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2011-03-24 13:30:00

NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL's "The Comedy Awards," the first-ever multi-network, multi-platform, annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, has announced Alec Baldwin, Jon Cryer, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Garry Shandling, "The Daily Show" correspondents, Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Olivia Munn and John Oliver, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" contributor, John Hodgman and The Gregory Brothers as additional presenters and attendees....

2009-07-14 13:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The world premiere of the comedy "FUNNY PEOPLE" WHO: "FUNNY PEOPLE" writer/director/producer Judd Apatow; cast members Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill, Aubrey Plaza, RZA, Aziz Ansari, Iris Apatow and Maude Apatow; producers Clayton Townsend and Barry Mendel; and executive producers Evan Goldberg and Jack Giarraputo Plus...

2008-11-11 06:00:00

By Susan Wloszczyna WASHINGTON -- How does one best celebrate George Carlin, the world-class funnyman who never stopped being relevant and whose influence can be felt in the observational humor of Jerry Seinfeld, the political putdowns of Bill Maher and the barrier-breaking raunch of Judd Apatow? Tears? A few. Applause? Definitely. Laughter? Always the best medicine. Protesters with "God Hates Carlin" signs? Yes, they were two blocks away, but the avowed atheist would have appreciated...

2006-05-18 20:11:54

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Three movies are opening at the North American box office this weekend, but only one really matters: "The Da Vinci Code." The computer-animated family comedy "Over the Hedge" and the horror flick "See No Evil" will target any moviegoers underwhelmed by the Vatican conspiracy fable. Despite -- or because of -- the controversy and bad reviews swirling around director Ron Howard's big-screen version of Dan Brown's bestseller, a solid opening weekend...

2006-03-12 21:59:05

By Georg Szalai ASPEN, Colo. (Hollywood Reporter) - The 12th annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival wrapped over the weekend with talk of Russell Simmons' "Def Comedy Jam" returning to the HBO schedule, awards bestowed on performers and films and, of course, dealmaking for rising comedy stars. Among other highlights, Dave Chappelle and Chris Tucker raised the temperature with surprise stand-up sets late Thursday. Chappelle had been scheduled to attend the festival to take part in the...

2005-09-14 07:55:06

By Georg Szalai NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Dave Chappelle, Jon Stewart, Lewis Black, Bill Maher, Dennis Miller, Larry David, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, and Jerry Seinfeld will all be part of the star-studded inaugural edition of The Comedy Festival, set to take place November 17-19 in Las Vegas. In announcing most details of the program lineup on Tuesday, organizers HBO and AEG Live said Seinfeld will be honored with the first annual The Comedian award in a special tribute...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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