Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster Walk You Through Their Best 'Best Show' Bits
The AV Club has a nice long interview with Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster today, as the duo walks us through their favorite bits from The Best Show on WFMU. It's an in-depth look into Scharpling and Wurster's calls, which have consistently been the source of some of the funniest comedy in the past 1... [Read More]
‘Chris Hardwick: Mandroid’ Now on DVD!
Feast your eyes on comedian Chris Hardwick in his first Comedy Central special, “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid.” Being quite the nerdy guy – believe me he wrote a whole book on it (The Nerdist Way) - Hardwick does a great job hitting the right spot ... [Read More]
 
Alec Baldwin interviews Lena Dunham (Audio)
Hugely successful and divisive comedy star Lena Dunham sat down with Alec Baldwin this week on his WNYC show Here’s The Thing. The far-ranging interview covered the genesis of Dunham’s hit HBO show Girls, her love and respect for Sex and the City, h... [Read More]
 
Image of Jim Jefferies plays himself on Legit, but that doesn’t make it a Louie clone (interview)
Jim Jefferies plays himself on Legit, but that doesn’t make it a Louie clone (interview)
FX’s Legit, which premièred January 17 and airs Thursdays at 10:30 p.m. Eastern, has surface similarities to the network’s critical hit Louie, but beneath those surfaces, it’s a very different show. What makes the two shows seem most comparable, however, is the fact that both star stand-up comedians. In Legit, that figure is Jim Jefferies, an Australian native who’s become successful on the American comedy scene with his long, rambling stories taken from real life, many of which have made it int... [Read More]
 
Image of Kyle Kinane Talks Guns and Hecklers, Wonders What Happened to Shame
Kyle Kinane Talks Guns and Hecklers, Wonders What Happened to Shame
"Eventually I'll be a normal, leveled-out person," he surmises. The Dallas Observer spoke to Kinane about guns, hecklers and other things that chafe his ass. [Read More]
 
Review: Anthony Jeselnik, “Caligula”
It is actually quite simple to be offensive. All you have to do is figure out a mainstream value and champion the opposite. People generally like X, therefore you say Y. It is not a complicated process. However, creating an hour’s worth of stand-up t... [Read More]
 
The Moontower Comedy festival announces it’s inital lineup and it’s a doozy
Last year’s inaugural Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival had a lot to prove so it brought out the big guns and rallied a ton of great comedy people to come down to Austin in April. This year, they decided to make the festival even bigger and more incredibly fun by putting together another... [Read More]
 
Steve Carell Explains Why Michael Scott Won't Be Back for 'The Office's Finale
Word came in via showrunner Greg Daniels and NBC boss Bob Greenbatt earlier this month that Steve Carell won't be back to play Michael Scott one last time for The Office's series finale in May, and now Carell himself weighs in on the issue. Talking to Access Hollywood, the actor explained, "I just d... [Read More]
Stephen Tobolowsky to sign new book and present 20 year anniversary of “Groundhog Day” in NYC
Stephen Tobolowsky is back in NYC to share his new book, The Dangerous Animals Club. Tobolowsky is a certified pro when it goes to movies and television. Having shown up in over 300 films or television shows including Glee, Groundhog Day, and Seinfeld, Stephen has certainly acquired some great stori... [Read More]
 
Image of Twitter welcomes @RobinWilliams, Read His First Tweets Here
Twitter welcomes @RobinWilliams, Read His First Tweets Here
Robin Williams' Twitter following is growing exponentially [Read More]