Ben Gleib covers Stony Awards for MySpace Comedy (VIDEO)
If you’re not a complete pothead, you may not know what the Stony Awards are. But we’re here to tell you they exist. They’ve existed and have been nurtured in the loving arms of High Times magazine for 10 years, in fact. MySpace Comedy sent comedian Ben Gleib to the Music Box in Los Angeles, where this year’s festivities took place recently to find out a little more about this annual growing cult event. [Read More]
Chelsea Handler will host MTV’s Video Music Awards
Arguably the most powerful female comedian on the scene today, Chelsea Handler, has been chosen to host the ever-popular MTV Video Music Awards going down Sept. 12. It’s the first time a woman hosted the event alone, since Roseanne did it in 19... [Read More]
Donald Glover, Renaissance man of comedy and rap | la times
You may know him from YouTube, you may know him from 'Community,' but he hopes you'll begin to know him from hip-hop too. As an artist named Childish Gambino. His album 'Culdesac' hits the Internet. [Read More]
Comedy to Join Uber-Hip Pitchfork Music Fest | The Apiary
This past Monday, Pitchfork released the schedule of their much bally-hooed summer 2010 music festival, in addition to the news that a comedy stage will be included as part of the festival for the first time ever. To appear Friday, July 16, will be festival slap-happy Eugene Mirman, Michael Showalter, Wyatt Cenac, and Chicago golden-boy expat Hannibal Buress, with host Tim Harrington of Les Savy Fav. [Read More]
John C. Reilly Reveals His and Jon Stewart's Song
Admit it. The very first time you ever saw Jon Stewart and John C. Reilly sit down together ten years ago, the gentle lush strains of Stevie Nicks and Don Henley's inimitable "Leather and La... [Read More]
Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Hader more join Conan at Radio City
Tonight, Conan O’Brien will conclude his two-night live engagement in his former hometown of New York City at the famous Radio City Music Hall. Last night, however, marked the first time the lat... [Read More]
Ron White launches new comedy record label | Punchline Magazine
Ron White has laid down a cool million of his own scratch to start a new record label, set to release both music and comedy albums. The comic teamed up with music producer Michael Blakey to form the Organica Music Group.. [Read More]
Matt Stone and Trey Parker Plan 'The Book Of Mormon' Broadway Musical | Comedy Central Insider
One of the more exciting things for theater nerds is the fact that Stone and Parker are teaming up with Avenue Q's Bobby Lopez and Jason Moore in creating a musical called The Book Of Mormon. [Read More]
Back on the Horse - Mel Brooks Penning Songs for Blazing Saddles Musical | Playbill
At the end of Mel Brooks' Broadway musical Young Frankenstein, the cast asked, in song, if a stage version of Brooks' hit film "Blazing Saddles" might be also be in the wings. After all, Brooks had already also made a hit stage musical out of his film, "The Producers." Three's a charm? Brooks is already two songs into Blazing Saddles, the musical, he told the Canadian Press. He's writing a third new number. [Read More]
Jessica Delfino is Becoming Famous | Funny not Slutty
Funny not Slutty interview by Gabriella Giarrano. There are many words you could use to describe Jessica Delfino; artist, musician, comedian, writer and fashionista. And let's not forget this is the Jessica Delfino who beat out Flight of the Conchords for "Best Musical Act" at the 2005 ECNY Awards. [Read More]