Janeane Garofalo joins the cast of Adult Swim’s “Delocated”
Great news for the world of small-budget, absurdly hilarious television shows! Janeane Garofalo has joined the cast of Adult Swim’s Delocated for its upcoming third season, which premieres early next year. Delocated follows comedian Jon Glaser&... [Read More]
Steven Wright and Craig Ferguson talk about prisons, frogs and Liza Minnelli
What more do you need to know? Steven Wright paid another visit to the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and it was delightful. Roll the clip. Steven Wright is in the middle of a stand-up tour. Check him out in a live venue near you.... [Read More]
Be Yourself PSA, as if: Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj
Nice spot-on parody video here from Alison Bennett, as she, Violet Krumbein and Sasheer Zamata tell the kids to just be themselves, except for the fact that the singers they're portraying -- Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, respectively -- are ... [Read More]
The Onion’s publisher emeritus weighs in on proposed move to The Yukon (Chicago)
If you haven't yet heard, The Onion's corporate executives want to move the editorial staff from New York City to Chicago -- where the executives already are based alongside the satirical paper's nonfiction entertainment section, The A.V. Club. It's ... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Myq Kaplan
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its... [Read More]
Courteney Cox and David Arquette Sell a Sitcom to NBC
NBC just bought a pilot from Courteney Cox and David Arquette called Ten Years. It'll be about “the ebb and flow of a [decade-long] relationship for a recently separated couple in the center of a group of friends and family.” Also one of the people was in a very successful sitcom in the 90s and the ... [Read More]
On Conan, Brent Weinbach proves again why he has won the Andy Kaufman Award
Look. People are submitting videos this month for the annual Andy Kaufman Award competition (the submission date deadline was this past Monday, I just found out), and I just feel as though in the past couple of years, the awards have become, well, le... [Read More]
Professor Irwin Corey Begs for Money to Benefit Cuban Children | NYTimes
“Help a guy out?” he repeated on a recent Wednesday afternoon to drivers who would often hand over a dollar or some change and then zoom off. Most drivers simply regard him as another homeless down and outer, but every so often one might squint at the jolly man’s scruffy beard, scarecrow hair and zany smile and realize that — holy cow! — it’s the legendary comedian Professor Irwin Corey. [Read More]