For your consideration: Donald Glover as the new Spider-Man? Bid launched on Twitter, Facebook
n If timing is everything, then the bid by comedian and Community actor Donald Glover to get an audition for the reboot of Sony's blockbuster Spider-Man franchise shows a keen awareness of how t... [Read More]
New online previews for NBC's Last Comic Standing; season seven begins June 7
We're one week away from the reboot of NBC's Last Comic Standing for season seven, with new host Craig Robinson, new judges Andy Kindler, Natasha Leggero and Greg Giraldo, and new contestant... [Read More]
One day remaining to bid on comedy items for Causecast, Stillerstrong to build schools in Haiti
If you're a comedy fan with money to spend and compassion for the people of Haiti, then Ben Stiller's Stillerstrong and the Causecast Foundation have an auction for you, with several items u... [Read More]
This Dan Cummins interview is called "Crazy with a Capital F," and so is his new CD and DVD
Dan Cummins isn't really "Crazy with a Capital F," because that's not even gramatically correct. But he does have a new stand-up comedy CD with that title in stores now, with the C... [Read More]
"War Pigs" movie leads these Wild Hogs and Old Dogs to their inevitably ridiculous conclusion
I know that War Pigs was the talk of the Internet yesterday, but sometimes it takes me more than a millisecond to process reality. Or even fake realities masquerading as flash-sideways. You know what ... [Read More]
Dane Cook tells me about his Idol finale gig; full studio version of "Simon Said" available on iTunes
After the unexpected ending of his musical performance on last night's finale of American Idol, Dane Cook told me this morning via email a little bit more about the "before" part of the... [Read More]
Carlos Mencia lets his guard down on Marc Maron's WTFpod: "I don't want to be that person anymore."
If you haven't listened to Marc Maron's interview with Carlos Mencia that went online on Monday on Maron's WTF podcast, then you can just skip ahead to today's second part, because... [Read More]
Friars Club announces its finalists for the first Friars Club Sketch + Improv Competition
The Friars Club has announced the finalists among sketch and improv groups competing for cash prizes at the first FrISC competition to be held June 25-26 at the UCB Theatre in New York City. Improv gr... [Read More]
Self-portrait: This is how Sarah Silverman doodles herself? Part of forthcoming McSweeney's book
Brian McMullen wrote in Salon today that he is putting together a McSweeney's book of self-portraits doodled by creative types, with help from author and creative type Jonathan Ames. You can giv... [Read More]
Are you ready to watch Jimmy Fallon with Jimmy Fallon? "Late Night" UStream week is in full effect
Showing that he continues to be hip to new technology, Jimmy Fallon and his NBC Late Night crew are kicking off another first for network television tonight with "Watch Jimmy with Jimmy Week.&quo... [Read More]