‘Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule’ Returns to Adult Swim June 17th
Back in March, Adult Swim announced that more Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule would be airing sometime in May, and now it has an official — and slightly delayed — premiere date. According to Entertainment Weekly, season 4 of Check It Out! debuts on Friday, June 17th at 11:00pm, and Dr... [Read More]
Review: Chris Hardwick, “Funcomfortable” (Comedy Central)
Despite the opening title sequence, and the comedian's ubiquitous presence on Talking Dead, Chris Hardwick's Funcomfortable is no horror movie. In his latest hour for Comedy Central -- the network that also beams him into your eyeballs @midnight -- Hardwick may have shed his nerdist handle on Twitte... [Read More]
Larry Wilmore and the History of the Insurgent Host
Depending on who you ask, Larry Wilmore either bombed horribly at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, or he was the best host in nearly a decade. The crowd of journalists, celebrities, politicians, and general insiders wasn’t exactly thrilled by Wilmore’s biting remarks. He spa... [Read More]
Refinery29’s RIOT: “A female-first YouTube comedy channel”
Refinery29 announced a slate of new initiatives during their Newfronts presentation on Monday, among them the launch of a separate YouTube channel dedicated to women in comedy. It's called RIOT. “We need to move away from the idea of selling ‘empowerment’ to women. This generation ... [Read More]
Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi to take another crack at The Blues Brothers animated TV series
Back in 1997, the former broadcast network UPN ordered an animated primetime TV version of The Blues Brothers, voiced by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi's brothers Peter and Jim, but canceled the series before airing any of the eight episodes they made. In 2011, Aykroyd, Belushi's widow Judy, and forme... [Read More]
First ever “Skankfest” coming to New York City
The Legion of Skanks podcast (Big Jay Oakerson, Luis J. Gomez, and Dave Smith) is presenting the first ever “Anti-­Comedy Festival,” they’ve dubbed Skankfest. Skankfest will feature a wide variety of stand up comedians, podcasts, sketch, and musical acts that don’t play i... [Read More]
First ever “Skankfest” coming to New York City
The Legion of Skanks podcast (Big Jay Oakerson, Luis J. Gomez, and Dave Smith) is presenting the first ever “Anti-­Comedy Festival,” they’ve dubbed Skankfest. Skankfest will feature a wide variety of stand up comedians, podcasts, sketch, and musical acts that don’t play i... [Read More]