My Pod Week: Week ending 11/23/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! I WAS THERE TOO (Aliens with Ricco Ross) 1986 was... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Andres Du Bouchet Dear black people, please try to PEACEFULLY take it up the ass for a few hundred more years thaaaanks your raps & dunks rule! Josh Gondelman Reminder On Thurs... [Read More]
Best Michael Jackson Songs – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 112
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]
Here's a Bunch of Old "Satellite TV" Sketches from 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien'
by Megh Wright Late Night with Conan O'Brien was home to countless weird and wonderful sketches during its run on NBC from 1993-2009, and over the past week a YouTube user has been uploading old clips of the recurring "Satellite TV" segment, in which O'Brien would share with the audience some of the... [Read More]
Scott and Reggie Consult with Comic Book Expert Kevin Smith on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
by Megh Wright Ahead of this Friday's new episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!, IFC released the above sneak peek featuring Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts showing guest Kevin Smith the most priceless comic books they own. Who would've thought that a first edition copy of The Adventures of Scotty Man would... [Read More]
Watch cut SNL sketch “Def TED Talks”
This week, NBC posted online a cut sketch from last week’s SNL hosted by Cameron Diaz. Diaz stars alongside a large handful of cast members in this a Def Jam/TED Talks hybrid show hosted by Jay Pharoah as Russell Simmons. The sketch was written by Michael Che and Bryan Tucker. I know it’... [Read More]
Joel McHale Is Developing an E! Show About Mean Internet Comments
by Megh Wright Joel McHale is currently working on a new show for E! all about the snarky world of internet comments. Deadline reports that the network has given a pilot order to an untitled show hosted by comedian Michael Kosta that will "focus on deconstructing the often snarky comments on popular... [Read More]
Watch "Def TED Talks," a Cut 'SNL' Sketch by Michael Che and Bryan Tucker
by Megh Wright NBC uploaded a sketch this week called "Def TED Talks" that was cut from the latest episode of SNL hosted by Cameron Diaz, which was written by Michael Che and Bryan Tucker and features Diaz and a ton of cast members in a Def Jam/TED Talks mashup show hosted by Jay Pharoah as Russell ... [Read More]
Saturday Night's Children: Tina Fey (2000-2006)
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 39 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member every other week for your viewing, learning, and laughing pleasure. Af... [Read More]
Happy Harassment Day! Patrice O’Neal breaks it down
There’s a big holiday happening this week! No, not Thanksgiving. Not Black Friday. Not even Wednesday, the biggest club night of the year. I’m talking about today, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, known as Harassment Day. What is Harassment Day you ask? Well, it’s the brainchild of... [Read More]