More people 34 and younger watching The Daily Show than actual cable news for political convention coverage
Every four years, the presidential campaigns take hold of our TV lives at the end of the summer with the major party political conventions. The Democrats and Republicans still secure at least an hour of live primetime coverage each night on the big t... [Read More]
Enter to win Jeff Ross and Jim Gaffiigan’s latest specials
Comedy Central recently released Jeff Ross’ latest special Jeff Ross Roasts America on DVD. And earlier this week, Jim Gaffigan’s most recent special Mr. Universe was released on CD. To celebrate these releases, we’re giving two lucky fans a copy of BOTH Jeff Ross Roasts America and Mr. ... [Read More]
Lauren Ash is no Moron
Typically, the most unpleasant item on a Labour Day to-do list is yard work. Not so for Lauren Ash. The Toronto actress/comedian is spending her day fighting for her reputation after SunNews (the Canadian equivalent to Fox News) aired a piece associating her w... [Read More]
Comedians ignore Eastwood’s schtick
Clint Eastwood, the “surprise guest” at the Republican National Convention, delivered an 11-minute speech that was part serious but mostly comedy. Comedy? What evidence do we have that it was comedy? Well… Jokes. We understand that ... [Read More]
Dominic Dierkes is as Funny as he is Skinny
Dominic Dierkes, who’s been enjoying a sling of appearances on shows like Community, Mad Men, and Weeds, performed on Conan last night. Dominic, who you might also recognize as part of Derrick Comedy, has a very “Oh, that guy!” qual... [Read More]
“The Comedy” could be so bad it’s good
The new Tim Heidecker film The Comedy isn’t getting great reviews. In fact it’s getting such negative responses from advance screenings that it’s come around full circle to become something of curiosity. People want to watch the trainwreck. In theaters on November 16th (and VOD on ... [Read More]
Wild Bill Bauer, comedian, 62
One of the “founding fathers of Minneapolis comedy,” Wild Bill Bauer passed away at his home in Inner Grove Heights, MN, according to the story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The Female Half had the pleasure of working with Bauer in Mesq... [Read More]
New Muslim Comedy Series Upsets Audiences
The new comedy series, Citizan Khan, debuted on the Britain’s BBC One channel on Monday night and was not as favored by viewers as it was intended.  Many viewers were outraged at the stereotypes and mockery that were displayed in just the first episo... [Read More]
The first three hosts for Saturday Night Live season 38 announced
Season 38 of SNL begins on September 15th and today NBC postedthe list of hosts and musical guests for the first three episodes of season 38. As we all know Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Abby Elliot have departed the show so this season will look a bit different. Giddyup! Sept 15th premiere: Seth M... [Read More]
Comedians discuss their roles in Mike Birbiglia’s movie
Mike Birbiglia’s movie Sleepwalk With Me is now in theaters, and if you haven’t gotten the chance to watch it yet, you should do yourself the favor and but the ticket. Besides being a great story with great actors, there’s a lot of cameos by Mike’s comedian like Kristen Schaa... [Read More]