SXSW Monday: Interviews in an arcade, IFC House, and Hype Hotel
Monday brought on different type of comedy fun as we spent the first part of our day hanging out with comedians and interviewing them while at Recess Bar where a few interviews turned into hours spent playing Golden Tee, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ms. Pac-Man, and SkeeBall. We set up shop at the ... [Read More]
Yes, there is a degree available for being the class clown
Finally, thanks to Columbia College, and their partner The Second City, it is now possible to get a bachelor degree in comedy writing and performing in the U.S. Don’t go looking else where though, Columbia is the only college offering a degree for being the class clown. Countless jokesters are all r... [Read More]
SXSW 2013: Arrested Development stars address rumors about upcoming season
At SXSW over the weekend, Arrested Development stars Jeffrey Tambor and Will Arnett along with show creator Mitch Hurwitz answered fan questions and premiered clips from the upcoming 4th season on Netflix. The Arrested Development Q&A at Samsung Galaxy HQ in Austin put to rest all the crazy rumo... [Read More]
Tom Papa has a dance team, and a new special coming out!
Last Thursday we headed to the Skirball Center in lower Manhattan for the taping of Tom Papa’s upcoming special for Comedy Central. This is the second Papa special directed by Rob Zombie and began with the Tom Papa dance team doing their thing for for five minutes. It seemed a little long but nobody... [Read More]
Review: Eugene Mirman in Toronto
In a co-production that signaled both the closing weekend of the I Heart Jokes Festival and the opening weekend of the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, Eugene Mirman performed at Toronto’s Randolph Theatre Saturday night, his first show in the city since ... [Read More]
SXSW 2013 Sunday: The most importan discussion ever, WTF with Marc Maron, and Comedy! Bang! Bang! live
Sunday morning what a blast. One thing I forgot that Texas does well is a breakfast. Not only is it stuff that you should eat for an afternoon meal like fried steaks and whatnot, there’s stuff put on your plate that you really shouldn’t eat at all and that is why I love you Texas [...]SX... [Read More]
SXSW 2013 Saturday: IFC Crossroads, Comedy Bang Bang, and Burning Love
SXSW 2013 let’s do this! After getting up the first thing in the morning on a Saturday to catch our flight to the promised land of comedy, honey, and BBQ we were able to begin our comedy journey. Before even departing the Austin airport we caught a glimpse of W. Kamau Bell and one of [...]SXSW... [Read More]
Live from SXSW 2013 (photos)
In case you all can’t make it out here yourselves for the fun that is SXSW 2013. We figured we’d give you a look into the sights and sounds of the comedy going on in Austin. Follow us here for our Twitter and Instagram feeds to keep up with the action. Tweets about “#tlbsxsw, ̶... [Read More]
Louis C.K.’s “Oh My God” stand-up special trailer breaks it all down (video)
Louis C.K. just released the trailer for his forthcoming HBO stand-up special, Oh My God and in typical Louis fashion he tries his best to take the piss out of the cliche that is and ad for said special. And though you don’t always wear them Louis, you might want to consider rocking the suit [... [Read More]
The Laugh Guide: Insult Comedy
The ongoing series of exploring different styles of comedy. The Laugh Guide: Issue 6 – Insult Comedy Hey dumbass, stick that flannel shirt up your ass and fit in with the other douche bags. I heard this direct insult from Jeffrey Ross as roasted crowd members during Just For Laughs 2011. Ross’ style... [Read More]