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A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million  A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million 

“It was probably one of the scariest things that ever happened to me,” New York-based comedian Jasmine Pierce said in a video posted to her Facebook page on October 15. Wearing a red baseball hat that read “Game On,” Pierce recounted her experience being served with an eye-popping $38 million defamation lawsuit by the…

UCB Celebrates Scary Movies with this Hilarious Spoof UCB Celebrates Scary Movies with this Hilarious Spoof

Upright Citizens Brigade put together this spoof on Scream that's not nearly as long as Scary Movie and therefore, much more enjoyable. Actually, Scary Movie was pretty great so I guess I won't go that far. But this is also great, especially for people who only want to dedicate a few minutes to spoofery. Happy…

Known Hot Person John Cho Was Once Dissed by Known Asshole Morrissey Known Hot Person John Cho Was Once Dissed by Known Asshole Morrissey

In a video at the link, actor/nice face haver John Cho talks about the time he met his musical hero Morrissey. The scene was a pool hall in Los Angeles where the beer was awful. Things did not go well. (Or maybe they went perfectly?)

Justin Bieber Finally Gets the Gritty Biopic He Deserves Justin Bieber Finally Gets the Gritty Biopic He Deserves

If the success of 8 Mile or Walk the Line is any indication, everyone loves a musical biopic. That being the case, why should Justin Bieber, the voice of an entire tween generation, be denied the right to have his story told?

The Olympics Will Guilt You Into Tuning In The Olympics Will Guilt You Into Tuning In

There are plenty of compelling narratives to go around this Olympics, and if what you need to really get into the spirit of competition is a little drama, NBC's got you covered because network television has figured out that Clash of Nations is just too bellicose a sell for the summer games. Far better, figure the…

Introducing Pam & Sue, Your New Favorite Comedy Duo Introducing Pam & Sue, Your New Favorite Comedy Duo

You might know Sue Galloway, one half of the comedic powerhouse Pam and Sue, from her role as Sue LaRoche-Van der Hout on 30 Rock and, if you happen to have access to the UCB Theatre, you might recognize Pamela Murphy from The C Word, her fantastic and hilarious one-woman show about getting cancer. Or maybe you…

The Benefits of Living Alone, As Told by the Upright Citizens Brigade The Benefits of Living Alone, As Told by the Upright Citizens Brigade

Let's face it. We are all a big bunch of freaks trying to keep our foibles in check while in the company of others. That's what's so great about living alone — you can be a weirdo> and thaw your chicken in the shower.

Amy Poehler's 30 Personalities Amy Poehler's 30 Personalities

Before Parks & Recreation and her time spent on Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler was already well-known in the land of comedy for being hilarious during her time with the Upright Citizens Brigade. In 1998, the comedy troupe was given a television series that aired on Comedy Central, but the show only lasted for three…

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