This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Jenny Slate Embraces Her Emotions on 'Crybabies'
by Megh Wright The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our... [Read More]
Comedy Central teams up with Whipclip to help share Bieber burns from Roast
In an effort to make Monday night’s Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber hit a new stratosphere in viral universe, the network is teaming up with Whipclip, a new app that allows viewers to create and share video clips from their favorite shows. Whipclip users can clip and disseminat... [Read More]
Colin Hanks channels Reggie Watts in tribute to his lifestyle
Colin Hanks has a lot going on in his life, including an acclaimed role in Fargo, a leading spot in a forthcoming primetime pilot, and a new documentary on Tower Records that just premiered at SXSW. Plus, his dad is pretty cool. How does Hanks handle it all? Easy, he channels Reggie Watts. Colin Han... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj Heads to Oregon to Meet Sugar Bob the Stoned Deer
by Megh Wright Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj recently traveled to Oregon to investigate a once-in-a-lifetime story of how legalized medical marijuana is destroying society through a deer named Sugar Bob, who seems to enjoy getting high and eating stolen candy. It's a shame that marijuana is ... [Read More]
Plan Your 'Broad City' NYC Tour with This Handy Map
by Megh Wright If you're sad that Broad City's second season is already over on Comedy Central, Thrillest has made it extremely easy for you to relive it all thanks to their handy interactive Broad City map. The map includes all the locations featured during season 2 — everything from Abbi's w... [Read More]
Inside the Secret Technology that Makes 'The Daily Show' and 'Last Week Tonight' Work
by Nicole Dieker When you’re watching The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, or Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, you often see these comedians contextualize their commentary with short, specific news clips, like John Oliver’s use of a 5-second clip from ... [Read More]
Key & Peele giving “Substitute Teacher” Mr. Garvey the feature-film treatment
Can you picture hearing "A-A-Ron?" on the big screen? If it was good enough for Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, then why not for one of the critically-acclaimed sketch shows of the 2010s? Key & Peele has spun off one of its Comedy Central sketch characters, substitute teacher Mr. Garvey, into ... [Read More]
Stream Andy Woodhull new stand-up album “Step Parenting” in it’s entirety
Andy Woodhull releases his third live stand-up comedy album, Step Parenting on Rooftop Comedy Productions. Woodhull is a modern family man, with his own unique take on marriage and parenting. As a husband and stepfather of two, Andy spins the challenges of his home life into humorous anecd... [Read More]
Marc Maron returns to IFC for third season of ‘Maron’ on May 14 (Video)
Podcast giant Marc Maron returns as comedian Marc Maron in the IFC comedy series Maron on Mar—I mean, May 14. Maron has enjoyed two popular seasons on IFC and has gained more fans after being made available for binge-watching on Netflix. The Thinky Pain comedian tackles a whole new slew of wor... [Read More]
Inside the Big-Time Ambitions of 'Big Time in Hollywood, FL'
by Isaac Kozell At first blush, Comedy Central's newest scripted series, Big Time in Hollywood, FL, may seem like another entry into the category of Young Slackers Getting into Wacky Daily Misadventures. But the show's creators, Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, have a much grander scheme in play. With... [Read More]