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Brands Are Flocking to the Star Wars Nerd Procession The Course of the Force attracts big sponsors

If you’re driving down the Pacific Coast Highway this summer, and you see a cadre of Sand People or a lightsaber-wielding Boba Fett, don’t be alarmed. The Course of the…

June 2, 2013, 11:14 PM EDT

Comedy Central Brings Live Stand-Up to Your Phone Symbiotic relationship with Web video

This June, stand-up comedy is coming to your cellphone. And your iPad. And your connected TV. And your computer. It’s all part of Comedy Central’s CC: Stand-Up app, a sort…

April 28, 2013, 11:47 PM EDT

Live From Yahoo, It’s Saturday Night Live! Deal includes 38 seasons of archival content

On the eve of the much anticipated digital Newfronts, during which 18 programmers will attempt to make the case for Web originals, Yahoo has struck a major deal to add…

April 24, 2013, 11:08 PM EDT

Information Diet: Fred Armisen Portlandia star is platform agnostic when it comes to his passion for music

Specs Age 45 Accomplishments Co-creator, star of IFC’s Portlandia (the special episode “Winter in Portlandia” airs Dec. 14; Season 3 premieres Jan. 4); Saturday Night Live cast member Base New York What’s the first information…

December 7, 2012, 5:35 AM EST

'SNL' Spoof of Brad Pitt's Chanel Ad Only Slightly Sillier Than the Real Thing Taran Killam takes a crack at it

That Saturday Night Live would skewer Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 campaign was "inevitable." That's the word the hunky actor poutingly emoted at the end of his much adored/discussed/maligned Chanel…

October 22, 2012, 9:16 AM EDT

Information Diet: Rachel Dratch 'SNL' alum is a fan of '30 Rock' and 'Parks and Rec,' but is also drawn to news headlines

Specs Age 46 Accomplishments Saturday Night Live alum; author of just released memoir Girl Walks into a Bar...: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle Base New York, NY What’s the first information you consume…

April 6, 2012, 5:05 AM EDT

Meet Lil' Poundcake, the Doll Who Gives Girls the HPV Vaccine A little jab'll do ya

There were no Michele Bachmann or Rick Perry skits on this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live, but the Republican politicians were there in spirit in this parody ad for…

October 3, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

Ben & Jerry’s Unveils 'SNL'-Themed Flavor Schweddy Balls anyone?

Vermont-based ice-creamery Ben & Jerry's is launching a new flavor of ice cream named after a classic Saturday Night Live sketch. The company announced that Schweddy Balls ice cream will…

September 8, 2011, 6:22 AM EDT

First Mover: Audie Cornish NPR’s new 'Weekend Edition Sunday' host on taking over a legacy show. And Schweddy Balls

You’re replacing Liane Hansen after 22 years. Is that daunting? Well, the person before her was Susan Stamberg and I could imagine that would’ve been pretty daunting. The way I look…

September 6, 2011, 6:42 AM EDT

SNL's The Lonely Island
Q&A: The Loneliest Admen SNL viral video stars The Lonely Island laugh all the way to the bank

The Lonely Island—SNL’s Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone—shot SNL into the digital age when its videos first went viral in 2007. Since then, several of the digital shorts,…

June 20, 2011, 6:38 AM EDT

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