Comedian Damienne Merlina responds to Ari Shaffir after he blasts her in Comedy Central special (Video)
When Comedy Central fans tuned in to watch Ari Shaffir’s one hour special, Passive Aggressive, they may have been taken aback by the smattering of nervous laughter that greeted the comedian during his set. Nervous because opening your big moment as a comedian, your hour-long special, with a pr... [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress calls heckler ‘social terrorist’ (Video)
Fresh off his stellar performance last night at Comedy Central’s Roast of Justin Bieber, Hannibal Buress released a video wherein he artfully and hilariously shuts down a heckler during his March 26 show at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. It seems there was an audience member wh... [Read More]
 
Why John Oliver Hates April Fools’ Day And Takes ‘No Prank’ Pledge In New ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video
You would think a comedian like John Oliver loves April Fools’ Day. Instead, the Last Week Tonight host posted a new video slamming the holiday and asking his viewers to take the “No Prank Pledge.” “April Fools’ Day is to comedy what St. Patrick’s Day is to I... [Read More]
 
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Plays Bambi On ‘SNL,’ Seeks Revenge On Hunters In Hilarious ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch Mocking New Live-Action Disney Movies (VIDEO)
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Bambi? If that sounds like something out of a Saturday Night Live skit, that’s because it was. The Fast & Furious 7 star mocked Disney’s penchant for live-action remakes (see: Cinderella and Maleficent) in a hilarious fake trailer on SNL. This... [Read More]
 
Bill Hicks mega-anthology set for release
Comedy Dynamics, the massive California-based comedy publisher, has teamed up with the Hicks estate to release a mega-anthology of every piece of Bill Hicks’ creative material ever created, including recordings of his stand-up performances and candid photos never before seen by the public, acc... [Read More]
 
George Carlin portrait added to The Smithsonian museum gallery wall
George Carlin today has his own space on the wall of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, and it's because you wanted to "Recognize" him there. The Smithsonian held an online vote last month among three nominees to hang a comedian's portrait on the museum's "Recognize" wall -- Carlin, Ellen ... [Read More]
 
Strangers With Candy funniest moments: 10 videos to celebrate one of the greatest comedies in television history
With the recent announcement from co-creators Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello that Strangers with Candy, Comedy Central’s late-90s cult classic, will never be resurrected in any way, SWC fans are mourning the loss of Jerri Blank and her excellent taste in whack-ass jewelry. Maybe Jerri has gone b... [Read More]
 
50 Weirdest Photos On The Internet Compilation (Video)
If there’s one thing the Internet is good for, it’s for finding the weirdest photos in the world. Before the Internet we had to revel in our own photos—or, at best, our friends’ or family’s photos. But now, especially with the help of the fine folks at World Wide Interw... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais’ Netflix show ‘Derek’ signs off with an hour special. Watch the trailer now!
Derek Noakes is returning to Netflix one last time for a one-hour heartfelt Derek special. Ricky Gervais reprises his British retirement home caretaker one last time in the United States on April 3. It already aired in the U.K. in December. Derek captivated American audiences after its original Brit... [Read More]
 
Maysoon Zayid wants to kill Internet trolls with kindness, and comedy (Video)
Comedians and Internet trolls seem to have a peculiar relationship. While nobody relishes getting dumped on by some anonymous shithead on Twitter, Reddit, or anywhere else the subhuman roam, comedians are in the unique position to craft their art around troll fuel. Well respected and beloved comedia... [Read More]