Trevor Noah is the current favorite to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show
As we know, Jon Stewart is marked to step down as host of The Daily Show later this year. As far as speculation as to the replacement we know there’s a short list. But now it appears one of the show’s correspondents has emerged as the front runner. Variety is reporting that South African... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: 'Super Troopers 2' Is a Go
by Stephanie Simon -Broken Lizard launched an Indiegogo Campaign this week to make Super Troopers 2 and it reached its $2M goal within a day. -We got a behind the scenes look at the secret technology that makes The Daily Show and Last Week Tonight work. -Chris Tucker's long-awaited standup special, ... [Read More]
Watch Aasif Mandvi's Fantastic Radio and Television Correspondents' Association Dinner Speech
by Megh Wright On Wednesday night The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi gave a speech at the 2015 Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner, and the whole thing is now online in full. Mandvi's speech has pretty much everything, from improvement advice for C-SPAN ("C-SPAN needs to be more like C... [Read More]
Take a Tour of Some Futuristic Brasilia Hotspots with Reggie Watts
by Megh Wright Looking for a new vacation destination? Consider Brasilia, the subject of a short film directed by Benjamin Dickinson that premiered on Indiewire today. The short features Reggie Watts as a friendly tour guide of the city in a disturbing, near-future sci-fi alternate reality. Here's t... [Read More]
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 movie clip “Bean Bag Marble Shootout”
Here’s a clip from the upcoming sequel starring Kevin James. Blart is the “master” of the Segway, but it’s a bunch of marbles that finish the job in this clip. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 hits theaters April 17. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 movie clip “Bean Bag Marble Shootout&rdq... [Read More]
NBC orders 13 new episodes of 90s comedy Coach starring Craig T. Nelson
Coach, the sitcom starring Craig T. Nelson as football coach Hayden Fox, will be back on television this fall. NBC has ordered a new 13 episode season of the 90s sitcom. Coach has been off air for the past two decades but Nelson is set to reprise his role. The original series of Coach aired on ... [Read More]
Talking to Gary Richardson (@garyyesgary) About Writing Jokes and Twitter's Power to Make Something Huge
by Jenny Nelson Gary Richardson is a writer and performer having the time of his life in Brooklyn. He performs live around the city and encourages you to see him do live stuff if you can, but to find his internet stuff if you can't. This week I talked with Richardson about three of his favorite twee... [Read More]
Trailer for new Starz comedy Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart produced by Seth MacFarlane
Patrick Stewart is Walter Blunt in Blunt Talk, a new comedy created by Jonathan Ames and Executive Produced by Seth MacFarlane. Coming this summer to STARZ. Trailer for new Starz comedy Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart produced by Seth MacFarlane appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Andy Woodhull on Conan
Stand-up comedian Andy Woodhull loves his wife. But he cannot arrive on time to a function if he is waiting for his wife first. And as Woodhull explained on Thursday's Conan, it's not as if arguing with her or convincing her to change her ways will do any good, because she knows just what to say to ... [Read More]
Watch the First Trailer for 'Blunt Talk' Starring Patrick Stewart
by Megh Wright Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames has a new Seth MacFarlane-produced show premiering on Starz this summer called Blunt Talk, and today the pay network released the first trailer. Patrick Stewart stars as a British host of an American cable news show "in which he gives advice on how... [Read More]