Amber Ruffin Sings About Why “It’s Good to Be Black” at The Second City in 2007
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
‘GLOW’ Starring Alison Brie and Marc Maron Premieres on Netflix in June
Last year, Netflix ordered a new show from Jenji Kohan based on the ’80s female wrestling show GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling), and today the streaming network dropped the first teaser as well as the premiere date. Alison Brie stars in the series as Ruth Wilder, “an out-of-work actre... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Responds to the Democrats’ Response to Trump’s Address to Congress
Here’s a clip from last night’s live Late Show episode, where Stephen Colbert takes a closer look at the very strange and confusing Democratic response to Trump’s address to Congress by former Kentucky governor Steve Beshear. “Showing a retired politician from a darkened cafe... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show’s Desi Lydic Attempts to Find Paid Trump Protesters in Alabama
Republican lawmakers have recently been flooded with angry constituents at town halls across the country in response to the Trump administration, and since Trump and his supporters keep alleging that the protesters are paid and bussed in from other districts, Daily Show correspondent Desi Lydic deci... [Read More]
Watch the Trailer for Amy Schumer’s Netflix Standup Special ‘The Leather Special’
Back in January, Netflix added a new standup special from Amy Schumer, and the streaming network recently released the trailer. Titled The Leather Special, it was taped at Denver’s Bellco Theater last year and debuts next Tuesday, March 7th. Schumer heads to the big screen next when her movie ... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel Return to ‘Late Night’ with More “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers welcomes back writers Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel for a new round of “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.” The two cover everything in the news from Birkenstocks to the Congressional Black Caucus to Adele’s Grammy ... [Read More]
Here’s the Season 2 Trailer for HBO’s ‘Animals’
HBO’s animated comedy Animals returns next month, and today the network released the first full trailer for the new season. Given a double-season order back in 2015, the show was co-created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, and season 2 features the voice talents of Whoopi Goldberg, Dan Harmo... [Read More]
Check Out the Short Film ‘Gravy’ Starring Matt Walsh and Rich Fulcher
If you’re a fan of Matt Walsh and Rich Fulcher, this new short film titled Gravy is an extra special treat. Written and directed by Mike Postalakis and co-produced by Matt Jones (Breaking Bad, Mom), the short has a simple premise: “Two old friends meet for a late night rumination on life... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, and Many More Are Headed to Comedy Central’s Inaugural Colossal Clusterfest
Comedy Central announced a new comedy/musical festival today, and the lineup for it is jam-packed with comedians and musicians. Called the Colossal Clusterfest, the festival has been in the works since last year and takes place in San Francisco from Friday, June 2nd through Sunday the 4th, and there... [Read More]
Michael Palascak Does Right By His Midwestern Roots
Comedian Michael Palascak’s story is a classic small town Midwestern boy done good tale. Palascak started standup in Chicago after leaving a comfortable corn fields-aplenty upbringing in Indiana. He took his outsider status and childhood anxiety and — with a little help from The Secret &... [Read More]