Donald Glover on Rap and Comedy
I've always wanted to hear Gallagher drop some science over a fat beat, just as I have forever wished I could see Jay-Z do a set at Carolines. But my dreams of an artist multifaceted enough to dominate in both the hip-hop and comedy worlds would... [Read More]
Watch Garfunkel and Oates sing “Save the Rich,” an Occupy Wall Street tribute
It’s hard to believe the Occupy Wall Street movement is almost two months old now (aww, it’s growing up so fast!). And I’m sure we’ve all heard these slogans about “This is what democracy looks like” and “We are the 99 percent,” but let me ask you th... [Read More]
Donald Glover Interviews Childish Gambino
As you know, prodigious writer/comedian Donald Glover's new one-hour stand-up special premieres this month on Comedy Central. And, you might have also heard that Donald's hip-hop alter ego Childish Gambino is releasing his latest LP next we... [Read More]
Tim Heidecker will release a Herman Cain-themed music album
Just when I thought I couldn’t fall in love with Tim Heidecker any more, he slaps me in the face with his genius and I bow at his feet. Over the last week or so, Heidecker has been posting Herman Cain-themed songs on his Tumblr account. “Cain Train” ... [Read More]
Watch Jack Black’s musical tribute to Will Ferrell at the Mark Twain humor prize ceremony
The entire show will air on PBS in four days, but we’re excited to offer you this great sneak peek of the ceremony surrounding the Kennedy Center’s 14th annual 2011 Mark Twain Prize For American Humor, which honored Will Ferrell this year... [Read More]
Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred
Any time bluegrass music is brought up in conversation, most people probably think of the soundtrack from the Coen Brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Yet Funny or Die, as they’re known to do, want to change that. Renowned banjoist Noam Pi... [Read More]
APPLY FOR THE 2012 WOMEN IN COMEDY FESTIVAL
The Women in Comedy Festival 2012 is accepting submissions for its annual event. Comedians can send submissions online in the categories of improv, musical comedy, sketch, stand up, and storytelling. The deadlines for show submissions are Tuesday, No... [Read More]
Three new videos from Weird Al: “Polka Face,” “Party in the CIA” & “Canadian Idiot”
The hourlong "Weird" Al Yankovic special is coming around the corner when she comes, which is this Saturday, Oct. 1, on Comedy Central. “Weird Al” Yankovic Live! – The Alpocalypse Tour is his first TV special since 1999?!? So roll out the barrels of ... [Read More]
Jon Stewart to Host Nirvana Q&A
When I think of seminal rock albums of the 1990s, I inevitably think of Jon Stewart. This is probably a result of my family's Christmas Eve tradition of listening to Nirvana's Nevermind and watching reruns of The Daily Show while consuming ... [Read More]
Katie Goodman: I Didn’t F*ck It Up (Review)
In her new CD, I Didn’t F*ck It Up (the asterisk is her spelling, by the way. I would’ve gone ahead and said “fuck.”), Katie Goodman proves that there is a vast difference between a “guitar act” and a musical comedian. Anybody’s who’s frequented com... [Read More]