Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld's "Mysterious Project" Is a Broadway Play
by Megh Wright During his Reddit AMA last week, Jerry Seinfeld hinted at an upcoming collaboration with Larry David. "We wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually see but I can't reveal what it is at this time," he said. "All I can do is tell you that it's big, huge, gigantic." While... [Read More]
Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s opening monologue at the Golden Globes
Saturday Night Live alumni Tina Fey and now-Golden Globe-winner Amy Poehler took to the stage together to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards telecast for the second year in a row (and they’ll be back to host it again in 2015). As usual the duo knocked it out of the park, poking just enou... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin and Andrew Law Joining 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' Writing Staff
by Megh Wright In the wake of SNL's recent hiring of LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones as writers, Late Night with Seth Meyers has also added a black female writer to its staff with Amber Ruffin, the Chicago Tribune reports. Ruffin has appeared on Key and Peele, is a graduate of iO and Second City, f... [Read More]
Amy Poehler snags a Golden Globe, plus more surprises in the comedy categories
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned last night to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony. This is their second year in a row hosting the awards show (and they’ll be back to host it again next year). Of their return, Fey remarked, “This is Hollywood, so if something kind of works... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy to Host 'SNL's Superbowl Weekend Episode
by Megh Wright Melissa McCarthy is going to host SNL for a third time. According to Variety, McCarthy is set to return to the show for its Super Bowl weekend episode on February 1st following the announcement of hosts Drake (as both host and musical guest; Jan 18th) and Jonah Hill (with musical gues... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Among 2014 Golden Globe Winners
by Megh Wright The Golden Globes aired last night, and in the realm of comedy, Mike Schur's NBC shows had a great night. Not only did Amy Poehler finally get an award for her work as Leslie Knope on Parks and Rec, but freshman sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine took home a surprising win for Best Comedy/Musi... [Read More]
Live at Third Man Records
Following on the heels of Rory Scovel’s extraordinary 2011 debut album “Dilation,” Scovel is back with a new special called Live at Third Man Records, available exclusively on vinyl.No, that is not a typo.  So, let’s deal with that first as the obvious elephant in the ro... [Read More]
This happened: James Adomian in Toronto
James Adomian returned to Toronto for a trifecta of improv, standup, and sketch this weekend [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Dan Gurewitch "Ugh, mom just fwd'd me a chain email w/ cute animal photos & a fake viral news story, SO lame. Anyway, gonna go read my Facebook News Feed" Anthony DeVito THE BE... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: 'SNL' Addresses Diversity Criticism with Three New Hires
by Matt Visconage -SNL responded to criticism over its lack of diversity by adding a black female cast member, Sasheer Zamata, and two black female writers, LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones. We also looked into how SNL has done so far this year and examined the show's recent diversity... [Read More]