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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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  8. 'Silicon Valley' Star Thomas Middleditch Talks Improv on HBO Show

    9:50 am 6/17/2015

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  9. 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

  10. 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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