Comedian Dan Levy’s successful Laughspin interview
Dan Levy is a contemporary renaissance comedian– if there is such a thing. With the ability to seamlessly transition from stand-up stage (including his own half-hour Comedy Central special), to TV hosting duties to Web series production and act... [Read More]
RIP Vic Dunlop, comedian
Facebook status reports are peppered with the news that Vic Dunlop has passed. The basic info on his Facebook page says, “I have been in the Comedy business for 37 years in one capacity or another. Stand-up comic, actor, writer, director, prod... [Read More]
Dan Levy: Congrats on Your Success – A Comedy Review
I don’t know about you, but I think Dan Levy is one hell of a cool dude (you can read our interview with him here). He has a very relaxed presence during his television appearances, showing he doesn’t have to try very hard to make a joke out of very ... [Read More]
Jon Huck’s New Album is “Fantasticular Hilaritation”
I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t know much about comedian Jon Huck before I listened to his amazing album, “Fantasticular Hilaritation,” which if you couldn’t tell is fantastic, testicular, hilarious, and irritation all in on... [Read More]
Jeff Garlin Creating a Sitcom for ABC
The Curb Your Enthusiasm executive producer and star has set up a script deal to write, executive produce and star in an untitled half-hour comedy at ABC Studios. Bruce McCulloch (The Kids in the Hall, Saturday Night Live) is attached to co-write the script and serve as an executive producer. [Read More]
For Your Reconsideration: Hamlet 2
It was supposed to be an underdog success stories everyone could get behind. Advance hype had Hamlet 2 pegged to be the 2008 model of Little Miss Sunshine and, more importantly, it had Steve Coogan positioned to finally break through as a bankable star of American comedy. He’d already cracked the mainstream that year with a brief but memorable turn in Tropic Thunder and a killer role in Curb Your Enthusiasm, but Hamlet 2 was set to be both his victory lap and a major crossing of the transom a la... [Read More]
Checking In...with the Muppet Show Muppeteers
Whatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV...and the talent behind all your favorite Muppets, and some you've forgotten, on The Muppet Show? [Read More]
Adam Corolla Develops Animated Show For Fox
According to TV Guide, Fox is developing Adam Corolla's animated show The Birchums. "Mr. Birchum — essentially an even gruffer version of Carolla's cynical persona — is a hard-nosed, old-school woodshop teacher who's a bit frustrated at the world," they write. "The Birchums would expand that univers... [Read More]
Pete and Brian think McDonald’s ad stole the idea from their 2009 video
Have you seen the new TV ad McDonald's is running to promote its line of "premium" chicken sandwiches? Pete Karinen and Brian Sacca sure have. And they see a little too much of themselves in the commercial. [Read More]
Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox
If all goes according to plan, multi-faceted comedian Demetri Martin will join a long, successful tradition of animated comedy at Fox, which boasts The Simpsons, Family Guy and most recently Bob’s Burgers. [Read More]