Review: Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
If you're at all familiar with the work of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, then there is nothing I can write that will surprise you or change your opinion on seeing Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie. But if you're not familiar with Tim and Eric's ... [Read More]
Ted Alexandro gets multilingual on Letterman
Have you ever wondered about the real lyrics to the song, "La Bamba"? Not to worry, because Ted Alexandro returned to Late Show with David Letterman last night and deconstructed the song for us. This leads naturally to a discussion on how we learn la... [Read More]
Matt Knudsen on Conan
Comedian Matt Knudsen went on Conan this week, and if you'd like to know how he feels about mattresses, marriage without children, and not working out, then this is the clip for you! Roll the clip! [Read More]
Bret McKenzie wins Oscar, that much closer to EGOT status
Congratulations to Bret McKenzie, one half of New Zealand music-comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, for winning Oscar this past weekend for his original song, "Man or Muppet" for The Muppets movie. That brings him that much closer to EGOT status. McK... [Read More]
Nick Griffin on Letterman and working out when you’re older
Nick Griffin eats like a kid but wants to act like an adult. Can you help him? He's a bachelor, people. "Which is a fancy way of saying I'm alone." Roll the clip of Griffin's recent appearance on Late Show with David Letterman. ... [Read More]
Bill Maher launches Yahoo!’s live comedy channel
Some in the media made a big deal about Bill Maher donating $1 million to a pro-Obama Super-PAC, and yes, that's something to make a deal about, but it'll be more interesting months and years from now to see if anything comes from Maher performing a ... [Read More]
Friars Club to honor Jerry Lewis on his 86th birthday with public celebration
Is The Friars Club getting soft? Nah. Instead of doing a roast, the Friars has announced they're going to be celebrating Jerry Lewis on his 86th birthday with a public party, tribute and screening at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. When Lewis tur... [Read More]
Patrice O’Neal’s “Mr. P” debuts at #35 on Billboard album charts
Patrice O'Neal's posthumous comedy CD, Mr. P, debuted last week at #35 on the Billboard 200 album charts. That's the best bow for a comedian since last year's Alpacolypse by "Weird" Al Yankovic, and the highest chart position for a stand-up comedian ... [Read More]
Todd Glass talks comedy condos, coming out on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon had Todd Glass on as a guest this week, and seemed really intrigued by Glass's decision recently to come out of the closet on Marc Maron's podcast. Glass also joked about life on the road as a stand-up comedian and having to stay in come... [Read More]
Comedy Central pays tribute to Bernie Mac with “I Ain’t Scared of You”
"Let me explain something to you about the Mac man. I love who I am. I love what I have become. And most of all, I have nothing but respect for those who have followed me. I don't do things for dollars and cents. I owe my craft to my fans and those w... [Read More]