Day: October 21, 2014

Gabriel Iglesias on the big-screen in “The Fluffy Movie”

Gabriel Iglesias has featured his voice and face in multiple motion pictures over the past couple of years — Magic Mike and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL, now filming, plus Planes, The Nut Job and A Haunted House 2. But Fluffy didn’t expect to see himself on the big screen playing himself, as he did this summer in the stand-up concert film, The Fluffy Movie. “I didn’t even want to do a movie,” Iglesias told The Comic’s Comic in a phone interview earlier this fall. “The opportunity to do a stand-up film was presented to me…I was perfectly content to...

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Hannibal Buress tells Howard Stern about his “Bill Cosby is a rapist” bit that caught media fire

Hannibal Buress has been telling a joke that’s not so much a joke as it is a declaration of news that few people want to discuss regarding comedy legend Bill Cosby. When Buress told the bit last weekend in Philadelphia, the hometown for the Cos, the local media perked up and wrote about it. And then everyone else in new media felt comfortable saying “Bill Cosby is a rapist” because they weren’t saying it — merely saying that Buress had said it. Just so happens Buress was scheduled for this morning’s Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM. Of course, Stern...

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Fake POINTS, real Leaderboard to track all of @Midnight’s comedians

Doug Benson is going to be on @midnight tonight, and if you think Benson has appeared on the Comedy Central game show a lot, your eyes are not deceiving you. It’ll mark Benson’s 12th appearance on the show, and he’ll be gunning for his sixth win, more than any other comedian or comedic actor so far in the show’s first year. How do I know all of that? I’m not some obsessive @midnight watcher — although I do say I’m ranked 11th nightly in #HashtagWars on my Twitter bio — and I don’t even have to be any longer....

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POP (formerly TV Guide Network) to air CBC’s “Schitt’s Creek” starring Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Chris Elliott

The good news: Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara are reuniting for a new TV series that’ll air in both Canada and the United States, and they’re bringing Chris Elliott along with them. The “bad” news: Now we’re going to hear a lot more people saying and typing Schitt’s Creek for shits and giggles. Already set to debut in January 2015 on CBC, Schitt’s Creek was picked up today by POP — the cable channel currently known as TV Guide Network or TVGN — becoming the first original scripted project for that channel. The first 13-episode season stars Levy, O’Hara, Elliott, plus Levy’s...

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FXX and The Simpsons launch Simpsons World app for all-access to #EverySimpsonsEver

If you missed out on FXX’s #EverySimpsonsEver marathon, or missed watching every episode of The Simpsons the first time it aired, then now you can catch up with any episode, anytime, as FX Networks is unveiling its “Simpsons World” app and experience today. SimpsonsWorld.com asks for authentication this morning, but soon, you’ll have it. And more. Like everything more. Clips, trivia, and instant and on-demand access to every single episode — all 552 episodes from the first 25 seasons — and every new episode the day after it originally broadcasts on FOX, either online at SimpsonsWorld.com or via the...

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