Magazine article Variety

Just for Laughs Fetes Funnymen

Magazine article Variety

Just for Laughs Fetes Funnymen

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ANDY SAMBERG

Comedy Person of the Year

2014 started with a bang for Andy Samberg, who took home a Golden Globe for his performance on his hit Fox laffer "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which also won best comedy. He is slated to appear in Ryan Murphy's upcoming musical comedy "One Hit Wonders."

SETH ROGEN AND EVAN GOLDBERG

Comedy Directors of the Year

Rogen and Goldberg are behind such hits as "Superbad," "This Is the End" and the upcoming "The Interview." The comedy-duo have animated "Sausage Party" on deck as well as AMC pilot "Preacher," and an untitled project starring Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie.

BILL BURR

Standup Comedian of the Year

Burr switches his jokes up every few weeks and uses humor to touch on socially taboo topics. Upcoming projects include the Kevin Costner drama "Black & White," the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival and his weekly "The Monday Morning Podcast." His fourth standup special will hit Netflix soon. …

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