Amy Poehler’s “Broad City” headed to Comedy Central in 2014
Broad City will go from the inter-web to TV in 2014 courtesy of Comedy Central. The network has picked up 10 episodes of the web series in which the hilarious Amy Poehler helped create and serves as the series executive producer. Broad City is about two friends struggling to make it through everyday... [Read More]
Scott Kennedy, standup comic
We woke up this morning to the news that Scott Kennedy passed away last night.  We didn’t know Kennedy, but, judging from the testimonials on the social media, he was a beloved member of the standup community.  Kennedy was most notable for havi... [Read More]
SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!
AUSTIN — Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by t... [Read More]
Stuckey and Murray announce new album, “We Tried”
Stuckey And Murray, the music comedy duo who brought you the Fuxedo, the one piece tuxedo (no, really it’s a thing), will be releasing their 4th comedy album We Tried this summer. Stuckey and Murray’s music videos and sketches have over 20 million views and they’ve built a pretty l... [Read More]
SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!
AUSTIN — Sweet fancy Moses, we’re halfway into SXSW! This whole week is a marathon of networking, alcohol and hearing the words “innovation” and “creative flow” so many times you’ll probably have an aneurysm, so think happy thoughts for those o... [Read More]
Beverly Hills Cop TV reboot picks up a familiar face
We shared the news back in August and what once was random thought, now becomes a reality. Beverly Hills Cop will continue its life, living in the form of a CBS television show. While Eddie Murphy has been attached to the project since the beginning as an executive producer while making a few early ... [Read More]
SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!
AUSTIN — As you may have heard, Austin’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” referring to the fun eccentricities of its most colorful people and places. But the same could have been said for one of the oddest performances I can remember seeing in the... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt is auctioning off his King of Queens memorabilia
As he explained in an eloquently-written post on his official site today, comedian Patton Oswalt tonight is auctioning off a great deal of memorabilia he acquired during his nine years playing Spence on the massively successful CBS series King of Que... [Read More]
Hal Spear, writer, comedian
We’re seeing chatter on the social media that Hal Spear has passed away. We’re all too certain that it’s true. We’ve known Hal since forever.  The Male Half recalls a weekend in Atlantic City, when he was booked on a bill with... [Read More]
Yes, there is a degree available for being the class clown
Finally, thanks to Columbia College, and their partner The Second City, it is now possible to get a bachelor degree in comedy writing and performing in the U.S. Don’t go looking else where though, Columbia is the only college offering a degree for being the class clown. Countless jokesters are all r... [Read More]