Comedy Central orders animated pilot from @DadBoner
This is the story about another Twitter feed being turned into a TV show. Reports are coming in that the hilarious twitter handle @DadBoner got an animated pilot order from Comedy Central. For those unfamiliar, @DadBoner is written by a fictional character named Karl Welzein. Karl is a middle-aged M... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Orders an Animated Pilot from @DadBoner
by Megh Wright Another Twitter feed might get the TV show treatment. Deadline reports that Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from longtime Simpsons writer Tim Long and Mike Burns, who is the mind behind Karl Welzein AKA @DadBoner. Here's the full description of the series, which is based on the @Da... [Read More]
 
Season 2 of 'Adam Devine's House Party' Will Feature Aparna Nancherla, Kurt Braunohler, Kristen Schaal, and More
by Megh Wright Adam Devine's House Party is returning for a second season on September 9th, and Comedy Central released the above sneak peek revealing Devine's latest party location, the very non-dead New Orleans. The season premiere will feature standup from Ian Karmel, Aparna Nancherla, and Brenda... [Read More]
 
Laurie Kilmartin is taping a new special ’45 Jokes About My Dead Dad’ October 17-18 in LA
Comedian and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin announced today via Twitter that she will be taping a new comedy special this fall. Entitled ’45 Jokes About My Dead Dad,’ Kilmartin will be taping a unique, short special on October 17th and 18th at the Lyric Theater in Los Angeles. Here’... [Read More]
 
Lindsay Lohan’s Tina Fey ‘Mean Girls’ reunion selfie goes missing
Mean Girls star Lindsay Lohan reunited with her on-screen teacher Tina Fey. Lohan posted a photo of her encounter on Instagram on Tuesday, but it’s been deleted from Lohan’s account. Apparently the photo was taken during a shoot for Entertainment Weekly, which hits stands in October. Loh... [Read More]
 
Nathan Fielder Makes a Riveting Commercial for the Toy Ball Doink-It
by Megh Wright Nathan for You's second season finale aired last night, and the above commercial is the end product of Fielder's mission to rebrand one toy company's product by associating it with a child's first step into adulthood: "Doink-It: The Only Proof You're Not a Baby." Click through for som... [Read More]
 
Chris Laker “Moments of Greatness” (review)
In an interview with Cringe Humor, Chris Laker was asked how he would describe his comedy to someone who’s never seen his act. “I talk about grown-up sh*t,” Laker affirmed. Yes, he totally does. “I’ve made some life choices that maybe not everybody has done.” Yes,... [Read More]
 
Can We Afford So Much Despair?
One of the narrative threads in Adam Quesnell's CD and MP3 album Can We Afford This Much Despair is he still has a day job. His work stories are convincing but I do not believe this guy is not doing stand-up comedy full time. There is something slightly off kilter ... [Read More]
 
A conversation with High Plains Comedy Festival co-founders Adam Cayton-Holland and Andy Juett
Denver, Colorado has one of the most underrated comedy scenes in the country. The scene has boomed in the past few years and has now become a destination city for up-and-coming comics to put down roots. A big part of this boom has been because of a handful of hardworking local comics, two of which [... [Read More]
 
Best Robin Williams Movies – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 105
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]