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TV Club: Comedy Bang! Bang!: “Ty Burrell Wears A Chambray Shirt And Clear Frame Glasses”

“What kind of sick twist snatches up a strange kid off the street to read them boring stories of ironic hipster comedy?” Good question, officer, and here’s another: Where is the line between ironic hipster comedy and intentionally feeble Dad jokes? I’m not sure, and after this season premiere, I don’t think Comedy Bang! Bang! is, either. It’s fitting that […]

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Newswire: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote a novel about Sherlock Holmes’ brother

That’s the kind of headline that doesn’t require a jokey follow-up. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar—basketball legend, master of the skyhook, kung-fu brawler—has written a novel about Sherlock Holmes’ older brother Mycroft. We won’t get hyperbolic and say this is the coolest news ever, but it has to be, right? Even if the book doesn’t turn out to be any good, we got […]

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Newswire: Bradley Cooper set to make his directorial debut with Honeymoon With Harry

According to Deadline, lovable space raccoon/handsome actor man Bradley Cooper will be making his directorial debut with New Line’s Honeymoon With Harry. Nothing Cooper-wise has been made official yet, but the script is being written by Galavant and The Neighbors’ Dan Fogelman. Apparently, the film centers around a guy whose fiancée dies shortly before their wedding, inspiring him to go […]

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Newswire: Eddie Murphy is still into reggae, isn’t into Beverly Hills Cop 4

Back before Snoop Lion found out that there was more to Rastafarianism than smoking weed, he and Eddie Murphy released a reggae song, “Red Light,” that actually wasn’t terrible. Snoop Lion has since reverted to Snoop Dogg, but Eddie Murphy is apparently still feeling irie, and has just released another, perfectly acceptable reggae song, “Oh Jah Jah.” Murphy tells Rolling […]

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Coming Distractions: Watch Ryan Hansen lay out his plans for a trip to Hell in this exclusive Newsreaders clip

Adult Swim’s fake news magazine Newsreaders moves to a new time tonight—Fridays at midnight—and the show is marking that occasion with a shocking revelation: Ryan Hansen is going to Hell. Well, not exactly Ryan Hansen—as seen in the exclusive clip above, the Veronica Mars and Party Down star is undertaking this bold venture into damnation in the elegantly scruffy guise […]

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Newswire: Lena Dunham to guest star on The Simpsons

Adding to the large and ever-growing annals of “Homer and Marge have marriage troubles” episodes—and celebrity guest stars, we guess—Entertainment Weekly reports that Lena Dunham will guest star as Homer’s twentysomething love interest on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. Dunham will appear on the season 27 premiere, “Every Man’s Dream,” as a pharmacist who ends up becoming Homer’s new […]

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