Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox
Comedian Michael Showalter has inked a deal with Fox to develop a new sitcom for the television network. The Stella co-founder is working with Christina Lee (she worked with Showalter on he and Michael Ian Black’s Comedy Central show, Michael a... [Read More]
Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal
Internet comedy sensation Kelly Oxford has been entertaining followers for nearly 15 years as a blogger and, most recently, as one of the most high profile Twitter stars. Her unfiltered sense of humor has garnered her praise and fans from all over th... [Read More]
Louis C.K. set to perform for Obama at fancy political event
It’s no secret that I absolutely love everything Louis C.K. does. He could sit onstage and tell me why I suck for two hours and I’d still think he was brilliant. Hell, I even wrote a 30 page paper about Louie for a graduate school seminar last year. ... [Read More]
Comedian Ben Bailey debuts tonight as host of NBC game show ‘Who’s Still Standing’
The new trivia game show, Who’s Still Standing premieres tonight at 8 pm ET on NBC. Hosted by veteran stand-up comedian and Emmy award winning host of Cash Cab Ben Bailey, the show is based on the Israeli program Still Standing. Like many other trivi... [Read More]
Louis C.K. wins big in Laughspin Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards
The results are in for the first ever Laughspin Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards. Voting began Dec. 5 and ended this morning. We really wanted to thank you all for participating– whether it was just voting or sharing the poll or both. We’ve ... [Read More]
Check out the Golden Globe Nominees for Comedy
With Golden Globe nominations announced this past weekend, the 2012 award season is under way. Perhaps they’re only relevance is in establishing early Oscar odds and giving Ricky Gervais a spoonful of comedy to feed us. Fortunately the Golden Globes ... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Talks “Young Adult,” Acting Career with Weekend Edition
In a recent interview Patton Oswalt talked about his role as Matt Freehauf in the new movie Young Adult co-starring Charlize Theron and written by Diabolo Cody. One of the things Oswalt liked about his character in the movie was that despite being fr... [Read More]
See Louis C.K. in 50 different pieces of fan art!
Ever since he self-released his newest stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater last weekend, Louis C.K. has been all over the Internet and on television promoting the hell out of it. And for good reason. It’s excellent (duh) and the way in ... [Read More]
David Cross still cautious about Arrested Development return, despite official announcement
It’s no secret that fans of Arrested Development have followed every piece of chatter about the show returning since its cancellation nearly six years ago. With cult-like fervor, audiences have been hopeful that rumors would become reality and ... [Read More]
Does Marion Cotillard have a future in comedy?
She’s known for her work in dramas and period pieces. She won the best lead actress Oscar for that fancy 2007 French film La Vie en Rose, for Chrissakes. But she also starred in Funny Or Die’s original production “Forehead Tittaes w... [Read More]