Adult Swim renews “Children’s Hospital” for a sixth season
Adult Swim’s only show to win an Emmy will return for a sixth season. Childrens Hospital will return to it’s roots and place creator and co-star Rob Corddry‘s gang of doctors back in their own hospital after spending last season in Japan. “Fans can expect the kind of tomfoole... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan’s “Obsessed” is Comedy Central’s most watched stand-special this year
One of the biggest names in comedy keeps getting bigger and better. Jim Gaffigan‘s latest hour special debuted on Comedy Central last week raking in the highest ratings for a stand-up special in a year on CC. Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed drew in 1.1 million viewers on Sunday, out-duking sixteen othe... [Read More]
Fred Armisen will live-tweet tonight’s “Portlandia” season finale
IFC’s smash-hit series Portlandia will air its season four finale tonight at 10pm est. Former SNL cast member, and season one guest star, Jason Sudeikis returns with a new character, “Kim,” a male bus driver who’s presence and Y chromosome threatens to ruin Toni and Candace&r... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'s Fifth Anniversary Bonanza
by Jessye McGarry The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
"Meryl-Go-Round" Is 'Billy on the Street's Craziest Stunt Yet
by Bradford Evans Here's a clip from the new episode of Fuse's Billy on the Street, featuring what may be the best and most elaborate segment Billy Eichner has ever attempted on the show. Called "Meryl-Go-Round," it's a fast-paced Meryl Streep-themed obstacle course that puts all other Meryl Streep... [Read More]
Rob Corddry’s Childrens Hospital picks up 6th Adult Swim season
Rob Corddry and his Emmy Award-winning Adult Swim comedy Childrens Hospital will return to television for a sixth season. “We’re placing the Childrens gang safely back in their hospital next season, having spent last season in Japan,” said star Corddry. Fans can expect the usual &l... [Read More]
Catch up with Eddie Izzard’s new Force Majeure tour online via BitTorrent Bundle
Eddie Izzard's new American stand-up tour, Force Majeure, kicked off last night in Washington, D.C., with the first of three nights at the Warner Theatre. His tour continues through May and June up to July 2, 2014, for now -- with dates in 20 states (32 cities, 51 shows). He already has taken h... [Read More]
David Gordon Green and the Serious Foundations of His Comedies
by Brad Becker-Parton If, in the year 2007, a reader wanted content on the films of David Gordon Green, a comedy website would hardly have been their first stop. At that time Green and his North Carolina School of the Arts production team had produced four small, subdued, critically-acclaimed indies... [Read More]
Watch Mike O'Brien and Tim Robinson Star in the Most Reluctant Porn Ever
by Megh Wright Here's the second episode of Above Average's sketch web series Chicago Rats, in which Conner O'Malley plays a different kind of porn director and Mike O'Brien, Tim Robinson, and Shelly Gossman play porn actors who have lots of "business meetings." 0 Comments... [Read More]
Matt Knudsen’s Top 5 Comedy Albums of All Time
In celebration of Matt Knudsen’s latest album release American we decided to dig deep into the comedic actor/stand-up comedian’s brain, to find out what triggers his funny eardrums.  Check out Matt Knudsen’s list of his fa... [Read More]