Larry David yells at Jon Hamm about electric cars in ‘Clear History’
Another teaser clip of the forthcoming HBO comedy, Clear History is amongst us. It stars Jon Hamm and Larry David, bearded and with long hair in what I can best describe as “Lebowski-esque.” David not only stars in the film but co-wrote and produced it, which premieres on August 10th. So... [Read More]
Preview clips from Brian Posehn’s upcoming CD/DVD release, ‘The Fartist’
Metalhead/nerd/dad/comedian/comic book writer and all around fan of farts, Brian Posehn returns with the release of a new CD/DVD, The Fartist. What do you think the subject matter of the special is about? Well, farts silly. Not only farts but Posehn also tackles being a father and the trials and tri... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari is testing out new material, offering ‘Work In Progress’ lottery for tickets
Aziz Ansari is currently working on new material for his next hour of stand-up comedy and is looking for specific audiences to get the best material possible. The comedian says that reactions to his comedy vary among different groups of people. What might be a hit for single men from 18-25, might be... [Read More]
Tenacious D to launch ‘Festival Supreme’ comedy and music festival this fall
Comedy music legends Tenacious D have announced that they will be presenting a brand new comedy and music festival called Festival Supreme. The D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass have brought together 25 of the best comedians around today to take part in a first of its kind show, that will take plac... [Read More]
‘The Internship’ pulls mild response from box office and critics
Google is probably used to better launches than the response from the 90-minute feature film ad, The Internship. Reuniting Wedding Crasher’s Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, the comedy flick had little box office flare gaining only $18.1 million in its opening weekend – fourth place among m... [Read More]
Comedy Central launches CC:Stand-Up App for you to discover comedians
App news for you all. Comedy Central just announced the launch of CC:Stand-Up which is basically a discovery app for all of us allowing comedy fans to tap into the CC vaults and stream hours of video of comedians. It also has a discovery element to it which recommends comedians to you based on your ... [Read More]
Kevin Meaney is still learning from stand-up comedy (interview)
Kevin Meanye has seen and done everything in the world of comedy a 25 veteran in the game and he’s still learning new things from his craft and how to be a better comic. It’s a drive many of the greats have, to keep pushing the edges just to see how far they can take [...]Kevin Meaney is... [Read More]
Gallery: Jen Kirkman in Toronto
Toronto is the latest stop on Jen Kirkman’s book tour, promoting I Can Barely Take Care of Myself (you can read Third Beat’s review of that here). Kirkman made a….stylish? entrance to the Comedy Bar stage after raiding the backstage prop and ... [Read More]
Adam Scott’s second ‘Greatest Event in Television History’ special with Amy Poehler aired
Last night, [adult swim] aired Adam Scott’s second installment of the Greatest Event in Television History. We already know what you’re thinking, “How can there be two greatest events in TV history?” Well, for everyone that takes everything a little too critically, Adam Scott... [Read More]
Laughing at Last Week: June 7th hits morgue coolers and run away test drives
This week’s episode of Laughing at Last Week host Phil Rothermich brings us the news on a New York morgue putting one of its coolers on eBay, a llama on the loose, a dad who asks ‘who cares about nazis’ and much more. In addition there’s lots of weird news out of Florida. Well, that [...]Laugh... [Read More]