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Louis C.K. and Amy Poehler Amongst Emmy Presenters

Today, the Emmys announced their first handful of presenters for the September 23rd telecast. The list is made up exclusively of funny folks: Louis C.K., Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Ricky Gervais, Mindy Kaling, and Ginnifer Goodwin. OK, sure, [...]

By Jesse David Fox

It’s Never Too Late: 8 Comedy Late Bloomers

Oh, young people, just look at you! Wandering around with all of your stupid hope and possibility. You probably even think the future will be good or something. Just remember that life will beat the living hell out of you and one day your goals [...]

By Justin Gray

Ricky Gervais Will Teach You English with the Help of an Idiot

As Ricky says, "This is the worst English lesson ever." It might not teach anyone English, but it might remind people of the joy of listening to the blabbering nonsense of a bonehead. Wait, so what does "where" mean? And what does "where" mean? [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Ricky Gervais Launching a New Web Series

Ricky "The Germ Vase" Gervais took to his blog to announce he put the finishing touches on a new "internet project" called Learn English with Ricky Gervais. The first one will be free but after that he might start charging or looking for [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Craig Cackowski on ‘Trust Us With Your Life’ and Improv on TV

Craig Cackowski is a long-time improv performer, teacher and coach, and a well-regarded veteran of Chicago’s Second City and iO (Improv Olympic) theaters. Now residing in Los Angeles, he performs regularly in celebrated improv ensembles Quartet [...]

By Erik Voss

Ricky Gervais Has Entered the ‘Fuck U H8ers’ Portion of his Career

Gervais is kind of becoming the Kanye West of comedy, as both are prolific, incredibly successful, continuously lauded geniuses with heavy crown issues. So when a few people pointed out that his new character, Derek, might be offensive to the [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Ricky Gervais Defends His New Show

"If he had any specific and defined disability, I would get an actor with that disability to play the role."

By Margaret Lyons

Get Ready for the Idiot Abroad Bike Tour Spinoff

According to Ricky Gervais, An Idiot Abroad's Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis of Life's Too Short will star in The Short Way Round, in which the two go on "bike riding adventure together throughout different countries." Poor Karl. When are [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Ricky Gervais and Jon Stewart Talk Panda-Raccoon Sex Fantasies

Ricky Gervais' Daily Show appearance last night starts out with a description of a panda as a "big wobbly spunk bomb," and things only get weirder from there. Until Jon calls him out on miming what's either wide-girth masturbation or [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Karl Pilkington on Getting Hazed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant would be incomplete without Karl Pilkington, the bread to their peanut butter and jelly, the paprika to their salt and pepper, the reluctant apothecary to their Romeo and Juliet. In this interview with the [...]

By Hallie Cantor