Image of Will Noonan’s ‘High Pathetically’ Podcast
Will Noonan’s ‘High Pathetically’ Podcast
Will Noonan is an up-and-coming stand-up comic from Boston. He has a pretty impressive twitter that is one of the funniest and easiest to remember (@willnoonan) that I’ve seen. I was delighted to find out that he had a podcast as well. I gave it a listen and wrote down a summary of what he off... [Read More]
 
Image of Chris Gethard's Guide to Bonnaroo
Chris Gethard's Guide to Bonnaroo
Chris Gethard is doing something different when he heads to Bonnaroo this year: He's taking an airplane. Last year, the comedian/author/public access TV show host traveled from Los Angeles to the annual Tennessee music fest relying solely on the cars, food, gas, accommodations and generosity of strangers in a YouTube-documented stunt that was more-or-less insane. With Bonnaroo 2013 nearly upon us, we spoke with the returning performer about his transformative experience last year, what he's... [Read More]
 
Image of Just Rage: Bill Burr pulls back the curtain between his on- and offstage personas
Just Rage: Bill Burr pulls back the curtain between his on- and offstage personas
The Riverfront Times in St. Louis talked to Bill Burr about his touring habits, "clean" comedy versus "blue" and the realization that he may be down to just one emotion. [Read More]
 
Image of Popular LA Stand-Up Show 'Holy Fuck' Is Ending Its Run
Popular LA Stand-Up Show 'Holy Fuck' Is Ending Its Run
The free weekly show, which has been running since 2009 and is held in an old movie theater downtown, has become a pillar of the local comedy scene over the last few years and was recently immortalized with a live album. The last Holy Fuck show will be on July 2nd. The show's producer/founder Dave Ross explained why it's ending in a heartfelt Tumblr post that's real hard to sum up. [Read More]
 
Image of Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Will Be Called 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Will Be Called 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
When Jimmy Fallon takes over NBC's Tonight Show in February of next year, the program will be reverting back to its old title. Fallon's version will be called The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon instead of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, making him the first host to use the word "starring" in... [Read More]
 
Image of Insane Clown Posse finally getting their own TV show on Fuse
Insane Clown Posse finally getting their own TV show on Fuse
Starting Wednesday, July 24, Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J will star in the weekly series Insane Clown Posse Theater, wherein the two Detroit rappers will comment on music videos and perform in sketches. Think of it like those video segments of Beavis & Butt-Head, or the entirety of Mystery Science Theater 3000. [Read More]
 
Image of SPOTLIGHT ON: Marty DeRosa's 'Wrestling With Depression'
SPOTLIGHT ON: Marty DeRosa's 'Wrestling With Depression'
Comedy and tragedy often go hand and hand. This is what the dynamic Chicago comedian Marty DeRosa discusses in his critically acclaimed Internet radio program Wrestling With Depression. The show’s name isn’t just word play based on the struggle many comedians deal with, it’s also based on the same struggle felt in the wrestling community. The show brings other comedians, wrestlers and performers to talk about the unseen side of entertainment and how they deal with the not always fun side of bein... [Read More]
 
Image of Comedy nerds or just plain nerds: Critics Choice Awards fete Louis CK, Patton Oswalt, Big Bang
Comedy nerds or just plain nerds: Critics Choice Awards fete Louis CK, Patton Oswalt, Big Bang
The phrase "comedy nerd" gets thrown around online so much this decade that you wonder what meaning it still has, and yet, here are two assembled bodies of TV critics to remind us that the nerds have risen up and claimed the party for themselves. Wha... [Read More]
 
Image of Bob Odenkirk Has a Nice Long Chat with Paul F. Tompkins
Bob Odenkirk Has a Nice Long Chat with Paul F. Tompkins
Here's the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins's delightful chat show Speakeasy with his old Mr. Show boss Bob Odenkirk as the guest. It's a fun conversation between two old friends, and there's even a bonus video of Tompkins and Odenkirk reainterpeting David Cross's scenes from Alvin and the Chipmunks.. [Read More]
 
Image of HBO Greenlights Comedy Pilot From Lorne Michaels, Diallo Riddle & Bashir Salahuddin
HBO Greenlights Comedy Pilot From Lorne Michaels, Diallo Riddle & Bashir Salahuddin
HBO has given the green light to a half-hour comedy pilot from former Late Night With Jimmy Fallon writers/performers Diallo Riddle & Bashir Salahuddin, which is executive produced by Late Night exec producer Lorne Michaels. [Read More]