The best new SNL Digital Short that's not on SNL yet: Jenny Slate as "Marcel the Shell With Shoes On"
What did you do on your summer vacation? SNL featured player Jenny Slate wrote and produced this totally adorable short film called Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, in which Slate voices a tiny shell who wears shoes and answers all of the questions yo... [Read More]
Pete & Brian's "FCU: Fact Checkers Unit" becomes an NBC Web series
Hey, remember three years ago when Pete Karinen and Brian Sacca, aka Pete & Brian, debuted a nine-minute short casting themselves as magazine fact checkers who paid Bill Murray a visit, and then talked to me about it? [Read More]
How to tell whether you're at New York's Fringe or New York's Underground Comedy fest this August
Enjoying a walkabout in the city this weekend, a friend and I noticed that in just about any other city, a Fringe Festival takes over the town and you cannot avoid seeing or hearing about it. But in New York City, the Fringe can be happening and you ... [Read More]
Tom Green's post-Apocalyptic footage at Gathering of the Juggalos includes Tila Tequila and Gallagher
Remember the end of Woodstock 1999? That seems to be the starting point for the Gathering of the Juggalos, the now-infamous annual party in the woods by the fans of Insane Clown Posse.. [Read More]
The Daily Show goes to D.C. for week of tapings before 2010 Congressional midterm elections
You may not care about politics and elections in a midterm year, but the folks at The Daily Show aren't letting it slide by unnoticed. In fact, Jon Stewart and company will be taping a week's worth of shows straight from Washington, D.C., a... [Read More]
Are We There Yet? In 90 episodes, yes. TBS proves you don't need to be Tyler Perry to get a pick-up
Congratulations to comedians Christian Finnegan and Sherrod Small today, as they're guaranteed steady work for a while as TBS made it official and ordered the 90-episode pick-up on their TBS series, Are We There Yet? [Read More]
Exit Interview: Last Comic Standing 7 winner Felipe Esparza
Felipe Esparza has had quite a week, after winning the title on NBC's seventh season of Last Comic Standing and the $250,000 grand prize, $50,000 of which comes with a talent deal from the Peacock Network. "It's been crazy, man.." [Read More]
Exit Interview: Last Comic Standing 7 runner-up Tommy Johnagin
In it to win it until the final minutes, Tommy Johnagin was the runner-up in the seventh season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Johnagin, with two appearances on Letterman under his belt as well as a half-hour Comedy Central special before enter... [Read More]
Exit Interview: Last Comic Standing 7 finalist Roy Wood Jr.
He may have finished third on your programs for NBC's Last Comic Standing, season seven, but Roy Wood Jr. remains number one in the hearts and minds of his hometown in Birmingham, Ala., and perhaps in yours as well. [Read More]
Exit Interview: Last Comic Standing 7 finalist Mike DeStefano
Mike DeStefano finished fourth in the seventh season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. In his final words on camera, DeStefano cursed out anyone who had failed to vote for him or support him. [Read More]