‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount
All 304 pages of the long-awaited tome The Simpsons Family History: A Celebration of Television’s Favorite Family will arrive in stores and online retailers on Sept. 23. And although it retails for $35, you can pre-order it now on Amazon for a budget-friendly $21.50. The official book descript... [Read More]
 
Austin Comedian Kat Ramzinski brutally attacked, will still perform at Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival
Easter night is generally reserved for eating crappy chocolate-shaped bunnies and making sexual ‘He Is Risen’ puns– but this was not the case for Austin, Texas comic, Kat Ramzinski who was brutally attacked while walking home on April 20. Ramzinski says a silver minivan crept up on... [Read More]
 
VH1 Cancels 'Best Week Ever' Again
by Bradford Evans VH1 announced today that they've canceled long-running series Best Week Ever for a second time. Best Week Ever originally ran from 2004 to 2009, when it was initially canceled. VH1 rebooted the show in January of 2013, with a new cast and format, featuring comedians Michael Che, Ni... [Read More]
 
Improv as Practical Life Advice
by Will Hines When you ask people to think of reasons why someone took an improv class for the first time you get answers like “I wanted to do something fun” or “I’m a huge comedy fan” or “I wanted to be able to think on my feet more for my job.” (Side note:... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg, Charlize Theron, and Andrew Garfield Are Hosting the Last Three 'SNL's of the Season
by Bradford Evans NBC just announced the hosts and musical guests for the final three Saturday Night Live episodes of the season: May 3rd: Andrew Garfield/Coldplay May 10th: Charlize Theron/The Black Keys May 17th: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent This is the first time hosting for both Garfield and Sa... [Read More]
 
Don Rickels stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to make fun of everyone and it was perfect (video)
Hot on the heels of the announcement that he’ll be the guest of honor of an All-Star Tribute on Spike TV Don Rickels swung by Jimmy Kimmel Live to catch up on with his pal Jimmy. Rickels took the opportunity to do what he always does, and that’s make fun of everyone and everything around... [Read More]
 
Julia Louis-Dreyfus GQ ’15 Funniest People Alive’ photoshoot, wherein she simulates sex with a clown
GQ, like seemingly every mainstream print publication who, for the past few years, decided comedy was worth their coverage time, has revealed their list of the 15 Funniest People Alive, including Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Out on newsstands April 29, the issue includes interviews and original ph... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Orders 'This Is Not Happening' to Series
by Megh Wright Comedy Central announced in a press release today that they've picked up the CC:Studios web series This Is Not Happening, a standup storytelling show hosted by Ari Shaffir, for an eight-episode run on television to premiere this fall. This order marks the network's first pickup of a s... [Read More]
 
Why the Hell Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus Having Sex with a Clown in This 'GQ' Shoot?
by Megh Wright Earlier this month, Veep superstar Julia Louis-Dreyfus posed naked on the cover of Rolling Stone wearing nothing but a flubbed Constitution tattoo on her back. But it seems that she's one-upped herself with her newest feature in GQ's comedy issue, which sent her to a nightmarish hells... [Read More]
 
GQ’s comedy issue: Louis C.K. takes the cover and Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets in bed with a clown
Louis C.K. is on the cover of the latest issue of GQ magazine’s comedy issue where they dub him the “undisputed king of comedy” and other superlatives. C.K. also admits that he did feel weird that he never felt more suicidal when things were lean for him. And he had moments, darker... [Read More]