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Jon Lovitz, Patrice O'Neal, and Amy Schumer Join the Dark Chaos of the Charlie Sheen Roast

Venerated comedy icons Mike Tyson and Steve-O will be joined on the Charlie Sheen Roast dais by Jon Lovitz, Patrice O'Neal, and Amy Schumer. Lovitz may not have been doing much in the past few decades (wait, scratch that, his Wikipedia page says he did play the role of "Homeless man" on Hot in Cleveland), but at least these three are, you know, comedians. And the addition of Schumer, along with previous roaster Anthony Jeselnik, should be a particularly exciting injection of youth into the roast proceedings.

In case you were getting worried that the Charlie Sheen roast wouldn't be a ridiculous exercise in insanity and randomness, [...]

I Have Promised My People…You Will Burn In The Fire!: William Shatner's Most Unintentionally Hilarious Roles, 1968-1978

William Shatner is more than aware of his ironic cool in this day and age, subjecting himself with a knowing wink to Comedy Central roasts, goofball cameos in the WWE, and spoken word covers of Black Sabbath classics featuring burly guitarist Zakk Wylde. However, there was a time when the Shat played things straighter than his hairpiece, barreling through "serious" fare with the fierce determination of an Eastwood or a Newman (or at least a ham who thought he was an Eastwood or a Newman). Sometimes the material was bad, sometimes Shatner was bad, but we can certainly agree that the following entries on Little Willie's résumé are LOL-worthy [...]