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Talking to Morgan Murphy About Her New Standup Special, '2 Broke Girls', and Her Beginnings in Comedy

It’s easy to be funny in private. Standup, however, is an entirely different thing. After watching Morgan Murphy effortlessly kill at a packed room at Laugh Factory, it became clear to me why she has been responsible (at least partially) for so much TV comedy. Murphy currently writes and produces the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Before that, she wrote for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (where she was part of the original writing staff), and Crank Yankers and consulted on Human Giant. After over a decade in comedy, Murphy released her first standup special, Irish Goodbye, earlier this year, and I recently chatted with her about [...]

The Vine 5 Film Festival: Jackasses, Yokels, *and* Idiots

Vine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very least, challenges comedians to bring a little more laughter into this world. Every Tuesday we showcase five of the funniest short shorts of the past week.

Your RSS feed might be difficult and not show the videos, but trust us – they are there.

The Vine app continues to expand its reach, with none other than POTUS himself singing up. And during Jimmy Fallon's monologue on Friday night, a bit aired where "Barack Obama" failed to grasp the six second maximum [...]

Someone to Follow on a Friday: @morgan_murphy

Everybody is a comedian on Twitter, but only a select few are worthy enough to have all of their witticisms transmitted to you, the ever busy comedy fan trying to navigate through an increasingly congested internet. Every Friday we'll make your life a little bit easier by introducing you to an individual who consistently makes us laugh.

Morgan Murphy has made you laugh, probably without you realizing it. She's a stand-up comedian that has written for Crank Yankers, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and currently on 2 Broke Girls. If that isn't enough to convince you to follow @morgan_murphy on Twitter, consider the following: