Talking Funny or Die and ‘Not Quite a Genius’ with Nate Dern
From humble beginnings as a participant in season 3 of The CW’s Beauty and the Geek to becoming the artistic director of UCB’s New York theater to his current position as senior writer at Funny or Die, Nate Dern has had quite the media journey. As a writer, his work has appeared in McSwe... [Read More]
Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell Will Provide Live Coverage of 2018’s Rose Parade for Amazon
Amazon is teaming up with Funny or Die, Will Ferrell, and Molly Shannon for this year’s Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. The Saturday Night Live alums will provide live coverage of the parade this year for the streaming network in character in a special event called The 2018 Rose Parade Ho... [Read More]
Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell Will Provide Live Coverage of 2018’s Rose Parade for Amazon
Amazon is teaming up with Funny or Die, Will Ferrell, and Molly Shannon for this year’s Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. The Saturday Night Live alums will provide live coverage of the parade this year for the streaming network in character in a special event called The 2018 Rose Parade Ho... [Read More]
Comedy On Comics: Silicon Valley’s Tim Chiou Would Make An Excellent ‘Sunfire’
This question has been asked increasingly more in the past decade or so, but where is the Asian representation in our cinema? I don’t even want to get into white-washing, let’s just focus on the fact that with the exception of The Wolverine’s shoddy attempt at Silver Samurai, they&... [Read More]
Comedy On Comics: Silicon Valley’s Tim Chiou Would Make An Excellent ‘Sunfire’
This question has been asked increasingly more in the past decade or so, but where is the Asian representation in our cinema? I don’t even want to get into white-washing, let’s just focus on the fact that with the exception of The Wolverine’s shoddy attempt at Silver Samurai, they&... [Read More]
Funny Or Die’s CEO Reflects On The Company Then & Now
Funny Or Die is easily considered a pioneer in online comedy when the company was first created in 2007 by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Chris Henchy. Now you look up the company has scaled back on hiring, it’s ‘.com’ isn’t the only focus, and there’s a lot more players... [Read More]
Update: Louis CK Gets Dropped By HBO, Following Allegations
Update: Netflix has now announced that they will not produce CK’s upcoming comedy special as planned. Yesterday, The New York Times did a full report on Louis CK and 5 women who claim to have been sexually harassed by the veteran comedian. Following the report, the theater that was lookin... [Read More]
Steve Harvey And Ellen Degeneres Land On Forbes 2017 Highest Paid Talk Show Host List
Who knew talking could pay your bills? Well this week, FORBES reminded us all that some of the wealthiest entertainers are talk show host. Steve Harvey and Ellen Degeneres represented for comedians on the 2017 list of highest paid talk show host. Dr. Phil took the top spot with $79 Million for ... [Read More]
Liberal Redneck comedians wellRED hit the Poconos for “The Naked Truth”
Trae Crowder and his fellow “liberal redneck” comedians Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan accepted an invitation to perform in the Poconos at The Gathering, a gay naturist retreat. What’s a naturist? They find that out and more in this nine-minute short film presented by Fu... [Read More]
5 Things To Know Before You Spend Your Money On A Comedy Class
When people ask me how I started doing comedy I always tell the story about how one of my best friends wants to write a comedic movie and decided the best thing to do would be to take a comedy writing class. My initial reaction was, ‘yo, that’s a great idea’ and told him I&rsq... [Read More]