I Paid Good Money for Stephen Colbert’s Germs (I Think)
When the Colbert Report held an impromptu garage sale, I was determined to buy something -- even though I live in an entirely different country. The post I Paid Good Money for Stephen Colbert’s Germs (I Think) appeared first on Third Beat.... [Read More]
A Dead Presidents Podcast w/ George Washington? We talk to NYC Podfest founder Jeremy Wein about the 2015 editon
This year marks the 3rd Annual NYC Podcast Festival, now 3 days, which will take place Fri. Jan 9th-Sun. Jan. 11th. Things kick off at the Bell House with 2 staples in the podcasting universe. RISK! and The Flop House. Here’s our recent interview with the festival’s founder and co-produc... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Miles Kahn Has any country threatened us not to see Into the Woods yet? Because that would save everyone a lot of time. Doug Abeles The threat to bomb theaters screening Sony's "Th... [Read More]
Sony cancels release of “The Interview” movie in wake of widespread hacking, terrorist threats
After weeks of embarrassing reveals by unknown computer hackers who cracked into Sony Pictures, it was a terrorist threat with references to another 9/11 that prompted movie theater chains to pull back from the release of The Interview, and now a full cancellation from Sony. Sony released this state... [Read More]
John Cleese Explains the Difference Between American and British Comedy Fans
by Megh Wright "The Americans are more enthusiastic and more likely to engage in hyperbole. The British fans are liable to suddenly be talking to you about something that you don't know how you got into the conversation. I think it's something to do with the fact that they've been watching you for s... [Read More]
'MythBusters' Will Air a 'Simpsons'-Themed Episode Next Month
by Megh Wright The Discovery Channel's hit series MythBusters returns for a 13th season next month, and hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that the premiere will be dedicated to busting some myths from the world of Springfield. "Several people were like, ... [Read More]
All Five Top Theater Chains Drop 'The Interview'
by Megh Wright It's a sad day for comedy, free speech, and people who hate losing against terrorists. According to THR, all five major movie theater chains — Regal Entertainment, AMC Entertainment, Cinemark, Carmike Cinemas, and Cineplex Entertainment — have announced that they've decide... [Read More]
Jon Stewart calls Congress bill “the Bill Cosby of legislation” (Video)
Congress recently passed the sneaky Cromnibus spending bill last week and Daily Show host Jon Stewart was not about to let politicians’ bullshit go undetected, calling it “the Bill Cosby of legislation.” The 1,600-page budget bill is a routine piece of legislation that decides how ... [Read More]
This Week in Web Videos: 'Neighbors'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Do what you want all the time and, even when you're not funny, chances are you'll learn something about how to be funnier. That's the gist of the advice Jackie Jennings gives and after watching her great series Neighbors, it's pretty clear that this strategy works. So, learn abou... [Read More]
FXX’s late night animation block will premiere January 22nd
FXX, the FX network’s comedy-centric sister channel, will be launching a new late night animation block in 2015. In an announcement today, the network revealed the new weekly hourlong block will premiere on Thursday, January 22nd at midnight. Along for the ride is the underrated series Lu... [Read More]