SXSW 2015: Cast of NBC’s Undateable kicks off national stand-up tour
The gang is back and season 2 of Undateable is right around the corner. March 17th to be exact. And the cast of stand-ups is down at SXSW kicking off the The Undateable Comedy Tour in support of the show. Hailing from the mind of Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Spin City, Cougar Town, Clone High) a... [Read More]
SXSW 2015: Amy Schumer and co. dazzle in Trainwreck screening
A capacity SXSW crowd laughed uproariously (and cried a little, too) during a “work in progress” screening of Judd Apatow’s latest Trainwreck. Written by Amy Schumer, the film never let up on humor, but not without the heart and emotional depth typical of Apatow’s movies. Tra... [Read More]
SXSW 2015: Aukerman, Adomian, and rest of cast perform live script read for The Embassy
SXSW Comedy is back in full effect giving fans a unique insight into what the future holds as well as what’s bubbling up in the world of comedy. And one of those “only here” said moments happened last night when the cast of the Scott Aukerman – James Adomian project enti... [Read More]
Tribeca Film Festival celebrates 40th anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail and premieres new documentary
The new documentary, Monty Python – The Meaning of Live, about Monty Python will be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The feature-length documentary will debut on April 25. Organizers of the festival said on Wednesday the film offers a behind-the-sce... [Read More]
Monty Python will appear at 2015 Tribeca Film Festival to introduce new doc plus 40th anniversary of “Holy Grail”
It'll be Christmas in April! All of the surviving members of Monty Python -- John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin -- will come to New York City in April to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail as well as the international premiere of the 9... [Read More]
Documentaries on SNL, the National Lampoon highlight 2015 Tribeca Film Festival slate
The Tribeca Film Festival already had announced a big, NYC-based offering to kick off the 2015 slate -- #TFF2015 April 15-26, 2015 -- with the opening-night selection of Live From New York!, Bao Nguyen's documentary looking back at 40 years of Saturday Night Live. Now the festival has added a docume... [Read More]
Lonelygirl48 is not buying it: The Laugh Button interview with Kendra Cunningham
Kendra Cunningham is juggling more projects than you can fit into a tweet: two award winning web series’, a television pilot, and a killer blog. Plus, she’s producing and co-starring in a feature film and working on a screenplay. I haven’t even mentioned her ever-growing list of st... [Read More]
Gilda’s LaughFest 2015: The Laugh Button interview with festival director Joanne Roehm
Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, has quickly earned a reputation for being one of the nation’s marquee events for both participants and artists. This major 10- day Midwest festival is based in Grand Rapids is going on March 5-15 and in... [Read More]
The Goddamn Comedy Jam: Interviews with Jim Jeffries, Todd Glass, Roy Wood, Rory Scovel, and Josh Adam Meyers
(via GDCJ) by Kylie Hodges, Guest Contributor The Goddamn Comedy Jam may be one of the hottest comedy shows in Los Angeles right now. With just seven shows under its belt, this monthly comedy-karaoke mash-up fills venues in no time. Josh Adam Meyers, creator of the show, has teamed up with house ban... [Read More]
Brooklyn Comedy Festival Submissions Are Open Until March 29
via Matt Kleinschmidt, The Syndicate Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Comedy Festival has set a deadline for accepting submissions for its August 2015 dates. Interested parties have through March 29th to submit their submissions online via Eventbrite. Performers wishing to ... [Read More]