"Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire"?
"Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire," a looming series that appears to make sport of "The Lord of the Rings," "Xena," and their ilk, hits Comedy Central April 9. Link features show details and the first 8 pages of the pilot script. [Read More]
Paul Rudd Co-Produces Cable Comedy Debuting In March
Meet The Supercool Cast of PARTY DOWN, The New Starz Series From Paul Rudd, featuring several members of the Apatow troupe. [Read More]
New Jersey picks its college comedy king
On Saturday, Dec. 6, Monmouth University hosted the Championship Finals of the "New Jersey King or Queen of Campus Comedy." The contest featured contestants from 40 of the state's colleges competing for laughs in front of a live audience. [Read More]
A Night Of "Funny People" In LA January 13th
A one-time-only comedy performance that will be filmed for use in Universal Pictures' upcoming "Funny People." Judd Apatow hosts, performing live as their characters in the film are Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Aziz Ansari, as well as Patton Oswalt and other surprise special guests in the line-up. [Read More]
Jimmy Pardo: Comic Vs. Audience Interview
Jimmy Pardo is a L.A.-based, Chicago-raised stand-up comedian and host of the widely successful podcast Never Not Funny. Known for his (really) quick-wit and stream of conscious style, Pardo's live material consists mostly of crowd work. Here, Jimmy talks about his career in the record industry, coming up in Chicago, his "Never Not Funny" podcast, clicking with an audience and his influences. [Read More]
Dead Man Laughing: Jokes run through a family.
Zadie Smith writes about a personal history about her father and his love of comedy. Harvey was a comedy nerd. Like most Britons, he gathered his family around the defunct hearth each night to watch the same half-hour comic situations repeatedly, in reruns and on video. [Read More]
Are You There Todd Barry? It's Me, Amanda. : pop-rock candy mountain interview
After years of waiting for an email response from Todd Barry, Pop-Rock Candy Mountain's Amanda Brumfield gave up on interviewing him. Finally she received an email which included an apology from Todd and the answers to her questions. Todd talks about camaraderie among comedians, being hyper-aware, the interwebs, and his agenda. [Read More]
Chris Rock on how to survive the world of stand-up: Herald Sun Interview
Chris Rock is one of the world's most successful comics. Now he says the secret to stand-up in front of 15,000 people is to channel the inner Freddie Mercury. Rock also addresses Michael Richards, losing control with hecklers, Barack Obama, feeling the audience out and his boring marriage. [Read More]
Plug Pulled on SuperDeluxe. Not All Survives to Adult Swim.
Adult Swim officially shut down Super Deluxe. And not everything got moved over to its new home on AdultSwim. Making the cut were some naturals… Bob Odenkirk and Brad Neely and a surprise but personal favorite, Y'all So Stupid. Tim & Eric's work will also be up there, although it's not yet. But lots of creators have apparently been left in the lurch and isurprise by this. [Read More]