Cringe Humor Comics To Watch: Thomas Dale | Features | CringeHumor
After an incredible 2010, Thomas Dale is primed to capitalize on his success and make 2011 a banner year for him. We caught up with Thomas at Comix Comedy Club (RIP) after he headlined his show on January 6th. Interview conducted by Robyn Singer [Read More]
What the Hell Happened to the Farrelly Brothers?
by Joshua Kurp There are a lot of people who wish it were still the 1990s: Chris Klein from American Pie, Ace of Base, Jennifer Aniston, the guy who created the Furby, me. But no one pines for the decade that brought us both Saved by the Bell: The College Years and Saved by the Bell: The New Class m... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Stand-Up Premieres March 12
Regular readers of this blog (Hi, Mom!) are well aware of my affinity for Norm Macdonald. I know I sometimes get a little hyperbolic about him, but he's basically the Michael Jordan of being awesome, so I can't help it. Anyway, as if I wasn... [Read More]
San Francisco Improv Festival - Now Open for Applications!!
The San Francisco Improv Festival is now accepting applications for SFIF 2011! Acts have until May 8th to submit their application with a link to a 10-minute video sample of their work. Apply here! We’re encouraging improvisors from all over the country to apply via the festival website, sub... [Read More]
Delocated Officially Picked Up for Season 3
by Adam Frucci After announcing it and then removing the announcement, Jon Glaser officially confirmed that Delocated is coming back to Adult Swim for a third season. Not a huge surprise, but good news nonetheless. @ 1:31 pm 0 Comments... [Read More]
The Birth of Modern Jewish Humor Pinpointed to July 3, 1661
by Adam Frucci Curious as to why semites are such a funny group of people? Turns out that according to a Berkeley professor, it can be pinpointed to an exact date: July 3, 1661. On that date, leading rabbis from Poland and Ukraine (the “Elders of the Four Councils,” natch) met to figure out why so m... [Read More]
Skyline Comedy Veterans Premiere New Comedy Central Show “Mash Up”
"Stand-up meets storytelling next week when longtime Skyline Comedy headliner TJ Miller and Comedy Central present a spankin-new comedy special — “Mash Up.” Years in the making, “Mash Up” was co-created by TJ and director Jordan Vogt-Roberts and premieres on the network March 11 at 11PM (CST). The special features fellow Skyline alum Matt Braunger and Kyle Kinane, as well as comedians Hannibal Buress and Kimail Nanjiani." (Click headline to read full blog.) [Read More]
Rules for Mike Sacks's Cuddle Party
Anyone who's anyone knows that Mike Sacks's 2009 book And Here's the Kicker is one of the most essential comedy resources ever written. Featuring interviews with everyone from Bob Odenkirk to Buck Henry to Merrill Markoe, it's an ... [Read More]
Carolines Final Four Competition Starts Tonight (Bracket Inside)
64 comedians. 1 winner. Some of New Yorks best are in this year. Check out the bracket below and click the link if you want tickets! http://www.carolines.com/blog/media/BRACKET-2011.jpg Tickets: http://www.carolines.com/blog/media/BRACKET-2011.jpg... [Read More]