Nashville comics set the world record for longest comedy show including drop-ins from Buress, Scovel, and Bargatze.
Wednesday, April 15, at 8:04pm, the record was broken. “I’m so excited to announce that with 80 hours and two minutes, you guys have set a new Guinness World Record,” Guinness adjudicator Michael Empric declared in the East Room on Gallatin Ave. in Nashville, TN. Co-host D.J. Buckl... [Read More]
 
Reese Witherspoon and Louis C.K. Set as 'SNL's Final Season 40 Hosts
by Megh Wright SNL just revealed two upcoming hosts. A week after Scarlett Johansson hosts on May 2nd, Reese Witherspoon will return for her second hosting stint on May 9th with musical guest Florence and the Machine. Witherspoon last hosted in 2001 in the first episode after 9/11. The following we... [Read More]
 
Image of Drinks With Tig Notaro | Paste interview
Drinks With Tig Notaro | Paste interview
"My gauge of what is normal and safe is so blown out the door. My perspective is way off now. But I think that's helpful to kind of have that edge where you are feeling alive."-Tig Notaro [Read More]
 
Inside 'Misery Loves Comedy' with Kevin Pollak
by Megh Wright "Do you have to be miserable to be funny?" That's the question that comedian, actor, and podcast host Kevin Pollak sets out to explore with over 60 comics in a new documentary called Misery Loves Comedy, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last night and has already topp... [Read More]
 
A Dozen Native American Actors Just Walked off the Set of Adam Sandler's New Movie
by Megh Wright Adam Sandler is currently filming his Magnificent Seven parody Ridiculous 6, and according to Indian Country Today, around a dozen Native American actors, as well as the film's "Native cultural advisor," just walked off the set of the film today due to its racist and sexist jokes and ... [Read More]
 
Maron Season 3 trailer features Andy Dick, Andy Kindler, Whitney Cummings, Patton Oswalt and more
Marc Maron returns for an all new season of MARON. Season 3 premieres Thursday, May 14 at 10p. Here’s the trailer featuring Andy Dick, Andy Kindler, Whitney Cummings, Eddie Pepitone as a ghost, Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, and of course Maron himself. Maron Season 3 trailer features Andy Dick... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Guy Branum Visits 'Never Not Funny'
by Megh Wright The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our... [Read More]
 
Ray Romano hosts CBS tribute, “David Letterman: A Life On Television”
Ray Romano, who owes his life on television to David Letterman, will host the CBS tribute to the reigning king of late-night TV on May 4, some 16 days before Letterman signs off one final time as host of the Late Show. David Letterman: A Life On Television will air as a 90-minute primetime special f... [Read More]
 
Impractical Jokers to get U.K. version on Viacom’s Channel 5 and Comedy Central overseas
Usually it’s the other way around, British shows getting imported into the U.S. But this time, Britain will be doing the importing. Congrats are in order for the boys behind Impractical Jokers. The U.S. version of the hidden-camera series has been the British Comedy Central’s top show. V... [Read More]
 
'David Letterman: A Life on Television' to Air on CBS May 4th
by Megh Wright Before he leaves his longtime post at Late Show on May 20th, David Letterman will be the subject of a 90-minute tribute special on CBS. The network announced today that David Letterman: A Life on Television will air on Monday, May 4th from 9:30-11:00pm with host Ray Romano, who got hi... [Read More]