Moontower Comedy Festival, day 2: Dana Carvey and Amy Schumer!
AUSTIN – The second day of the second annual Moontower Comedy Festival brought us only first-stringers, and boy were we glad of it. Top-notch performers like Reggie Watts, Maria Bamford, Greg Fitzsimmons and Todd Barry no doubt left audiences in the ... [Read More]
 
E! thinks “Fashion Police” writers should hold a union election, despite already going on strike with WGA support
UPDATE: The writers for E!'s Fashion Police with Joan Rivers have sent another missive to the cable network. Writers went on strike last week, seeking fair pay from E! under a contract with the Writers Guild of America. Apparently, the network wants ... [Read More]
 
Image of Comedy Clubs vs Underground Scene: Live in Both Worlds
Comedy Clubs vs Underground Scene: Live in Both Worlds
This is a story about the difference between Comedy Club Comedy and Underground Comedy [Read More]
 
Sklarbro Country live recording: Osbaldiston!
The Sklar Brothers fulfilled a dream on Thursday night. And it wasn’t just the dream of having both of them perform live, in person, on the Comedy Bar stage (although in the wake of Randy’s “passport flap” last year, this was still a mu... [Read More]
 
Sklarbro Country live recording: Osbaldiston!
The Sklar Brothers fulfilled a dream on Thursday night. And it wasn’t just the dream of having both of them perform live, in person, on the Comedy Bar stage (although in the wake of Randy’s “passport flap” last year, this was still a mu... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central renews ‘The Jeselnik Offensive’ and ‘Nathan For You’
Comedy Central has renewed two freshman shows – The Jeselnik Offensive and Nathan For You – for second seasons. The second season of comedian Anthony Jeselnik’s show will premiere in July while Nathan Fielder’s second season premiere is scheduled for... [Read More]
 
Party Time! ‘Wayne’s World’ cast and creators reunited
After 21 years and public feuds, the cast and creators of Wayne’s World reunited for a special panel discussion. On April 23rd, The Academy presented a special screening of Wayne’s World at the Same Goldwyn Theater in Beverley Hills. Prior to the screening, executive producer and Academy... [Read More]
 
10 Things Not to Say to a Comic, by Leah Bonnema
Leah Bonnema, a NYC-based stand-up comedian seen in clubs, on radio/podcasts or TV via WeTV, Logo and VH1, offers this list of things people say to comedians but really shouldn't ever say. In general I believe people mean well. And I should be so luc... [Read More]
 
Cheech and Chong finally meet their big fan and spirit animal, Snoop Dogg (Snoop Lion)
Cheech & Chong celebrated an extra-special 4/20 week in 2013 with a big smokin' promotional tour, capped off Thursday afternoon with a surprise visit from an unsurprising big fan in hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg during the comedy duo's "Town Hall" reco... [Read More]
 
Watch a Full Episode of IFC's 'Maron' Right Here, Right Now
Marc Maron's IFC sitcom Maron is set to debut next Friday, but the network uploaded a full episode of the show to their YouTube channel today, which you can watch in its entirety above. This is the show's second episode. Entitled "Dead Possum," it involves Maron interviewing Denis Leary and trying ... [Read More]