Maria Bamford made a haul video for her birthday
Lookie here, comedy fans. Maria Bamford went to Powell's Books for her birthday, and decided to share her haul with you in her very own "haul" video. Because that's a thing now. Roll it and find out what she's won! Books! ... [Read More]
Win a copy of the new Three Stooges book and read an exclusive excerpt
Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp and Joe are the names of some of the most important figures in the realm of comedy history. And tomorrow, more of their story will surface as Three Stooges FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Eye-Poking, Face-Slapping, Hea... [Read More]
Official trailer for Disney’s “The Muppets”
The Muppets are returning to the big-screen this Thanksgiving. Only problem is, it's been a generation since the Muppets were this big. Rashida Jones' character hits the fuzzballs with the bad news. But do you think that's going to stop Kermit, Miss ... [Read More]
Gabe Liedman And Jenny Slate Do A Pretty Dead-On Fleetwood Mac
Jenny Slate and Gabe Liedman's latest Bestie by Bestie contains what I consider a remarkably spot-on impression of some key Fleetwood Mac members. Stevie Nicks would be complaining about the lack of cauldron space in her daughters' condo. Lindsay Buckingham would be…stroking out while trying to fit... [Read More]
FX Goes “Legit” by Giving a Green Light to Jim Jeffries
Many of America’s leading comedy shows have been inspired by television series’ from England. Networks like NBC and FOX have all succeeded in translating British shows into American powerhouses. For FX, though, they looked south and found gold. Austr... [Read More]
Margaret Cho’s “Cho Dependent” premieres on Showtime Oct. 15; DVD to follow
Margaret Cho returns to premium cable this weekend with another stand-up special, her sixth. Cho Dependent captures a December 2010 Atlanta performance from the comedian’s tour in support of her musical comedy album by the same name. The new special ... [Read More]
The Final Muppets Trailer Has Arrived
Just when it looked like The Muppets couldn't get any better, they've finally released a plot-based trailer with Rashida Jones, Manny from Modern Family, Neil Patrick Harris, an all-chicken rendition of "Fuck You," Jack Black, Sarah Silverman, a NEW MUPPET, and a parallel-universe gang of "Moopets."... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Guest Edits SPIN Magazine's Comedy Issue
Patton Oswalt has lent his name to the masthead of SPIN for their November "Funny" Issue, which Oswalt calls "a highly personal snapshot of America." The issue also features the creators of Portlandia, Natasha Leggero, Chris Pratt, The Best Show on WFMU, and Weird Al. Looks like a winner.---See more... [Read More]
Comedy Central will unveil new “South Park” video game at New York Comic-Con
A new South Park video game, to be sold exclusively for Xbox Live Arcade, will be unveiled tomorrow at New York City’s Comic-Con. In South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge, gamers cam become Cartman, Kyle, Stan or Kenny “as they battle Scott Tenorman and his... [Read More]
Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways
It’s the onus of comedy at large to question. Right? Naturally, the Occupy Wall Street protests have coincided quite well with that notion questioning the unregulated corporate culture in America. Comedian Lee Camp recently gave a spirited perf... [Read More]