsen share in history) and second, Lucille Ball was the first actress not only to be pregnant

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    Largest ‘I Love Lucy’ mural completed on 61st anniversary of the show’s first airing (Photo gallery)

    After more than 500 hours of work and nearly 30 gallons of paint, an 1,800 square-foot I Love Lucy mural was completed this morning in Jamestown, NY, the birthplace of Lucille Ball. The small portion of the mural had been left unfinished so that artists Gary Peters Jr. and Gary Peters Sr. (pictured below) could put the final touches on their masterpiece, now the largest Lucy mural in the world.

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    Mila Kunis on the cover of GQ’s Comedy Issue: a step forward or back for women in comedy?

    For their fourth annual Comedy Issue, mens’s interest mag GQ has chosen actress Mila Kunis as their cover woman. It’s newsworthy, I suppose, since she’s not a dude; the likes of Zach Galifianakis, Seth Rogen, Tracy Morgan and Paul Rudd have graced the comedy-themed issue in years past. And this move will no doubt re-ignite the never-ending debate about women’s role in comedy. Kunis, in my humble opinion is well

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