review - Christopher Titus: Love Is Evol
This new stand-up comedy special covers dating, marriage, and divorce. You'll get a good idea of the mood from the opening joke, which compares love to wanting to kill yourself and divorce to murder. [Read More]
review - IUS student gives Louisville audience jokes
Fans of comedy gathered at The Alley Theater, a section of Louisville's City Block, to laugh and show support for the comedians performing. The evening showcased area comedic talent. [Read More]
Steve Martin laughs off criticism of 'Pink Panther 2'
U.S. actor Steve Martin dismissed negative reviews of the latest installment of the Pink Panther movie franchise, saying comedies always had to overcome critical snobbery and that the genre was "not a critics' medium." [Read More]
Christian Finnegan and Stephen Lynch garner giggles at UNF Arena
Christian Finnegan and Stephen Lynch performed Feb. 7 at the UNF Arena with their unique comedic styles causing abundant laughter from the entire audience. [Read More]
Demetri Martin's 'Important Things' is comedy with a brain
For him, "important things" have more to do with spelling tricks, psychological puzzles, and YouTubey gags. His show is like "Laugh-In" with a brain - it's a toy box of stand-up comedy, wordplay, irony, philosophy, semiotics, and, lest you fear this is all too heady, good old juvenile high jinks. [Read More]
Demetri Martin poised for stardom
With his anorexic build, boyish face and mop of hair that would make Rod Blagojevich envious, Demetri Martin looks like he should be playing hackeysack on some college green. Instead, he's poised to become comedy's next superstar. [Read More]
'Important Things with Demetri Martin' Review
Comedy Central's new sketch comedy series Important Things with Demetri Martin premieres next week, but I was fortunate enough to get a screener of the first two episodes. So the big question is: Should you check the show out, or will it be one of the many Comedy Central series to disappear off the radar immediately after debuting? [Read More]
Will Ferrell Has Mixed Reviews As Bush On Broadway
Comic actor Will Ferrell's debut show on Broadway lampooning George W. Bush opened to praise and criticism for his impersonation of the former U.S. president honed on TV's "Saturday Night Live." [Read More]
review - Mystery Science Theater 3000 -- DVD extra taping at M.I.T.
Consider this your way-too-far-in-advance sneak preview at a future DVD extra for a Mystery Science Theater 3000 set for Shout! Factory. On January 17, MST3K creator Joel Hodgson and original cast member and writer Trace Beaulieu gave a crowd at M.I.T. a peek behind the scenes of the venerable sci-fi comedy show with their lecture, "The Design and Speculative Technology of MST3K," which they filmed to use as a future DVD extra. [Read More]
review - Comedy Death Ray at Cobb's, Jan. 30, 2009
A review of Sketchfest's Comedy Death Ray w/ Zach Galigianakis, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Bob Odenkirk, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Kindler, Chris Hardwick and the Fun Bunch (Scott Aukerman & BJ Porter). "Being awkward can make for great comedy. Many a great comic actor has feigned being flustered on stage, or has used real unease to make audiences laugh in spite of themselves (see the great Andy Kaufman). There's something about keeping a crowd in suspense as they wonder where the hell all this is going t... [Read More]