Bob Newhart - Bob Newhart Faces Bob Newhart (1964) | The Serious Comedy Site
Bob Newhart Faces Bob Newhart is the comic’s fifth of seven comedy albums released in the sixties. Bob Newhart Faces Bob Newhart is the weakest and shortest comedy album in the catalogue. It is 33 minutes long and features two semi-classics, The Man Who Looked Like Hitler and Nudist Camp Expose. [Read More]
Hale & Pace - One of British Comedy's Most Underrated Duos
Hale and Pace enjoyed great success in the 80s and 90s with their unique brand of humour. More recently, they returned to British screens in the hit sitcom, "Extras." If you've never heard of Hale & Pace and fancy a dose of classic British humour that they just don't seem to make anymore, or if you would like to re-live some fond memories from your youth, head to You Tube now and get ready to laugh. [Read More]
NBC taps Craig Robinson as new Last Comic Standing host, modifies audition dates | the comic's comic
NBC and producers of "Last Comic Standing" announced a new host late Friday in Craig Robinson from NBC's "The Office" and films such as Pineapple Express, Knocked Up, and the soon-to-be released Hot Tub Time Machine. In a separate email, producers for the seventh season also noted they had changed the dates for their two open calls --- LA: March 6th at the Hollywood Improv, and NYC: March 21 at the Gotham Comedy Club. [Read More]
Kris Shaw uses awkward silences to impress crowds | The BG News
Silence is often considered the muted killer in comedy. When audiences aren't laughing, a comedian's act is usually dying. Yet professional comedian Kris Shaw thrives off awkward pauses and idle reactions from crowds. He understands and has perfected the art of comedic timing. "He's got spaces where he uses silence in his act and it actually works in his favor," said Steve Sabo, founder of Inside Jokes Productions and friend to Shaw. "He's got a special quality. He's got an energy, a presence th... [Read More]
Matt Stone & Trey Parker Are Not Your Political Allies (No Matter What You Believe) | Huffington Post
"South Parks"'s creators speak about the possibility of Eric Cartman running guns in Afghanistan, Muhammad cartoons, mocking religions, angering and/or being claimed by liberals and conservatives, the timing of Team America, cat orgies, celebrities talking politics, Kanye, and an upcoming Tiger Woods episode. [Read More]
Andrew Koenig - In Memoriam | AST
Andrew was a bright, passionate and funny guy with a big heart and big dreams. His presence on the Never Not Funny podcast was undeniable, whether he was laughing along with us or making us laugh. Many will remember him for his work in television, while some will remember him for his political activism and dedication to human rights. I will remember his laugh, and the joy he brought to my life. [Read More]
Broken Lizard comedy troupe bringing "Rogue Scholars" to Universal | Reuters
Universal is getting into the Broken Lizard business, picking up a college caper and an untitled project from the comedy group. "Rogue Scholars," the college comedy revolving around five unruly professors played by the members of Broken Lizard -- Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske. The group also handles writing chores for its movies. Details for the second project are being kept under wraps. Both are in the script stage. [Read More]
Nicole Kidman joining Adam Sandler - Jennifer Aniston film | THR
Nicole Kidman will exercise her comedy chops in "Just Go for It," Columbia's romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Sports Illustrated cover model Brooklyn Decker also has joined the cast of the movie, which is due to go before cameras in March in Los Angeles. Originally titled "Pretend Wife," the story sees Sandler recruiting Aniston to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife and her kids as his fake family in order to land the girl of his dreams. [Read More]
Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane seeking footage of female comics onstage for documentary | SHECKYmagazine
Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane are currently looking for footage of female comedians onstage to be used in a theatrically released documentary that we are making about... funny women. The tapes should be shot independently, not from a tv show or professional showcase. There is a release form (see below) you need to print, fill out and sign to send with your MiniDV or DVD. [Read More]
Ron White "broke a tooth in an alcohol-related swimming-pool incident" | Recordnet
"I broke a tooth in an alcohol-related swimming-pool incident. I was just swimmin' around drunk, ran into the side and got a broken tooth and a busted lip." [Read More]