• Whoopi Goldberg on The View: Pneumonia almost killed me.

    Whoopi Goldberg is recovering after a serious case of pneumonia that almost killed the Sister Act star. The star had missed episodes of The View, but on Friday’s show, she sent in a video message to explain her absence. In the video, Golberg reveals that she had pneumonia in both lungs and was septic. The condition was life-threatening but the Ghost star assures viewers she is on the mend. Before playing

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    Rosie O’Donnell’s triumphant return to The View: Comedian sounds off on Woody Allen, heart disease, new HBO special

    Though seven years have past since she left her post at ABC’s chat fest The View, Rosie O’Donnell has proven she was and still is a valuable asset to daytime television. Dressed in black and looking sleek she took a seat on set today in the middle of the show’s hosts Barbara Walters, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy and Whoopi Goldberg. “It feels kind of weird, but ‘good weird’” she said

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    Sherri Shepherd on Chris Rock, her new comedy special, future of The View (Laughspin interview)

    Although she’s best known as one of five co-hosts on ABC’s wildly popular daytime chat fest The View, Sherri Shepherd has, is and – if she has her way – will always be a working stand-up comedian. Comedy nerds also know her as Angie, Tracy Morgan’s wife on 30 Rock (RIP). And still others have embraced her as an author; her book, Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat

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    Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan drop by The View for A Day of Comedy (Videos)

    Daytime chat show The View isn’t well known for being funny on purpose. But that was the entire goal of Friday’s episode, which was dubbed A Day of Comedy and featured performances from comedians Earthquake, Kathleen Madigan, Bone Hampton, Retha Jones and 10-year-old Leroya Sanford. If you missed the action, we’ve lovingly provided a few clips below, the first of which is Earthquake, who questions Al Sharpton’s status as a

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    Watch a comedian totally mess with a passed out guy in the front row

    Everyone reading these words, no doubt understands, that a comedian’s life is not all huge, roaring crowds and cable television specials. There’s ups and downs– mostly downs. The trick, it seems, to survive such a recursive career path is to take those low points and have fun with them. And that’s exactly what comedian Thomas J. Kelly did last night at New York City’s Ha! comedy club. Here’s a dude

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

    Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a mention. Enter “Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit,” your one-stop link post to get your

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    Watch Ricky Gervais be terrified of Barbara Walters on The View

    You may have caught Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday. To you, I say, “good for you for catching Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday.” I missed it, ok? I can’t be everywhere all the time. I can’t be the average father and slightly below-average husband I am while trying to find the last bit of humanity in this world AND follow comedic giant Ricky Gervais to all of his

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    Video: Sarah Silverman wants to adopt

    We’re always surprised by how much Sarah Silverman pays attention to crappy television (she’s an American Idol junkie, too). It just goes to show that even the most anti-establishment, foul-mouthed comics can’t help but get sucked in to reality television. As she was making the media rounds last week in New York City, promoting her book The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee (now out in paperback) she stopped

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