The Daily Show's John Oliver engaged
This weekend at Comedy Central’s “Night of Too Many Stars,” Daily Show correspondent John Oliver broke the news to People that he and girlfriend Kate Norley are engaged, with the wedding planned for “some time next year.” [Read More]
Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars: Exclusive videos
Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars, the network’s semi-regular benefit for Autism awareness went down on Saturday in New York City at the Beacon Theater. And we were there, on the red blue carpet pestering famous funny people with s... [Read More]
Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars': 6 Parts (Probably) Too Controversial to Air [spoilers]
Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education, hosted by Jon Stewart. We got some awesome quotes from celebs on the red carpet (including Lewis Black, John Oliver, Jim Gaffigan, Tracy Morgan, Olivia Munn, Ricky Gervais, and Tay Zonday) and then got to watch a live screening of the show that will be shown on Comedy Central on October 21st at 9 p.m. Watching a 3-hour special that will probably be edited down to an hour, we definitely were shown some stuff tha... [Read More]
Congress beginning to suspect that The Colbert Report may be making fun of them | The A.V. Club
After nearly five years of turning up to discuss their political stances, only to find themselves tricked into talking about prostitutes and cocaine, members of Congress are starting to feel like The Colbert Report may be less interested in providing them with a forum for discussing serious issues, and more interested in making them look like idiots. [Read More]
Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time | Punchline Magazine
Love him or loathe him, it’s hard to undermine the brilliant business savvy of one Nick Swardson. As an all-star comedian with a finger in nearly every piece of the industry pie (yes, I’d like to hope he’ll take that vaguely sexual syntax and run with it to the most depraved place possible), Swardson boasts an innate aptitude for selling himself on a wide scale level. He’s a performer and writer who knows his audience inside and out – a rare staple of the frat funny farm who can probe the esoter... [Read More]
Jon Stewart Rally to Restore Sanity: 'Daily Show' host's plans draw serious interest | la times
'The Daily Show' event is planned as a comical response to Glenn Beck's recent rally — but politically minded fans are taking it, and Stephen Colbert's 'March to Keep Fear Alive,' seriously. [Read More]
Norm MacDonald developing satirical sports show for Comedy Central | Los Angeles Times
The project is still in early stages and has a long way to go before getting a green light from Comedy Central. It may face competition from another sports news spoof show that the Viacom-owned cable network is developing with The Onion, the satirical newspaper. [Read More]
Comedian Steve Hofstetter launches Animated Revolution; Ted Alexandro becomes a pirate
Comedian Steve Hofstetter recently debuted his newest online project—a series called Animated Revolution, backed by Fremantle (the online arm of the company that produces American Idol). And the premise is pretty similar to what Comedy Central attempted to do years ago with Shorties Watchin’ Shorties. [Read More]
Dear Wisconsin: XOXO, Andi Smith - An exclusive guest post.
"I was wrong about you Wisconsin. I know now that there is no place on earth (considering budgetary restraints) that I would rather be. Let’s get back together. Just for the weekend. Your wife will never find out. I’ve missed you." ............ [Read More]