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Jimmy Kimmel Unleashes His Troompa Loompas On ‘Bully’ Donald Trump

Jimmy Kimmel Unleashes His Troompa Loompas On ‘Bully’ Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s boorish behavior during this election season isn’t exactly a surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention to the news. He frequently insults his opponents with childish nicknames to his crowd of supporters, and though he’s largely moved away from that now that he has sewed up the Gop nomination, Jimmy Kimmel has no problem reminding his viewers of Trump’s bullying tactics.

On last night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Kimmel played a supercut of Trump’s nicknames for other candidates — Little Marco, Crazy Bernie, Crooked Hillary, etc. Then, he brought out his crew of Troompa Loompas again to sing a Wonka-esque number about Trump’s behavior, complete with breakdancing and a reference to Trump’s old reality show “The Apprentice.” Watch the video below.

Read More: Watch: Bill Murray Tells ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ About Working at Little Caesar’s

Jimmy Kimmel started his
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Comedian Jim Florentine Divorce -- Take My Wife, Please ... But Not My House

  • TMZ
We guarantee comedian Jim Florentine has a new divorce bit in his act -- his marriage is over ... but he and his ex have already divvied things up, and at least Jim will still have a place to write jokes.  Florentine -- best known for "The Howard Stern Show" appearances and "Crank Yankers" -- filed to divorce Samantha Florentine on March 6. They'd been together for 2 and-a-half years. No long drawn out battle here though ... sources
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Film Review: ‘Road Hard’

Film Review: ‘Road Hard’
Comedians are neurotically competitive and doing standup for a living can be brutal — with these basic takeaways, “Road Hard” would barely get past the starting gate if viewers had a “Stop me if you’ve heard this one before” option. This feature directing debut for Adam Carolla and frequent writing/producing collaborator Kevin Hench is an amiable, nicely assembled semi-autobiographical fiction that will please the former’s fans. Others, however, will find the onscreen standup underwhelming, and the other seriocomic elements variously unsurprising and underdeveloped in this peek at life on the comedy B-list.

The crowdfunded pic is opening on 11 screens nationwide March 6, simultaneous with VOD launch and scattered one-shot showings accompanied by personal appearances. Carolla’s following, plus other familiar comedy faces in support roles, should ultimately guide “Road” toward decent returns in home formats.

The star is basically playing an alternative-universe version of himself, had he not followed
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The Academy Announces Neil Patrick Harris’s Writing Team For 87th Oscars

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the special material writing team for the 87th Oscars, which will air live on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015, on ABC.

Host Neil Patrick Harris will lead the special material writing team alongside head writer Dave Boone. Boone, a veteran of eight Oscar telecasts, won two Emmys for his work on the 63rd and 64th Tony Awards, and received nominations for all three subsequent shows. He also earned nominations for his work on the 84th Oscars, hosted by Billy Crystal, and the 70th and 71st Golden Globe Awards telecasts. Boone’s additional writing credits include the “Primetime Emmy Awards,” “The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration,” the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” the “Screen Actors Guild Awards,” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”

Writer and producer Paul Greenberg won an Emmy as a writer on the 63rd Tony Awards
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How Many Writers Will It Take To Pen Neil Patrick Harris’ Oscar Shtick?

  • Deadline
How Many Writers Will It Take To Pen Neil Patrick Harris’ Oscar Shtick?
Eight writers have been assembled to script Oscar chatter for host Neil Patrick Harris, producers of the 87th Academy Awards announced today. Those scribes are Oscars vets Dave Boone, Jackass writer Paul Greenberg, Crank Yankers/Mad TV alum Mason Steinberg, magician Derek DelGaudio, Ellen and 2 Broke Girls writer Liz Feldman, SNL‘s Paula Pell, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart‘s Tim Carvell, and Harris himself.

May I present my Academy Award writing team! (It took four of us to craft that last sentence) #Oscars pic.twitter.com/HiooVFDIjx

Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) December 9, 2014

Harris Tweeted out the line-up today: “May I present my Academy Award writing team! (It took four of us to craft that last sentence) #Oscars.”

The Special Material Writing Team joins previously announced show writers including first-time telecast head writer Greg Berlanti and Michael Green, Seth Grahame-Smith and Andrew Kreisberg. Hamish Hamilton is returning for his
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Oscar Host Neil Patrick Harris’s Writing Team Announced

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the special material writing team for the 87th Oscars, which will air live on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015, on ABC. Host Neil Patrick Harris will lead the special material writing team alongside head writer Dave Boone. Boone, a veteran of eight Oscar telecasts, won two Emmys® for his work on the 63rd and 64th Tony Awards®, and received nominations for all three subsequent shows. He also earned nominations for his work on the 84th Oscars, hosted by Billy Crystal, and the 70th and 71st Golden Globe Awards telecasts. Boone’s additional writing credits include the “Primetime Emmy® Awards,” “The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration,” the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” the “Screen Actors Guild Awards,” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” Writer and producer Paul Greenberg won an Emmy as a writer on the 63rd Tony Awards
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Adam Carolla Afm Speech Preview: Hollywood Sucks

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Adam Carolla Afm Speech Preview: Hollywood Sucks
Exclusive: Last year’s American Film Market keynote speaker Adam Carolla is returning after successfully crowdfunding $1.4 million for his first film in seven years, with the semi-autobiographical comedy in post and a message to studios and financiers: “I just made a movie without you assholes, and it will be better than 92% of the shit Hollywood cranks out,” he said via phone from his Glendale headquarters. “I’m standing in my own studio – because of what? Because of CBS, because of Sony, because someone let me do this? I don’t need any of these assholes.”

Carolla admits his outspoken past and accusations of homophobia and misogyny might have turned off traditional investors. “Did the way you acted at the last party affect your invite to the next party? I can’t tell what I’ve missed out on,” he said. “I’m tired of dealing with the networks. I don’t think it’s helped,
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Everything mentioned from 2002 and 2003 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'

Everything mentioned from 2002 and 2003 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'
It’s been a dozen years now since 2002, but thanks to VH1′s I Love the 2000s, we can be reminded of what a great year it actually was. Serena Williams was the No. 1 tennis player in the world, Jennifer Lopez’s latest breakup was in the headlines, and zombies were the latest craze at the movies.

Clearly, much has changed in the world since then.

Of course, in all seriousness, VH1 also spotlighted plenty of other nostalgia-worthy phenomena hyper-specific to 2002 and 2003—like the return of the movie musical, Nelly’s evergreen musical reason to take your clothes off, and
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Slideshow: Adam Carolla’s New Book ‘President Me: The America That’s in My Head’

Previous | Image 1 of 3 | NextAdam Carolla poses right before his appearance at North Central College.

Chicago – Adam Carolla has been making the rounds lately, to promote his new book, “President Me: The America That’s in My Head.” He came to Chicago on May 23rd, 2014, to North Central College in Naperville, Illinois and did a Q&A with Chicago Sun-Times Film Critic Richard Roeper, in addition to signing copies of the book for admirers. The event was presented by Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville.

Carolla came to prominence in 1999, with Jimmy Kimmel on Comedy Central’s “The Man Show.” He co-founded Jackhole Productions, which created the prank phone call puppet show “Crank Yankers.” He currently has one of the most popular podcasts on the web, “The Adam Carolla Show.”

HollywoodChicago.com was at the North Central College event, and captured the following photos. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the
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“Do I Sound Gay?” Andy Bichlbaum of “The Yes Men” Doesn’t Think So

Ever heard of the The Yes Men? Activist and filmmaker Andy Bichlbaum and his colleagues go about the country pretending to be official representatives of Exxon, The Chamber of Commerce, Halliburton etc. Then they hold fake press conferences and the like and film the public relations mayhem for whatever organization they’ve targeted. Basically it’s Crank Yankers for corporate watchdogs.

A few weeks ago we posted about the upcoming film Do I Sound Gay? in which filmmaker David Thorpe examines the concept of “the gay voice”– both his own and of others. (This highly anticipated film has already sparked a lot of discussion both here and on other sites such as Andrew Sullivan,)

Thorpe recently took up the topic of “the gay voice” with Bichlbaum. The Yes Man, while gay, doesn’t believe he comes off as a yesss man. Check out the conversation below.

The Kickstarter campaign to
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Xbox to add original programming, announces 12 new projects

  • Hitfix
You knew it was only a matter of time. After Netflix scored with original programming like "Orange Is the New Black" and "Arrested Development," Amazon quickly jumped into the game -- and now Xbox is, too. Pretty soon, look forward to new shows from your microwave and blender. Xbox will launch Xbox: Originals this June with 12 projects. They will be available on Xbox 360, Xbox One, and other Microsoft devices, and, of course, the shows will offer "interactive capabilities." To prove they're not kidding around, Xbox Entertainment Studios has attracted names like Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott, who are attached to two separate scripted projects based on the “Halo” franchise. Because hey, you can never get enough "Halo." Other shows in production include an unscripted series about international street soccer, an original drama about robotic servants in a dystopian world, and a documentary about the search for discarded Atari games in
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Tribeca: Is Zombeavers The Next Sharknado?

Having grown up in the '80s, I hold a special place in my heart for creature features. Gremlins was a gateway drug to Critters and Ghoulies. I've chased down titles like Arachnophobia, Jack Frost, Black Sheep and Piranha Part Two: The Spawning, all for the practical effects and puppets that were both creepy and funny. So, I was pretty stoked for Zombeavers to hit the Tribeca Film Festival with its promise of blood-drenched puppets and outrageousness. But there's something crucial missing here that keeps it from being as fun as the titles that served as the centerpieces to slumber parties and Diy midnight movie marathons. The directorial debut of Crank Yankers's writer Jordan Rubin, Zombeavers begins in the familiar setting of a rural cabin that sits beside a seemingly placid lake. This is the isolated vacation spot where college co-eds Mary (Rachel Melvin), Zoe (Cortney Palm) and Jenn
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The Cast of Good Burger Then and Now

The Cast of Good Burger Then and Now
When Nickelodeon first launched in 1977, it seemed like little more than a child's answer to Saturday Night Live and MTV. In fact, it wasn't until Nickelodeon debuted the Canadian sketch series You Can't Do That on Television in the U.S. that this nascent network began to gain real traction amongst fans of all ages. Before too long, the basic cable channel became quite popular, especially with the launch of it's Nick At Nite line-up featuring such "classic" shows as Alf, The Facts of Life, Growing Pains and many others throughout the years. Viewership certainly proceeded to explode, turning it into one of today's favorite hubs for nostalgia of all kinds.

Nickelodeon had officially arrived in the 1990s, taking its signature brand to the big screen with Nickelodeon Movies in 1995. It wasn't until 1997, though, that this film division made its most iconic and beloved movie of all time: Good Burger.
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Comic-Con 2013 Schedule for Thursday, July 18th

Comic-Con 2013 Schedule for Thursday, July 18th
Comic-Con International announced the programming schedule for the first day of San Diego Comic-Con 2013 on Thursday, July 18. You can clickHere for the full schedule, including comic book-related events, but we have all the movie, DVD, and TV-related panels for you right here. You can also clickHere to check out the TV pilots that will be presented on Preview Night, Wednesday, July 17. Take a look at what panels and events are happening in San Diego, two weeks from today.

Thursday, July 18

10:00 Am - 11:00 Am Intelligence

Stars Josh Holloway (Lost), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and Marg Helgenberger (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) and executive producers Michael Seitzman (North Country), Ren&#233 Echevarria (Terra Nova, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), and Tripp Vinson discuss the new CBS dramatic thriller. Holloway plays Gabriel, a high-tech intelligence operative enhanced with a supercomputer microchip in his brain. With this implant, Gabriel is the first
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Comic-Con 2013 - Full Schedule for Thursday July 18th

We're so close to San Diego Comic-Con 2013 I can taste it! What does it taste like you ask? Ghirardelli ice cream, of course! There's a Ghirardelli ice cream shop in downtown San Diego that the GeekTyrant crew eats at every night after a long day of awesomeness and work.

Comic-Con has released the full schedule for Thursday, July 18th, and there's a ton of great stuff, including Sherlock, Dexter, Ender's Game, Batman: Arkham Origins, Marvel: House of Ideas, Divergent, The Walking Dead 10th Anniversary Panel, The X-Files 20th Anniversary Panel, and more!

To see the full panel and event line-up, click here. Here are a few of the panels that I thought were noteworthy.

Thursday, July 18

Intelligence

Stars Josh Holloway (Lost), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and Marg Helgenberger (CSI) and executive producers Michael Seitzman (North Country), René Echevarria (Terra Nova, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), and Tripp Vinson
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Adam Carolla proposes to Jimmy Kimmel after Prop 8 dies

  • Pop2it
The love that Adam Carolla and Jimmy Kimmel have for one another is well-documented. Close friends since their days together on the radio, they've gone on to create "The Man Show" and "Crank Yankers" together, while maintaining their bond.

With Prop 8 now dead in California, there's no time like the present for them to make their union official. That's why Carolla appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tuesday (July 2), getting down on one knee to propose to his best friend.

Unfortunately for Adam, Jimmy's already engaged to Molly McNearney, a writer on his show. When Kimmel admitted that bit of news, Carolla was incensed. "That skinny blonde b****? I thought that was your Pilates instructor!"

With Carolla crushed, a "Congratulations Adam & Jimmy" banner dropped with a bunch of balloons, making the situation even worse for the podcasting comedian. Better luck with your next friend, Adam. Check out the video below:
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Lou Wallach Inks Overall Deal With Universal Television’s Alternative Studio

Exclusive: Comedy Central executive-turned-producer Lou Wallach has signed an overall deal with Universal TV’s Alternative Studio. Under the pact, Wallach will develop, produce and consult on comedies of different formats, primarily for NBC but also possibly for other networks. Wallach most recently has been an independent producer and consultant. He executive produced Comedy Central’s Michael & Michael Have Issues, and BBC America’s Funny As Hell: UK and consulted for AMC, Comedy Central UK, Mtvx, Red Bull Media House and Just For Laughs Festival. Previously, he was Svp, Original Programming at Comedy Central where he oversaw Chappelle’s Show, The Colbert Report, Comedy Central Presents, Crank Yankers, and Insomniac with Dave Attell.
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Sarah Silverman: 'I've been punched in the face three times'

The stand-up comedian and star of Wreck-It Ralph on teenage bed-wetting and defending men dressed as chickens from street hoodlums

Hello Sarah. You've done voiceovers before (1), but none for a Disney production (2).

My show (3) was very adult in many ways but kids loved it because it was very colourful and it had music. I love it when kids approach me; much more than creepy 50-year-old men – no offence to any creepy 50-year-old men who may be reading this.

What's the creepiest thing a 50-year-old man has said to you?

It's the 50-year-old men who live with their mums who have stacks of pictures for me to sign. I just think: "What are you doing with your life?" They sell them on eBay. I don't know what you can get for a signed copy of my picture, but I can't imagine it's anything over five dollars. You can work at McDonald's for more.
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'New Girl' season 2 premiere: Cast, away!

'New Girl' season 2 premiere: Cast, away!
Raise your glasses and take off your penis casts, Newbies! Jess and her band of misfit boys are back! Last night’s double barrel premiere saw all the highs and lows of a quirky, button-nosed rollercoaster, from fire dancing to thwarted bathroom sex. Now to it!

The first ep, “Re-launch” rightly centered on Schmidt’s genitalia — old and unimproved, but no longer broken! Upon getting his cast removed, he rushed to host a “re-branding event,” and the theme would be “Danger” (perhaps inadvisable considering the party was about his penis). Nonetheless, it was on, and he planned to invite all the usual suspects — his urologist,
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Emmys 2012: 5 Things You Should Expect from Host Jimmy Kimmel

By Carson Blackwelder

Television Contributor

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This Sunday, late-night anchor Jimmy Kimmel will step into the Emmy spotlight at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Making his Emmy host debut, Kimmel will move from the audience to the stage, as his ABC show Jimmy Kimmel Live! has won three Emmys and is nominated this year for Outstanding Variety Series.

Aside from his late-night series, Kimmel is most known being the funny co-host of Comedy Central’s The Man Show with Adam Carolla from 1999 to 2003. In April, he hosted the prestigious White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Kimmel is joining the ranks of some of the most popular (and unpopular) hosts in Emmy history. Some of the more revered hosts include Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz (1952), Johnny Carson (1971-74) and Neil Patrick Harris (2009). But let’s get real: As long as it’s better than the reality show hosts in 2008, featuring Tom Bergeron, Heidi Klum,
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