Wayne Brady Apologizes for Roast Joke about Trig Palin
Wayne Brady has long-since been known as a very accessible and appropriate comic. He is best known for his improvisational work on Whose Line is it Anyway and his hosting role on Let’s Make a Deal. But last week, Brady’s squeaky clean rep... [Read More]
Comedy legend Phyllis Diller dies at 95
Comedic pioneer Phyllis Diller, a woman who paved the way for pretty much every female comedian that’s come since, has passed away at the age of 95. Many reports are coming in that Diller passed in her sleep in her LA home surrounded by her family earlier this morning. Her agent, Fred Wostbroc... [Read More]
RIP Phyllis Diller, 95
Phyllis Diller passed away. We never got to meet her in person, nor see her perform, but we felt like we did after seeing this documentary on Netflix. Back in 2006, we stumbled upon a series of interviews with comics. We excerpted the following fro... [Read More]
IFC's "Adopt a Comic" adopts Chris Gethard
IFC has decided to adopt a comic every year. That's right, we will get to hang around with this "adopted comic" all year, because he is sort of like family. This is our first year of bestowing the special honor and the first IFC Adopt a Comic 2012 is Chris Gethard. Hope his parents don't mind. [Read More]
Colin Quinn will deliver the keynote at The Creek and The Cave’s 10 year anniversary event
NYC comedy club, The Creek and The Cave is turning 10 years old and they’re going to throw a party on Saturday, August 25th to celbrate. To top off the night of celebration Colin Quinn will deliver the keynote of the celebration. “Colin’s work on our stage this summer was such an i... [Read More]
Christopher Guest's New Show a Welcome Guest on HBO
HBO in conjunction with BBC Two has agreed to deal with Christopher Guest for his show Family Tree. The show will go straight to its first season without having to go through the pilot process, which must be pretty nice for CG. The show, which was created by Guest and Jim Piddock, stars Chris O'Dowd... [Read More]
Meet New York's Preeminent Anthropologist Comedian or Comedian Anthropologist
"Lynch thinks evolution may have hardwired a sense of humor into our species because laughter serves as a signal. When you and I laugh at the same joke, we signal to each other that we share the same values, the same beliefs. This may be why people all over the world want friends and romantic partne... [Read More]
John Goodman in Talks to Play 'Hangover III's' Villian
The lovely, awesome John Goodman is being eyed to play the bad guy in the final Hangover movie. (More like John not so Goodman. Get it? Because he won't be G– I'll just stop now.) Goodman is a natural bad guy, as was the case in this past season of Community, because of how physically imposing... [Read More]
Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman Bond Over Their Shared Loves of Insults and Weed
The Burn with Jeff RossGet More: Jokes,Jokes of the Day,Funny Jokes Here's a clip from Jeff Ross's new Comedy Central show, The Burn, in which he swings by Sarah Silverman's place to share insults and some smoke. It's pretty delightful! I certainly prefer this sort of roasting — between frien... [Read More]