Greg Kinnear and Josh Lawson Will Also Be in 'Anchorman 2'
Anchorman 2 has added two more  actors to its jam-packed cast: Oscar nominee Greg Kinnear and Australian House of Lies star Josh Lawson. There's no word on who Kinnear and Lawson are playing or how sizable their roles are. No official synopsis has been released, but the Anchorman sequel will see R... [Read More]
Critics Don't Like 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' as Much as They Like Making Corny Jokes About Its Title
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, starring Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Olivia Wilde, and Steve Buscemi as goofy magicians, hits theaters today, and it's one of the first big mainstream comedies of the year. Wonderstone isn't faring so well with critics, though, with every other movie reviewer making ... [Read More]
Talking With DC Pierson About His New Book, 'Crap Kingdom'
DC Pierson is a comedian, actor, member of the popular sketch group DERRICK, and well regarded UCB performer. In 2010, he added "novelist" to that resume with the release of his first book The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To. Last week, he released his second novel, Crap Kingdom. I had a cha... [Read More]
Gilbert Gottfried and Alan Thicke swapped wives on ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap”
In case you missed it, this week on ABC's new episode of Celebrity Wife Swap, comedian Gilbert Gottfried and comedic actor Alan Thicke spent time in the other man's shoes and households, living with the other man's wife. Actually, it's the wives who ... [Read More]
 
SXSW Comedy, day 6: Hannibal Buress, Hasan Minhaj, Kyle Kinane
AUSTIN — If there was any doubt that I am now immersed in SXSW Music, it was put to rest yesterday thanks to Loud Village– an entity that encapsulates both alternative music and alternative comedy. So, in other words, the hipster dream. L... [Read More]
 
Bo Burnham’s TV show is coming to MTV on May 2nd, has new hour of material
It’s been nearly 2 years since MTV started to develop the Bo Burnham sitcom/reality show Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous and now we finally have a an air date for the series premiere. The show will kick off it’s first season on Thursday, May 2nd at 10:30pm. Burnham will star as the show... [Read More]
 
Gilda’s LaughFest review: Lewis Black makes our imminent demise fun
GRAND RAPIDS – Despite the insanely vigorous national touring schedule – including many stops in Michigan – he’s maintained over the years, it has been a long time since Lewis Black has set foot in Grand Rapids. Leave it to the organizers at Gilda... [Read More]
 
RIP Scott Kennedy
Scott Kennedy died unexpectedly on Thursday. The stand-up comedian, known for leading dozens of stand-up comedy tours to American military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade, was in his 40s. Scott Kennedy began his comedy career in hi... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler’s “Broad City” headed to Comedy Central in 2014
Broad City will go from the inter-web to TV in 2014 courtesy of Comedy Central. The network has picked up 10 episodes of the web series in which the hilarious Amy Poehler helped create and serves as the series executive producer. Broad City is about two friends struggling to make it through everyday... [Read More]
 
Scott Kennedy, standup comic
We woke up this morning to the news that Scott Kennedy passed away last night.  We didn’t know Kennedy, but, judging from the testimonials on the social media, he was a beloved member of the standup community.  Kennedy was most notable for havi... [Read More]