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  • Steve Coogan on 'home turf' as host of Spirit Awards

    Steve Coogan on 'home turf' as host of Spirit Awards
    British funnyman Steve Coogan welcomes challenges. "I like to scare myself," he says. So after a decade-long absence from the live stage, Coogan went on a stand-up comedy tour of England last year. "I did big, scary venues," he says. "It's like a...
  • Hollywood Backlot: 'The Sarah Silverman Program'

    Hollywood Backlot: 'The Sarah Silverman Program'
  • Hollywood A-Z: Sarah Silverman

    Hollywood A-Z: Sarah Silverman
  • Alt comedy as the new mainstream

    Alt comedy as the new mainstream
    Four years ago, Harris Wittels was just another alternative- comedy nerd with big dreams, the kind of guy who started doing stand-up in junior high, revered the sketches on HBO's "Mr. Show" and could recite the late comic Mitch Hedberg's bits from memory....
  • Rising alt-comedy stars

    Rising alt-comedy stars
    Here are five rising stars of the alt- comedy scene. Aziz Ansari Ansari started doing stand-up while still a business student at New York University. He and veteran Upright Citizens Brigade New York regulars Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel in 2005 formed the...
  • A place for the in-jokesters

    A place for the in-jokesters
    The comedy nerds arrived first, confident that they'd have first choice of the 92 seats in the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on Franklin Avenue in Hollywood. They would wait over an hour to get in. And that in itself is a status thing, because this...
  • Seven Emmy nods a good fit

    Seven Emmy nods a good fit
    It was supposed to be six but it turned out to be seven, and you know what? Seven is better. Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it would expand the number of nominees in the best series and acting categories...
  • Review: 'Funny People'

    Review: 'Funny People'
    "Funny People" was supposed to be Judd Apatow's coming out party. The movie in which "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up" writer-director, who has long made his bread and butter on the back of immature guys and their raunchy talk, shows his grown-...
  • Something's funny about this routine

    Something's funny about this routine
    OK, stop me if you've heard this one before: A comedy writer walks into Victors Liquor & Delicatessen in Hollywood at 12:30 Sunday afternoon, says hello to owner Bill Gotti and sits down at a table for 10. Pretty soon, a musician joins him. Then a...
  • Red carpet chic

    Red carpet chic
    When the ladies of television take to the red carpet for today's Emmy Awards, there is only one thing we really care about: What will they be wearing? Will it be the long gowns that usually hold sway at Hollywood award shows? Or, taking a cue from Cannes...
  • MTV Movie Awards impervious to studio fire

    MTV Movie Awards impervious to studio fire
    Maybe someone at MTV had a psychic moment: "Movie Awards Weekend Heats Up" was the headline on the channel's website right around the time of the early morning blaze Sunday that turned a portion of Universal Studios into something resembling a 1970s...
  • Sarah Silverman and the Jewish vote

    Sarah Silverman and the Jewish vote
    Sarah Silverman's Great Schlep video has been making the rounds among my friends. It encourages young Jews to go visit old Jews in Florida to stop them from picking John McCain and Sarah Palin over Barack Obama and Joe Biden. The message, you see, is that...