Anthony Jeselnik to headline the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival
The first wave of comics that will be performing at the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, now in it’s third year, have been announced including Anthony Jeselnik. He’ll be headlining the historic Paramount Theater. Back in March it was announced that Jeselnik will be h... [Read More]
On the Rise with Lauren Lapkus
by Monique Madrid A force in the Chicago improv community, Lauren Lapkus moved to Los Angeles a little over five years ago to make a name for herself. And boy has she. From sitcoms, to guest appearances on some of the funniest comedy shows, to her own popular podcast and role in the upcoming Jurassi... [Read More]
Show Amy Schumer's Doggy Daycare Sketch to Your Most Insufferable Dog-Owning Friend
by Adam Frucci Here's a sketch from last night's Inside Amy Schumer in which the dog owners dropping their pets off at doggy daycare compete to see whose dog is the saddest. I've got a soft spot for the dead one, myself. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Wanda Sykes and Alan Cumming to host Just For Laughs Festival Galas
The good news just keeps coming from the Just For Laughs Festival camp with the announcement of two more Gala hosts and the extension of the Ethnic Show. The Emmy Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes and Broadway darling Alan Cumming have joined this year’s line-up of Gala hosts. Sykes to host J... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Recreated Letterman's 'Late Night' Opening as a Tribute
by Adam Frucci With Letterman's last show happening tonight, the tributes are rolling in for the late night legend. Last night, Seth Meyers and his team showed their tribute: a faithful, shot-for-shot recreation of Letterman's original opening titles for his Late Night from way back in 1983. Check ... [Read More]
Bill Murray Jumped Out of a Cake for His Final Letterman Appearance
by Adam Frucci Bill Murray made his final appearance on Letterman last night, jumping out of a cake and then covering Dave in frosting before busting out the booze and taking a look back at his many, many appearances on the show. It's kind of hard to believe that this is the last time we'll be seei... [Read More]
Shane Mauss’ new comedy album is about breaking both of his feet
Yeah, it sounds gruesome as hell, but that’s what happened. Shane Mauss is set to release his third stand-up comedy album titled, My Big Break, and this time he didn’t have to look far for inspiration. You see, a few months back, Mauss was hiking and misjudged the height of a cliff on a ... [Read More]
I Had To Follow That! Pete Lee has to take the stage after seeing literally the worst thing ever
Think about the worst thing ever… go ahead, we’ll give you a minute. Did you think of it? Well Pete Lee had to follow it. We asked him to tell us about the worst performance he ever had to take the stage after and, it’s pretty damn horrific a thing. Pete Lee being the eternally [&... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Gave a Predictably Great Commencement Speech at Wake Forest
by Adam Frucci Stephen Colbert gave the commencement speech at Wake Forest yesterday, talking to the new graduates about what it's like to go through a major transition:I just spent many years learning how to do one thing really well. I got so comfortable with that place, that role, those responsib... [Read More]
Not quite Stupid Human Tricks: Repeats of “The Mentalist” will replace Late Show with David Letterman from May 21-June 5
Getting over David Letterman's retirement certainly won't be easy. It'll take more than mental feats of strength, or even the final season of The Mentalist -- and yet, CBS has chosen the latter for the short-run. Starting Thursday, CBS stations will rebroadcast the final 12 episodes of The Mentalist... [Read More]