Judd Apatow thinks there should be a comedy category at the Oscars; what do you think?
A few days ago, Judd Apatow tweeted this message out to his 365,000+ followers: “Since comedies are rarely up for Oscars it does make sense to have a comedy category. It would just add more fun categories.” It set off a bit of lively discussion, whic... [Read More]
Jubal Flagg’s Comedy Will Turn You On
AmericasComedy recently spoke with Seattle radio show host and stand-up comic Jubal Flagg.  Flagg has been writing comedy and performing on stage for years, and his radio show “Brooke and Jubal in the Morning” on Movin 92.5 is wildly creative, and a ... [Read More]
Janeane Garofalo will play Russian immigrant in off-Broadway play
Janeane Garofalo is always looking for a challenge. So we’re not at all surprised to hear the respected comedian has signed on to play an immigrant in the off-Broadway production of Russian Transport, a drama which centers around a family from ... [Read More]
Parks and Recreation: Andy goes to college and Leslie and Ben make out in public
Improvements abound this week, as Leslie and Ben make a new park, Chris orders up a new Parks Department logo, and Andy embarks on a quest for personal betterment that would make Chris proud and Ron Swanson give up all his gold. Plus, some public sex... [Read More]
Jason Segel, the Muppets and more lead to a satisfying episode of SNL
This week, Saturday Night Live followed up last week’s success with an equally strong episode that found Jason Segel as host– with a little help from his Muppet friends, of course. The movie comes out on Wednesday, after all. I feel like ... [Read More]
Suzanne Westenhoefer: Celebrity + Lesbian + Comedienne = Celesbian
It’s been a long year-and-a-half for Suzanne Westenhoefer. Since our first interview over a year ago, Westenhoefer has divorced her longtime partner, endured the terminal illness of a loved one, and suffered through a painful rehabilitation from back... [Read More]
Pete Holmes: “Impregnated With Wonder” (Review)
Though I try to avoid making claims as to what is the most “this” or “that” in terms of comedy albums — especially before the year is through — Pete Holmes’ just-released Impregnated With Wonder has me re-exa... [Read More]
New episodes of Arrested Development will debut in 2013 on Netflix
Early last month we got the exciting news that there would not just be new Arrested Development episodes, but there would also be a full-fledged motion picture. And today, we’re happy to report that indeed the show will start rolling out new ep... [Read More]
Watch a preview of the Woody Allen documentary featuring Chris Rock, Larry David, more
Listen up, comedy nerds. There will be a two part Woody Allen documentary on PBS starting this Sunday, Nov. 29, airing from 9 to 11 pm ET. The second part goes down Monday, Nov. 21 and airs from 9 – 10:30 pm ET. Part of the network’s Amer... [Read More]
Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime
It’s finally happening, folks. We first heard Steve Carell and David Steinberg were working on a documentary about comedians way back in December of last year. Three months ago we found out that Showtime had picked up the project, called Laughi... [Read More]