Watch Marc Maron rip Pete Holmes’ ego to pieces
Last night, Marc Maron showed some love to Pete Holmes by stopping by The Pete Holmes Show. However, there wasn’t much love after that. In typical Maron fashion, he tore into the fun loving Holmes by ripping on his podcast, ego, and even pointed out that he finds Holmes totally exhausting. Oh,... [Read More]
Exclusive: Listen to Jim Breuer’s new Christmas song, reveals plans to release metal-inspired album in 2014
Jim Breuer has been blending music into his comedy for years. Curating some spot on imitations of rock icons like Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Ozzy Osbourne, and AC/DC’s Brian Johnson. His most recent stand-up special, in a nod to Metallica, is titled And Laughter For All. But for hi... [Read More]
Louis C.K. secures exclusive TV deal with FX, allowing him to do more of what he wants
How much does FX want to stay in business with Louis C.K.? Well, they love him enough to give him a deal that keeps all of his television activity tied to FX networks. The comedian just inked a multi-year deal that will lock television projects into FX for the foreseeable future. So C.K. will be [&h... [Read More]
Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson to star in redneck heist comedy
In 1997, three North Carolina armored car guards pulled off a $17.3 million heist of Loomis Fargo & Company, the largest cash robbery on U.S. soil at the time. Instead of laying low, some of them stayed in the neighborhood and spent extravagantly, which led to their undoing. For the past several... [Read More]
Amy Schumer invites you inside her back door next year
It’s been a huge year for Amy Schumer. Not only did her Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, debut and get renewed, but a script she wrote, Train Wreck, attracted the attention of Judd Apatow, who will be directing the film. And 2014 is looking up for the comic as well. This Friday (6), ti... [Read More]
Kyle Kinane gets in Twitter battle with Pace Salsa
Things started off innocently enough between comedian Kyle Kinane and Pace Picante salsa. Way back in January, Kinane took a few digs at their advertising, stating via Twitter that “Pace Picante ads do everything short of calling you a queer for not eating their salsa,” following it up t... [Read More]
This Week In Comedy: Here comes the night time
Conan threatens to fire Pete Holmes on The Pete Holmes Show. [Pete Holmes] The Arcade Fire’s new song, “Here Comes The Night Time” is set to Seinfeld. [Seinfeld2000] Remember Brent Weinbach’s Gangster Party line? Well, it’s a real # that you can call and leave voicemail... [Read More]
Never not funny: A conversation with Jimmy Pardo
In just a few days, comedian Jimmy Pardo and his podcast, Never Not Funny is the returning host of the fifth annual Pardcast-a-thon. He’s streaming the event live from 12 noon to 12 midnight PST on November 29th (Black Friday) as a fundraiser to benefit Smile Train, an International charity th... [Read More]
That escalated slightly more quickly: ‘Anchorman 2′ opening a few days earlier
You probably thought you wouldn’t be able to wait another month to finally see the long-awaited Anchorman sequel. Now you won’t have to. Yesterday, Paramount announced that they’re moving the release date of Anchorman: The Legend Continues a few days, from December 20 to December 1... [Read More]
Dave Hill taking over Tom Scharpling’s ‘Best Show’ slot on WFMU
Beloved by indie rock fans and comedy nerds alike, The Best Show on WFMU has been a New York area mainstay on the Jersey City college station for the last 13 years. The show has gained an international following after becoming a podcast as of 2006, and many comedians have called in to participate.&n... [Read More]