This week in comedy: We previewed lots of upcoming laughs
This week was chock-full of short glimpses into the future. We watched trailers for Portlandia, Comedians Getting Coffee in Cars, and Chelsea Peretti’s upcoming Netflix special One of the Greats, saw a snippet of how Chris Rock’ return to Saturday Night Live might go, ... [Read More]
Elvira hosts Funny Or Die’s 2014 Halloween Anthology
The original Mistress of the Dark, Elvira hosts Funny Or Die’s 2014 Halloween Anthology. The comedy video service put out a trilogy of Halloween themed sketches including: a haunted edition of House Hunters, a stoner nightmare, and the ultimate found footage horror. Check it out. Elvira hosts ... [Read More]
Paul Reubens gives some unqualified advice on ‘Tonight Show’
After announcing he was working on a new Pee-Wee Herman movie, Paul Reubens sat down for a segment of “Unqualified Advice” backstage of The Tonight Show. Reubens gives out tips to viewers about the best vacation spots, Halloween costumes suggestions, and appropriate venues for a 40yr old... [Read More]
Bad Judge not good, A to Z only makes it to M, as NBC will cancel both new sitcoms
Must-See Thursdays were how long ago, now? NBC has decided to scrap another lineup of new Thursday night sitcoms, halting production on both Bad Judge and A to Z in a Halloween massacre after both rookie shows failed to reach even a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49 last night. Last night's episode of B... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: Something Something Spoooooky
by Stephanie Simon -Maria Bamford gave us a look inside her weird and wonderful world. -Amy Poehler’s new book Yes Please came out this week and we declared it the best non-self-help self-help book ever. -Our Second City archives had Bob Odenkirk and David Pasquesi facing off in a heated polit... [Read More]
Laughspin Podcast: Jeannette Rizzi talks Blindsided, suicide, monks and nuns
On the newest episode of The Laughspin Podcast – the historic 100th episode! – Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino sits down with comedian Jeannette Rizzi. While the chat with Rizzi is filled with fun, laughs, hijinks and more, the pair do delve into more serious fare like depression and suici... [Read More]
Check Out UCB's Special Halloween Series 'Gary Saves the Graveyard'
by Megh Wright Here's the first episode of Gary Saves the Graveyard, an equally spooky and hilarious web series by UCB that marks their largest production to date. The series follows a man who takes up a new job at a cemetery only to make some unlikely friends inside the gates. Gary Saves the Gravey... [Read More]
The John Oliver Video Sweepstakes
by John Herrman Each week, the ᴄᴏɴᴛᴇɴᴛ industry observes a sacred ritual: Together, but not quite in sync, dozens of websites embed and then post the longest segment from John Oliver's HBO show, Last Week Tonight. This video is made available by HBO shortly af... [Read More]
Noël Wells Plays a Monster Manager in 'Cracked's New Halloween Web Series
by Megh Wright Cracked premiered a new web series this week called Monster Managers featuring Soren Bowie and SNL alum Noël Wells that's the perfect way to celebrate Halloween. In the above episode, the PR managers reveal the true secret to sustaining a career as a working zombie. Click through... [Read More]
Win $250 Amazon Gift Card from truTV’s Friends of the People!
TruTV premiered its very first sketch comedy series Friends of the People this past Tuesday. And if you haven’t peeped it, make sure to head on over to the show’s official site to watch some videos. We promise you’ll love it. To celebrate the premiere Friends of the People executi... [Read More]