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  • GQ’s comedy issue: Louis C.K. takes the cover and Julia Louis-Dreyfus has sex with a clown

    Louis C.K. on GQLouis C.K. is on the cover of the latest issue of GQ magazine’s comedy issue where they dub him the “undisputed king of comedy” and other superlatives.

    C.K. also admits that he did feel weird that he never felt more suicidal when things were lean for him. And he had moments, darker parts of the comedian’s life when he got into a motorcycle accident and with the comedy bust in the early 90′s, he went broke. The other being after the flop of his supposed big break in Pootie Tang stating, “It never stopped getting worse. I remember thinking, This is too much for me to handle. I wanted to give up. I knew it was my right to. But then a few minutes would go by and I’d realize, I’m still here. In other words, there was no escape from it. And I’d be a little disappointed at not being truly suicidal. I hated being ‘all right.’”

    Also in the comedy issue, everyone’s favorite Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who in her spread, gets hit on, has sex with, and ultimately has a baby with a clown. Read More

    Stephen Colbert tells Letterman, “I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show” (video)

    David Letterman had his successor Stephen Colbert on Late Show last night. It was a nice glimpse of what we’ll see in the years to come as Dave allowed Colbert to run point. Both helping introduce Stephen to the audience and showcasing the camaraderie. Colbert asked for pointers, and in typical Letterman fashion, didn’t get much help. Colbert and Dave discussed Colbert’s trying out for an internship and finally getting the chance to read a top 10 list writing sample he submitted to the show 17 years ago. Read More

    “Maron” set to return on May 8th, boasts huge list of guest stars

    MaronThe second season of Marc Maron’s IFC TV show Maron premieres on May 8th. And, we’re all very patiently waiting. So far we’ve seen a teaser clip, heard about some guests that are going to be on the new season of the show. However, today a huge list of guest stars for the next season has been revealed and it’s a big ass list of people.

    Here’s the list…
    Bill Burr (Breaking Bad, The Heat), Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), David Cross (Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret), Joey “Coco” Diaz (Grudge Match, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Paul Feig (Director of The Heat and Bridesmaids, Creator of Freak and Geeks), Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead, @midnight), Rachael Harris (The Hangover), Michael Ian Black (The State, Burning Love), Moshe Kasher (Moshe Kasher: Live in Oakland), Tom Kenny (Voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, Adventure Time), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa), Dave Koechner (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues), Tig Notaro (Professor Blastoff podcast, comedy album Live), Conan O’Brien (Conan), Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny podcast), Eddie Pepitone (The Bitter Buddha, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell), Caroline Rhea (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Phineas and Ferb), Andy Richter (Conan), Richard Riehle (Mob City, The Mindy Project), Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Ray Romano (Parenthood, Everybody Loves Raymond), Sarah Silverman (Wreck-It Ralph, The Sarah Silverman Program), Nora Zehetner (Mad Men, Grey’s Anatomy) and many more.

    In addition to this list, the show’s regulars Judd Hirsch (as Marc’s dad), Sally Kellerman (as his mother), Andy Kindler (as his friend) and Josh Brener (as his assistant) will make their return for another season of self-loathing hijinks and podcasting.

    Via IFC

    The American Comedy Awards to honor Bill Cosby with Lifetime Achievement award

    Bill CosbyThe American Comedy Awards is one of comedy’s biggest nights. As we previously reported, the awards ceremony has made a nice bump from Comedy Central to NBC this year. The show honored both David Letterman (2011) and Don Rickles (2012) with one of it’s most prestigious awards, The Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence. This year the guest of honor receiving the award is none other than Mr. Bill Cosby. It’s hard to argue someone else being more deserving of the iconic award.

    NBC President of Alternative and Late Night Programming, Paul Telegdy, spoke about Cosby receiving the award, “Bill Cosby is an iconic figure at the forefront of the American comedy landscape.” Telegdy continued on saying, “His work in television, film, stand-up comedy and literature has shaped the national sense of humor and has had an enduring impact on comedians and fans of all ages. We are delighted to honor him with the Johnny Carson Award during the network’s inaugural broadcast of the ‘American Comedy Awards.’” Read More

    Don Jamieson Twitter Reviews “Game of Thrones,” episode 4:3

    Welcome to my Twitter reviews of the new season of Game Of Thrones. I had so much fun NOT watching The Walking Dead and reviewing it I decided to NOT watch this show too. I may be a nerd, but at least I’m a music nerd. On That Metal Show I get to interview my hard rock & heavy metal idols like Ace Frehley from Kiss and Geddy Lee from Rush. That’s like fans of this show meeting a Dungeon AND a Dragon. Possible spoilers ahead. Read More

    Here’s a teaser Adult Swim’s “Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends”

    Brett Gelman is the star of the latest [adult swim] TV show Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends and a teaser trailer for the show has hit the web. Upon first glance the show seems simple enough a bunch of friends sitting around at a dinner table talking over a meal, nothing out of the ordinary. In fact, it echoes the John Favreau show, Dinner for Five. But this is [adult swim] and they don’t play by the rules. Just as the trailer gives you a sense of, “I know what this is,” the twist happens. The 30-minute special will air Thursday, April 24th at midnight. The show was written by both Gemlan and Jason Woliner (Eagleheart) and the dinner guests include, Dale Dickey, Gilbert Gottfried, Fred Melamed, Alison Pill, Lance Reddick, Alex Karpovsky, and Anthony Atamanuik.