Didn't See Sports Show with Norm Macdonald? Here's What You Missed
From the Sports Show with Norm Macdonald blog… In the premiere episode of Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, our esteemed host covered a lot of ground. He even mathematically proved Tiger Woods was the most-faithful man alive. ... [Read More]
Donald Glover Is More Talented Than You: The comedian/writer/emo rapper is on a collision course with stardom | Village Voice
Ten years ago, "I Am Donald" could never have happened. Handlers and brand managers may have allowed a guy who played a lovable character on a popular mainstream network TV show to perform hardcore, dirty-mouth stand-up, and even dirtier emo-rap—but they would have insisted he do it all on a separate stage. But the transparency and immediacy of the Web makes it possible for Glover to avoid cutting his talent into tiny pieces for his different audiences. In a sense, he has spun the TV-personality... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Discusses the Future with Ray Kurzweil
I love futurists, and Ray Kurzweil is definitely my favorite futurist, because his vision of the next few decades is so full of promise and wonder that it borders on magic. For example, within the next twenty years, it will actually be cool to have a... [Read More]
First look at Nick Di Paolo’s Showtime special "Raw Nerve"
Punchline chatted with Nick Di Paolo yesterday about a great many things– politics, coffee (and its diuretic properties) and of course, his new (and first!?) hour-long special, Raw Nerve, premiering on Showtime April 30 at 9 pm EST.. [Read More]
Watch ‘The Office’ cast talk about how awesome Will Ferrell is
You already know it: Thursday. NBC. 9 pm EST. Will Ferrell begins his four-episode stint on The Office, leading up to the April 28 50-minute finale, which marks Steve Carell’s exit from the show. The folks at NBC have gifted us with a pair of new videos to mark the occasion, wherein Ed Helms, Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski all talk about what an amazing human being Will Ferrell is. Do it. [Read More]
Eddie Murphy + James Brown persona + 1989 = failed TV pilot?
If you Google, "What's Alan Watching?" you'll likely end up at TV critic Alan Sepinwall's column on HitFix. But in 1989, What's Alan Watching? was a TV sitcom pilot Paramount had produced for CBS that didn't make ge... [Read More]
Comedian Named Among New Faces for NBC’s ‘The More You Know’ Campaign
"The More You Know" is NBCUniversal's long-standing commitment to its viewers and their communities to help educate and raise awareness of important societal issues. [Read More]
Three questions with comedian Sam Morril, winner of the Laughing Skull Comedy Fest competition
If you haven’t read out our recap of Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Comedy Festival that went down last week, go here. During our time there, we chatted with a few comics, one of which was winner of the marquee event of the fest– the four... [Read More]
Pre-order Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Season 5
You guys, listen up. Adult Swim comedy gods Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim are preparing to unleash a new DVD collection of their sociopathic show. Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Season 5 will hit retailers May 17. But fuck that, right? Or... [Read More]
Watch the First 90 Seconds of Sports Show with Norm Macdonald
You've seen promos and behind-the-scenes videos for Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, but since they tape it so close to the airing, there haven't been any clips of the actual show. Not that I needed to see any. I'd watch a show that wa... [Read More]