Comedy lineup For Fun Fun Fun Fest revealed
We already know that this years Fun Fun Fun Fest, which will take place from November 8-10 in Austin, TX has a killer music lineup. Big names in music such as Snoop Dogg/Lion, MGMT, and M.I.A. are joined by some killer metal bands such as Slayer and Gojira. Those are some pretty high standards to [&... [Read More]
CBS Resurrects Jim Gaffigan Pilot
by Bradford Evans Last season, CBS ordered a pilot co-created by and starring comedian Jim Gaffigan but passed on turning it into a series when it came time to pick new shows in May. Now, THR reports that the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-15 TV season, a rare move for a network to pu... [Read More]
Comedy Bang! Bang! comes alive; show to tour
Starting out as a radio show and live event, Comedy Bang! Bang! has evolved into a podcast, and then an IFC TV show. It only makes sense that the latest incarnation of the show be a tour, and that’s exactly what’s happening. The 2 1/2 week tour will feature host Scott Aukerman, Paul F. T... [Read More]
‘Aqua Teen Show Show,’ changes it’s name again and sets premiere date for August 11th
Yes, we know, it’s the same date as the return of Breaking Bad, but you can figure out a way to manage. On Sunday, August 11th at midnight Aqua Teen Hunger Force Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 Aqua Teen Something You Know Whatever Aqua Teen Show Show will make its return to the [adult swim] [&hellip... [Read More]
Scott Aukerman to Launch a 'Comedy Bang Bang' Live Tour with The Birthday Boys as His Opening Act
by Bradford Evans IFC announced today that Scott Aukerman is set to embark on a Comedy Bang Bang tour with Paul F. Tompkins as his special guest and sketch group The Birthday Boys as his opening act. Other guests will also be appearing. The multi-city, two-week tour, called Comedy Bang! Bang! L... [Read More]
Billy Eichner to Play Donna's Doppelganger on 'Parks and Rec'
by Bradford Evans Parks and Recreation sure is loading up on awesome guest stars for its upcoming sixth season. TV Line reports that Billy Eichner, Emmy-nominated host of the Fuse's game show Billy on the Street, has signed on to appear in the new season. The second episode will kick off a plotline ... [Read More]
Seth Rogen Will Be the Roastmaster for Comedy Central's Roast of James Franco
by Bradford Evans You probably could have predicted this one, but Seth Rogen will be James Franco's roasmaster for his upcoming Comedy Central roast. Rogen made the announcement via Twitter today, writing, "I will be 'Roastmaster' at the Franco Roast on Comedy Central. It's to help promote the Russi... [Read More]
Tonight's 'Comedy Bang Bang' Features Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Weird Al, Will Forte, and Tim Meadows
by Bradford Evans Most episodes of Scott Aukerman's IFC series Comedy Bang Bang are chock-full of big-time comedy types, but tonight's episode (airing at 10pm) is an especially exciting one for comedy nerds. Bob Odenkirk and David Cross both appear in the episode, the beloved Mr. Show duo's first ti... [Read More]
Help Fund an 'Army Man'-Esque Comedy Zine Featuring Pieces by 'Onion,' 'Colbert,' and 'Community' Writers
by Bradford Evans John Harris, a former writer for The Onion and The Onion News Network, is putting together a comedy zine inspired by George Meyer's Army Man, and he's turned to Kickstarter to seek funding to cover printing costs and finish the project. Featuring humor pieces from writers for Commu... [Read More]
'The Simpsons' Is the Only Thing That Matters to James Deen
by Bradford Evans Porn star James Deen did a cool interview with Gawker today, in which his adoring love for The Simpsons came up. When asked if he ever feels bad when people dismiss or judge him because of his job, Deen replied: Not really. What the hell do I care what these people think... [Read More]