Could "National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle" be too good to be TV true?
When Adult Swim began airing episodes of Childrens' Hospital last month, they aired an ad for a different kind of action show called National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehi... [Read More]
Dane Cook on Joe Rogan’s podcast; watch the entire video
Two days ago, Dane Cook appeared on Joe Rogan’s UStream podcast. If you have two hours to spare you should surely check it out. Go! ... [Read More]
Leicester's Comedy in the Dark at Edinburgh Festival | BBC
The team behind Leicester Comedy Festival (LCF) are taking their unique environmentally friendly show to the audiences at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Comedy in the Dark features two comedians each performing half an hour sets, predominantly in the pitch black. The show is part of LCF's Greening the Laughs initiative, which aims to highlight the environmental impact of comedy throughout the world. [Read More]
Adam McKay on The Other Guys, buddy-cop movies and Gary Sanchez | The A.V. Club
Although he isn’t as well known as his frequent collaborator Will Ferrell, Adam McKay has had a hand in some of the most successful and influential comedies of the last decade. After working as head writer at Saturday Night Live—where he hired his replacement, Tina Fey—McKay broke into features with 2004’s Anchorman, which reintroduced a strain of anarchic, substantially improvised humor to the national lexicon. McKay talked to The A.V. Club about cutting himself out of the movie, the death of t... [Read More]
Hal Sparks saves a life with his CPR skills
Last night, comedian Hal Sparks of Queer as Folk fame, performed CPR on an older man who collapsed in the LAX airport. Another woman did chest compressions while Sparks did mouth to mouth. [Read More]
New York Underground Comedy Festival kicks off Aug. 16
It’s that time of year again, when the annual New York Underground Comedy Festival rolls into the Big Apple. The fest is celebrating its eighth year of operation. It’s all going down from... [Read More]
Tommy Chong defends marijuana use on Mike Huckabee show
Tommy Chong of Cheech and Chong recently appeared on Mike Huckabee’s talk show to defend marijuana in a segment neutrally named, “Is Pot Ruining Our Kids?” In the classic case of pothead vs. stodgy ol... [Read More]
Memo to HBO: Who wouldn't want to see Lizzy Caplan date a bunch of boner groaners?
News broke over the weekend that Julie Klausner's memoir, I Don't Care About Your Band, may become a HBO series, starring Lizzy Caplan as Klausner. OK. Several things. Did you see that pi... [Read More]
Exclusive: Hannibal Buress, Carolyn Castiglia rap to promote ‘My Name is Hannibal’
As most of you know, comedian Hannibal Buress released his comedy album My Name Is Hannibal last week. And at one point during the first week, it was the top selling comedy album on iTunes. [Read More]
Things We Know About Patton Oswalt's New Book | Comedy Central Insider
While there's not a lot of information surrounding Patton Oswalt's new book, it is exciting enough to warrant a full post. We don't know a ton about it yet, but here is what we do know:... [Read More]