Karen Kilgariff
There’s an outtake from Season 3 of HBO’s Mr. Show with Bob and David in which Karen Kilgariff, then a performer on the Nineties sketch series, mocks herself by furrowing her brow and shaking her first at someone off camera after flubbing a line. It’s throwaway by design, but it st... [Read More]
Tenacious D classic F*ck Her Gently gets covered from a female perspective (Video)
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, allow us to submit to you a new take on the Tenacious D classic “Fuck Her Gently,” which comes from comedians Jesenia and Jenni Ruiza, aka The Comedy Girls. In their version, the idea of the evolution of marriage is at the center of the narrative. ... [Read More]
Jack Black and Tim Robbins team up for HBO dark comedy series
The friendship between Jack Black and Tim Robbins goes back a long way— further back, even, than the JB and Kyle Gass partnership that blossomed into Tenacious D. One of Black’s first showbiz jobs was in 1989 when he worked on Robbins’ religious satire Carnage in Edinburgh. And now... [Read More]
Tenacious D opens SF Sketchfest with stories, laughs and rock
SAN FRANCISCO — As the 13th edition of SF Sketchfest is upon us, I’m reminded the mark of a truly great comedy festival is not simply amassing as many high-profile and up-and-coming comics as possible and throwing them up onstage throughout a city. It’s about offering the comedy fa... [Read More]
Inside Festival Supreme, Tenacious D's Comedy Mega-Event
by Phil Davidson If Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme was any indication, the days of the comedy tent playing second fiddle at music festivals might soon be over. Festival Supreme was pretty fucking awesome. More than 9,000 comedy fans took over the famous Santa Monica Pier Saturday for the first... [Read More]
Festival Supreme Comedy Week coming to a TV near you
Thanks to IFC, you are now have a free ticket to Festival Supreme Comedy Week, assuming you pay your cable bill. IFC is exclusively airing a week of programming around the Tenacious D-headlined festival on their channel from October 12th to the 18th. The show will include Portlandia, Comedy Bang! Ba... [Read More]
Jack Black and Kyle Gass Use 'Electric Company' Tactics to Promote Festival Supreme
by Bradford Evans Here's a promo for Festival Supreme, the massive musical comedy festival that Tenacious D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass are throwing in LA later this month, with performers like Zach Galifianakis, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, Adam Sandler, The Mighty Boosh, and more. Hopefully, Tena... [Read More]
Bill Hicks almost toured with Tool according to Marc Maron’s interview with Maynard James Keenan
While Marc Maron usually interviews fellow comedians or writers on his WTF podcast, he’ll also interview musicians, with Thom Yorke, Nick Cave, and Iggy Pop among those he’s had by his garage. His current podcast features Tool/Puscifer/A Perfect Circle frontman Maynard James Keenan. The ... [Read More]
Tenacious D, Chris Elliott, Maria Bamford, and Tons More Are Doing 'Everything Is Festival' Next Week
by Bradford Evans Everything Is Terrible is having their fourth annual "Everything Is Festival" starting next week, and they have one heck of a lineup for it. This year's highlights include Tenacious D closing out the event with a preview of their Festival Supreme, Chris Elliott screening rare and u... [Read More]
Comedy lineup For Fun Fun Fun Fest revealed
We already know that this years Fun Fun Fun Fest, which will take place from November 8-10 in Austin, TX has a killer music lineup. Big names in music such as Snoop Dogg/Lion, MGMT, and M.I.A. are joined by some killer metal bands such as Slayer and Gojira. Those are some pretty high standards to [&... [Read More]