That time Jeff Garlin dropped by Ferguson’s show to promote Birbiglia’s movie
Usually before I drift off into sleepytime land at night I catch Craig Ferguson’s cold open and monologue. He’s usually a great way to end the night with a final laugh at something silly. Last night during the cold open, which can be anything from a lip dub musical number, embarrassment ... [Read More]
Andy Borowitz to host two “News Quiz USA” episodes for BBC Radio 4 in October 2012
After running a trial episode in March of its American adaptation of "News Quiz," BBC Radio 4 is moving forward with at least two more episodes in October to bring American comedic sensibilities to the upcoming U.S. elections across the pond for Brit... [Read More]
“We Made This Movie” provides late-night TV crossover for Arthur Meyer on David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon
New York City comedy fans -- particularly those who make their second homes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatres -- might have gone bonkers last night seeing that Arthur Meyer was a guest on Late Show with David Letterman. Arthur Meyer was part o... [Read More]
Meet Max Rice, the young comedian who pranked Fox News
Meet Max Rice, the 20 year-old film student and stand up comic from Chicago who decided to stage his own bizarre style of political theater on Sunday when he pranked conservative Fox News host Gretchen Carlson of Fox & Friends. When an acquaintance at Fox News reached out to friends via text earlier this month looking for Obama voters who have since crossed party lines to support Mitt Romney, Rice (who wasn’t even of voting age during the last election) knew it was his chance to humiliate th... [Read More]
David Letterman on Mitt Romney: 'I Don't Hate Mitt' (Video)
“Mitt goes on to say that I hate Mitt, that what he says, he says that on the tape, because Mitt has done the Jay Leno show more often than he’s done my show, and that we’re all very jealous and petty and bitter and backbiting and show business – unlike politics.” “I don’t hate Mitt,” Letterman continued. “And, I think now, more than ever, he and his lovely wife Mrs. Mitt are more than welcome to come on the show. And I’m telling you, if you think you’re going to get to the White House, you’ve g... [Read More]
Brian Posehn making “metal comedy” album with Anthrax’s Scott Ian
Brian Posehn long has noted his love of heavy metal music within his stand-up comedy act and in his life. Two years ago, he enlisted musicians including Anthrax's Scott Ian to help out with a track called "More Metal Than You" on his album, Farts and... [Read More]
Red Band trailer for “Nature Calls” starring Patton Oswalt, Rob Riggle, and Patrice O’Neal
The red band (that means NSFW folks) trailer for the forthcoming Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville movie is now live. By far the most compelling thing about the movie is that it features the late Patrice O’Neal in the last movie he ever appeared in. The movie was screened earlier this year at... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais' comedy about the mentally challenged will avoid TV controversy by debuting on Netflix 
Handily sidestepping the debate it provoked when it premiered on UK television by not premiering on television at all, Ricky Gervais' new series about a mentally challenged man named Derek will make its U.S. debut on Netflix, allowing viewers the chance to decide for themselves if and when they want... [Read More]
Comedy Central just gave Tosh.0, like, five seasons right now
Hey, wouldn't it be funny if Comedy Central gave Daniel Tosh, like, five seasons right now? Like right now? What if Tosh.0 just went on for a bunch of seasons? Anyway, they did and it probably will, so that's pretty funny, right? [Read More]