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5 Reasons Why People Hate James Corden

James Corden has experienced some major successes in his acting, writing, comedy and hosting career, but he's also picked up more than his fair share of detractors along the way. This article lists and examines five reasons for why he's so disliked by many.

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"Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations" Blu-ray Review

For nine years, some of the classic Laurel and Hardy comedies have been restored by a team made up of UCLA's Film and Television Archive department, Jeff Joseph/Sabucat, and the Library of Congress. Now, a Blu-ray release of the films is available to purchase. Marshall Fish reviews the set.

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Comedic Legend: Benny Hill

For almost four decades, Benny Hill was a prominent British cultural figure. The Benny Hill show established itself as a remarkable worldwide television comedy success story. It was one of the most-watched television comedy shows in the history of the United Kingdom.

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Comedy Legend: Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield was a successful stand-up comedian, musician, author, actor as well as a voice artist. He was known for his one-liners and his catchphrase, “I get no respect.”

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Chris Farley: Comedic Legend

Chris Farley was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1964. He was a very successful American comedian and actor. Farley is remembered for his acting on shows like "Saturday Night Live" and in movies like "Beverly Hills Ninja," "Tommy Boy" and more.

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Laurel and Hardy: Trivia About Hollywood's Greatest Comedy Team

If you're a fan of Laurel and Hardy films, here's an inside look at some of the less known facts about the comedy duo. Laurel and Hardy films and shorts have withstood the test of time, and today, partly due to the Stan & Ollie movie, the two entertainers are as popular as ever.

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22 Funniest Women in America

This articles suggests a list of the best contemporary female comedians in America. A short biography is provided for each woman, as well as a summary of her achievements and a personal quote.

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The Career of Karl Pilkington

A summary of the interesting career of British comedian, writer, and entertainer, Karl Pilkington.

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All About Curly Howard

The real name of Curly Howard was Lester Horwitz. He was the youngest of the family and determined to follow his brothers into show business. Some consider him the most popular of the Three Stooges.

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Fiyr Movies in Which Comedians Acted Serious and Did an Amazing Job

Four movies where usually funny actors took a serious role, and blew our minds.

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Stand-Up Comedy: Want to Try It?

For anyone who wants to give stand-up comedy a try, here's my experience. While I'm not a touring comedian, I once won the Jay Leno Comedy Challenge and opened for comedians Drew Carey and Jeff Dunham.

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Comedians and Mental Illness

When Robin Williams committed suicide he joined a group of funny people whose lives were tortured by mental demons.

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The Funniest Stand-up Comedians

A list of my favorite stand-up comedians

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Harry Secombe: A Great Tenor, Comedian, Actor, and Author

Harry Secombe was a Welsh comedian, actor, and author with a wonderful tenor singing voice. He was a cast member of "The Goon Show," a very popular radio comedy.

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Tribute to Rodney Dangerfield, the Prince of the One-Liners

Legendary comedian Rodney Dangerfield had many memorable one-liner jokes. This article has details of his life and lists 74 of his jokes that have stood the test of time!