Two new TV shows from The Onion get release dates | The A.V. Club
First out of the gate will be Onion SportsDome, which debuts on Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30 p.m. Eastern on Comedy Central. SportsDome will render all 25 ESPN channels irrelevant in the space of just 30 minutes. Then, on Friday, January 21 at 10 p.m. Eastern, IFC will gives its cablewaves over to Onion News Network, a hard-hitting, take-no-prisoners news show hosted by Brooke Alvarez. [Read More]
12 Days of Comedy Christmas
We’re not stowing two turtle doves up our sleeves or (last time we checked) harboring nine lords-a-leaping backstage. And rarely will you find eight maids milking anything we put in your drinks. But Skyline Comedy is counting down the days to Christmas 2010 – with its own version of unforgettable giftware. Skyline Comedy’s “12 Days of Comedy Christmas” commences Sunday, December 12 on the official Facebook page and runs every day through December 23. (Click headline to read the rest.) [Read More]
Comedy Death Ray Gets So Many People to Sing "We Are the World" for Charity
Last year, Scott Aukerman and Comedy Death Ray assembled an all-star roster of comics to perform Do They Know It's Christmas to help the LA Food Bank. This year, with the help of Funny or Die, the ante has been upped and the followup features more comedians, bigger production values and even a more iconic song: "We Are The World." [Read More]
Dwayne Kennedy: Behind The Scenes
"...with Letterman, you can sit down, which I have never done. If you’re just doing the stand up set, you work more with the producers. There’s a cat named Eddie Brill; he’s the comedy producer, so you really just work with him, he walks you through everything, tells you where you’ll be standing. The only time I’ve ever seen David Letterman is when after I’ve done my set, he walks over says “Thank you, thanks for coming.” And I turn around and he vanishes like a ghost. ..." [Read More]
Merging the Worlds of Comedy & Art: Author/Illustrator Ramon Shiloh's "The Art of Comedy Collection" Showcase
A merging of the worlds of comedy with art, the display will include art pieces that express the personalities and characters of many well-known comedians. Each piece will be a surrealistic interpretive drawing with a story/poem of the name of each comedian. Comedians who will be represented in the showcase on display will be: Budd Friedman, Jay Leno, Jamie Foxx, Orny Adams, Todd Glass, Redd Foxx, Jay Mohr, Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Ross, George Wallace, Sarah Silverman,... [Read More]
The Roast Of Jim Florentine Recap | Features | CringeHumor
Putting together the first ever Cringe Humor Roast has been a goal of mine since that night. Thanks to the tremendous support and contribution of others, it finally became a reality; we got to celebrate a Cringe Humor original, Mr. Jim Florentine. After many years of hard work, dedication, and finally surrounding myself with the right people, we managed to pull off a sold-out event on a Tuesday night (Election Day) the same week of Carolines’ New York Comedy Festival. But enough about Cringe. [Read More]
Vince Vaughn honored in Minnesota’s Walk of Fame
Help Change The World - One Laugh At A Time! More »Comedy actor Vince Vaughn received his own star in the Minnesota Walk of Fame, according to Even though many local residents were not even aware of their cities walk of ... [Read More]
Comedy Central, MTV (and all Viacom properties) now blocking Google TV | CNET
The Google TV platform was already struggling after Hulu and every major TV network started blocking its devices from streaming video, and now things are getting worse. Viacom properties, including Comedy Central, MTV, and Nickelodeon, are now also blocking Google TV, with users receiving a message that the content "is unavailable for your device." [Read More]
Dutch Comedian, Gerrit De Bremme, visits and makes a documentary.
All the way from Belgium, Dutch comedian, Gerrit De Bremme came thru Pittsburgh this summer during his second US tour - and he filmed it all. Gerrit has been  seen on the Belgian version of Last Comic Standing, featured in a TV show as a sarcastic news critic, organized one of the first mont... [Read More]