Nate Bargatze, Saleem tie for win in busy finale night for comedy for the 2010 Boston Comedy Festival
2010's Boston Comedy Festival had plenty of competition to attract audience members to its competition finale last night at the Wilbur Theatre, from Denis Leary's Comics Come Home XVI, which packed 5,000 in Agganis Arena to see Jim Norton, ... [Read More]
GIVEAWAY | Tickets to Colin Quinn's Long Story Short on Broadway
Hey gang, almost forgot to tell you. We're running TWO great giveaways this weekend. This other one is for a pair of tix to see Colin Quinn's return to Broadway in Long Story Short. Randomly enough, the show is directed by the acclaimed Broadway dire... [Read More]
Paul Giamatti Is Joining the Cast of The Hangover 2
by Adam Frucci It looks like Paul Giamatti is going to be joining the cast of The Hangover 2 in a to-be-announced role. Sure, he isn't a crazy racist or a rapist as far as we know. I'm not saying he is, I'm just saying maybe Todd Phillips knows something we don't. @ 4:44 pm 0 Com... [Read More]
Quiz: Who Said It, George Bush or Will Ferrell's George Bush?
by Stephen Hoban George W. Bush is back! Just in time to miss the November midterms, the ex-president is back in the news and in late-night comedy routines. Did you miss him? It seems like not so long ago that we thought a golden era of political comedy would end with his departure. It turns out we&... [Read More]
What did Denzel Washington think of Jay Pharoah's impersonation of him on SNL?
The folks at Access Hollywood asked Denzel Washington on the red carpet for his new movie, Unstoppable, what he thought about comedian Jay Pharoah's impersonation of Denzel on SNL. His answer may surprise you. Roll it!  ... [Read More]
GIVEAWAY | Tickets to Tiny Furniture @ The IFC Center
Tiny Furniture opens tonight at the IFC Center in NY. And The Apiary is giving away 2 pairs of passes to see it! Winner of the best narrative feature at the SXSW Film Festival, TINY FURNITURE is a hilarious and endearing film that explores th... [Read More]
The curious case of the comedian with 878,000 followers but no gigs: Meet Brandon Mendelson
You'd like to think that you can just harness the power of the Internet and become a success story, and that's certainly the case for most comedians today. You know, the ol' short-hand of Dane Cook getting 2 million MySpace friends and... [Read More]
Fox Is Just Screwing With Running Wilde At This Point
by Adam Frucci Things are not looking good for Running Wilde, which has yet to be cancelled but is going on another 2 week hiatus so Fox can show more reruns of Raising Hope. Why Fox is stringing them along when the writing is on the wall isn't clear. @ 12:59 pm 0 Comments... [Read More]
Here's Another Reason For You To Love Community
by Adam Frucci Last night's Community lived up to the hype. A perfect distillation of what makes the show great, it was chock full of character jokes, callbacks and visual gags all laid on top of a solid structure and capped off with an amazing button. And here's the cherry on top: check o... [Read More]
Donald Glover's star continues to rise, participating in Gap's holiday giving campaign
Is there a more likely sign of success than appearing in an ad campaign for the Gap? How about being in the Gap's holiday ads? The buzz buzz buzz surrounding Donald Glover continues as he appears in this new short for Gap's "Want"... [Read More]