This week on TV: Wyatt’s in Brooklyn
Some of late night television is dark this week. But this is 2014 and that means we’re never short on the content. With that in mind, the one and only Wyatt Cenac and his new stand-up special, Brooklyn is available for stream on Netflix. Monday, October 20th Jason Segel, Steve Harvey on The To... [Read More]
Couple Gets Stuck During Sex In Sea! Why Italian Lovers Were Hospitalized Following Intercourse At Porto San Giorgio
Having sex in the sea sounds like a perfectly romantic date. But one Italian couple learned the hard way that things can go terribly wrong. The lovers had to be hospitalized after getting stuck toegther in the water. The hilarious incident took place at the Porto San Giorgo beach in Italy’s ea... [Read More]
Kevin Hart Helps Bus Driver Ganesha Bradley-Douglas Get Job Back After National Car Rental Suspended Her For Taking Selfie With Him (VIDEO)
When National Car Rental bus driver Genesha Bradley-Douglas saw the opportunity to take a selfie with Kevin Hart, she knew she could not turn it down. Sadly, this led to Bradley-Douglas getting suspended from her job. But Hart, ever the gentleman, posted a video online defending the driver that led ... [Read More]
Review: Artie Lange, “The Stench of Failure,” on Comedy Central
Artie Lange has been through a lot the past four years; heck the past fourteen years; hell, make it 40. He says as much at the end of his new stand-up special, which premieres at midnight tonight on Comedy Central: "Thank you for not forgetting me, guys. I've been through some hell." Lange easily co... [Read More]
Image of Doug Stanhope laughs in the face of self-destruction - LA Times
Doug Stanhope laughs in the face of self-destruction - LA Times
Doug Stanhope has been taking his outrageous, self-destructive world view to his fans for years. Surrounded by a few cronies, he stands in the gloom, nursing two packs of Marlboros and a tumbler of vodka adorned with a splash of juice. He switches to a Three Rum Scum, a kitschy concoction advertised as "a brisk inbreeding of three different rums," before moving on to a series of Miller Lites, downed from the bottle. [Read More]
This week in comedy: IFC brings back some shows
The past few weeks have seen some interesting and hilarious developments on Saturday Night Live, but with that show on a small hiatus until November 1, the late night circuit instead provided the most laughter this week. Some of today’s funniest faces popped up on Tonight Show, Conan,&nbs... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' and 'The Birthday Boys' Return
by Stephanie Simon -We took a look at the TV networks’ comedy depth charts; we examined which network offers the most in quantity, which offer the most in quality, and who’s taking the biggest risks. -We talked with Dane Cook about his standup evolution, joke theft allegations, and the &... [Read More]
Amy Poehler Is Developing an NBC Comedy About an Agnostic Woman
by Megh Wright Amy Poehler has another NBC show in the works. Deadline reports that Poehler has teamed up with Parks and Recreation writer/producer Aisha Muharrar for a single-cam workplace comedy for the network that follows "a young, agnostic woman who inherits a church and the crew of strong-will... [Read More]
Watch Dave Chappelle Do a Four-Hour Standup Set in 2009
by Megh Wright NYC comedy club Comic Strip Live has been posting a ton of vintage standup clips lately (see Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, and Jerry Seinfeld), and today they added a new clip that's a gold mine for Dave Chappelle fans — nearly four full hours of him doing standup and riffing wi... [Read More]
The Birthday Boys pick their favorite sketches from IFC, the UCB and online
The Birthday Boys arrived at IFC last year as a fully-fledged sketch group and TV show with the stamp of approval from Bob Odenkirk, who also made himself the group's honorary eighth member. For season two, which premieres tonight, The Birthday Boys have recruited several other comedy stars who were... [Read More]