Talking 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' with Showrunner Tim Carvell
by Megh Wright In December it was announced that longtime Daily Show head writer Tim Carvell was leaving to serve as showrunner and executive producer of John Oliver's new HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. After years of writing for publications like Fortune, Entertainment Weekly, and McS... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Sean Thomason Just catching up on the news, I gather Cliven Bundy is upset about the new black sheriff in Rock Ridge? Rob Delaney How DARE Cliven Bundy talk about "the negro" like... [Read More]
Seth Meyers, Key & Peele among Time’s 100 Most Influential list
Time Magazine released it’s annual list of 100 Most Influential People. The list is often a who’s who of politics, industry, activism, leadership, art, and entertainment. The movers and shakers one might say. This year they highlighted the great work of two (technically three) people fro... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream John Fugelsang If you're keeping count of public apologies the score is now Aaron Sorkin: 1; Dick Cheney: 0. Myq Kaplan karate, the ancient japanese art of getting people to buy lo... [Read More]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus GQ ’15 Funniest People Alive’ photoshoot, wherein she simulates sex with a clown
GQ, like seemingly every mainstream print publication who, for the past few years, decided comedy was worth their coverage time, has revealed their list of the 15 Funniest People Alive, including Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Out on newsstands April 29, the issue includes interviews and original ph... [Read More]
Talking to Brett Gelman About His New Adult Swim Special
by Bradford Evans Tomorrow night, Adult Swim is airing Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends, a new half-hour special starring comedian Brett Gelman and directed by Jason Woliner, who co-wrote the script with Gelman. Beginning as a talk show Gelman hosts over a meal with six Hollywo... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Eliza Bayne Earth Day is the "Sorry I cheated on you but here's a box of chocolates" of holidays Sean Crespo Twitter but for cows but instead of typing jokes it's just food that gr... [Read More]
Talking to Chris Gethard About His New Album, His Comedy Central Pilot, and More
by Bradford Evans Chris Gethard has an exciting few months coming up. His debut standup album, entitled My Comedy Album, comes out today, his Comedy Central half-hour special is airing this summer, and he'll soon hear back on whether Comedy Central will be ordering his pilot of The Chris Gethard Sho... [Read More]
TruTV spins off Impractical Jokers crew for “Jokers Wild!” series, adds more to 2014 comedy slate
TruTV is embracing its comedic sensibilities. The cable channel, which already poked fun at life and videos with Impractical Jokers and Upload with Shaquille O'Neal, and earlier this spring announced a new sketch comedy series and a showcase for a comic magician, unveiled even more comedy to co... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Mike Lawrence Game of Thrones is really compelling, violent fantasy. Which means we'll have holidays based on it two thousand and fourteen years later Dan Telfer "Bro" is short for... [Read More]