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Liam Neeson Tries (And Fails) To Be Funny On 'Life's Too Short' Premiere

Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

"High Spirits" aside, Liam Neeson is not exactly noted for his forays into the world of comedy, but on the "Life's Too Short" (Sun., 10:30 p.m. EST on...

Ricky Gervais Is Annoying Dolphin On 'Family Guy'

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

This week's episode of "Family Guy" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on Fox) was for fans who find Ricky Gervais annoying. Rather than go for the kind of sharp humor...

'Harry Potter' Actor With Dwarfism Takes Stand For Little People

Posted 02.16.2012 | Impact

Actor Warwick Davis has stepped out of the sci-fi spotlight and into the documentary realm and is getting comfortable in another new role, helping oth...

Ricky Gervais' New HBO Show Proves He's Lost His Touch

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.17.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

This unfunny program goes a long way toward proving that the smug, smirking Gervais has turned into The Office's David Brent.

Nicki Gostin

'Life's Too Short': Ricky Gervais, Warwick Davis Tackle The Taboo | Nicki Gostin | Posted 02.15.2012 | TV

In HBO's new comedy series "Life's Too Short," dwarf actor Warwick Davis plays a dwarf actor named Warwick Davis, but that's where their similarities ...

Ricky Gervais And Jon Stewart Talk Pandas And Sex

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Who was Jon Stewart's valentine? None other than sprightly comedian Ricky Gervais. Stewart and Gervais discussed a the effects of Viagra on pandas and...

Steve Carell Talks About Remaking 'The Office' For The U.S.

Posted 02.10.2012 | TV

Many successful British television shows have crossed the pond over the years to be remade for an American audience with variable results. For every "...

Ricky Gervais & Karl Pilkington Riff On HuffPost

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

As a longtime The Huffington Post blogger, Ricky Gervais has a lot of love for our site. His best friend Karl Pilkington, however, isn't quite as fond...

Fame Used To Be Mixed With Respect

Ricky Gervais | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Ricky Gervais

"Fame" used to be fused with "respect" in some ways. That's what distinguished it from infamy. But not anymore.

Idiot's Guide to Belly Laughing

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Anastasia Rubis

Imagine sipping a latte at your local coffee shop, and some crazy dude in the rest room throws open the door and hollers for more toilet paper. He's perched on the bowl, hairy legs spread apart. What would you do?

'Life's Too Short' Poster Revealed!

Posted 01.25.2012 | TV

Ricky Gervais is returning to HBO in the faux documentary "Life's Too Short," starring "Star Wars" actor Warwick Davis and guest starring Gervais and ...

Jordan Zakarin

Ricky Gervais's Best Friend Reviews His Golden Globe Performance | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

As Ricky Gervais took his highly-anticipated third turn hosting the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month, it seemed like the whole world was watchin...

Atheism: A Null Hypothesis On God

Christian Piatt | Posted 03.24.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

There is no way to prove or disprove the existence of God. Especially when we can't even nail down what exactly it is we're talking about.

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 03.22.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

The South Carolina primary dominated this news this week, with two debates (and two standing ovations for Newt Gingrich). But Newt wasn't the only can...

Ricky Gervais Debates A Major Life Decision

Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment

Now that he's done hosting the Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais has a big decision to make: should he sell out? Having long demanded on the artistic f...

'Late Show': Ricky Gervais Talks 2012 Golden Globes, Pokes Fun At Letterman

Posted 01.18.2012 | TV

Ricky Gervais' controversial stint hosting the Golden Globes last year helped propel him into fourth place in two (count 'em) categories of Twitter's ...

Who Didn't The Globes Winners Thank: Video Of Speech Cliches & Music Cut-Offs

Posted 03.17.2012 | TV

"You don't need to thank everyone you've ever met or members of your family that have done nothing for this. Just do the main two: your agent and God,...

A Night For The Golden Oldies And Foreign Newbies

Posted 01.16.2012 | Home

Hollywood's golden night kept things tame Sunday night, with only a few zings from host Ricky Gervais, who seemed ready to get in and get out, even en...

WATCH: The Funniest Moments From Last Night's Golden Globes

Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy

We doubt anyone will walk away from this year's Golden Globes calling for Ricky Gervais' head on a platter. The host landed a few shots but was mostl...

The 2012 Golden Globes: The Taming of Ricky Gervais

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.17.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

It's oddly intriguing that a lackluster show and a diluted dose of Ricky Gervais appeals to me greater than his shockmeister two prior appearances.

Ricky Gervais Doesn't Live Up To The Hype

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.16.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

If Ricky Gervais doesn't get invited back by the Golden Globes in 2013, it might be because he was so boring at Sunday night's ceremony.

Ricky Gervais' Golden Globe Monologue

Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment

Ricky Gervais's third Golden Globes monologue was his harshest yet ... on his employers. After last year's jaw-dropping, headline-making roast of H...

Golden Globes Live Blog: Award Winners, Surprise Moments & Red Carpet Gossip

Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment

The stars are decked out in rented clothing and jewelry, publicists are having panic attacks and Ricky Gervais is aiming to make Hollywood therapists ...

Golden Globe Rivalries & Red Carpet Stars

Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment

After a week of parties, secondary trophies and glad handing, the 2012 Golden Globe Awards is just hours away. One of Hollywood's biggest nights --...

Who's On Ricky's Hollywood Hit List?

Posted 01.15.2012 | TV

Dear Hollywood, can't you take a joke? Ricky Gervais is gearing up to host the Golden Globes once again, and if you think that he's going to hold ...