ABC’s ‘Big Children’ to Star Comedian Rory Scovel
Comedian Rory Scovel has been making waves for the past few years. He’s been on Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and has made a pretty good buzz on the stand-up circuit. Scovel seems to have been doing something right. He’s done enough ... [Read More]
 
‘It’s Okay To Do Stuff’ – A Parody 40 Years in The Making
Well, maybe I should clarify that this new CD, It’s Okay To Do Stuff, is a parody of Free To Be…You and Me forty years later.  Now, that’s better and more to the point.  Yes, it’s been forty years to the month that actress Marlo Thomas got some frie... [Read More]
 
21 Comedians in Commercials
When word broke earlier this week that Maria Bamford’s Christmas Champ was not going to be resurrected for Target ads this year, I have to admit… I was a little bummed. Not because I like advertisements, rather I dug Bamford’s completely off the wall weirdness and buffoonery toward... [Read More]
 
Image of Watch Bill Hader Go Really In Depth About the Stefon Process
Watch Bill Hader Go Really In Depth About the Stefon Process
Here's a five-minute interview of Bill Hader talking about the process of writing Stefon segments the entire time. Seriously, he doesn't talk about anything besides writing Stefon, and it manages to be interesting and funny the whole time. I bet Bill Hader has another hour of amazing behind-the-sce... [Read More]
 
Larry David's Animated Thankgiving Special Is Heartwarming
Here's an animated Thanksgiving special that Larry David wrote and starred in for Funny or Die. David recounts Thanksgiving dinners with his family in Brooklyn, and it's pretty clear where all of his Seinfeld/Curb characters come from. His uncle is even named Uncle Leo, and he seems just as ridicul... [Read More]
Image of Chris, Abby, and Bridey Elliott Are Doing a Live Show Together
Chris, Abby, and Bridey Elliott Are Doing a Live Show Together
Living comedy legend Chris Elliott and his talented daughters Abby (from SNL) and Bridey Elliott (from Twitter) will be appearing together onstage next month for the first time ever. The live late night show "Running Late with Scott Rogowsky" will host "An Evening with the Elliotts" at the PIT in NY... [Read More]
 
Good Read: ‘We Killed’ by Comedian Yael Kohen
Because I am a big fan of the podcast “Doug Loves Movies,” I listen to it religiously. They can be hit-or-miss, but are most often a source for good comedy. Recently, host Doug Benson had a show that was a exceptionally funny, a hoot from start to fi... [Read More]
 
Image of Jeff Kintner: Breaking into the Columbus Comedy Scene
Jeff Kintner: Breaking into the Columbus Comedy Scene
I wanted to do something more with my life than homework and drinking, Kintner says. That’s when I got a bunch of material...and went out on stage. [Read More]
 
Yes, there is a difference between Kyle Kinane and Pete Holmes (photo)
My co-worker kept getting Pete Holmes and Kyle Kinane confused with one another. Rather than get mad, I decided to help him out and put together this handy, dandy cheat sheet and posted it on his desk to help him learn the difference and not keep making the same mistake.Yes, there is a difference be... [Read More]
 
Interview with Rob Kutner, Joel Levinson, and Steven Levinson
In November 1972, the Ms. Foundation for Women released Free to Be… You and Me, an album and book geared toward children, championing self-acceptance and rejecting societal gender norms. Actress Marlo Thomas, who came up with the idea for the p... [Read More]