Has The Lonely Island Drifted Away From SNL?
An SNL supersleuth wrote in today with some discerning ideas and intel about Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer's continued tenure at the program: People are speculating about The Lonely Island's presence at SNL. Jorma seems to be gone (whether perman... [Read More]
Rob Delaney: Still very funny after 140 characters, telling it like it is in Vice magazine
It's no secret that I'm a fan of comedian Rob Delaney on Twitter. I've said so on Twitter. But get to know @RobDelaney past the 140-character limit, and you'll find that he's not exactly the profane absurdist he is there, but... [Read More]
Watch Ian Roberts improvise with Conan O'Brien in the Conan TBS blimp
If you'd like even more out of your TBS promos of Conan O'Brien's upcoming talk show, Conan, and you'd also like to see something from behind the scenes, then you are doubly in luck! Because this clip shows you some fun improvised... [Read More]
Nick Swardson on getting network notes about donkey semen | The A.V. Club
Before Pretend Time premiered, Swardson spoke with The A.V. Club about underestimating his workload, reassessing his stand-up career, and getting network notes about donkey semen. [Read More]
CBS signs Demetri Martin to a deal, because CBS = Comedians Be Scripting but not be getting TV series?
I know I'm supposed to be excited by the exclusive news that CBS has signed comedian Demetri Martin to a script deal, but who is going to be the person to tell Demetri that, in recent years, CBS also has supposedly been ready to grant TV shows t... [Read More]
Congrats to all of the winners of the 11th annual Canadian Comedy Awards
congratulations are in order for the following winners of CCAs last night (us Americans and other non-Canadians should recognize a few of the names, too!) [Read More]
The Wit of The Onion's Jean Teasdale, Now in Book Format
Hey Jeanketeers--The Onion's cherished human interest columnist, Jean Teasdale, wrote a book. Here's a paragraph from the intro of A Book of Jean's Own! that cracked me up: "Should I call myself an average, humble homemaker who lives at 1567 Blossom... [Read More]
Watch Colin Quinn's election-inspired TV ad for "Long Story Short" on Broadway
Colin Quinn's Long Story Short starts on Broadway this weekend, so it's about time we saw a 30-second TV spot for it. Roll the clip!   [Read More]
Chelsea Handler and Nick Cannon in Twitter War
Twitter is not only used for daily life updates, it can be used to post fighting words as well. Comedians Chelsea Handler and Nick Cannon have started a war on Twitter.. [Read More]
Finding laughs, but finding fame? The Canadian Comedy Awards review | the toronto star
The Canadian Comedy Awards (gala Sunday night at the Winter Garden, trophies handed out Monday) used local venues to let nominees strut their stuff. the toronto star sent two young comedians to review what they saw. [Read More]