Late Night with Jimmy Fallon updates “Who’s On First” with help from Billy Crystal, Jerry Seinfeld
Are Fallon and Higgins our generation's Abbott and Costello? Who is Billy Crystal? A.D. Miles is doing what? I don't know...Jerry Seinfeld? What is one of the most famous comedic dialogues of all-time? No, what is A.D. Miles, head writer for Late Nig... [Read More]
Best in Comedy 2012: The breakout year of Chris Hardwick
BBC America announced Wednesday that it's giving Chris Hardwick and his Nerdist colleagues a promotion -- a full, regular season of hourlong episodes of The Nerdist comedy variety show for 2013. “As a huge fanboy of nerd culture stuff, we at the Nerd... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld on the need to keep writing jokes
Jerry Seinfeld is the cover subject of this weekend's New York Times Magazine, in which the 58-year-old comedian and mega-millionaire is profiled and studied to see why a 58-year-old comedian and mega-millionaire would continue to write jokes and tel... [Read More]
Amazon Studios announces slate of comedy pilots for 2013
Amazon Studios announced six new orders for comedy pilots to head into production for 2013. began soliciting original pitches for comedy series for the first time earlier this year, and has a comedy development slate of 13 projects. Among ... [Read More]
Nick Turner performs stand-up while his car is running with keys locked inside
Why does Nick Turner look anguished during this stand-up performance? Because on this night in question -- Nov. 5, 2012 -- Turner had locked his keys in the car, with the engine still running, just before entering the Brooklyn club for his set at Wya... [Read More]
Review: Maria Bamford: “the special special special!”
Performing stand-up comedy in front of an audience of two exclusively made up of your parents while cookies bake and pugs run loose sounds like the fever dream of a an eccentric homeless man coming down with influenza. I don’t think I've ever reviewe... [Read More]
A Charlie Brown Christmas, all grown up in a “Louie” episode, from FOX ADHD
A Charlie Brown Christmas first aired 47 Decembers ago in 1965, and continued its traditional primetime run in network telecasts Tuesday night on ABC. The kids at FOX ADHD, however, have served up an alternate universe for the Peanuts gang -- one in ... [Read More]
Eric Andre, T.J. Miller nude it up on “Attack of the Show” finale month
On Thursday night's episode of Attack of the Show on G4, guest Scott Aukerman interrupted his interview a few minutes into it with Michael Kosta to wonder: "By the way, what is happening with this show? I was told before I came out not to show my bal... [Read More]