Colbert Airs Another "Laser Klan" Segment Against Viacom's Wishes
by Megh Wright Don't ever tell Stephen Colbert what not to do, especially if it's airing a KKK-themed cartoon segment during Black History Month. Despite Viacom's pleas against the segment — which Colbert read on air — he went ahead and showed the newest installment of "Laser Klan" anyw... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon's First 'Tonight Show' Week Draws Biggest Audience Since Johnny Carson Left
by Megh Wright It turns out that Jimmy Fallon's first week at The Tonight Show succeeded even more than first thought. Nielsen released the "live plus three day" ratings yesterday, which included an additional two million people who watched the show via DVR playback. This totals Fallon's premiere we... [Read More]
Lena Dunham Talks Self-Defense Keychains and Her Obsession with 'SNL' on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Girls creator and star Lena Dunham paid a visit to Seth Meyers last night, and the two chatted about Dunham's unfortunate run-in with airport security over a suspect cat-shaped self-defense keychain she owned as well as her extreme lifelong SNL superfandom that will culminate when she... [Read More]
Jenny Slate and Pete Holmes Have a Girly Chat
by Megh Wright The delightful Jenny Slate was a guest on last night's Pete Holmes Show, and she and Pete got extra comfy for a "Gabbin' Like Gals" segment in which they cover frightened farts, robbers, shorts forts, Jenny's favorite sexual things, Pete's homemade shampoo recipe, and more. She also ... [Read More]
Greg Behrendt talks about falling in love with Van Halen for SideOneDummy’s Storytellers
When we made a trek out to LA last month we got the chance to check out the SideOneDummy records office. Co-owner and comedian Joe Sib told us about a great series they were putting on in the label’s office. It was to make a performance space where talented people could perform, whether it be ... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Rob Fee Wow so brave of Jan Brewer. I wonder if she'll also veto the Punch All Babies bill? Will she take down the Only Eat Out Of Sewers act too? Matt Goldich Chris Christie's pol... [Read More]
'Parks and Recreation' Boss Mike Schur Wrote a Piece About Harold Ramis, and It's Amazing
by Bradford Evans "Groundhog Day is a perfect movie, and in every fractal and crazy looping folding scene you sense his steady hand at the wheel, ushering you along, keeping everything in focus. All of his movies had that calm, the assurance that what he had written, or directed, or both, was good a... [Read More]
Here Are the First Two Episodes of Comedy Central's New Web Series 'Idiotsitter'
by Bradford Evans Comedy Central debuted a new web series today, Idiotsitter, which is co-created by and stars Jillian Bell (Workaholics) and Charlotte Newhouse (Comedy Central's Mashup). The six-episode series follows a financially-troubled Harvard grad (Newhouse) who thinks she's going up for a b... [Read More]
Adam McKay Says There Won't Be an 'Anchorman 3'
by Bradford Evans Adam McKay, who directed both Anchorman movies and co-wrote them with Will Ferrell, said in an interview with Empire that the Anchorman series is over. Here's what he said: "It’s done. I think that’s it. It was great to do it and it was so fun to work with those guys ag... [Read More]