Books: Newswire: John Hodgman's That Is All getting an audiobook featuring Jon Hamm, Rachel Maddow, Brooke Shields, and more
Riverhead Books has announced that it will release That Is All—the third and final book in the Complete World Knowledge series by author, actor, and man with glasses John Hodgman—in paperback, e-book, and audiobook on Oct. 2. The audiobook will feature the comedy and musical stylings of Paul Rudd, J... [Read More]
TV: Newswire: No, Jason Sudeikis isn't leaving Saturday Night Live just yet
Delaying the day when Saturday Night Live puts a Mitt Romney wig on Kenan Thompson for at least another six months, Jason Sudeikis is confirmed to return to the show this season, ending months of speculation that he might give up the weekly grind to focus on his movie career and just hanging out wit... [Read More]
David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman among 2012 Kennedy Center honorees
This year's Kennedy Center honorees will have a mix of comedy and rock and roll. Dustin Hoffman, Led Zeppelin and "Late Show" host David Letterman are among seven people receiving the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors. Other recipients will include blues singer Buddy Guy and ballerina Natalia Makarova. [Read More]
'SNL' PROMOS! 'SNL' PROMOS! Etc.
What do you think happened in that flashback? Maybe Keean and Zooey Deschanel tried to do a flashback last season but causing that rip in the space time continuum resulted in both going into shock until eventually Zooey's giant eyes just imploded, so then the costume department had to go to a hidde... [Read More]
Heckler hits on Liz Miele during her dating jokes
Liz Miele was telling jokes about her dating life at a recent gig at Carolines on Broadway in New York City. So far, so good. Then a guy in the audience interrupted her to hit on her, yelling out and asking her out for drinks. How did you think that ... [Read More]
Inside the 5th annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
Has it been five years already? The fifth annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival kicks off Thursday night in Brooklyn's Gowanus and Park Slope neighborhoods, and it has become a full-fledged tradition in the New York City comedy scene that most of its ... [Read More]
Louis C.K. and Amy Poehler Amongst Emmy Presenters
Today, the Emmys announced their first handful of presenters for the September 23rd telecast. The list is made up exclusively of funny folks: Louis C.K., Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Ricky Gervais, Mindy Kaling, and Ginnifer Goodwin. OK, sure, Ginnifer Goodwin isn't known for being funny but her name i... [Read More]
Egg Returning to 'Arrested Development'
Her? Mae* Whitman, the actress that played Ann Hog on Arrested Development, told Hollywood.com that she will 100% be in the fourth season. "I definitely, definitely wouldn't ever let this chance go by without being a part of it. I told Mitch [Hurwitz] that I would stand outside the sound stage unti... [Read More]
Hitting the Road with David Cross in 'Let America Laugh'
It’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of the comedy world. There are a raft of comedy documentaries exploring comedy and comedians, but do they really have anything significant to add to the discus... [Read More]
Egg Returning to 'Arrested Development'
Her? Mae* Whitman, the actress that played Ann Hog on Arrested Development, told Hollywood.com that she will 100% be in the fourth season. "I definitely, definitely wouldn't ever let this chance go by without being a part of it. I told Mitch [Hurwitz] that I would stand outside the sound stage unti... [Read More]