Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012
This morning Comedy Central released its development slate for 2011-12. So, what does that mean? Basically, it’s a giant list of shows the network is officially working on for the next year. An incredibly small number of these shows will actually see... [Read More]
Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services
The comedy world is still in shock from the passing of the great Patrice O’Neal. I attended the services for Patrice Monday at the Park Avenue Christian Church, on 85th Street and Park Avenue in New York City. I purposely did not use the word &... [Read More]
Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy
Remember the days of Steve Martin when he did stand-up? The Great Flydini, Martin making balloon animals, making a joke “just for plumbers?” So many comedy fans and fans of Steve Martin get nostalgic over such memories, which are convenie... [Read More]
Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)
You may remember comedian Brody Stevens’ apparent meltdown in August. He pretty much kept us abreast of his every move through his Twitter feed @AllThingsBrody. At the time, most people didn’t know what to make of it. Laughspin writer Jake Kroeger pu... [Read More]
Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching
If someone told you that a hilarious sixties-inspired WWII action comedy web series just started, you might guess that it’s on Adult Swim or perhaps part of MTV’s relaunching of Liquid TV. However, the hysterical Danger 5 isn’t on a... [Read More]
Single Comedy Magazine Looking for Hot Writers
While we can appreciate a hot date or even a one night stand, AmericasComedy.Com has finally matured enough to realize that the best relationships are long term and mutually beneficial. We are looking for writers who love writing in general and about... [Read More]
Watch Katrina Bowden show off her most revealing 30 Rock costumes
To comedy fans, Katrina Bowden isn’t just the recently named Sexiest Woman Alive (per the readers of Esquire). No, sir. She’s Cerie Xerox, the other-worldly intern on 30 Rock. And in preparation for the show’s Jan. 12 return to NBC,... [Read More]
New Bill Hicks EP to be released Dec. 13
Three days before what would have been Bill Hicks’ 50th birthday, a five-track EP — 12/16/61 (the late comedian’s birthday) — will be released for digital download. Clocking in at 15 minutes and 13 seconds, the collection incl... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon to release first comedy album since terrible 2002 album
Two years before Jimmy Fallon exited Saturday Night Live, just as he was building steam as a standout sketch player (and the one SNL cast member who laughed during sketches even when he didn’t need to), he released his first comedy album. Strik... [Read More]
Despite leading actor status, Steve Buscemi can’t shake creep roles on SNL
I prepared for this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live by watching Fargo twice, hoping that the show would present even a quick reference to the classic Steve Buscemi movie. Alas, it was not to be. But still, Buscemi did a competent job as h... [Read More]