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Jeff Ross on Roasting, Comedy and His Brand-new Material

Greg Archer | Posted 07.30.2014 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

Let's face it, if Don Rickles, Joan Rivers and Buddy Hackett had all crawled under the bed covers, Ross could have been their outspoken love child searching for his baby daddy.

Comedy Central Announces Upcoming Roast of Stephen Hawking

Steve Kenning | Posted 11.19.2013 | Comedy
Steve Kenning

Although a full transcript of the event is embargoed until the broadcast airs, a Viacom press release has disclosed some of the evening's material, and very surprisingly, in addition to taking a few punches, the US Medal of Freedom winner was able to give as good as he got.

James Franco: Comedy Central Roast Packs Some Punch (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Revelers and roasters hit the Red Carpet for The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco with spunk and fervor recently and their target was clear: To poke fun at the eclectic Oscar nominee/filmmaker/artist/Yale student/teacher/esoteric, creative beast.

Bill Hader Dissed For Leaving 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.30.2013 | Comedy

At the recent taping of the Comedy Central Roast Of James Franco, "Saturday Night Live" alum Bill Hader was ribbed for his decision to leave the show....

Here Are The Comedians Who Will Roast James Franco

Posted 08.13.2013 | TV

The roster of roasters for the "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco" has been revealed and now we know this roast is going to be good. Joining pr...

James Franco's Getting Roasted

Posted 07.10.2013 | TV

James Franco is getting the "Comedy Central Roast" treatment. The "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco" will tape in August and will premiere on L...

WATCH: Jeff Ross Wants To Roast Obama, Romney

Posted 08.14.2012 | Comedy

Jeff Ross thinks that the framers of the Constitution left out one important detail from our election process. He thinks the candidates need a good pu...

Roasting Roseanne: Deconstructing the Grilling of an Icon (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Roseanne Barr, the titular comedy legend that went from "domestic goddess" to sitcom empress with the Emmy-winning Roseanne, has survived scandals and tons of criticism. So how do you dismantle an icon that's survived it all?

'Roseanne' Cast Members Reunite For A Roast

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2012 | TV

Fifteen years ago "Roseanne," one of the most popular television series of the 90s, went off the air. On Saturday, cast members reunited for a roast o...

Princess Leia, Peg Bundy & Basic Instinct To Roast Roseanne

Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

The upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne is shaping up to be quite the ladies' night, with Jane Lynch already announced as Roastmaster and a slew...

Roseanne Is Ready To Roast

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.27.2012 | Comedy

UPDATE: Comedy Central announced today that comedian and "Glee" star Jane Lynch will serve as Roseanne's Roast Master this August. "I've long fanta...

Ross Luippold

Anthony Jeselnik: 'F*ck Jon Lovitz' (NSFW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.25.2012 | Comedy

Warning: This video uses some very NSFW language. Anthony Jeselnik is wrong. That's a phrase you're most likely to hear after leaving one of his st...

Charlie Sheen: Ripe And Ready To Be Roasted (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Charlie Sheen walked out of his Comedy Central Roast sizzling if not intact, relatively unscathed and seemingly pumped up for the future.

9 Celebrities Who Should Never Be Roasted (PICTURES)

Posted 11.19.2011 | Comedy

With the much-publicized Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen upon us, we keep wondering how much nobility is involved in roasting one of the most lo...

Charlie Sheen Called A 'Wife Beating Cokehead'

Posted 11.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Comedy Central said when it comes to roasting Charlie Sheen, "Nothing will be off-limits." Nothing was. The Roast of Charlie Sheen (#sheenroas...

Mike Tyson, Steve-O To Roast Charlie Sheen

Posted 10.29.2011 | Comedy

We've seen the promo, we know about the intervention, and we know who the roastmaster will be (Seth McFarlane), and now some of the other pieces of th...

Jeff Ross Says Charlie Sheen Roast Will Be An Intervention

Posted 10.22.2011 | Comedy

With brother Emilio Estevez saying that Charlie Sheen has turned a corner, and now comedian Jeffrey Ross offering that the upcoming roast of the actor...

Seth MacFarlane To Roast Charlie Sheen

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.11.2011 | Comedy

Comedy Central has announced that "Family Guy" creator and veteran roast master Seth MacFarlane will be heading up Charlie Sheen's roast this Septembe...

WATCH: Comedy Central Announces Roast Of Charlie Sheen

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.04.2011 | Comedy

Is Charlie Sheen prepared to sit quietly for two hours while comedians and ill-wishers alike mercilessly hurl insults in his direction? We're going t...

WATCH: The Situation Bombs At The Roast Of Donald Trump

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Maybe comedy ain't my game right now." Truer words were never spoken, neither by man nor meathead. The question was not whether Mike "The Situati...

WATCH: Sneak Peak Of Seth MacFarlane & Snoop At Trump Roast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Comedy Central gathered together some of the most merciless comedians in the business on Wednesday night to roast Donald Trump. Long-time roasters Li...

Attention, Hollywood: High-Concept Idea for Sale!

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The following has been copyrighted and registered with the Writers Guild. But feel free to contact me to buy it: It's a ribald romantic comedy called Grandma Is a Cougar.

Pam Anderson, Seth MacFarlane & More Roast David Hasselhoff

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The roast we've all been waiting for is finally here. Last night, regular roasters Pam Anderson, Seth MacFarlane, Whitney Cummings, Greg Giraldo, Lisa...

The 'Hoff' Talks Sex With Co-Stars On Upcoming Roast (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We're pretty excited for the upcoming roast of David Hasselhoff this Sunday, August 15. Not only will all your favorite roasters be there, but The Hof...

The David Hasselhoff Roast Looks To Be Hofftastic (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Comedy Central Roast Of David Hasselhoff won't air until August 15, but we've got some clips of what went down during the filming this weekend. Ca...