Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?
News broke late yesterday that comedian Mike Birbiglia landed a recurring role on Orange is the New Black, the original Netflix dramedy – “comedy” if you’re submitting it for Emmy consideration – that has been universally heralded by critics as one of the best shows in ... [Read More]
 
New ‘Community’ teaser from Yahoo! will get you pumped for season six
“Ratings? Where we’re going we don’t need ratings.” This Back to the Future-inspired reference tags a new teaser for Community released by Yahoo!, who, just weeks ago, announced that the long-running but nearly always almost canceled ensemble comedy would live on Yahoo! Scree... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!
After 13 emotional and action packed episodes of Last Comic Standing, comedians Lachlan Patterson, Rod Man and Nikki Carr were left to battle it out for the title of Last Comic Standing, $250,000, an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted development deal with Universal Television. In the end, jud... [Read More]
 
Comedy Dynamics offers vast comedy library on Hulu featuring Jim Norton, Whitney Cummings, DL Hughley and many more (Sponsored video)
Comedian and frequent Time magazine contributor Jim Norton gets really awkward in social situations. But that’s partly because other people are obnoxious and awkward, too. Norton’s superb 2013 stand-up special Please Be Offended talks about the people in life who are way too sensitive an... [Read More]
 
MAD Magazine exclusive preview: The Worst People to Sit Near on a Plane
The folks over at MAD Magazine know that flying is not fun: cramped space, long lines and questionable food. In the upcoming issue of MAD Magazine, hitting stands on Tuesday, Teresa Burns Parkhurst shows you some of the worst people on your flight. Sometimes it’s “The Cute Staring Kid&rd... [Read More]
 
Watch Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul teaser (Video)
The highly-anticipated Breaking Bad spinoff prequel Better Call Saul released its first teaser trailer. The AMC series, starring Bob Odenkirk as crooked lawyer Saul Goodman, made news in June when it was renewed for a second season before it even received a premiere date. Now we know that prequel Be... [Read More]
 
My Pod Week: Week ending 8/10/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! THE STEVEN BRODY STEVENS FESTIVAL OF FRIENDSHIP&n... [Read More]
 
My Pod Week: Week ending 8/10/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! THE STEVEN BRODY STEVENS FESTIVAL OF FRIENDSHIP&n... [Read More]
 
Peyton, Eli Manning ‘Fantasy Football Fantasy’ Rap Video Hilarious! Watch NFL Brothers Star In Sequel To ‘Football On Your Phone’ DIRECTV Commercial
Peyton and Eli Manning starred in one of the funniest (and catchiest) commercials of 2013, “Football On Your Phone.” So it’s no surprise the siblings are back with a hilarious sequel called “Fantasy Football Fantasy.” This latest Peyton and Eli Manning commercial f... [Read More]
 
Russell Brand vs. Sean Hannity! Fox News Host Attacks Comedian On Twitter After ‘Trews’ Video Slam Over Middle East Conflict
It appears Sean Hannity’s feud with Russell Brand is not anytime soon. The Fox News host went on a Twitter rampage, slamming his critics, including the outspoken comedian. This latest chapter in the Sean Hannity/Russell Brand feud began when the below photo of the host whispering into Israeli ... [Read More]