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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais is PETA’s Person of the Year

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, otherwise known as PETA, apparently has a “Person of the Year” award that they give out and for 2013, they’ve decided to bestow the honour upon Ricky Gervais. Is he a vegetarian? Not that that’s a stipulation of the prize, but one would think… In any case, he’s been...

Ricky Gervais Explains Why He’s Funny

Ugh, the headline is needlessly snarky, I know. What I meant to type was, “Ricky Gervais explains the differences between American and British humor, and then goes on to explain why he’s funny.” Gervais penned the column for Time, and it’s well worth reading (boy howdy, I’ve started saying that a lot about Ricky...

Ricky Gervais Weighs in on “Fame”

I like Ricky Gervais, even though he constantly finds new uncharted ways to be obnoxious. Ah, here we are: last summer, I called him “affably irritating.” I think that still fits. His newest, Life’s Too Short, premieres Sunday on HBO (I posted a great clip over here). Anytime Gervais writes a column for the Huffington...

Ricky Gervais Under Fire for Athiest Tweets

So, that was the Tweet that set off a tirade of Christians to bash Ricky Gervais, saying that if he had any Twitter followers, they must be heathens and athiests and horrible, bad, bad people – much like him, I guess, huh? See, though I am a Christian, I think people are entitled to think and feel how they choose to when it comes to...