Charlie Sheen Gets Booed, Garbage Thrown at Him at the Gathering of the Juggalos
Charlie Sheen's tour to the bottom approached its final stop this weekend at the Gathering of the Juggalos. Possibly thinking that the fair Juggalos and Juggalettes would accept his drug-abusing, self-aggrandizing persona as one of their own, he went on stage to introduce Tech 9. "This reminds me of... [Read More]
Talking to Marc Maron about WTF, the Guests He Hasn’t Been Able to Book, and His New Album This Has to Be Funny
Splitsider recently had the chance to talk to Marc Maron about the ins and outs of his podcast, his favorite comedians, and his new CD, This Has to Be Funny, on which he displays the prowess he’s developed from two-plus decades of stand-up experience. [Read More]
Tig Notaro: Interview on The Sound of Young America | Maximum Fun
talks about why she chose to be the only comedian on a music label, the slightly unorthodox way she taped the album's contents, collaborating with Sarah Silverman, and more. [Read More]
Dave Chappelle interview on Wild 94.9 (video) | Maximum Fun
If you can get past the inane jokes that the DJs make, Dave Chappelle has some interesting things to say in this, his first radio interview in years. [Read More]
Tina Fey gives birth to her second daughter
Comedy goddess of all comedy goddesses Tina Fey has given birth to her second child, another daughter! Fey, 41, and her husband of 10 years, Jeffrey Richmond, welcomed Penelope Athena on Wednesday; the little peanut joins big sister Alice Zenobia, wh... [Read More]
RIP Vic Dunlop, comedian
Facebook status reports are peppered with the news that Vic Dunlop has passed. The basic info on his Facebook page says, “I have been in the Comedy business for 37 years in one capacity or another. Stand-up comic, actor, writer, director, prod... [Read More]
Checking In...with the Muppet Show Muppeteers
Whatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV...and the talent behind all your favorite Muppets, and some you've forgotten, on The Muppet Show? [Read More]
Pete and Brian think McDonald’s ad stole the idea from their 2009 video
Have you seen the new TV ad McDonald's is running to promote its line of "premium" chicken sandwiches? Pete Karinen and Brian Sacca sure have. And they see a little too much of themselves in the commercial. [Read More]
Kevin Hart launches iPhone app “Little Jumpman”
Comedian Kevin Hart is a man small in physical presence but huge in the world of comedy. And now he’s using his diminutive stature – a common theme in his stand-up – as the central theme of a new mobile phone application called Little Jumpman. Availa... [Read More]
“Can A Brother Get Some Love?” Lavell Crawford talks about his big breaks in comedy, Breaking Bad
Lavell Crawford has caught a few breaks over the past two decades, most notably when he finished runner-up in the 2007 season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and most recently nabbing a recurring role in this season of AMC's Breaking Bad. But Crawford,... [Read More]