This week’s new comedy
Freeze! | New Year’s Eve | Funz & Gamez ToozTom Basden and Tim Key are a phenomenal comedy double act. When they get the chance to be, that is: both are obliged to spend far more time attending to the needs of their extremely successful solo careers. Key is an Edinburgh award-winning comic... [Read More]
Chris Wiegand's top 10 stage shows of 2015
Unruly choirgirls, an unhinged Kirsty Young and Kinshasa’s rebellious Sapeurs feature in our Stage editor’s favourite shows of the year• More on the best culture of 2015Lee Hall made a wild and wistful play-cum-gig from Alan Warner’s novel The Sopranos, about a gang of small-t... [Read More]
Regina Hall Joins The Cast Of FOX’s ‘Grandfathered’ With Jon Stamos
Regina Hall is set to return back to TV as it has been announced that she will join the cast of ‘Grandfathered’ starring Jon Stamos. On the series Regina will play the show’s new love interest. Think Like a Man star and Scary Movie vet Regina Hall has signed up for a recurring ro... [Read More]
Seeso, Say So: A sneak peek at the newest comedy streaming platform
The year 2016 may just be the year we're all convinced to stop watching TV the traditional way, and Seeso will go a long way in convincing comedy fans to do just that -- if they haven't already. Seeso, NBCUniversal's new digital comedy streaming platform, officially launches Jan. 7, 2016, charging $... [Read More]
Reliving “The Great American Dream Machine,” on PBS from 1971-1972, and now on DVD
Four years before Saturday Night Live, and three years before Monty Python's Flying Circus would land on this side of the pond, New York City's public television station Thirteen put a spotlight on great young comedians and actors who'd become ready for primetime soon enough. A pastiche of patriotic... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Anthony Jeselnik Visits ‘The Todd Barry Podcast’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Comedian To Do List: Men vs. Women, by Sara Schaefer
The only thing more striking about Sara Schaefer's recent Twitter photo of the differences between men and women in stand-up comedy today (circa 2015)? Reading her @replies and the outlandishly sexist men and mansplainers trying to set her supposedly straight. Which, of course, only reinforces her p... [Read More]
Scott Aukerman and Casey Wilson Reenact the Creepiest Christmas Song of All Time
To celebrate Christmas, Funny or Die teamed up with Scott Aukerman and Casey Wilson to make a video that serves as a helpful reminder that the popular holiday song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” despite all its catchiness, is actually a horrific song that we should all stop singing. Al... [Read More]
“Oh, Hello” has its moment as Gil Faizon and George St Geegland draw rave Off-Broadway reviews, big names and hit “Late Night” TV
In this age of "Too Much TV," we're also here in New York City living in the age of Too Much Tuna. Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland are peaking. Their Off-Broadway run at the Cherry Lane Theatre has drawn rave reviews from The New York Times and other comedians, Faizon and Geegland are pranking [&... [Read More]