• Joan Rivers: I want to die the way Jessica Simpson lived– fat and happy

    A recent visit to the doctor’s office found Joan Rivers more than a little scared about a possible cancer diagnoses. Although a spot found on an X-ray still needed to be examined, emotions ran high upon the comedian’s return to her house, where she broke the news to her friends. In typical Joan-fashion, she tried dealing with the heavy situation with jokes — later in the episode she says, “I

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    Joan Rivers urges daughter Melissa to have a one-night stand (Video)

    Throughout the four episodes already aired on the new season of Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, mother and daughter have been through more ups and downs than us audience civilians could imagine going through in a full year. And in this week’s episode, they move the drama to London, where Joan and Melissa are taking meetings for Fashion Police. But Melissa is also getting her feet wet in the

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    Joan Rivers survives an earthquake, sort of (Video)

    On this week’s episode of Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Joan and Melissa fall victim to one of life’s most destructive natural disasters: an earthquake. Sort of. The point is Joan keeps her cool (no she doesn’t). Check out the preview below, and be sure to watch the full episode this Saturday at 9 pm ET on WEtv! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes

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    Watch Joan Rivers interview Sarah Silverman for 25 minutes

    If you’ve been following the new season of WEtv’s reality show Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, you’ll know that Joan Rivers has had plans to launch her own Web series. Well, tonight we see that come to fruition with the first episode of In Bed with Joan, which features the iconic comedian chatting with Sarah Silverman in bed. Over the course of the 25-minute interview, the duo talk about

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    Video interview: Tammy Pescatelli

    Earlier today, I caught up with Tammy Pescatelli, who’s in Grand Rapids to perform at Laugh Fest. You probably know Tammy from her appearances on Last Comic Standing and more recently as the star of her own reality show on WEtv, A Stand Up Mother, which will return in a few months. Check out our wee chat below, wherein Tammy expounds on the Jersey Shore, why Madonna and Lady Gaga

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    Sinbad lands reality show deal for WEtv

    I don’t care who knows it: Jingle All The Way is one of my favorite kitschy holiday movies, owing largely to the hilarious bickering between Ahnold and Sinbad. Sadly, the governator hasn’t had the time to take many new roles, but in two months, long-time stand-up comedian Sinbad will be featured onscreen once again, Deadline reports. Fresh off a stint on The Apprentice, Sinbad will be starring in a new

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    Tammy Pescatelli: A ballsy comedy broad

    Tammy will be performing at Carolines in NYC from Feb 3. – Feb 6. Tickets here. Once upon a time, in a comedy club far, far away (or very close by, if you happen to share neighborhood zoning permits with the Comedy Store in LA), Tammy Pescatelli had a dream about escaping from an alligator (more on that later). Being of comedic mind and witty disposition, she immediately latched on

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    Tammy Pescatelli brings reality show A Stand Up Mother to WEtv; it’s preview time!

    I’m always floored by the demanding schedules my favorite comedians undertake for their craft. Traveling, performing, schmoozing, promoting; it’s grueling work for anyone. A new reality show may shed some light on what that lifestyle is really like. Tammy Pescatelli, a two-time contestant on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, stars in a new series on WEtv called A Stand Up Mother. The show centers on the trials and tribulations of balancing

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