Russell Simmons and JB Smoove - Mantra vs. Godzilla | Comedy Central Insider
Russell Simmons wants JB Smoove to be mentally prepared for hosting Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at the El Rey, premiering Sunday, July 11 at 11pm / 10c, so he teaches him how to meditate. It... [Read More]
Lights go out at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' taping | Kansas City Star
Jimmy Kimmel wasn't going to let a little power outage stop the taping of his show. Show publicist Chelsea Hettrick says the lights went out Monday night about an hour before ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" was set to begin taping at its Hollywood studio. She says the outage shut down the control room, broadcast transmission center and tape operations area. Hettrick says as guests and a studio audience waited, Kimmel grabbed his laptop and recorded the entire show with his computer's webcam. [Read More]
"New York Auditions Day 2" - Last Comic Standing recap | The A.V. Club
If the comics who audition for this show are already somewhat established, and the judges are comedy insiders, there's a bit of a predicament hatching: Should the judgment be based simply on the audition, or on the judge's knowledge of the comic's entire run of material? [Read More]
Scott Aukerman of Comedy Death-Ray Interview | The A.V. Club
Scott Aukerman spoke with The A.V. Club about the live and radio shows, punching up a script for the Olsen twins, and the surprisingly secretive Between Two Ferns. [Read More]
Countdown to Futurama - Q&A with Matt Groening and David X. Cohen | Comedy Central Insider
Fry's middle name is one of the topics tackled in this Q&A with Futurama creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen. They also share some details about the new season. [Read More]
Just For Laughs Montreal to fete The Second City, Glee writers, Aziz Ansari and Donald Glover in 2010
Just For Laughs has announced it'll honor The Second City with a lifetime achievement award and Glee with its comedy writers of the year award when JFL convenes in Montreal next month. [Read More]
Now Available - Joe DeRosa's The Depression Auction | Comedy Central Insider
Joe DeRosa has had his identity stolen. He talks about it a little in this clip from his new digital album, The Depression Auction, which is available for download from Comedy Central Records starting this week. [Read More]
Sketchfest NYC 2010 - A recap | Punchline Magazine
Sketchfest NYC 2010, a three day all-night sketch comedy festival celebrating acts from across the country went down June 10-12. The stage at Upright Citizens Brigade theatre saw over 20 acts.. [Read More]
Russell Brand will guest star on The Simpsons
Brand will be on The Simpsons. Brand said, “It’s True I’m going to be in The Simpsons. I was having an amazing birthday party and found out I was going into space. Then my agent says, ‘Oh The Simpsons want you in an episode,’” following up, “Once you’ve gone yellow, you’ve made it.” [Read More]
Ralphie May looks to hit big screen, television (video interview) | Punchline Magazine
Ralphie May appeared on Good Morning Texas to discuss his upcoming movie, Best and Brightest, in which he plays a security guard at a Manhattan elementary school, as well as to talk about a new TV show he recently did. [Read More]