Dispatches from the Wyatt Cenac live album taping at Brooklyn’s Union Hall
It’s been several years since Wyatt Cenac released a stand-up album (2011’s Comedy Person). And if there’s one thing to expect from the former Daily Show correspondent, it’s that he’s slightly different from the norm. That’s why his next special, which was recorde... [Read More]
Fred Armisen Is Releasing 7" Singles from All His Fake 'SNL' Bands
by Megh Wright Get ready to blast the sweet sounds of "Massachusetts Afternoon" on your vintage record player, because Pitchfork reports that SNL/Portlandia star Fred Armisen is releasing a series of 7" singles from all the amazing fake bands he played in during his time at SNL called "Hometown Hero... [Read More]
Talking to Matt Piedmont About 'The Spoils of Babylon' and 'Saturday Night Live'
by Jessye McGarry What began as a joke Matt Piedmont thought of in a bookstore became the IFC miniseries The Spoils of Babylon, which he co-created and co-wrote with Andrew Steele. Inspired by the epic miniseries of the ‘80s, Spoils has an equally epic cast to match, with Kristen Wiig, Will Fe... [Read More]
Chris Gethard to release first stand-up album, ‘My Comedy Album’ on April 22nd
Today comedian Chris Gethard announced that he’s intends to release his first stand-up comedy album this April. Gethard, a NJ native has been pretty busy lately, not only is he seeing great success with his cable access show, The Chris Gethard Show he also also inked a deal with Comedy Central... [Read More]
Chris Gethard's First Comedy Album 'My Comedy Album' Will Be Available April 22nd
by Megh Wright Chris Gethard is a staple in the comedy community and has an upcoming series on Comedy Central, so it's surprising to realize he hasn't yet released an album. Thankfully, Gethard announced today that that's all about to change with the release of his first album My Comedy Album on Apr... [Read More]
The cast of ‘Impractical Jokers’ appeared on ‘Conan’ to talk about their comedy code
If you’ve never watched the hidden camera show Impractical Jokers do yourself a favor and set the TiVo. For the show is of the comedy troupe, The Tenderloins trying their best to prank each other as best as possible and it’s hilarious in it’s d*ckery. The gang were the guests on Co... [Read More]
Here's Jimmy Kimmel's Amusingly Dysfunctional Family Cake Decorating Competition
by Megh Wright Normally a friendly cake decorating competition could make for some great bonding memories between family members, but when Jimmy Kimmel took his mom, Aunt Chippy, Cousin Sal, and TV sidekick Guillermo to Duff's Cakemix to give it a shot, it turned out how a lot of family get-togethe... [Read More]
Phil Perrier on The Arsenio Hall Show
There was something a bit odd about Phil Perrier's stand-up performance Wednesday night on Arsenio. No, it wasn't the long limp out to center stage on a cane. That was odd, to be sure. But no. The answer we were looking for is host Arsenio Hall's quips to Perrier after his set, admonishing him to "g... [Read More]
Kevin Nealon Is Annoyed by Everything
by Megh Wright On last night's Late Night, fellow SNL alums and former Weekend Update anchors Kevin Nealon and Jimmy Fallon had what went from an endearingly awkward chat to Nealon revealing a very long list of things that annoy him, from being called "Boss" to New York pedicab drivers to automatic... [Read More]
Watch the 1st Annual Wilmore Awards
by Megh Wright Larry Wilmore did something different on The Daily Show last night. Since Monday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, he decided he could best assess America's current race relations improvement/failures through an awards ceremony by recognizing "outstanding achievement in breaking down ... [Read More]