Caryn James

Stephen Colbert Supports Spoiler Alerts (Video)

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  • September 7, 2011 11:49 AM
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A new study finds that people are more likely to enjoy a story if they already know the ending. Is it true? The Colbert Report returned from hiatus last night with a look at happy endings, America's woes, and life's ultimate spoiler. --Natalie Wright

David Letterman Knows Who His Real Enemies Are (Video)

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 23, 2011 2:30 AM
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You've probably heard that some renegade crackpot on a jihadist website issued a death threat against David Letterman recently. On last night's show, Letterman turned the situaiton into a joke - actually a Leno joke - about all the people who hate him.

Louis C.K. Wonders: Why Not More Murder and Mayhem?

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 19, 2011 1:10 AM
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Pessimists of the world, unite! Louis C.K., exercising utter common sense, is amazed that there isn't even more murder and violence in the world, as he tells Conan O'Brien. And now that you think about it ....

Jeff Bridges Sings on Colbert (Video)

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  • August 18, 2011 1:48 AM
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Jeff Bridges was singing and playing guitar long before Crazy Heart, but winning the Oscar for playing the washed-up then reformed country singer has given a new jolt to his career sideline.

Conan's "Jersey Shore" Audition Tapes: Will Jesse Eisenberg Join the Cast?

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 16, 2011 6:04 AM
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If you're tired of Snooki and the rest of Jersey Shore's real-life cartoons, Conan OBrien has a solution: new cast members. Here he gives us audition tapes from a half-dozen well-known, extremely unlikely faces. All I'll give away: Jesse Eisenberg is one of them, and not nearly the oddest choice.

Watch Emma Stone's Latest Acting Role With Jimmy Fallon

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 12, 2011 2:21 AM
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With two big summer movies to promote - The Help and Crazy Stupid Love - Emma Stone has been on talk shows a lot lately, and she has become one of those guests who does more than turn up.

Watch Conan React As James Franco Talks About Grandma and Porn

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  • August 10, 2011 2:59 AM
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James Franco, man of many projects, was talking about his youthful, amateurish attempt to make a sex tape, when a mention of Grandma sent Conan over the edge.

Jon Stewart Takes on Newsweek's Wild-Eyed Michele Bachmann Cover

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 10, 2011 1:34 AM
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Jon Stewart takes on the much-talked about, wild-eyed photo of Michele Bachmann on the cover of Newsweek, and uncharactertically overlooks the most crucial point: the cover was meant to generate the flood of attention it's getting now. Newsweek editor Tina Brown doesn't just go trolling for buzz; she knows how to generate it. Do you think she didn't realize people would be talking about her Diana-at-50 recreation? She knows exactly what she's doing.

Stephen Colbert Tries Not To Panic At the Credit Downgrade

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 9, 2011 2:53 AM
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Oh great, now we're a nation of waffle-eating kiwis. That's how Stephen Colbert sees the fallout from the credit downgrade to AA+, which puts the U.S. in the company of Hobbit-infested New Zealand.

Watch Josh Groban's Unexpectedly Funny Top Ten

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 4, 2011 1:47 AM
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What would it take to make the lethally unhip Josh Groban funny? This thoroughly clever, hilariously–written Top Ten List of Rejected Josh Groban songs. He keeps a straight face and sings his lungs out on creaky standards – God Bless America, Somewhere Over the Rainbow – whose lyrics are twisted to include Kim Kadashian’s butt, Rupert Murdoch’s phone hacking and other cultural touchstones.

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