The Phillies’ Chase Utley responds to ‘Always Sunny’ letter
It took him five years, but Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley took some time to respond to a letter from a ‘fan.’ That fan was Ronald “Mac” McDonald, who according to a 2009 episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, had been trying to get the letter t... [Read More]
 
It's That Episode: 'Staten Island Comedy Show' Co-Host Freddy Coscia
by Craig Rowin On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (Adult Swim's 'Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell,' UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap. If you like public access television, you will love Freddy Coscia. Freddy is ... [Read More]
 
That Happened: Ari Shaffir and comedians from his “This Is Not Happening” series on Comedy Central share bonus commentary
Ari Shaffir's "This Is Not Happening," a storytelling webseries on Comedy Central via CC:Studios, originated as a live show at the Hollywood Improv's side "lab" room in which stand-up comedians could share experiences from their lives that didn't fit neatly within the confines of their stand-up sets... [Read More]
 
Talking to W. Kamau Bell About Becoming the Host of a Daily Show, 'The Daily Show', and Forgettable Meals
by Roger Cormier After a year airing once a week, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will make its debut tomorrow night as the brand new FXX network's nightly news commentary/comedy program. Kamau and I talked about how he and his staff are preparing for the drastic change in workload, how he feels h... [Read More]
 
Dave Chappelle's Shows Since Connecticut Have Been Going Great
by Bradford Evans Last Thursday, Dave Chappelle made headlines when he cut his set short in Hartford, Connecticut, walking off stage early after several members of the audience rudely screamed out Chappelle's Show lines at the top of his show and refused to calm down. Since then, all of Chappelle's ... [Read More]
 
The best jokes from the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
Well last night was the night we’ve been waiting for as Comedy Central set its sights on the one and only James Franco. The shows was a turning point for the network and it’s roasts for they managed to hook a whale. It wasn’t just the roast of another comedian, or a figure who embo... [Read More]
 
Bill Hader as “The President of Hollywood” and other great NSFW moments from the Comedy Central #FrancoRoast
This year's Comedy Central Roast of James Franco had some great moments. Let's reflect on a few of them by reliving them, shall we? These video clips are uncensored, so please put your headphones on if you're watching this in mixed company! Bill Hader sat on the dais in black tie like all the rest, ... [Read More]
 
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Joe DeRosa: You Will Die (review)
At a minimum, Joe DeRosa’s You Will Die merits a listen purely because of the unique circumstances surrounding its production. The first disc of the double album is the 70-minute set that DeRosa intended to perform. The second disc, however, is an unedited hour of DeRosa’s failed attempt... [Read More]
 
Ladies of Laughter Unites Former Champs for Comedy Benefit, Variety Host Search Competition
Ladies of Laughter presented five of their past contest winners with Kevin Meaney as headliner and host to precede the final round of their search for a non-traditional opening act at The Cutting Room last month. The roster of former champions featured Robin Fox, Patty Rosborough, Leighann Lord, Re... [Read More]
 
Matt Besser: UCB Comedy Improv Manual (Interview)
Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh, three of the four founders of Upright Citizens Brigade, just released  The Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual.  One of the goals of this book, according to Matt Besser in an interview with AmericasComedy.com, was “that you d... [Read More]