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9 hrs ago |

What's on tonight: 'Cat People' and 'Curse of the Cat People'

Bill Hader appeared on "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend to bid farewell to Seth Meyers.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Cat People, Thriller, Drama Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers

11 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Who you gonna call? Cancon's contribution to the comedy canon of Ghostbusters

The Great Canadian Pop Cultural Infiltration reached its apex of global saturation 30 summers ago with Ghostbusters , a movie that consolidated a decade of Canuck comedic attitudes and influence into an irresistible urban live-action cartoon about the triumph of irony over catastrophe.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Supernatural, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Dan Aykroyd

20 hrs ago | Denver Post

Improv comedy 101: Learning the ropes

Improv students Rob Orlowski and Becca Waugh run through a three-line exercise at Voodoo Comedy Playhouse.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Comic-Con: Seth Meyers Talks Emmy Hosting & 'The Awesomes' Season 2

The late-night talk show host's pet side project won't make a cameo on the upcoming Primetime Emmys telecast that he's hosting, but Seth Meyers mentioned during The Awesomes panel at Comic-Con that his team is writing "filmed segments featuring many of this year's nominees."


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Will Forte


Will there ever be another comedy like Seinfeld?

John Mulaney is a likeable young comedian with a seemingly charmed life. At only 31, he's been a successful stand-up, a major writer on Saturday Night Live , and he has a new sitcom on Fox this fall, Mulaney , produced by SNL's Lorne Michaels and co-starring Martin Short.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Martin Short, Emmy Awards

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Joel McHale on 'Community': 'F-ck You, Network Television'

Perhaps the biggest surprise at this year's Comic-Con is that Community has a panel there.


Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Joel McHale, Comedy, Celebrities, Chevy Chase, Donald Glover, Movies

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's 1999 stage show is as great as it sounds

One one side of Chicago's Second City stage, Rachel Dratch performs a one-woman show about the 19th-century woman's rights activist Edwina Garth Burnahm.


Related Topix: Comedy, 30 Rock, Entertainment, Television, Rachel Dratch, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Brian Doyle-Murray, Amy Poehler


'Ridiculousness' recap: Season 5 episode 3

Episode three, season five, of Rob Dyrdek's Ridiculousness aired last night. In case you missed it, here is a recap of the clip categories on last night's show.


Related Topix: Ridiculousness, Entertainment, Television, Joe Dirt, Comedy Movies, Tommy Boy, Adventure, Comedy, Celebrities, David Spade, Drama

The Jersey Journal

Bill Bellamy: Growing up in Jersey good for laughs

Bill Bellamy began telling jokes while a student at Rutgers, goofing around at open mic nights, poking fun at his home state.


Related Topix: How to Be a Player, Comedy Movies, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Any Given Sunday, Bill Bellamy, Rutgers University, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Andy Samberg, 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington to play...

In between filming their hit TV shows, Andy Samberg and Kit Harington will find some time to play tennis.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Andy Samberg, Kit Harington, Girls


Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's Second City Show Dratch & Fey Is Now Online

It's hard to recall a time when Tina Fey wasn't filling our TV sets and movie screens with big laughs, but back in 1999, before Saturday Night Live made her a household name and Mean Girls was the stuff of legend and 30 Rock GIFs filled Facebook, Fey was just another comic trying to make a name for herself in the comedy trenches.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, 30 Rock, Rachel Dratch, Celebrities, Brian Doyle-Murray, Tina Fey, Theater, Arts

Video: Ricky Gervais Offers Hosting Tips to Seth Meyers on Late Night

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS , Golden Globe host Ricky Gervais told Seth that his good looks will work against him as an Emmy host.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers

Jeff Ross Is 'Roastmaster General' for NBC's Last Comic Standing Tonight

Jeff Ross mentors the comics and Gilbert Gottfried is the man of The Hour as the comedians learn the art of roasting on NBC 's lively laughfest "Last Comic Standing," airing tonight, July 24 .


Related Topix: The Burn With Jeff Ross, Entertainment, Television, Jon Reep, Comedy Movies, Family, Action Movies, Cyberchase, Problem Child, Comedy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Erie Times News

Jim Breuer returns to Jr.'s Last Laugh

Animated, ever-expressive comedian Jim Breuer is noted for his impressions of Ozzy Osbourne, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Joe Pesci and other stars.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Comedy, Crime Movies, Half Baked, Entertainment, Television, Jim Breuer, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Family, Kids


Victoria Jackson to speak at Reagan Day Dinner

Victoria Jackson has been a fixture in comedy for years. A regular on Saturday Night Live for six seasons and a co-star in several movies, Jackson has taken up a new role.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Victoria Jackson, Putnam County, TN, Nashville, TN

Poynter Online

New Yorker editor watches cartoons come to life on 'Late Night'

David Remnick appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night for a discussion about the international tension between Russia and Ukraine, in which Remnick compared Russia's state-controlled media to a legion of Glenn Beck clones : "Imagine if Glenn Beck were appointed by the president - hard to imagine this president - but appointed by George ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers, Pop/Rock, Beck, George Bush

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Fred Armisen Partners With Heineken on 'The Payphone' Social Experiment

UPDATED: The comedian called a payphone across the street from New York City's Comedy Cellar to see who would venture into the unknown.


Related Topix: Portlandia, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Fred Armisen, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Travel, Beer, Drink


Jimmy Fallon Challenges Kate Hudson to the Ultimate Lying Competition

Welcome to the show, Kate Hudson. Here's a plate with an angry turtle in a mold for you to hold.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Fallon


Fox Animated Shows Unveil Deep Guest Voice Lineup

Fox has announced a string of high-profile guest stars providing voices to its primetime original animated series when they return with new episodes in the fall.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Rachel Dratch, The Hangover, Parks and Recreation, Zach Galifianakis

Red Eye Chicago

Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley

February 1997: "Paradigm Lost" In Mick Napier's dazzling revue within a revue within a revue , Tina Fey stripped for Scott Adsit in his hotel room -- and Adsit, lacking music, turned on CNN as the soundtrack.


Related Topix: Brian Doyle-Murray, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Chicago, IL, Chicago