Talking to Jim Rash About 'The Writers' Room,' 'The Way, Way Back,' and Why We All Love Dean Pelton
by Jeremy Popkin It’s rare for a sitcom role as a pansexual Dalmatian fetishist to launch an actor to stardom, but ever since taking on the mantle and accompanying Tina Turner wig of Community’s fashionable and frantic Dean Pelton, comedian Jim Rash has won an Oscar for co-writing The De... [Read More]
Jim Norton’s ‘American Degenerate’ opening features Omar from ‘The Wire’ and back boobs (video)
This is a big week for Jim Norton. As we outlined last week the comedian is not only releasing his CD, Please Be Offended today, but his new stand-up special, American Degenerate will premiere this Friday on EPIX. Norton released the intro video clip to American Degenerate which features Michael K. ... [Read More]
The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Conspiracy Theories II with Patrick Cassels
by Jeff Rubin This week The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show is the long awaited sequel to the first conspiracy theories episode. Jeff talks to Patrick Cassels about their favorite pop culture conspiracy theories like Rebecca Black's song "Friday" being a metaphor for the JFK assassination, an arcade game... [Read More]
Tina Fey working on yet another sitcom; this time for FOX
The Tina Fey return to television streak has just been dominating the news lately. Last week she inked a deal to produce a new show for NBC under her production company and its deal with Universal. Now it appears she’s going to head on over to FOX for she’s sold them a new sitcom as [&he... [Read More]
Watch Judd Apatow Talk About Editing 'Vanity Fair' in a New 24-Minute Interview
by Bradford Evans Last year, Judd Apatow guest-edited Vanity Fair's comedy issue, and here's a brand new 24-minute interview with Apatow about putting the issue together in which he shares stories about photo shoots with Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, and Mel Brooks. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Bob Odenkirk and Patton Oswalt Join the Cast of 'The Kitchen Sink'
by Bradford Evans Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, and Ian Roberts have joined the cast of The Kitchen Sink, a new horror-sci-fi-comedy, Deadline reports. The movie is being directed by Robbie Pickering (Natural Selection), written by Oren Uziel (the upcoming 22 Jump Street and Downtown Owl), and produc... [Read More]
FX's Sister Channel FXX to Launch Sept. 2nd in 72 Million Homes
by Bradford Evans FXX, a new cable network that's a sister channel to FX, is set to debut two weeks from today on Tuesday, September 2nd, at 7 AM ET/PT. The channel will be carried by every major cable provider and will be available in 72 million homes across the country. To find where the channel i... [Read More]
Greg Fitzsimmons stand-up special, ‘Life on Stage’ to be released August 27th
Greg Fitzsimmons is no stranger to the comedy game. He’s done nearly everything in the business there is to do – stand-up, writing for TV, won Emmys, podcasting, radio, author. Ya know, stuff! Last night his new stand-up special Life on Stage aired on Comedy Central. In addition it will ... [Read More]
Dan Telfer Debuts His New Standup Special Online for Free
by Bradford Evans Standup Dan Telfer just released a brand new 24-minute standup special online, and here it is in its entirety. Telfer explains on his website that he would release it for $5 directly to fans like a lot of comedians are doing now, but that he's not famous enough yet, so he put it o... [Read More]
The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro Will Fund Woody Allen's Next Movie If He Makes It There
by Bradford Evans Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Eduardo Paes, is deadset on bringing Woody Allen to the Brazilian city to make his next movie. Allen has made movies in European cities like Paris, France, and Barcelona, Spain, in recent years with the encouragement of the local governments, but Eduardo Pae... [Read More]