Internet radio spot Pandora adds comedy to its collection!
In a blog entry on Pandora’s site from last night, company honchos boast that starting now, there are already over 700 comedians with more than 10,000 tracks loaded into their system. There are currently a dozen genre stations in the comedy section including Today’s Comedy (Daniel Tosh, Chris Rock, Mitch Hedberg, more); Comedy Icons (Richard Pryor, Wanda Sykes, Don Rickles, more) and Musical Comedy (Stephen Lynch, Weird Al, the Dan Band, more). [Read More]
Seattle's comedy community puts on shows to honor and support its best supporter: Carl Warmenhoven
This week, over the next three nights, the Seattle comedy community is gathering together for a series of shows to help Carl Warmenhoven make up the costs of his rehab. There also will be separate auctions happening at the Underground during what's being billed as The Warmenhoven Festival of Warmth. [Read More]
New Dating Site Humordate.com to Match Funny People
Humordate.com is a new free dating and social networking website that matches funny men and women on sense of humor personality traits. The site offers members a broad-based experience encompassing detailed profile development, advanced search, private/community chat, blogs, forums, groups, and events. In addition, there are relevant articles focusing on advice, tips, questions, and news — all in the context of understanding humor and relationships. [Read More]
Harland Williams to Develop New Animated Feature - Based on Rainmaker Entertainment
Comedian-actor Harland Williams is partnering with Rainmaker Entertainment, the multifaceted animation studio and one of Canada’ largest producers of CG animation, on the development and production of an original animated feature film based on the adventures of the company’s mascots, Ting & Juma. [Read More]
Larry the Cable Guy’s History show gets renewed for season two
When your new basic cable show averages 2.6 million viewers a night — improving that time slot’s performance by more than 85 percent — you get a choice as to whether you want to do that show for another season. Such is the case with Larry the Cable Guy and his travelogue show on History, Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy. A rep for the comedian confirmed that Larry is already in the process of shooting new episodes. [Read More]
Ron White offers free Bin Laden joke download
There’s no shortage of comedians taking advantage of Osama Bin Laden’s recent death. And honestly, that’s fine with us. The latest is Ron White. Today he announced to his fans they could snag themselves a free download of his grape jelly Osama Bin Laden joke.. [Read More]
RooftopComedy's NCCC: The Funniest 4 Comedy Teams are Chosen!
Welcome to the newly named Funniest 4: Penn State, Portland State, Univ. of FL and Ohio State! These teams will be up for review by our illustrious panel of industry judges. Based on the judges’ scores, we will determine the Funniest Comedy Tea... [Read More]
Summer 2011 Comedy Preview: Movies
This summer’s movie season will be longer and louder than ever before, with big-budget movies full of fast cars, hot tits, and big explosions booking up every weekend for the next four months. [Read More]
Lizzy Caplan And Casey Wilson To Star In Will Ferrell-Produced 'Bachelorette' Comedy
Lizzy Caplan, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Scott and Casey Wilson are attached to star in an indie comedy being produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay via their Gary Sanchez productions. Leslye Headland wrote the script, which has a working title of Bachelorette (that will likely be changed), and is directing. The story follows three best friends (two of whom would be played by Caplan and Dunst) who are invited to act as bridesmaids at the wedding of a girl they called “Pigface” in high school. The pr... [Read More]