Mark your calendars: Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival returning Sept. 16-19, 2010
This message showed up in my inbox today, and considering Eugene Mirman's "Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival" manages to rival many of the other comedy festivals out there, it's worth ... [Read More]
Robert Buscemi: Palpable
Not that Robert Buscemi deceives the IRS when he writes “comedian” on the occupation line of his tax return; it’s just that his overriding job is engineer of his nonstop train of thought.nOn Pa... [Read More]
Will Ferrell's recruitment video for the NYPD is clearly an NSFW promotion for "The Other Guys"
From what I hear, The Other Guys casts such a wide net into New York City that if you do not know a comedian in the film, then you do not know comedy.From what I see, this promotional clip for the mov... [Read More]
Dane Cook to star in “horror comedy” flick
Dane Cook’s latest movie project will straddle between two genres. He’s set to co-star along side Josh Hutcherson – who you may know from the latest Journey to the Center of the Earth &... [Read More]
Joel McHale, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Brian Regan to headline New York Comedy Festival
Joel McHalenIt’s that time of year again when New Yorkers start gearing up for five nights of high profile, holy-crap-look-who-showed-up comedy.nThe 2010 New York Comedy Festival, running from Nov... [Read More]
Tom Simmons: Keep Up
Tom Simmons, let’s place him in the under-appreciated comic category – recently released fifth live album, Keep Up— full of astute, unique observations on life, society and many of the institut... [Read More]
Reno 911!'s Tom Lennon and Ben Garant developing "U.S.S. Alabama" (Reno 911! In Space, essentially) | The A.V. Club
FX landed another victory for the forces of good comedy today by ordering a pilot from Reno 911!’s Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant called U.S.S. Alabama, which is set aboard a spaceship populated with “a crew of space-farers that are about as smart as the Reno! cops.” (You know, you could just call it Reno 911! In Space and we’d all be okay with that. No need to dance around it.) If the show is picked up, the series could debut as early as next year. [Read More]
Will Ferrell to Star in Spanish-Language Comedy "Casa de mi padre" | TheWrap
Will Ferrell, whose cop comedy "The Other Guys" opens on Friday, is attached to star in and produce a Spanish-language comedy titled "Casa de mi padre," or "House of My Father," an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Yes, Spanish language. The film will be subtitled in English, the individual said. Ferrell's publicist would neither confirm nor deny his involvement to TheWrap. [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival Lineup Announced - Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Joel McHale & More
The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) in association with Comedy Central announced its stellar lineup for this year's festival to occur November 3-7, 2010. For seven years the NYCF has brought together hundreds of the country's best comedians for five days of stand-up in the best city in the world. This year, comedy lovers can look forward to apparances by Joel McHale, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Margaret Cho, Gabriel Iglesias, Nick Swardson, Brian Regan, and many, many more. [Read More]
Last Comic Standing - "…and then there were five" | The A.V. Club
Whoa, we're already at the finals? As much as the show jerked us around there at the beginning, it sure did get to the point fairly quickly. [Read More]