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#Comedian

Paul Rudd runs through New York, asking people to have sex with him*

*Well, someone else was doing the asking. Very few people said no.

Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman

He talks drinking and Ireland’s Olympic glory.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh. No Laughing Matter

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh.

Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, writes Lorraine Courtney.

Comedian sings Let It Go in the uncanny style of famous musical divas

We can’t let Let It Go, go.

From TheJournal.ie French 'Nazi salute' comic bids to overturn performance ban Dieudonne

French 'Nazi salute' comic bids to overturn performance ban

Dieudonne’s material, regarded by many as anti-Semitic, has gained attention outside France recently after footballer Nicolas Anelka performed the comic’s trademark ‘quenelle’ gesture.

Emile Hirsch to play Blues Brothers star John Belushi in new biopic

Hirsch is best known for his role in Into the Wild.

From The42 Snapshot: Dara Ó Briain takes in the hurling action at Semple Stadium Qi Hurling

Snapshot: Dara Ó Briain takes in the hurling action at Semple Stadium

The TV funnyman could still do a job at the edge of the square.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60 RIP

Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60

He was best known his work on comedy shows Not the Nine O’Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones.

9 reasons to love Will Ferrell even more than you do already

Not that you needed an excuse. But still.

From TheJournal.ie 6 reasons we love Nick Frost and Simon Pegg Sponsored By The World's End This post contains videos

6 reasons we love Nick Frost and Simon Pegg

One of the finer cinema bromances.

Russell Brand had his most orgasms ever ... in Dublin

This is really going to put Dublin on the map. The orgasm map at least.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian hits back after husband racially abused in her hometown Kinsale This post contains videos

Comedian hits back after husband racially abused in her hometown

Tara Flynn created a comedy sketch about a ‘racist B&B’ after her husband was subjected to racist abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe Savile

Freddie Starr grilled again in UK sex abuse probe

The comedian was initial arrested and bailed yesterday but was brought in for questioning again today by Scotland Yard.

From TheJournal.ie Frankie Boyle wins £54k in libel case against Daily Mirror Courts

Frankie Boyle wins £54k in libel case against Daily Mirror

Frankie Boyle won damages over an article in the Daily Mirror which described him as a “racist comedian”.

"I feel like the Rose of Tralee" - Irish comedian Aisling Bea wins big in Edinburgh

The coveted So You Think You’re Funny? prize has previously been won by David O’Doherty, Dylan Moran and Peter Kay.

Phyllis Diller RIP: 5 classic over-the-top moments RIP This post contains videos

Phyllis Diller RIP: 5 classic over-the-top moments

The pioneering female comic in some of her most memorable appearances.

VIDEO: Jimmy Carr takes on criticisms over tax avoidance

The comedian slagged himself off on last night’s episode of 8 Out Of 10 Cats on Channel 4.

From TheJournal.ie Jimmy Carr apologises for 'terrible error of judgement' over tax avoidance scheme Jimmy Carr This post contains images

Jimmy Carr apologises for 'terrible error of judgement' over tax avoidance scheme

Carr had been protecting £3.3 million annually by channelling funds through a Jersey-based company.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

Want timely healthcare? Just get three medical cards… Healthcare This post contains videos

Want timely healthcare? Just get three medical cards…

Amnesty International’s new campaign for equal access to healthcare in Ireland features Karl Spain, Eric Lalor, Colin Murphy, Peter Coonan, Eleanor Tiernan and Brían Gleeson.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Mourners pay tribute to comic legend Frank Carson Frank Carson This post contains images

In pictures: Mourners pay tribute to comic legend Frank Carson

Well-known figures including Lenny Henry, Barry McGuigan and Dana Rosemary Scallon are gathered for the ceremony in Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Funeral of comedian Hal Roach takes place in Dublin Hal Roach This post contains images

In pictures: Funeral of comedian Hal Roach takes place in Dublin

The iconic comedian was laid to rest in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian Frank Carson passes away aged 85 RIP This post contains videos

Comedian Frank Carson passes away aged 85

The Belfast-born comedian passed away at his home today surrounded by his family.

Roseanne Barr to seek US presidential bid

The comedian is running for the Green Party nomination in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Des Bishop shows cancelled as dad takes turn for the worse Des Bishop

Des Bishop shows cancelled as dad takes turn for the worse

Comedian won plaudits for show and documentary about his father who is suffering from terminal cancer.

Legendary comedian Bill Cosby took to Twitter last night to insist that rumours of his demise have – once again – been greatly exaggerated.

As ‘RIP Bill Cosby’ tweets spread around the internet like fires raging in a Russian forest, the 73-year-old was forced to issue a tweet of his own to show that he was very much alive and well.

Again, I’m rebuttaling rumors about my demise.

The comedian also appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live , where he told stand-in host Kyra Phillips how frustrating it is when people keep reporting your death prematurely.  Later that evening, he tweeted:

Emotional friends have called about this misinformation.

To the people behind the foolishness, I’m not sure you see how upsetting this is