This Week in Comedy: President Obama Visits 'Between Two Ferns'
by Zach Herwitz In case you missed it, here's all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -President Barack Obama was a guest on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifinakis. Here’s how it happened. -We brought you inside SXSW for the Late Night with Seth Meyers panel and Lena Dunha... [Read More]
Follow Friday: @JoelleBoucai
by Emma Soren A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your... [Read More]
Back to Nebraska with Johnny Carson
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Weird Al Chats with Steve Agee
by Jessye McGarry The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
Applying the Auteur Theory to Kevin Smith
by Brad Becker-Parton In the early '90s American Indie boom, auteurs like Quentin Tarantino and Steven Soderbergh emerged into the zeitgeist with personal, low-budget projects that ultimately  came to inform a larger body of work that made them the important film personalities they are today. I... [Read More]
This Week In Web Videos: 'Ramsey Has a Time Machine'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Good comedy is made when creators mine their personal passions for a subject that other people will care about and find funny. Fantastic comedy comes when creators take those personal experiences and present them in creative ways that are as interesting as the narrative insights ... [Read More]
Quotes from Lori's Goodbye Card on Her Last Day at Paramount Diagnostics, by Ryan Krebs
by Brian Boone, Editor “All the best!” – Mike, Sales “Lori, you’ll be missed! Who am I going to high-five when the Molson Files are done every Wednesday??? HA!” – Linda, Billing “Seems like just yesterday you sat down across from me at your cubicle, re... [Read More]
What's on TV this Week: 'Billy on the Street' Makes Its Triumphant Return
by Zach Herwitz After a year-long gap between seasons, Billy Eichner's man on the street game show Billy on the Street returns this Wednesday for its 10-episode third season. The new season is set to feature a whole slew of amazing guest stars, including Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Lena Dunham, Seth Me... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: Andy Daly's New Show Debuts, 'The Daily Show' Adds Jordan Klepper, and More
by Bradford Evans -Andy Daly's new show Review premiered on Comedy Central. We reviewed the show and interviewed Daly about it. -The Daily Show hired comedian Jordan Klepper as its first new correspondent in two years. -FX renewed Archer for two more Seasons 6 and 7, and Comedy Central renewed Kroll... [Read More]
Follow Friday: @SadMonsters (Frank Lesser)
by Emma Soren A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your... [Read More]