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Keith Apicary Proves He's Tough Enough to Be a WWE Wrestler

Look out, WWE, because there's a new man in town who wants to be your next superstar wrestler. Comedian Nathan Barnatt's alter ego Keith Apicary has been campaigning to get on WWE for the last few months, and today he released a new video featuring supporters of his cause like Scott Aukerman, Garfunkel and Oates, Lauren Lapkus, Maculay Culkin, Keith's mom, WWE wrestlers Rikishi and Dolph Ziggler, and tons more. We believe in you, Keith!

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: WWE Writer Matt McCarthy

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to comedian Matt McCarthy about his job of working for the WWE as a creative writer. They talk about how he got the job, the demands of putting together a live wrestling show, and what it's like to work with Vince McMahon.

“It's SNL in a different city every week, no re-runs and no off-season. The monday show is three hours live, and then there is another hour for the audience, and then on tuesday they do four hours.” – Matt McCarthy on the demands of writing for WWE.

“This year is WrestleMania 29, and I [...]

Jon Stewart Kicked WWE's Seth Rollins in the Balls Last Night

There's been a war brewing between Jon Stewart and WWE wrestler Seth Rollins over the past month, which started when Rollins publicly insulted Stewart and The Daily Show during a WWE show in Orlando, which led to Stewart posting an ominous video response for Rollins, which led to Rollins crashing the end of last Thursday's Daily Show and challenging Stewart to a fight on Monday Night Raw. Not one to turn down a challenge, Stewart showed up during last night's show and had some harsh words for Rollins not long before delivering a swift kick to the wrestler's balls: "You may be stronger than me, you may [...]

Ken Jeong to Star in WWE-Produced Comedy with Hulk Hogan and David Hasselhoff

Ken Jeong is breaking into the world of WWE movies. Variety reports that the Community favorite has signed on to star in a comedy for WWE Studios with a working title of Untitled Celebrity Death Pool. The film will center on Jeong's character as "a struggling nightclub owner who after amassing a large debt from a loan shark, sets out to win a long-running celebrity death pool by attempting to kill Hasselhoff." Hasselhoff and WWE's own Hulk Hogan have both signed on to make cameo appearances.

Untitled Celebrity Death Pool isn't the only starring role to be announced for Jeong this summer; he's also set to topline the [...]