Bill Burr's NHL blog and taxicab confessions - the comic's comic
Bill Burr explains how he goes about his weekly podcasts, generating new material for tv specials, and his feelings about MySpace, Facebook and Twitter in this video interview shot in a NYC taxicab. [Read More]
Tracey Ullman's 2009 State of the Union - the comic's comic
The second season of Tracey Ullman's State of the Union debuts tonight on Showtime. New to her arsenal: Former First Lady Laura Bush, and fashion icon Donna Karan. It's more one-woman show performance art than straight-up sitcom, so you may find yourself impressed without laughing out loud. [Read More]
What's the Best Way to Shoot Down a Heckler? - Asylum
An audience is willing to grant a skilled comedian a lot of leeway when dealing with a heckler, because they paid to see the show and resent interruptions. Given this, what is the best way for the comic to use his free pass to dole out harsh justice? [Read More]
Stand-Up 360 in cinemas this spring - the comic's comic
Screenvision has produced a series of seven live stand-up comedy films from Broadway Comedy Club in NYC that will appear on movie screens nationwide beginning May 4. [Read More]
Saddam Was Shown South Park Over and Over In Prison - Comedy Central Insider
The Telegraph has a new piece on South Park and its creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and in it, they reveal a pretty fascinating and hilarious piece of information. Stone said, "I have it on pretty good information from the marines on detail in Iraq that they showed Saddam the movie. Over and over again - which is a pretty funny thought." [Read More]
Trailer Premiere: Mike Judge's 'Extract' starring Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis and Ben Affleck on Hitfix
"Extract" is the latest comedy from writer/director Mike Judge ("Office Space, "King of the Hill," "Beavis and Butt-Head"). Joel, played by Jason Bateman, is one step away from selling his flavor extract factory and retiring to easy street when a freak workplace accident sets in motion a series of disasters that put his business and personal life in jeopardy. The film also stars Kristen Wiig, Mila Kunis, and Ben Affleck. [Read More]
First look at Amy Poehler's new comedy, 'Parks and Recreation' - Chicago Tribune preview
Here are a few clips from Amy Poehler's new NBC comedy, "Parks and Recreation," which debuts Thursday. The final clip is of Poehler talking about the show. [Read More]
Bacon joke-off: Denis Leary vs. Jim Gaffigan
Denis Leary appeared on last night's edition of Late Show with David Letterman (though taped on Monday), and after some funny banter from Leary ribbing Letterman for waiting 23 years before getting married to his girlfriend, Leary explains that he looks as good as he does at the age of 50 because of bacon. It's a joke. Fine. But then, almost six minutes in, Leary decides to extoll the many virtues of bacon.. [Read More]
Reno 911's Niecy Nash - AOL Video Interview
Neicy Nash is back with Season 6 of RENO 911 on Comedy Central! It debuts April 1st and lots of guests including Jonah Hill and Carmen Electra. She also is on season 6 of CLEAN HOUSE on the Style Network. This woman is on fire, 'Oh!' [Read More]