Day: November 19, 2013

Sarah Silverman’s music video: “Diva”

Hey, Sarah Silverman fans! Not only does Silverman have a new HBO special that debuts on Saturday, We Are Miracles, but also she already has a new music video for you to enjoy right now. This is her song, “Diva,” which she performs near the end of the special. For the music video, she’s got lyrics superimposed onscreen for you to follow along, plus a bunch of her friends to lip-sync and dance alongside her! Among them: Arjun Gupta, Colleen Smith, Dylan Wallace, Harris Wittels, Kyle Dunnigan, Laura Silverman, Lenny Jacobson, Mae Whitman, Mike Ivy, Natasha Leggero, Nia Renee Hill, Stephanie Simbari, Steve Agee, Suzy Nakamura and Tracy Marquez. Roll the...

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Ali Siddiq wins Comedy Central’s “Up Next” contest

Houston-based stand-up comedian Ali Siddiq emerged victorious on Monday as the first grand prize winner of Comedy Central’s “Up Next” nationwide talent search contest. Fans online chose Siddiq from among nine finalists who had advanced this fall out of regional contests at network-approved comedy clubs. His prizes for winning include an appearance on a future Comedy Central stand-up series, a slot on an upcoming Comedy Central Live college tour, a digital record release, guest DJ opportunity on the network’s SiriusXM radio channel, inclusion on Comedy Central’s site and mobile app, and $2,500 cash. Siddiq told his friends and followers on...

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Monty Python onstage reunion alert! It’s happening in 2014!

Remember earlier this year when I shared with you Eric Idle’s explanation for what is and what is not an official Monty Python reunion? This is official. Terry Jones told the BBC as much already on Tuesday: “We’re getting together and putting on a show – it’s real,” Jones said. “I’m quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!” Idle, for his part, has been hinting and teasing us all on his Twitter feed for the past few days @EricIdle about Python meetings and a planned...

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