Episode #220: HBO’s Crashing with Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes
Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes first met on a podcast, and ever since, have developed a wonderful working relationship. Holmes first pitched the idea for Crashing to Apatow on his late great TBS late-night show, and I caught up with both the stand-up comedian and the writer/director/producer on the set... [Read More]
Chris Hardwick returns to Talking Dead
A tearful Chris Hardwick returned to host Talking Dead last night. “Normally, I recap the show we’re about to talk about here, but instead, I really just want to take a minute and say I’m so appreciative to be standing here right now. And I want to thank you, The Walking Dead&... [Read More]
Book these women for your comedy festivals, showcases and panels for 2018
We’re almost one year removed from the first wave of mainstream media attention toward the underreported and overlooked mistreatment of women in all walks of life (but particularly in comedy and show business, as Tig Notaro’s second season of One Mississippi shone a spotlight on the hars... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Sydnee Washington
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood... [Read More]
R.I.P. Marva L. Moncrieffe aka Simply Marvalous
Whether you spelled it marvalous or marvelous, Marva L. Moncrieffe was simply funny. The comedian known as Simply Marvalous died Wednesday in hospice care in Baton Rouge, La. Moncrieffe was 64. She had her own HBO half-hour comedy special in 1994, and followed that up with appearances on Def Comedy ... [Read More]
Michael Palascak on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Michael Palascak performed on Wednesday’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and got seven minutes to joke about money management, and how parenting must feel like a horrible unpaid internship. Roll the clip! [Read More]
Chris Garcia finds solace and comedy in new WNYC project “Death Sex and Money”
WNYC Studios is prepping a new project hosted by comedian Chris Grace called Death Sex & Money, and they’d love your input on it. “This project is a work in progress—but we’re sharing it with you now because WNYC Studios wants  your feedback as we explore new shows a... [Read More]
Everything is Terrible! tours behind The Great Satan
Found footage collective, Everything Is Terrible!, is unveiling both a film and a live tour to close out the summer of 2018, and you’re invited. TOUR DATES 8/31 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Blind Pig 9/1 – Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class 9/2 – Pittsburgh, PA &ndas... [Read More]
Refinery29 launches late-night talk show, After After Party, on Facebook Watch
Refinery29, has entered the late-night talk show realm, but it’s hosting its After After Party on Facebook Watch. The nightly show kicks off at 9 p.m. Eastern on Aug. 13, with comedian Sonia Denis hosting. The format includes panel discussions with comedians, journalists and celebrit... [Read More]
Comedy Spit Roast mixes comedians and porn for Brazzers event
If the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis wasn’t down and dirty enough for you, well, then Brazzers has a treat for you. The porn brand is putting on its first porn-themed comedy event, Brazzers Presents: Comedy Spit Roast, with Lisa Ann presiding over a dais that includes both comedians and... [Read More]