Paul Scheer Talks Web TV and Justin Bieber | PopEater
Paul Scheer gives us the scoop on the second annual Streamys, hints at his plan to turn 'Human Giant' into a feature film, and tells us what he really thinks of Justin Bieber. [Read More]
Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor's Gay Comedy Delayed Indefinitely | TheWrap
Has the curse of Jim Carrey returned to claim another movie? The release of Carrey and Ewan McGregor's gay comedy "I Love You Phillip Morris" has been delayed indefinitely by its distributor Consolidated Pictures Group, according to the L.A. Times. [Read More]
'Awkward Comedy Show' Comics Talk Tiger, Michael Steele, And What It Is To Be A Nerd (video) | Huffington Post
The Huffington Post recently sat down with four of the five "The Awkward Comedy Show" comedians (Hannibal Buress, Baron Vaughn, Marina Franklin and Victor Varnado) at Comix comedy club to discuss how 'nerd' is the white N-word, the problem with the census, and why you should always use cash at bondage clubs, among other things. [Read More]
David Cross's "Bigger and Blackerer" Saturday on Epix; On CD/DVD May 25 | AST
Shot at the Wilbur Theater in Boston in October of 2009, David Cross's new stand-up special "Bigger and Blackerer" premieres on premium cable channel Epix Saturday night at 10 PM. [Read More]
Frankie Boyle's Down's Syndrome jokes provoke victim's mother | Mail Online
Frankie Boyle devoted five minutes of a stand-up show to a foul tirade against sufferers and their parents by criticising their hair, clothing and voices. He then turned on the audience, picking on a couple - Sharon and Keiron Smith - in the front row and accusing them of talking. Laughter turned to awkward silence when Mrs Smith told Boyle: 'My daughter has Down's syndrome and I'm very upset.' Boyle was unrepentant. He made fun of the couple before saying: 'This is my last tour. I don't give a ... [Read More]
David Baddiel on 'The Infidel' (new movie about Muslim man who discovers he was adopted and his birth parents were Jews) | The Sun
Comic David Baddiel is risking the wrath of Muslims and Jews by poking fun at both religions in a new movie. The Jewish star is the writer of The Infidel, out today, about a Muslim man who discovers that he was adopted and his birth parents were orthodox Jews. [Read More]
Meet Me In New York - Baron Vaughn | the comic's comic
Baron Vaughn can write and tell jokes, yes, but he also can act, dance, sing, rap, and has an intangible other quality that probably will revealed to you when you least expect it. You've seen him on Live at Gotham, Black Dynamite, as a talking funny head on VH1. He did HBO's Aspen festival in 2006. You'll see him Friday when The Awkward Comedy Show debuts on Comedy Central, Monday on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, later this month at Bridgetown in Portland, this summer at Bonnaroo, on the big scr... [Read More]
Holly Montag climbs a steep Hill - does stand-up at Comedy Store | Third Beat
Holly Montag – the less-talented sister of Heidi (yes, less talented) has decided she’s a comedian. Lucky us. Lucky audience last night at the Comedy Store in LA. Hollywoodlife.com has the “exclusive” video of her set, and in their review they seem to think she did just swell. Methinks the editors need to get out a little more. [Read More]
Conan O'Brien Tweets on Lamar Digital Billboards nationwide | MediaPost
Conan O'Brien is Tweeting on digital billboards nationwide courtesy of billboard owner Lamar. The ostensible goal of the campaign is to give Conan fans a dose of his snark, which has sadly gone missing from late-night TV since he left NBC in less than amiable circumstances. [Read More]