10 comedy stars’ winning Halloween costumes

Halloween is upon us and who doesn’t love a good costume? From funny to spooky, having the best costume can be an all-out war for the most over-the-top individual, especially in Hollywood. We rounded up what your favorite comedy stars are wearing this year. Which funny person do you think rocked the best costume? Tell us in the comments! Jerry Seinfeld and wife, Jessica Seinfeld as Little Red Riding Hood

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Highlights from Schtick or Treat 2018

Look, I know that’s a photo from 2016’s Schtick or Treat, but on the bright side, as the new curator of Comedy Listings for the Weekend Arts section of The New York Times, I got that in the newspaper, so let’s all celebrate! As for Sc…

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The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Halloween specials: A Complete Ranking

The Simpsons’ annual Treehouse of Horror special is our favorite sign that Halloween is almost here. The 30th season’s Treehouse of Horror was the 643rd episode of the legendary animated series on Fox. They’re still making these! Can one truly make a definitive ranking of 29 episodes that span three decades of TV? Probably not. But we got darn close. Each hilarious Halloween horror story was judged on its originality,

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South Park will ‘Purge’ on Halloween (Video)

Halloween is coming back to South Park as the series will premiere The Scoots—its eighth Halloween episode in 22 seasons. The new episode will deal, it seems, with the economics of trick-or-treating in a Purge-esque South Park. “This year, a revolution in mobility is changing Halloween for everyone,” said the Comedy Central website. “Chaos erupts, as every kid is out to get more candy than they have ever gotten before. Mr.

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A date with the devil: Reece Shearsmith reveals source of his inspiration

As The League of Gentlemen prepare a UK tour, the co-creator of the dark comedy describes how a 1920s Swedish horror film ignited his love of black humour

A journey into the black heart of the imagination of Reece Shearsmith is not a trip for the fainthearted. But that is what is on offer this month when Shearsmith presents his favourite silent film to an audience in a Birmingham town hall, before a much-anticipated League of Gentlemen reunion tour of Britain in August and September.

Häxan, or The Witch, is a Swedish chiller from 1922. Its grainy images have fed Shearsmith’s nightmares since he saw it as a teenager late one night at home. “I must have watched it on telly at around 13,” he said. “It is genuinely unsettling and startling because the effects are really good.”

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David S. Pumpkins: the Paul Blart of Halloween

Last Saturday was SNL’s David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special—in which a 5-minute sketch was stretched out over 22 poorly-animated, weirdly heartwarming minutes. Special writer Mikey Day tweeted that this would harken to Halloween specials of yore, such as It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and The Paul Lynde Halloween Special. This is a throwback to […]

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Watch the trailer for Judah Friedlander’s new comedy special, “America Is The Greatest Country In The United States”

Judah Friedlander is challenging the idea of “American Exceptionalism” with is debut Netflix stand-up comedy special titled, America is the… MORE

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‘The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special’ Will Air on NBC Next Month

Tom Hanks’s beloved SNL character from last season, David S. Pumpkins, is getting his very own NBC special. According to Variety, the network will air a half-hour animated Halloween special this year starring Hanks as Pumpkins called The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special. The voice cast will also feature fellow SNL host Peter Dinklage, Bobby […]

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