This Week in Web Videos: ‘Taking the Stairs Like a Pro’
Comedy is about committing to a very specific funny dimension, or nugget, in an idea and sticking with it. Insanity be damned, it’s about exploring every one of that nugget’s nooks and crannies until you’ve mined its comedy-rich surface for all potential material. As straightf... [Read More]
R.I.P. Montgomery Wayne Seitz, active member of Austin’s comedy scene
The Austin comedy scene in the heart of Texas has been hot and getting hotter over the past decade, and in the most recent years, Montgomery Wayne Seitz was at the heart of its growing potential for aspiring comedians, creating an array of open mics and bar comedy shows across Texas's capital city f... [Read More]
Let’s watch the “Socially Conscious Fantasy Draft” starring comedians Yannis Pappas and Damien Lemon
It might be tough for some fantasy league members to draw the line between supporting a player by drafting him and not supporting their off-the-field antics. We are knee deep in fantasy football draft season, let’s take a look at how these select group of comedians including AOL’s 2Point... [Read More]
The 20 Best Underrated Standup Specials You May Have Missed
Now more than ever, it’s easy to miss a great standup special. Despite social media’s role as the new word-of-mouth, there are specials languishing in copyright hell, specials that never got a proper home-video (or online) release, and specials that just plain got trampled by the stamped... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle To Headline Dubai’s First Ever Comedy Festival
Along with Trevor Noah, Dave Chappelle is headed to the middle east for Dubai’s first annual comedy festival. Starting in Mid-October, the festival will take place for 10 days with Chappelle and Noah as the headliners. South African comedian and The Daily Show’s new host, Trevor Noah, a... [Read More]
It's not the trans Terry And June...
Cast and crew on BBC Two's groundbreaking new sitcom Boy Meets Girl [Read More]
Season 2 of ‘Black Jesus’ Premieres on Adult Swim September 18th
It’s been almost a year since Adult Swim renewed Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg’s Black Jesus for a second season, and today the network finally revealed the premiere date. The show, which stars Gerald “Slink” Johnson as Jesus living in present-day Compton, returns to Ad... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, Tig Notaro, and More to Guest Star in Maria Bamford’s Netflix Show
Maria Bamford is currently at work on her Mitch Hurwitz-produced Netflix show Lady Dynamite, and a bunch of guest stars have officially signed on to the project. According to Entertainment Weekly, Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Jenny Slate, Jon Cryer, Adam Pally, June Diane Raphael, Tig Notaro, and... [Read More]
Tony Rock Doesn’t Think There Should Be Comedy Competitions
For his second episode of series The Rock Lounge, Tony Rock invited friend and comedian Maronzio Vance to the table. Accompanied by previous guest Guy Torry, the guys go over their past stories, audience members, and comedy competitions. In particular they spoke on comedy competition Last Comic Sta... [Read More]
Josh Gad will play Roger Ebert in new comedy starring Will Ferrell
Josh Gad is all set to play the iconic film critic Roger Ebert alongside Will Ferrell who will be taking on the role of director Russ Meyer in Russ & Roger Go Beyond. The film is based on the true story of the two men’s 1970 cult classic Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. ... [Read More]