Andy Samberg's the Lonely Island Tell All!
"Saturday Night Live"'s Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone announce their debut album, reveal their deepest secrets "In a Box" or "In My Pants", the Lonely Island-- the comedy team of "Saturday Night Live" cast member Andy Samberg and "SNL" writers Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone-- have got dick joke music videos on lock. [Read More]
Preview: Louis C.K.'s "Chewed Up"
Any comic could mine a topic like “boxers versus briefs” for some easy, observational material. For Louis C.K., “boxers versus briefs” is a confession. It’s a chance for him to merrily reveal how his crotch “looks like a pig’s ass when I’m naked.” Which is not the worst of C.K.’s confessions from his brutally funny new special, Chewed Up, which is out on DVD and CD tomorrow. [Read More]
Steven Wright Named First Inductee of Boston Comedy Hall of Fame
Comedian Steven Wright will be honored as the first inductee into The Boston Comedy Hall of Fame on Monday, December 15th at Showcase Live at Patriot Place in Foxborough, MA . Wright will receive the Boston Comedy Hall of Fame’s Thomas Wignell Award. The ceremony will be hosted by Tony V with performances by fellow Boston comedians Lenny Clarke, Don Gavin, Steve Sweeney, Barry Crimmins, Mike McDonald, Kenny Rogerson and Fran Solomita. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Boston C... [Read More]
SNL's Seth Meyers: The Power of Fun
This fall, Saturday Night Live earned critical acclaim and millions more viewers for its election coverageâ€"and even had a real impact on voters. So where in the world can head writer Seth Meyers go from there? [Read More]
The Strokes' frontman to appear on new comedy album
The Strokes' frontman Julian Casablancas is set to appear on a comedy album, scheduled to be released on February 10. The singer has teamed up with 'Saturday Night Live' trio The Lonely Island, aka writers Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and cast-member Andy Samberg, to record 'Boombox' for the album entitled 'Incredibad'. [Read More]
Paterson's Office Is Not Amused by "Saturday Night Live" Skit
Gov. David A. Paterson's office criticized a skit on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" in which Mr. Paterson, who is legally blind, was portrayed as disoriented and buffoonlike. The governor's communications director, Risa B. Heller, said on Sunday that the skit amounted to nothing more than cheap ridicule - a surprisingly strong reaction considering that the governor is well known for making light of his vision problems. [Read More]
Comedy Central Relaunches Jokes.com
COMEDY CENTRAL has announced the expansion and relaunch of Jokes.com. The new site launches with the largest stand-up video library on the Web of 5,000+ high-quality video clips, including a full archive of COMEDY CENTRAL’s extensive vault of original stand-up programming. [Read More]
HBO to air Will Ferrell's 'Bush' Broadway show
HBO will air a live telecast in the spring of Will Ferrell's Broadway show "You're Welcome America. A Final Night With George W. Bush." [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Weighs In On Leno Deal
I heard that Conan O'Brien's producer Jeff Ross was telling Hollywood yesterday that "having Jay at 10 PM is better than having Jay at 11:30 PM and competing against him." Then Conan addressed the Leno situation tonight on his Late Night show: "I wanted to make something very clear here on the show this evening. I've known about this for a while. I've talked a lot about this with Jay. I am thrilled. I am absolutely thrilled that Jay is staying at NBC. He has been my lead-in on this program for 1... [Read More]