Talking to Jack Handey About His New Novel 'The Stench of Honolulu', Deep Thoughts, and More
by Bryan Bierman I’ve read Hemingway, Faulkner, and McCarthy, but I say without facetiousness that Jack Handey has made a bigger impact on my writing than any of them. It’s almost sad to read one of his signature Deep Thoughts, because you know you will never write anything even half as ... [Read More]
Talking to Michael Cera and Sebastian Silva About 'Crystal Fairy,' Chile, and Directing
by Joel Arnold Michael Cera’s been up to a lot lately. Between popping up on Burning Love as a mild-mannered guy with a significant nut allergy, reprising his role as a grown-up if woodblock-loving George Michael on the fourth season of Arrested Development&n... [Read More]
Talking to Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts About 'Comedy Bang Bang' Season 2
by Bradford Evans One of the funniest new TV shows of last year, Comedy Bang Bang is returning for a second season this Friday on IFC. Even better, it's a super-sized 20-episode season that looks pretty action-packed based on the trailer (embedded below) and the couple of episodes I've gotten to see... [Read More]
The Beards of Comedy are going their separate ways
Well this isn’t good news for those in the follicle fight. For after four years as a collective of touring comedians spreading the gospel of the beard, The Beards of Comedy are disbanding. Well, we’re not going to look at it that way rather than dividing so they can multiply their effort... [Read More]
Enter to win a copy of Bill Burr’s DVD “You People Are All The Same” (contest)
Nothing better to get over those blues than a Bill Burr DVD giveaway. Burr recently released this third stand-up comedy special, You People Are All The Same, for purchase on his website. Filmed at Washington, D.C.’s Lincoln Theater, You People Are All The Same is Bill Burr’s third specia... [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]
Running down Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People list
So, Rolling Stone just released a list of the 50 Funniest People Now and what do we think about it guys? Feeling good? For the most part, the list is a great collection of funny men and women. We could easily pick apart the arrangement of the list for certain things like why are Jimmy [...]Running d... [Read More]
Katt Williams Almost Runs over 5 People in Sacramento
A friend of mine recently attended a Katt Williams show in Sacramento. When he told me he had tickets, I exlaimed “Holy shit! He’s been having so many meltdowns. It’s going to be awesome.” I just didn’t think this was th... [Read More]
Bill Burr’s new special is only on Netflix starting today
What does Thursday, August 16th mean to you? Perhaps nothing off the top of your head. But to comedy fans it means the release of the one and only Bill Burr’s latest stand-up special, You People Are All The Same. Which Burr is releasing exclusively for streaming on Netflix. So if you don’... [Read More]
Kurt Metzger “Talks to Young People About Sex”
The past few years Kurt Metzger has been climbing the showbiz ladder, from doing stand-up at hit clubs in New York to working for the legendary Dave Chappelle. He’s currently the voice of “Randall” on Comedy Centrals hit animated series Ugly America... [Read More]