Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Tom Ceraulo Anheuser-Busch’s statement on the NFL should have included the line “Recent events have been as disappointing as our beer.” Julian McCullough I used M... [Read More]
 
Stephnie Weir Is Developing a Comedy for ABC
by Megh Wright Former MADtv cast member Stephnie Weir has landed a new show at ABC. Deadline reports that the network has put in development a half-hour comedy from Weir and CBS TV Studios. The untitled project follows "a Branch Manager in a Credit Union who believes he can finally shake their Podun... [Read More]
 
Oh Lord, Dan Aykroyd Wants to Create a Marvel-Style 'Ghostbusters' Universe
by Megh Wright The most recent update on the long-rumored Ghostbusters sequel was the news of a possible all-female reboot directed by Paul Feig, but according to Dan Aykroyd, the future of Ghostbusters – or as he calls it, the Ghostbusters "brand" — is now much more than just a movie. A... [Read More]
 
Check Out Old Clips of Louis C.K., Mitch Hedberg, Chris Rock, and More on the Just For Laughs YouTube Channel
by Megh Wright If you're a fan of watching old clips of standups honing their craft live onstage, the new Just For Laughs YouTube channel is for you. The Montreal comedy festival recently teamed up with Maker Studios to launch the channel this afternoon, which so far features standup clips from Bill... [Read More]
 
John Swartzwelder's Failed 1996 Pilot 'Pistol Pete' Is Now Online
by Megh Wright After years of being nothing more than a "near-mythical pilot" from the great Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder, the 1996 pilot episode of his unsold show Pistol Pete has been recently uploaded to YouTube. Starring Brian Doyle-Murray and Steve Kearney, Pistol Pete is set in an Old Wes... [Read More]
 
Bill Hader to host “Saturday Night Live” on October 11th
Well, ain’t this great news! Bill Hader, one of the best utility men Saturday Night Live has ever had will make his triumphant return to studio 8H on October 11th. While it was rumored that another alum named Bill would potentially host, we’re extremely excited about the news of Hader&rs... [Read More]
 
Mark Your Calendars: “George Carlin Way” street sign unveiling, party set for Oct. 22, 2014
The city of New York recently approved renaming the Morningside Heights street where George Carlin grew up as "George Carlin Way" in honor of the late stand-up comedian. George Carlin Way already shows up on Google Maps. And on Oct. 22, 2014, the physical signs will match the digital ones. Kelly Car... [Read More]
 
This Week in Web Videos: A Model Young Republican
by Luke Kelly-Clyne People who go to Harvard are very funny. Always. 100 percent of the time. Whether they mean to be (Lampoon) or not (pastels most of the Western world struggles to classify). Tyler Hall means to be, but he has a great appreciation for those who don't, folks who put together GOP p... [Read More]
 
Nick Griffin on Conan
Is Nick Griffin feeling depressed, or is this just a natural state of being once you hit your 40s? On Tuesday night's Conan, Griffin isn't quite sure. He does know now that if it's not sex, money, booze, or dessert, then he's not having any of it. And don't try to compare him to Brad Pitt. That's ju... [Read More]
 
Colbert Countdown: 3 months until the last show
When Stephen Colbert was announced as the new host of the Late Show, viewers wondered: how will the Colbert Report end? That was April. As of today, we’re down to the final months before his last show. The question mark remains. Seeds of a story were so... [Read More]