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by WitStream Andy Levy is adam levine in this and does he die a horrible death or did i just put it on for nothing #sharknado2 Eli Braden BREAKING: SyFy planning 'Cigar Aficionado', about a tor... [Read More]
Gary Gulman Is Celebrating 20 Years in Comedy with the 'It's About Time' Tour
by Megh Wright Standup and two-time Last Comic Standing finalist Gary Gulman is going on tour. Titled It's About Time, the tour marks Gulman's 20th year in comedy and will make stops in Philadelphia, LA, Chicago, D.C., and more and conclude on December 13th at the Bowery Ballroom in New York. Here's... [Read More]
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Aaron Paul, and Alison Brie Are Animal-People in the 'BoJack Horseman' Trailer
by Megh Wright Here's the trailer for Netflix's new animated series BoJack Horseman, which will make its debut on the streaming network next month and stars Will Arnett as the washed up former horse star BoJack with Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris, and Alison Brie as his group of animal-people friends. BoJa... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mike Myers Does 'WTF with Marc Maron'
by Jessye McGarry The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater gets November release date
Last year, Jon Stewart took his first leave of absence from hosting The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to make his directorial debut with Rosewater. The film, bought by Open Road Films, will finally see the light of day with a Nov. 7 release date. Rosewater is based on the true story of BBC journalist ... [Read More]
Bob Odenkirk Has a New Album and Upcoming Tour with Brandon Wardell
by Megh Wright In an uncommon but awesome move, Bob Odenkirk is including his opening act Brandon Wardell on his new album Amateur Hour, which was recorded back in May at LA's NerdMelt Theater. Wardell posted the news on his Facebook page yesterday and also revealed that he'll be joining Odenkirk on... [Read More]
#TBT to Dave Stone’s (disastrous) Birthday Party
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. A couple of months ago, while surfing through Youtube, I stumbled upon this great sketch featuring LA comedian Dave Sto... [Read More]
How 'Nathan for You' Brilliantly Blows Up Reality TV
by Brad Becker-Parton Popularized by The Office in the early 2000s, the “mockumentary” format has become the common TV style choice to tell loose, location-based, low-concept, character-driven comedies. However, aside from the interview cutaways and the cheeky Jim Halpert camera looks, s... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia reassures Jimmy Fallon that he is not a creep
Mike Birbiglia stopped by The Tonight Show for a lovely chat with Jimmy Fallon. Birbiglia tells Fallon about an awkward bus ride in Brooklyn with a creepy man and an attractive woman, who made for one uncomfortable ride. To be clear, Birbiglia insists he was not being the creep the other man was, bu... [Read More]
Mike Tyson Made Sure the 'Mike Tyson Mysteries' Comic-Con Panel Was More Ridiculous Than Informative
by Megh Wright Mike Tyson Mysteries is undoubtedly the most bizarre-sounding and anticipated upcoming show on Adult Swim, but don't watch the cast's Rob Corddry-hosted Comic-Con panel if you're looking for more details about it. Instead watch it to see Mike Tyson talk about his 2,000 pigeons, confus... [Read More]