Learn the inside story about the new cartoon, “Prison Pit,” featuring James Adomian, Kyle Kinane, and Blake Anderson
“It’s a cartoon about monster men beating the living sh*t out of each other.” That’s about the gist of the plot of the new ultraviolent cartoon, Prison Pit. The cartoon is an animated version of the popular graphic novel, Prison Pit: Book One by Johnny Ryan. For its voice cas... [Read More]
The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival announces its 2014 Brooklyn schedule
For the seventh year, Eugene Mirman is bringing his comedy festival back to Brooklyn, New York, September 18-22. The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival calls home to Boston as well, but Brooklyn is where it all started. This year, the festival has been extended to five days and will feature two nights of... [Read More]
The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival Announces Its 2014 Lineup
by Megh Wright The seventh annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is set to take place at The Bell House and Union Hall in Brooklyn next month from September 18-22, and the full lineup was just announced. In addition to the return of Mirman's Pretty Good Friends show and two live recordings of the Sta... [Read More]
This Year's Los Angeles Podcast Festival Will Feature a Ton of Your Favorite Comedy Podcasts
by Megh Wright The third annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival is set to take place next month from September 26-28, and this week the lineup was officially released. Among the many comedy podcasts slated to record live shows at the event are WTF, Superego, Doug Loves Movies, Never Not Funny, The X-Fi... [Read More]
Bill Cosby, Amy Schumer, Tig Notaro and more will headline the 2014 New York Comedy Festival
For the 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival will return to the Big Apple November 5-9th. In association with Comedy Central and produced by Caroline’s on Broadway, the NYCF announced this year’s headliners, a monster list that includes Bill Cosby, Tig Notaro, Amy Schumer, Hannibal Bu... [Read More]
Brooklyn Comedy Festival releases its 2014 schedule
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival will be making its way back before summer’s end to bring the best in stand-up, sketch, and improv to the borough August 18-24. The festival just recently released this year’s schedule; six nights of the best established and up-and-coming comics performing on ... [Read More]
Brent Weinbach: Appealing to the Mainstream
With a title like Appealing to the Mainstream, there was no chance that Brent Weinbach was going to deliver anything other than his trademark obscure, offbeat and sometimes crowd-unfriendly material. Known in the U.S. for his peculiarity, Weinbach’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe show is the perfec... [Read More]
Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival
The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year’s festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom recently finalized ne... [Read More]
Amy Schumer, Bill Cosby to play Carnegie Hall for 2014 New York Comedy Festival
Amy Schumer will play Carnegie Hall this November! Bill Cosby, too! They're among the headliners announced today for this fall's 11th annual New York Comedy Festival, to run Nov. 5-9, 2014, across the city, presented by Caroline's on Broadway in conjunction with Comedy Central. The festival announce... [Read More]
40 Things I Learned in 2014 at Montreal’s Just For Laughs
Every year, I think I know what to expect heading into Montreal's grand poobah of comedy festivals -- Just For Laughs -- only to realize I still have much to learn. Here are some of the things I learned from the 2014 edition of JFL Montreal: Tuesday is the new Wednesday. I thought I'd go up a day ea... [Read More]