• Watch Kristen Bell tell jokes to win Ken Marino’s heart in episode four of ‘Burning Love’

    You’ve seen the first three episodes of the incredibly satisfying Burning Love already (What? You haven’t? Well, watch them here!), so here’s episode number four of the Bachelor parody starring the likes of Ken Marino as hunky fireman Mark Orlando, Michael Ian Black (as the host Bill Tundle), Natasha Leggero (as an always-bottomless contestant), Adam Scott (as Mark’s shrink) and many more! And this episode is pretty meta, especially for

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    Check out these absurdly cool cross-stitch creations based on The State

    Do you sometimes have a hard time expressing your fandom for 1990s cult comedy sketch show The State? Similarly, have you been meaning to start collecting odd little pieces of art? No? Well, no matter. We’re going to tell you about this shit anyway. Mosey on over to Ontario-based artist Lisa Gallagher’s page on Etsy and you’ll find a collection of 10 cross-stitches inspired by the classic show, which ran

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    Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black, Kristen Bell and more will star in Bachelor parody for Yahoo!

    If you felt amazingly satisfied after watching Funny Or Die’s parody of The Bachelor starring David Spade — I know I did — you are going to mess your pants now. Ken Marino, he of Wet Hot American Summer, The State and many a comedy nerd girl’s sexual fantasies, will star in a new Web show titled Burning Love, which will premiere on Yahoo! Screen’s Comedy Channel June 4. Marino’s

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    Michael Ian Black’s “Very Famous” Laughspin interview

    Michael Ian Black has done stand-up and sketch. He has performed in, written and directed in the moving pictures, and is probably the comic the youth of America are most likely to point to when asked to name an influential figure in pop culture. But did you also know that, in his high school yearbook, Black was voted most likely to have a stranger’s pet named after him? Okay, well,

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    Michael Showalter: The accidental comedian?

    When I was 17, it was a very good year. George W. Bush hadn’t yet had the opportunity to drive the country into massive collapse, and a friend of my brother’s introduced me to a wonderfully affecting offbeat comedy called Wet Hot American Summer – a film I loved and connected with so brazenly, not even the gifting of its poster from an evil ex could soil my adoration. Ten

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    The State to release long-lost album; Black, Showalter, Wain and more included

    Listen up, comedy nerds. Mark Sept. 14 on your calendars. That’s when the album from The State, titled Comedy For Gracious Living, that you never knew existed – or did you? — is set for release. “It was a freeing experience because no one was watching over us, there were no ‘adults’ around,” original member Kevin Allison told USA Today. “We’d swim and drink and gamble all day and record

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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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