Fox Renews 'New Girl,' 'The Mindy Project,' and 'Raising Hope'
Fox is keeping pretty much all of its comedies for the 2013-2014 TV season. The network just announced that its Tuesday night comedies, Raising Hope, New Girl, and The Mindy Project, have been renewed for a fourth, third, and second season, respectively. The early renewal comes as some surprise, a... [Read More]
Jason Woliner's "Je Shirt" Made Its Way Into 'The Simpsons' Last Night
Here's a still from last night's new Simpsons episode, which featured one of the characters wearing a "Je Shirt" – the novelty Jay Leno/Che Guevara T-shirt line created by Jason Woliner of Human Giant and Eagleheart fame. The shirt was worn by the host of a Pawn Stars-y show that Homer is watching... [Read More]
Harrison Ford Will Be in 'Anchorman 2'
The actor, who is expected to reprise his role as Han Solo in the "Star Wars" sequel, first will play a legendary newscaster in the Will Ferrell film. [Read More]
Talking to Todd Strauss-Schulson About His New "Body Horror Comedy" Short Film 'Valibation'
Valibation, a new (NSFW) short film from A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas director Todd Strauss-Schulson, is really creepy, funny, and not at all like Harold and Kumar. The short follows Yale Guttman (James Kirkland), a man so in love with his iPhone that it fuses with his hand. If smart phones ar... [Read More]
Watch DC Pierson's New 30-Minute Stand-Up Special
Comedian DC Pierson released a brand-new 30-minute stand-up special this weekend after promising fans he'd do so if enough of them pre-ordered his new young-adult novel, Crap Kingdom, and the full special is embedded above. You still have three days to pre-order the book if you'd like Pierson to in... [Read More]
More Sources Say NBC Is Looking to Replace Leno with Fallon in 2014
Late last year, The NY Daily News reported that NBC was exploring the option of replacing Jay Leno with Jimmy Fallon as host of The Tonight Show as soon as 2014, and now, The Hollywood Reporter is citing more anonymous sources who say the same thing. "Two high-level industry sources" have told the... [Read More]
Your Favorite Podcasts Need Your Help to Defeat Patent Trolls
Earlier this year, a patent troll sued podcasters Adam Carolla and How Stuff Works and they've threatened dozens of other top podcasters with    questionable, expensive lawsuits too. Congress has instituted a bill called the SHIELD Act to stop these patent trolls from taking advantage of content cre... [Read More]
Mitch Hedberg: Different Ingredients
Deep in the desert of Death Valley, there sits a sleepy little resort called Panamint Springs. The cottages and modest restaurant there are a part of no town, connected to no power grid. For several years, the normally quiet cacti and climes were invaded once a year in the peak of heat for four days... [Read More]
Highlights from Eddie Pepitone's Reddit AMA
You may know comedian Eddie Pepitone from WTF with Marc Maron, Conan, Last Comic Standing, or the brand new documentary that he's the subject of, The Bitter Buddha. The movie's playing in select theaters now and available on iTunes, and to promote the film, Pepitone took to Reddit for a question-a... [Read More]
Watch a Nice Long Interview with 'Portlandia's Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein
Here's an hour-long interview with Portlandia duo Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein from last year that was just uploaded online today. The discussion was moderated by serious moderator Julie Klausner and recorded at the Paley Center last year. Armisen and Brownstein talk in depth about the show, ... [Read More]