John Oliver Reads Warren G. Harding Love Letters! Watch Video Of ‘Last Week Tonight’ Host Mocking Former President’s ‘Smutty F–k Notes’ To Mistress Carrie Fulton Phillips
What exactly did Warren G. Harding do during his stint as United States president? No one really knows. But newly-released love letters revealed that his personal life was a lot more interesting than his politics. Naturally, this was the perfect topic of conversation for John Oliver’s latest e... [Read More]
Watch Kurt Braunohler Jet Ski the Mississippi in the Trailer for 'Roustabout'
by Bradford Evans Here's the trailer for Kurt Braunohler's new Comedy Central web series Roustabout, which found him jet skiing from Chicago to New Orleans to raise money to send food to Africa and hanging out with a bunch of cool comedians along the way. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Guy Branum to record his debut album July 31st in LA
Stand-up Guy Branum is set to record his first comedy album at the end of the month. On Thursday, July 31st, Branum will record at the Nerdmelt Showroom in Los Angeles for A Special Thing records. In addition to being a popular stand-up, Branum has also worked as a staff writer on Chelsea Lately and... [Read More]
Mark Normand on His Eventful Comedy Central 'Half Hour' Taping and Bad Advice from Other Comedians
by Philip Stamato Mark Normand has slogged his way through the New York comedy scene since 2006. For years now, he's labored through open mics all across the city, played shows to half-filled rooms and drunk, distracted patrons, spent hours enticing passers-by to free comedy shows in the West Villag... [Read More]
Every Season of 'South Park' Is Coming to Hulu Plus
by Megh Wright Good news for South Park fans but bad news for those without Hulu Plus: At the Television Critics Association press tour on Saturday, Hulu announced that it's made a pact with Trey Parker and Matt Stone to stream the entire South Park library on Hulu Plus. All 17 seasons will be avail... [Read More]
The Week In Comedy: The 2014 Emmy Nominations
by Zach Herwitz In case you missed it, here's all the big comedy stuff that happened this week: -Here are this year's comedy Emmy nominations. -Homestar Runner co-creator says he wants to revive the popular web cartoon. -We talked to Maria Bamford about smaller audiences, international com... [Read More]
Gregg Turkington, John C. Reilly, and Michael Cera to Star in New Movie from the Director of 'The Comedy'
by Bradford Evans Comedian Gregg Turkington, best known for his hack standup character Neil Hamburger, has been cast as the lead in Entertainment, a new movie from Rick Alverson, director of the 2012 Tim Heidecker-starring drama The Comedy. Deadline reports that John C. Reilly, Michael Cera, and Hei... [Read More]
The bizarre mystery about The Lucky Comedy Club: New Orleans, shady characters, comedian detective work, and a possible suicide?
Here’s a bizarre story about a comedy club down in New Orleans that was supposed to open but never did. Earlier this year, a gentleman by the name of Chris Simon began reaching out to comedians via social media with the declaration that he was opening a new 600-person comedy club in New Orlean... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Rachel Feinstein
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
Watch a sneak peek of Kurt Braunohler’s jet-skiing adventure-series “Roustabout,” help meet his $50,000 campaign goal
As you all know, Kurt Braunohler’s new Comedy Central web-series, Roustabout, follows the comedian’s quest to jet-ski from Chicago to New Orleans for charity. On June 1st, Braunohler set off to jet-ski the Mississippi in hopes to raise $50,000 for Heifer International to send 500 goats a... [Read More]