Stephen Colbert's Congressional testimony may have been a joke, but watch his report on migrant workers | The Comic's Comic
Certainly more than a few people scratched their heads or worse today when they turned on the TV and saw that not only was Stephen Colbert testifying before Congress, but that he was doing so in character. Who's idea was this, anyway? [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld claims Barry Marder, not Bruce Baum, authored Ted L. Nancy "Letters from a Nut" books
We told you Jerry Seinfeld was going to spill the beans on the Ted L. Nancy books, and spill he did, but not the beans you were looking for -- especially if your name is comedian Bruce Baum, and you've been telling people on your site that you wrote the letters for the "Letters from a Nut" series. [Read More]
Cleveland Comedy Festival Seeks Comedians | StageTime Mag
The Cleveland Comedy Festival is seeking comedians from the Midwest to perform at its annual event that will take place November 19-24. The festival will also present the Time Warner Cable Funny On Demand Contest.. [Read More]
The BostonComedy Q&A: Maria Ciampa on comedy and yoga
Stand-up comedy and yoga may not seem like terribly complimentary concepts. One requires a bit of chaos, the other a peaceful center. But that’s not the way Maria Ciampa sees it. Ciampa is a stand-up and improv comedian and also a yoga instructor. Tomorrow night at 7PM at South Boston Yoga, she hosts her second Comedyoga event. The idea was to bring two of Ciampa’s favorite communities together, to find a few people that make her laugh, and see if they would make some of her other friends laugh,... [Read More]
Giveaway: The State - 'Comedy For Gracious Living' on CD | The Apiary
The Apiary has three copies of The State's lost recording called Comedy For Gracious Living, and we're doling them out to anyone who can follow rules. Win one! [Read More]
Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time | Punchline Magazine
Love him or loathe him, it’s hard to undermine the brilliant business savvy of one Nick Swardson. As an all-star comedian with a finger in nearly every piece of the industry pie (yes, I’d like to hope he’ll take that vaguely sexual syntax and run with it to the most depraved place possible), Swardson boasts an innate aptitude for selling himself on a wide scale level. He’s a performer and writer who knows his audience inside and out – a rare staple of the frat funny farm who can probe the esoter... [Read More]
Netflix reaches deal with NBC Universal to instantly stream repeats of SNL, 30 Rock, The Office, Monk
Netflix announced via release it had reached a deal with NBC Universal to add old and new episodes of Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Office, and other shows to its queue of programming available for members to view... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert testified before Congress; watch the video now
This morning before his testimony, Colbert tweeted, “There’s no good emoticon for testifying before Congress. This’ll have to do: [8^($) The $ represents the value of the truth I’ll be spewing.” That truth, says CNN, comes from Colbert’s recent experience with the “Take Our Jobs” program, launched by United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez. [Read More]
Jon Stewart Rally to Restore Sanity: 'Daily Show' host's plans draw serious interest | la times
'The Daily Show' event is planned as a comical response to Glenn Beck's recent rally — but politically minded fans are taking it, and Stephen Colbert's 'March to Keep Fear Alive,' seriously. [Read More]
Chevy Chase Interview: "What I've Learned" | Esquire
The comedy icon, starring in the second season of Community, on his drug history (low-level), his time on SNL (brief), and why eggs are the greatest food. [Read More]