Colbert Report: Best Videos of the First 1,000 Episodes
The Colbert Report marks its 1,000th episode this week, and Third Beat is celebrating in Colbert-esque big-thinkin’ style by recapping 100 of the show’s best clips of the past 6 1/2 years. We’re looking at the most important and most ridiculous, with and... [Read More]
In honor of Mitch Hedberg’s 44th birthday, check out a rare print interview
Mitch Hedberg would’ve been 44 today, but his friends, family and the comedy world lost him at the age of 37. In honor of his birthday, Austin writer Steve Birmingham just posted an interview he conducted with Hedberg in October of 2001, which ... [Read More]
Louis C.K. handpicked by Afghan Whigs frontman to perform at music festival
Louis C.K. will become the first comedian ever to perform at the independent music festival I’ll Be Your Mirror, produced by All Tomorrow’s Parties. Scheduled to hit iconic music town Asbury Park, NJ between Sept. 21 – 23, C.K. will... [Read More]
You can’t stop Archer; FX will bring the animated series back for a fourth season
FX’s hit animated series Archer has been renewed for a fourth season. The spy parody show, centered around the fictitious International Secret Intelligence Service, has been averaging 3.3 million viewers each week. If you need a frame of refere... [Read More]
Video: Will Triumph the Insult Comic Dog be able to recover from this life changing event?
I feel like I say this every time I post a video starring Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, but I can’t help it if it’s true. His appearance on last night’s Conan, wherein he crashes the red carpet of the Golden Collar Awards — wh... [Read More]
The boring truth about the Wet Hot American Summer sequel
A few weeks ago, Michael Showalter caused a lot of comedy nerds to lose their shit, when he told Bravo host Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live!, in no uncertain terms, that the Wet Hot American Summer sequel was a go. Cohen read a Twitter question... [Read More]
Ashley Tisdale will star in Louis C.K. pilot for CBS
Known mostly for her work on the Disney Channel (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) and in the High School Musical franchise, Ashley Tisdale will now be working closely with the decidedly un-Disney Louis C.K. We reported in January that C.K. had inke... [Read More]
SXSW comedy lineup revealed: Todd Barry, Reggie Watts, Kristen Schaal, many more
Adding two days of programming seems to have been the least of what South By Southwest has done to bolster its comedy credibility. The list of comedians performing between March 10 – 17 in Austin, TX, which Laughspin can reveal now, is not only... [Read More]
First trailer and behind the scenes video: HBO’s ‘Girls’ from Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow
The upcoming HBO weekly series Girls, from Lena Dunham (who’s writing and directing) and producer Judd Apatow, doesn’t premiere until April 15. But thankfully we have a first look today! The show centers around a group of women (or girls?... [Read More]