Behind the scenes with “Money From Strangers” on MTV
Did you watch the debut of Money From Strangers on MTV last week? Did you miss it? Either way, you can catch up with the latest, greatest, hidden-camera comedy show as host Jeff Dye takes us behind the scenes of the premiere and gives you insight bef... [Read More]
Atheist Tim Minchin to Play Judas in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
Famed Australian comedian Tim Minchin, known for his comedy on the piano keys, has announced that he will play Judas in the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Minchin, who is an outspoken atheist and guilty of an expletive laden song cr... [Read More]
Veteran comedian Rich Ramirez dies at 57
Rich Ramirez, a stand-up comedy veteran of 30 years, died tonight after sustaining severe head trauma. He was 57. Due to his ongoing battle with liver disease — he had a liver transplant in 1997 — Ramirez had lost a tremendous amount of b... [Read More]
Tenacious D's Rize of the Fenix music video is awesome
Tenacious D have unleashed the dragons in their music video for Rize of the Fenix, and they dont care if you can see their green screens. [Read More]
Marc Maron on Comedy Podcasts, the Time Magazine 100 List, and Partisan Political Radio
It's been a long time since there's been a new medium that's had as much freedom and possibility as podcasts. I mean, video is video. You've got YouTube. And then there's blogging, but for somebody to take a mic and dump shit out into the word for people to get in a very intimate way and have that thing get blown wide open, it's fucking exciting. [Read More]
Report from the Frontlines of Nick Offerman's College Tour
Nick Offerman just loves playing with the Ron Swanson iconography projected upon him; though, if you could be seen as badass as the Son of Swans, you undoubtedly would too. He just finished a college tour, which involved storytelling, song singing, and free bacon providing (exclamation point!). Upro... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress describes The Eric Andre Show, coming to Adult Swim on May 20
At last weekend's taping of The Comedy Awards, award-winner Hannibal Buress stopped backstage (or technically, under the stage) in the press room to answer a few questions. Buress also took a minute to try to describe his upcoming role as the sidekic... [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins hosts chat show ‘Speakeasy’ with guests Ty Burrell, Nathan Fillion and more!
If you watched his recent stand-up special Laboring Under Delusions on Comedy Central (read our interview here), you know that comedian Paul F. Tompkins knows how to tell a story. But in his new Web series, Speakeasy, it seems most of the stories wil... [Read More]
Spamalot's Marcus Brigstocke on the 'serious silliness' of Monty Python
As he rides into Cambridge as Spamalot's King Arthur, comedian Marcus Brigstocke tells JENNIFER SHELTON about the joys of being professionally daft and why the British - and Monty Python specifically - do it so darn well. [Read More]
Jack Black talks about playing a gentle killer in Bernie and the early days of Tenacious D  | The A.V. Club Interview
When The A.V. Club met Black in a New York hotel room, he was jet-lagged from a transatlantic flight and suffering from a cold, apologetically offering an elbow-bump instead of a handshake. But he toughed it out to talk about his “fumbly-bumbly” acting style, Mr. Show’s musicals, why aspiring actors should just do it themselves, and the soon-to-return Tenacious D. [Read More]