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Christopher Hitchens Dies, Friend Ricky Gervais Reacts On Twitter

Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment

Following the death of legendary writer Christopher Hitchens late Thursday following a bout with cancer, his friends and admirers reacted to the loss ...

Little-known Muppet Takes Center Stage: Q&A With Murray Monster, Rising Star of Sesame Street

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Murray Monster may not be as famous as his amphibious and porcine companions, but he is a key reason why his TV show, Sesame Street, is still thriving deep into its 42nd season.

Who's The Best Post50 Host: Billy Or Ricky?

Posted 11.20.2011 | Fifty

Despite the ripples of anger and resentment felt across certain Hollywood circles in the wake of Ricky Gervais' controversial performance as host of t...

Ricky Gervais: I'm Going To Be Even More Offensive This Year

Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment

Following his brilliant torrent of insults and jabs at the 2011 Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais made a few proclamations. One, he didn't think anyone was...

Ricky Gervais Officially Back For Third Golden Globes

Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Gervais confirmed his return in a tweet, writing, "It's gonna be biblical." _____ PREVIOUSLY: Brace yourself, Hollywood: Ricky Gervais is...

WATCH: Liam Neeson Is A Terrible Comedian

Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

If Ricky Gervais was responsible for nothing else in his life beyond Patrick Stewart's guest spot on "Extras," he would still still go down as a comed...

Leonardo Dicaprio Gets Artsy, Hangs with Weinstein, Schnabel and Baldessari

Susan Michals | Posted 01.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Susan Michals

Hollywood is the epicenter of entertainment -- but sometimes the masses forget it is a hub of not just film and television but of immense artistic talent outside those filmic confines.

PREVIEW: The 2011 New York Comedy Festival

Matt Wilstein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week, the New York Comedy Festival takes over NYC with everything from small shows in the back of Brooklyn bars to headlining double-header sets at large theaters.

Ricky Gervais Returning To Golden Globes Again: Report

Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment

Hollywood, it seems, is a collective glutton for punishment -- so long as it means lots of attention coming its way. According to the NY Post, Rick...

Johnny Depp Hilariously Attacks Ricky Gervais For Golden Globes Diss

Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment

Finally, Johnny Depp has his revenge for the shots Ricky Gervais took at him and his film "The Tourist" at last winter's Golden Globes. Of course, Ger...

WATCH: A Superhero For Our Time

Posted 12.02.2011 | Comedy

Karl Pilkington is tired of all the bullshit. So tired that he wishes he could be a superhero whose sole superpower is calling others out on their bul...

Ricky Gervais Planning Comedy About Mentally Challenged

Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment

Since re-joining Twitter on Thursday, Ricky Gervais has been hard at work, sending dozens of messages to his ever-expanding list of followers. Thus fa...

PHOTO: Ricky Gervais, Johnny Depp Put Dwarf Friend In Toilet

Posted 12.01.2011 | Entertainment

After having spent all of about 25 days on Twitter, Ricky Gervais quit the social networking service in January 2010, calling it "undignified" for adu...

Ricky Gervais, Louis CK, Jon Stewart To Host 'Alternative' Golden Globes?

Posted 11.11.2011 | Entertainment

As he proved at last year's Golden Globes, for Ricky Gervais, no one is safe and nothing is sacred. Though he received mind-blowing backlash, repor...

Lucas Kavner

The Biggest Comedian You've Never Heard Of

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

The self-described "part troll" and musical comedian Bill Bailey has sold out arenas, graced the airwaves of basically every major television show in ...

WATCH: First Look At Ricky Gervais' New Sitcom

Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy

Fans of Ricky Gervais will soon get to see more of his signature mockumentary-style programming if they have access to BBC2. Gervais' new sitcom, "Lif...

Ricky Gervais: Golden Globes Asked Me To Host Again

Posted 10.27.2011 | Entertainment

Though a legion of high strung Hollywood publicists would tell you otherwise (through news release or statement to People Magazine), all press is, in ...

Show Biz

Ricky Gervais | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

"Life's Too Short" is a fake documentary about a showbiz dwarf. But it's not a sitcom about being short at all. It's about a man with a small man complex. He is angry, arrogant, manipulative, selfish, and above all, fame hungry.

Ricky Gervais Dresses Dwarf Friend As A Frog

Posted 10.19.2011 | Entertainment

If RIcky Gervais' new show, "Life's Too Short," is anything like this new promo clip, it'll have at least one dedicated fan: Gervais himself. The B...

David Letterman & 7 Other Comedian Death Threats

Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy

Sometimes a joke doesn't get the response you hope, and other times it elicits a response you never would have anticipated. Certainly, we live in a su...

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

After weeks and weeks tweeting and shouting, Congress finally got it together and raised the debt ceiling on Wednesday. We can only hope that this ma...

Ricky Gervais Needs Your Help On His Humanity Tour

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

My next tour is called "Humanity" and I'd like your help with choosing the perfect image. Obviously as an artist it's important to evoke a strong reaction. But should I care beyond that how it affects people?

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.19.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Murdoch, Bachmanna and more provided content for a full slate of late night hosts this week.

Ricky Gervais Provides Questions, Answers For Own Interview

Posted 09.20.2011 | Comedy

Ricky Gervais has made it clear that he has no interest in appearing on "Conan" on TBS. Well, that's not entirely true -- he only refuses to actua...

Ricky Gervais Meets Dexter?

ew.com | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment

The Office meets Dexter? Yes! Ricky Gervais, the creator of The Office and Extras is teaming up with former Dexter showrunner, Clyde Phillips, for a ...