My Pod Week: Week ending 7/20/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! NORM MACDONALD LIVE (EP 20 Roseanne Barr) Roseann... [Read More]
 
Watch Dan Aykroyd's Delightfully Bluesy 'Tonight Show' Entrance with Bobby Rush
by Megh Wright From Friday night, here's SNL alum and blues pro Dan Aykroyd making a grand entrance for his Tonight Show interview, complete with his own rendition of James Brown's "I'll Go Crazy" with the accompaniment of The Roots and Chicago blues legend Bobby Rush. Click through for some clips f... [Read More]
 
John Mulaney and Nasim Pedrad Talk Leaving 'SNL' for Fox's 'Mulaney'
by Megh Wright At TCA over the weekend, former SNLers John Mulaney and Nasim Pedrad got the opportunity to talk about leaving the long-running NBC sketch show to work on the upcoming Fox sitcom Mulaney, which is set to premiere on Sunday, October 5th. Aside from making a joke about how he directly c... [Read More]
 
'The Simpsons' Are Crossing Over with Basically Every Other Fox Cartoon This Season
by Megh Wright Over the course of last year, several big events slated for the 26th season of The Simpsons were revealed including a Futurama crossover episode, a Family Guy crossover episode, and the death of a character who has appeared on the show at least twice. At TCA over the weekend, a few mo... [Read More]
 
Prison isn’t funny, but prison rape is? Another blistering report from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Say what you will about the legitimacy of rape jokes, but at least we all can agree that prison rape is hilarious, right ladies? Because it's not about you. It's about horrible men convicted of doing horrible things, having something horrible done to them. Cheeky bastards! John Oliver has crafted so... [Read More]
 
John Oliver and Some Puppets Break Down America's Prison Problem
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Last Week Tonight, in which John Oliver breaks down the many problems behind America's broken prison system and takes a page out of the Sesame Street playbook by singing a catchy prison-themed tune with a group of puppets. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
The CW renews Whose Line Is It Anyway? for 24 more half-hours into 2015
The CW announced at the TCAs over the weekend that it's going to keep the make-em-up funnies coming for at least another year, ordering 24 more half-hour episodes of Whose Line Is It Anyway? to air in 2015. The improvisational comedy "game show" made its return last year with a new host -- Aisha Tyl... [Read More]
 
Meet The Comics: Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, & Dan Perlman
It’s that time again ladies and gents to Meet the Comics!  In this edition, AmericasComedy got to hang with three up and coming comics who rock the mics in New York City and are on their grind daily.  Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, and Dan Perlman keep full schedules by balancin... [Read More]
 
Mark Normand: Relatably Edgy
Mark Normand is a hilarious comedian with a unique voice.  Literally, he has a very unique voice. Comedically as well, that old-timey tone and his innocent looking face let him get away with a lot of things other comedians can’t. He’s recently been seen on Last Comic Standing and Co... [Read More]
 
Nick Thune on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Nick Thune: Is he a hipster or a businessman from the 19th century? Maybe he's just high. Can't say the same about his dog, or can he? In two videos, because that's how The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is playing the YouTube game these days, here's Nick Thune's five-minute set from Friday nigh... [Read More]