Ilana's Masturbation Session Gets Sabotaged on Next Week's 'Broad City'
by Megh Wright Broad City has been pumping out nothing but excellence this season, and Comedy Central uploaded a sneak peek of next week's episode today that confirms the trend is far from over. This time we get an exclusive glimpse into Ilana's masturbation rituals, only this time she finds an unex... [Read More]
Amy Schumer is a hipster drug ring leader on the latest episode of “Cop Show”
Last week, Colin Quinn’s great new web series Cop Show made its premiere. Now, the second episode has hit the web and features Amy Schumer who is playing herself, who portrays the leader of a female hipster drug gang who wants artisanal cookies and drinks PBR. Yep, everything checks out. Amy S... [Read More]
How 'Parks and Rec' Transcended its Mockumentary Roots
by Brad Becker-Parton NBC’s Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run Tuesday night and will go down as undoubtedly my favorite sitcom of its era. Created as a spinoff of The Office by writers Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, the first season mostly mimicked that mockumentary style and ev... [Read More]
How I Used Twitter to Spy on My Fans, by Iliza Shlesinger
When Iliza Shlesinger released her latest stand-up special, Freezing Hot, on Netflix a month ago, the former Last Comic Standing winner decided to employ Twitter hashtags as fleeting graphics onscreen alongside her routines. Sure, she'd like to be a trending topic as much as the next comedian. But s... [Read More]
Kurt Braunohler on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Kurt Braunohler began his stand-up performance on Wednesday's Late Night with Seth Meyers by revealing a facet of his sexual behavior, which might scare off potential girlfriends and wives except for the fact that he just scored himself a new wife. So never you mind about that. On the other hand, Br... [Read More]
Andrew Santino on Conan
Anyone thrown by Andrew Santino's overgrown fiery hairdo on ABC's short-lived sitcom experiment, Mixology, will be relieved to see Santino in his more natural state as he performed stand-up comedy on Wednesday's Conan. Then again, you'll now have a new worry as Santino clearly cannot go a week witho... [Read More]
Epix Is Developing a Half-Hour Comedy Starring Nick Nolte
by Megh Wright Comedy legend Nick Nolte might get his own Epix show. According to Deadline, the premium network is currently in negotiations for a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for Graves, a half-hour comedy starring Nolte as a former US president "who has an epiphany, realizing that some of ... [Read More]
In Ruins with the Bitter Buddha: The Laugh Button interview with Eddie Pepitone
Eddie Pepitone has become one of the most respected comedians in the comedy community and a cult favorite in L.A. And in recent years, he’s taken on the moniker of the “Bitter Buddha”. Recently, he’s explained to us why this world is In Ruins, his latest effort now avail... [Read More]
Melissa Rauch performed “Tits and Ass” from Chorus Line when she was 8 #tbt
Melissa Rauch stars in a raunchy new movie that premiered last month at the Sundance Film Festival. But the supporting player from CBS hit The Big Bang Theory and former VH1 Best Week Ever talking head revealed to Conan last night that she was prematurely raunchy. Sort of. Turns out when she was 8, ... [Read More]
Our Favorite Harris Wittels Podcast Appearances
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]