• Mike Epps, not Nick Cannon, cast as Richard Pryor: Oprah and Lee Daniels confirm

    Although it looked like Nick Cannon had snagged the role of iconic Richard Pryor in the upcominc biopic about the late, ground-breaking comedian, it seems veteran comedian Mike Epps has officially been cast. Both Oprah Winfrey and director Lee Daniels have confirmed Epps as the lead. Check out the tweets from Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey below. Get ready y'all- #MikeEpps as #RichardPryor pic.twitter.com/0sothu7yVB— lee daniels (@leedanielsent) August 24, 2014

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    Oprah Winfrey and Diablo Cody producing ‘Moody Bitches’ for HBO

    The unstoppable force that is Oprah Winfrey continues to produce anything in its path. The mogul is working on a new comedy project with HBO called Moody Bitches with Diablo Cody behind the script. The series is based on the upcoming book Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You’re Taking, the Sex You’re Not Having, the Sleep You’re Missing and What’s Really Making You Crazy by Dr. Julie Holland.

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 33: Jeff Garlin, David Letterman, Anthony Jeselnik

    On the newest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, hosts Dylan Gadino (Laughspin editor) and Mike Gogel chat about Jeff Garlin’s new podcast (premiering tomorrow!), the In Living Color reboot, comedian Andy Andrist’s plans to reveal a video of his accused childhood molester and so much more! We also get to hear clips from Oprah Winfrey’s interview with David Letterman and a track from Anthony Jeselnik’s new album Caligula, which comes

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    David Letterman talks sex scandal, opens up about Jay Leno on Oprah’s Next Chapter (Video)

    UPDATE: Jan. 7 Here’s some more clips from the interview, which aired last night! In the videos below, Letterman talks about his battle with depression, apologizing to Justin Bieber for remarks he made about the young pop star, why he didn’t get the Tonight Show gig, his open heart surgery and much more! As one of the most private, media shy entertainers, it makes sense that only Oprah Winfrey could

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    Chelsea Handler more powerful than Heidi Klum, Rachel Maddow, your mom

    Comedian Chelsea Handler is powerful. Like, it’s official now. Forbes just named her as one of the ‘100 Most Powerful Women.’ To be exact, she’s the 33rd most powerful, which means she’s not nearly as powerful as Michelle Obama or Oprah Winfrey, but she does power over folks like Heidi Klum and Rachel Maddow. At 35, Handler also made Forbes’ list of top-earning stand-up comics coming in fourth just behind

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