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  1. Jordan Peele on Dodging Certain Network Notes: "We Have This Wonderful Thing Called the Race Card"

    11:00 am 6/21/2015

    "Any time you get a note you don't like you go, 'It's a black thing.' And that's the end of the conversation."Read more

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  2. Ricky Gervais on Humor: "There's Nothing Funnier Than Real Life"

    11:00 am 6/20/2015

    "It's my favorite thing, making the ordinary extraordinary. I think that resonates more, and then the funny is sort of easy."Read more

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  3. 'Silicon Valley's Thomas Middleditch: "Improv on [This] Show Isn't About Rewriting a Scene"

    12:30 pm 6/19/2015

    "A guy like Zach Woods, who's an incredible improviser, it's all his little improvs that didn't even make it into the show that everyone was like, 'Oh, I know how to write for you now.' And now he's become this very weird guy with a lot of hidden secrets, which has pretty much just come out of him."Read more

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  4. Fred Armisen on 'Portlandia' Inspiration: "It's Never Ending ... So Far!"

    10:30 am 6/19/2015

    He pegs his dream comedy collaborator as Prince, but says he would also love to work with Louis C.K. on "Portlandia."Read more

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  5. Will Forte on 'SNL' Sketches: "You Go In Knowing There's a Chance of Total Failure"

    12:00 pm 6/18/2015

    "You do something called 'Fart Face,' you're not expecting it's going to win any artistic awards."Read more

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  6. Don Cheadle on Being Funny: "Making People Laugh and You Laughing Yourself is the Best Feeling You Can Get"

    10:30 am 6/18/2015

    "My mom would say anything. You really can really just say anything, and if it's in the right spirit, it's really bonding."Read more

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  7. Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele and TV's Funniest Actors on Failed Fart Skits, Louis C.K. Worship and When to Play the Race Card

    10:00 am 6/17/2015

    Six top Emmy comedy contenders — including Fred Armisen, Don Cheadle, Will Forte and Thomas Middleditch — explore the merits of critics (consensus: no merit), the tyranny of political correctness and the humor they don't get.Read more

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  8. Fred Armisen on Portlandia Inspiration: "It's Never Ending...So Far!"

    9:50 am 6/17/2015

    "['Portlandia' is] mostly for us and for our fans, so when we've done a season of a type of sketch, we just think, 'let's change it up this year.'" Read more

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  9. Jordan Peele: "We Have This Wonderful Thing Called The Race Card"

    9:50 am 6/17/2015

    "Any time you get a note you don't like you go, 'it's a black thing,' and that's the end of the conversation."Read more

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  10. Don Cheadle: "Making People Laugh and You Laughing Yourself is the Best Feeling You Can Get"

    9:50 am 6/17/2015

    "My mom because she would say anything. You really can really just say anything, and if it's in the right spirit, it's really bonding."Read more

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