Key and Peele Teach Letterman How to Bro Hug
by Megh Wright Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were guests on Friday's Late Show, where they told Letterman about the inspiration for their "Obama Meet & Greet" sketch, gave him a complete lesson in bro hugs, and did a bit as their recurring valet characters — who, it turns out, are re... [Read More]
Laughspin Podcast, episode 98: Carly Aquilino of MTV’s ‘Girl Code’
Now in its third season on MTV, Girl Code has not only become one of cable television’s most popular shows but it has helped propel the careers of a new crop of young, talented comedians. And that’s certainly true in the case of Carly Aquilino, the 23-year-old Long Island native is a sta... [Read More]
John Oliver Has a Word for Pumpkin Spice Lovers
by Megh Wright Before you head to your local Starbucks to buy a pumpkin spice latte, watch this clip from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, in which Oliver breaks down Americans' love for the artificial seasonal flavor and the drink he calls "eggnog for morning people." 0 Comments... [Read More]
This Week In Comedy: Comedy giants
This week, Dane Cook will make his return to the stand-up world with the debut of his new special, Troublemaker which is set to debut on Showtime Saturday night. Cook, whose meteoric rise in the 00’s has been well documented. But he hasn’t released much in the last few years, choosing to... [Read More]
Bill Hader hosted “Saturday Night Live”: Stefon is pregnant
…and Seth Meyers is the father! Whenever an SNL alum returns to the show there’s two things we can bet the farm on 1) 1 or their classic characters will be revived for nostalgia and 2) We’ll more than likely see another alum (usually from the same cast) show up and play along with... [Read More]
This week in comedy: Everyone stopped by “Late Night With Seth Meyers”
Well, not everyone, but certainly enough names to make this recurrence a focal point of this week’s happenings. The Daily Show had a share of fun moments too, and, as always, Saturday Night Live made some waves. Let’s recap this week’s news: – Seth Meyers hosted yet anot... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: An 'SNL' Great Passes On
by Stephanie Simon -SNL alum Jan Hooks died at 57 and we paid tribute to the late star in Remember Jan Hooks. -The Daily Show hired Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah as new correspondents. -Tom Scharpling’s The Best Show is returning next month. -The Ghostbusters reboot is really, officia... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for One of Robin Williams's Final Films 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas'
by Megh Wright One of Robin Williams's final films just got a trailer. A Merry Friggin' Christmas stars Williams as a grumpy father who goes on a road trip with his son played by Joel McHale. The film also stars Clark Duke, Lauren Graham, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tim Heidecker, Oliver Platt, and Candic... [Read More]
Watch Pre-Premiere Episodes of IFC's 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' and 'The Birthday Boys'
by Megh Wright Ahead of the season premieres of Comedy Bang! Bang! and The Birthday Boys next week, IFC has released special pre-premiere episodes of each show to get you excited. Check out the Birthday Boys' lady-themed episode above featuring appearances by Lennon Parham, June Diane Raphael, Casey... [Read More]