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Could There Be A Step Brothers 2 Underway?

Will Ferrell was on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen last week and answered a few questions from the public. These included “Tina or Amy” and what is Mel Gibson like. Talk of sequels came up and Andy asked Ferrell which film of his could he imagine a sequel …

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“Rough Night” Cast Foul-Mouthed Interview

The Rough Night cast don’t hold back with this interview.  Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Zoë Kravitz, Ilana Glazer, and Jillian Bell give us the raw truth behind their new movie. “Rough Night” debuts in Irish cinemas August 25th. We are loving this funny cast and their interviews. In the video …

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Who does 999 better: The Office vs The IT crowd

The 999 emergency telephone service went into operation in London – the first such service in the world. It began operating in other major UK cities after WWII and was extended nationally in 1976. Michael Scott is performing first aid techniques when the office suddenly breaks in to ‘Staying Alive’ …

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Best Comedy Books To Read This Summer 2017

We have compiled a list of comedy books for you to read this summer.  It’s summer. We have had some great sunny weather funny so far. Make the most of it and sit out in the sun and relax with a good funny book. This list features celebrity memoirs, fiction, …

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Harry Potter Comedy Virals on 20th Birthday

20 years ago, on June 26th 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling, was published in the UK. It wasn’t published in the USA until September 1998 with the new name of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. We can’t mention Harry Potter without bringing up Potter Puppet …

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Jim Carrey searches for Elvis

To mark Elvis Presley’s last ever live concert 40 years ago today (26 Jun 1977) watch two legends of American comedy exploring the No.1 legend of American music.  The video below is the last song he ever performed in front of a live audience  in the city of Indianapolis (Indiana) USA. …

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Top 10 Comics To Watch in 2017

 Variety Magazine’s Top 10 comics to watch in 2017 includes no Irish/UK talent.  Well it is for North America and that really explains why not. But we here in grintageland were wondering does a list exist this side of the world? The Top 10 is published to coincide with the …

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John Cleese Wins Comedy Audio Prize

John Cleese’s has won an International Radio Program Award. He won the award for the audio book of his memoirs So Anyway. It was released in 2014 but the audio book only came out in November 2016. Radio 4 has just finished airing a comedy show based on the recordings, John Cleese …

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