Image of Rick Shapiro: Unfiltered (book review)
Rick Shapiro: Unfiltered (book review)
Watching Rick Shapiro perform, it eventually becomes clear that the man doesn’t need to blink like normal human beings. He doesn’t recite material as much as explode (see 1998 album Unconditional Love or March’s Catalyst for Change), as if he’s been waiting all night or all week or all of his life t... [Read More]
 
Image of Former Simpsons Showrunners Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein Bringing 22 Birthdays to Bravo
Former Simpsons Showrunners Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein Bringing 22 Birthdays to Bravo
Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein were the showrunners at The Simpsons during seasons 7 and 8, and writers for many seasons before that. Since leaving The Simpsonsin 1997, they've worked on lots of shows both together and independently, including Futurama and Portlandia and a whole slew of pilots that ... [Read More]
 
Image of Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner Replaces Louis CK with Wayne Brady
Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner Replaces Louis CK with Wayne Brady
A bit of a tempest in an idiotic teapot erupted last month in our nations capital, after Louis CK was invited to host the Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner. Everything was fine until Fox News' Greta Van Susteren Googled him and found some tweets he had written while drunk on an ... [Read More]
 
Image of Comedian Ron Shock: ‘I have seven to nine months to live’
Comedian Ron Shock: ‘I have seven to nine months to live’
Cancer-stricken comedian Ron Shock, who, for more than three months, has been chronicling his battle with and treatment of the disease through a series of videos, announced today that he has between seven and nine months to live. “No easy way t... [Read More]
 
Image of Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis to Leave Saturday Night Live?
Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis to Leave Saturday Night Live?
Mass exodus! Two sources tell Us Weekly that the SNL cast could lose some of their key players: "Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis are all leaving after the end of the season," says one insider. [Read More]
 
Image of The story behind animated web series ‘Noah’s Ark’ with Maron, Bamford and Katz (Videos)
The story behind animated web series ‘Noah’s Ark’ with Maron, Bamford and Katz (Videos)
You may have noticed a new animated video featured at the top of Funny Or Die today called Noah’s Ark, which features the voices of comedians Marc Maron, Maria Bamford and Jonathan Katz. In it, we find Maron playing the over-worked, near-defeat... [Read More]
 
Image of Watch Aziz Ansari engage in something called ‘The First Mow’
Watch Aziz Ansari engage in something called ‘The First Mow’
Though his Parks and Recreation character Tom Haverford is rarely seen actually doing anything resembling parks and rec work, the real-life Aziz Ansari isn’t above getting his hands dirty– or at least driving around on a fancy lawnmower. ... [Read More]
 
Dan Harmon Addresses the Chevy Chase Spat
Dan Harmon took to his Tumblr last night to address the public feud he and Chevy Chase got into, which involved Chevy walking off set, Harmon insulting him in front of his family at the wrap party, Chevy leaving Harmon an angry voicemail, and then Harmon playing said voicemail to audience members at... [Read More]
Image of Jo Koy: Lights Out (review)
Jo Koy: Lights Out (review)
Filmed at the Alex Theater in Los Angeles, Jo Koy’s new Comedy Central special, Lights Out (available as a full-length CD and DVD), is a fitting culmination of the comedian’s 19-year career, showcasing Koy doing what he does best: share his personal stories. Relying heavily on colorful anecdotes abo... [Read More]
 
Image of Horatio Sanz Joins ABC Pilot
Horatio Sanz Joins ABC Pilot
Saturday Night Live alum Horatio Sanz has been added to ABC’s untitled Kari Lizer comedy pilot, about Hilary Pfeiffer-Dunne (Mary McCormack), a high-powered executive who now faces the biggest challenge of her life when she finds herself unemployed and acting as a full-time mom to her two teenagers. [Read More]