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Paul F. Tompkins and Bob Saget Talk Standup, Chumbawamba, 'Die Hard,' and More

Here's the latest installment of Paul F. Tompkins's web series Speakeasy with guest Bob Saget, who talks at length with Tompkins about how he got started as a standup, the relationship between comedy and death, his love for Chumbawamba, and a graphic story from his youth involving a fish smoking a cigarette.

Talking to Bob Saget About His New Special, His Audiences, And Why He Apologizes So Much

There are few people who don't know who Bob Saget is. But what they know him for is where it gets interesting. There are still devout Full House fans and America's Funniest Home Videos viewers who remember him from those family shows; others think first of his memorably filthy turn in The Aristocrats and his notoriously raunchy standup. His latest special, That's What I'm Talking About, premiered on Showtime in May and is now available as a CD/DVD/download.

In it, he addresses both public personas while incorporating several audience members into the show and finishing off with a few comedy songs. I got the chance to chat with him over the phone [...]

Bob Saget, John Stamos, and Dave Coulier Comfort a Sad Jimmy Fallon

Last night, Jimmy Fallon understandably felt a little sad about leaving Late Night, so the men from Full House (including Mr. Woodchuck) came on in character to cheer him up. Fallon is shockingly good at playing a little girl fishing for encouragement.

Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart, Bill Hader, Miss Piggy to Perform at Just For Laughs

From July 12th to the 29th, comedians of all sorts will descend upon Montreal for the 30th Just For Laughs festival. Performers include: Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Bill Hader, Bob Saget, John Pinette, Lewis Black, Jim Gaffigan, Patton Oswalt (who will also be the keynote speaker), Wayne Brady, Mario Cantone, and The Muppets. Chelsea Handler will be there accepting and, if her reputation serves her correctly, celebrating, her Comedy Person of the Year award. Also, Key & Peele will be receiving the Breakout Comedy Star award and Hannibal "The Accolade Machine" Buress will be named the Rising Comedy Star. We should all go but we have to make sure [...]

This Week in Comedy: Jason Sudeikis Leaves 'SNL', and Bob and David on Tour

-Jason Sudeikis announced his departure from Saturday Night Live. To commemorate his decade-long tenure as a writer and performer on the show, here's Sudeikis's best sketches.

-Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are going on tour in September to promote their new book of rejected screenplays and sketches, Hollywood Said No! We also got to see them appear together on Comedy Bang Bang.

-The Simpsons and Futurama are doing a crossover episode [...]

John Stamos' Cuddling Techniques Keep Your Lady/Bob Saget Happy

John Stamos' Guide To Cuddling will have you enjoying your snuggle buddy Bob Saget all night long, provided that you can keep your eye lids frozen open during Stamos Shark Sleep. It's also about time someone in the entertainment community came forward and put a voice to what we're all thinking: having your spare arm pinned under somebody truly is worse than death.