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]
Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy
Normally, when it comes to comedy during awards season, a big issue of contention is the categories that comedy is thrown into. Within the Golden Globes nominations announced earlier this morning, many comedy noms come from the musical and/or comedy ... [Read More]
Russell Brand will host his own unscripted, late night talk show
UPDATE: Russell Brand has also signed a deal to develop an animated series for Fox, based loosely on his life in his 20s, according to Deadline. As you may know, Brand was a sex and drug addict in his early days. That would make for a pretty raunchy... [Read More]
Louis C.K. offers ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ bonus features online
This morning, comedian Louis C.K. released his second statement in three days, this time to let his fans know about some new features connected to his new, self-distributed stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater. He writes, in part, the followin... [Read More]