Learn About New York City's Many Accents with Fred Armisen
by Megh Wright Accent master Fred Armisen performed at a charity benefit Wednesday night, and as part of his routine he devoted nearly five minutes to speaking in different NYC accents suggested by the audience. Covered in this clip alone is Washington Heights, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, West... [Read More]
 
Spike orders ‘Lip Sync Battle’ series from Jimmy Fallon, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant
A popular recurring segment on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is spinning off to become its own show. According to THR, Spike TV has ordered Lip Sync Battle to series from Jimmy Fallon. On Fallon’s show, celebrities face off lip synching a song of their choice, battling for pride and h... [Read More]
 
Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more
Just a week and a half before the anniversary of his passing, the 3rd annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit was announced, taking place at the New York City Center. In its third year, the benefit began as the brainchild of close friend and fellow comedian Bill Burr as a way to raise money for P... [Read More]
 
Spike TV Orders 'Lip Sync Battle' Series from Jimmy Fallon, John Krasinski, and Stephen Merchant
by Megh Wright Triumph the Insult Comic Dog isn't the only late night bit to get its own television show. THR reports that Spike TV has ordered a series called Lip Sync Battle based on the hit recurring segment on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The series is executive produced by Fallon, Jo... [Read More]
 
Fahim Anwar on Late Night, “Every flight attendant thinks they’re a stand-up comedian”
Los Angeles comedian Fahim Anwar was the guest comedian on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. This marked Anwar’s late night debut. Suited up, Anwar opened his set talking about his neighborhood Koreatown, his thin-walled apartment, airport racial profiling, and “funny&rdquo... [Read More]
 
Talking to @Carl_Bnntt About Simple Tweets with Human Elements
by Jenny Nelson Carl Bennett, known on Twitter as @Carl_Bnntt, uses the platform to address a lot of different topics. For instance, he shares his knowledge of fine art, opines about the world's obsession with sports, and never shies away from addressing mortality. When asked for information for a ... [Read More]
 
Public Access Producer Smith Took Over 'The Chris Gethard Show' This Week
by Megh Wright Last month, an incident occurred on The Chris Gethard Show with a public access producer known only as Smith (played by comedian Brett Davis) who interrupted the show with complaints about TCGS and some personal digs at Gethard. For this week's show, Gethard's time slot on the Manhatt... [Read More]
 
Bill Cosby fake cries, says, ‘Parents are taking their children home saying ‘Bill Cosby is an evil man’
Bill Cosby, who is now facing a total of 21 sexual abuse allegations (by our count), opened a show in the Bahamas last night – a fundraiser for a women’s organization – by fake crying into his hands and exclaiming, “Parents are coming and taking their children home, saying to... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert interviews former boss Jon Stewart on ‘Colbert Report’
Stephen Colbert met his perfect match last night when he interviewed his former Daily Show boss Jon Stewart on last night’s Colbert Report. Stewart was there to promote his directoral debut film Rosewater, and defend his liberal, youth-vote grabbing ways to Colbert. “Only 21% of the yout... [Read More]
 
Nore Davis to release debut stand-up album, “Home Game” on November 28th
Nore Davis is a fantastic NYC comedian. Haven’t heard of him yet? You will. A few weeks back, Davis taped his new stand-up special and it’s coming out next week, right as the biggest shopping day of the holiday season commences. On November 28th, Rooftop Comedy Productions will release D... [Read More]