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Michelle Wolf’s “So Brave” lone American show nominated for 2016 Edinburgh Fringe “Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Congrats to Michelle Wolf on being named today as one of the best newcomers to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! With the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe coming to a close this weekend, the annual Edinburgh Comedy Awards announced their shortlisted nominees today for the major honors of Best Comedy Show 2016 and Best Newcomer 2016 -- with […]

Comedian Ken Cheng Does a Detailed Breakdown of the Phrase ‘To Kill Two Birds With One Stone’

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Comedian Ken Cheng did a detailed breakdown the phrase, “To kill two birds with one stone,” in a stand-up set as part of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award finals. I’m going to be talking to you about the phrase, “To kill two birds with one stone.” We’ve all heard it. I’ve some issues with […]

Dame Maggie Smith wins Best Actress, Emma Thompson dedicates award to Alan Rickman

Dame Maggie Smith won ‘Best Actress’ at the Evening Standard British Film Awards,  for her role as Miss Shepherd in The Lady In The Van. Emma Thompson won the Comedy award, for her portrayal of Cemolina in The Legend of Barney Thomson. Show More Summary

Emma Thompson Demonstrates The Power Of A Pink Pantsuit

7 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

England's most valuable export Emma Thompson picked up a Comedy Award at the Evening Standard British Film Awards on Sunday for her role in "The Legend of Barney Thomson," wearing a three-piece pink suit that was as fresh in color as in silhouette. The boxy jacket featured a modified... Continue reading

Episode #58: Hannibal Buress

7 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Hannibal Buress, threw himself a big ol’ bash when he turned 30. By then, Hannibal already had released two albums and a Comedy Central special, written for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, won an American Comedy Award, and was providing straight-man sidekick glances for The Eric Andre Show. It’s his 33rd birthday today, and […]

Matthew Perry Can’t Recall Three Years He Spent On ‘Friends’

The iconic 90’s TV show Friends raked in comedy awards and helped a generation of twenty-somethings laugh at laugh, but Matthew Perry, who played Chandler Bing, can’t remember three years he spent on set. Perry, 46, told Britain’s BBC Radio 2 he had such a problem with alcohol and substance abuse at the time that... Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Tuesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 22, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • The Charlotte Comedy Awards at Crown Station Coffeehouse & Pub • Bingo at Hattie's Tap...Show More Summary

Watch Selena Gomez Fangirl Over Amy Schumer At The Hollywood Film Awards — And Be Grateful That 'Jennifer Lawrence Wasn't Able To' Make It!

Watch out Taylor Swift, it looks like Selena Gomez might jump ship to another squad! The Revival singer presented Amy Schumer with the Hollywood Comedy Award at Sunday night's Hollywood Film Awards! And during her speech, Selly made it clear how big of a fan she was of the Trainwreck star, praising Schumer for being the first [...]

Amy Schumer Wins Big at the Hollywood Film Awards 2015!

Amy Schumer hits the red carpet at the 2015 Hollywood Film Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (November 1) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 34-year-old Trainwreck star won the Hollywood Comedy Award that evening for her work in the hit summer flick. Congrats on the big win, Amy! Also pictured is fellow [...]

Watch Jeffrey Tambor’s Emmy Acceptance Speech For “Transparent”

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Transparent won big at the 2015 Emmys, earning star Jeffrey Tambor a Best Actor In A Comedy Award and creator Jilly Soloway the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series. The series, which debuted last fall on Amazon Prime, follows the late-in-life transition of Maura Pfefferman and the impact it has on her extended... Read more »

‘Thank you for your courage’: ‘Transparent’ actor Jeffrey Tambor dedicates award to the transgender community

11 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Actor Jeffrey Tambor won the Best Lead Actor in a Comedy award at the 2015 Emmys in Los Angeles on Sunday. As part of his speech, he paid tribute to transgender Americans. “I had a teacher who you used to say, ‘When you act, you have to act as if your life depends on it,'” Tambor...

Edinburgh Fringe 2015 awards go to Sam Simmons, Sofie Hagen, Karen Koren

12 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Congrats to this year's winners of the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, announced over the weekend at the tail end of the monthlong Edinburgh Fringe! 2015 Best Comedy Show award: Sam Simmons: Spaghetti for Breakfast 2015 Best Newcomer award: Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap 2015 Panel Prize: Karen Koren Simmons, whose cheeky brand of fun previously earned him […]

Here are your nominees for Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2015

With only a few days left in the scrum of August which is the Edinburgh Fringe, the panel for the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards for 2015 have announced their nominees for this year's Best Show and Best Newcomer at the Fringe. And they are... Best Show 2015 Nominees James Acaster: Represent @JamesAcaster Joseph Murpurgo: Soothing […]

The Funniest One-liners from the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

last yearHumor / odd : Neatorama

The annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival hosts all kinds of art and music, but it is noted for its comedy award. This year’s festival crowned punster Darren Walsh with the award for the funniest joke. The one-liner was a part of his one-hour show at the festival. Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Tuesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 18, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Entwined exhibit at Ciel Gallery • Charlotte Comedy Awards at Crown Station Pub • Trivia at Angry Ale's • Broken Mic Night at Petra's Piano Bar & Cabaret • Permanent Vacation at Snug Harbor

Anna Kendrick Nabs Four Teen Choice Awards 2015!

Anna Kendrick makes her way to her ride on Saturday (August 15) in New York City. The 30-year-old actress got some amazing news the next day – she won four 2015 Teen Choice Awards! Pitch Perfect 2 won the Choice Movie: Comedy award, and Anna took home the Choice Movie Actress: Comedy award, the Choice [...]

Today's Top 5: Tuesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, July 7, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Imagine Dragons at Time Warner Cable Arena • Charlotte Comedy Awards at Crown Station Pub • Vans Warped Tour at PNC Music Pavilion • Charlotte Knights vs. Show More Summary

In Precursor to Emmys, Critics’ Choice Awards Name Best Drama, Best Comedy and Other Top TV Honors

The Critics’ Choice Television Awards, considered by many to be an indicator for the Emmys, were handed out Sunday, with Best Drama going to the FX spy series “The Americans” and Best Comedy awarded to HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” Among the...

Vision Award Winners Announced; Showtime’s ‘Masters of Sex’ Wins Top Drama Prize, Lifetime’s ‘Devious Maids’ Claims Comedy Award — We Have All the Winners

Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” and Lifetime’s “Devious Maids” were among the big winners of the 2015 Vision Awards, presented by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). The awards honor original, multiethnic and multicultural television programming that depicts the...

my favourite vista error message ever

last yearHumor / odd : GDay World

my favourite vista error message ever Originally uploaded by cameronreilly I got this one today after a re-boot. Brilliant. Whoever at MSFT who wrote this error message should get some kind of comedy award. Letterman should hire them during the Writer’s Guild strike. The post my favourite vista error message ever appeared first on

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