Lizz Winstead on Hecklers, Edgy Material, and Her Memoir, 'Lizz Free Or Die' | ThinkProgress
Comedian Lizz Winstead has opened for Roseanne Barr, co-created both Air America Radio and The Daily Show, and in May, she published her first book, the essay collection Lizz Free or Die. I loved her tour of Minnesota comedy clubs and behind-the-scenes look at standing up one of the defining progressive cultural institutions of the last decade, and when Daniel Tosh became the center of a wide-ranging conversation about comedy, gender and etiquette this week, she was the first person I wanted to ... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman on Wreck-It Ralph, Comedy’s Double Standards, and the Dirty Joke She Wrote for the Republican National Convention | Vanity Fair
After previewing Wreck-It Ralph for fans at Comic-Con in San Diego yesterday, Silverman spoke to us about making the move to children’s movies, why losing work because of her political videos doesn’t bother her, and the dirty joke she’s been saving for the Republican National Convention. [Read More]
Neil Mahoney Talks ‘Freak Dance’ | Serial Optimist
The name might not ring a bell yet but you have no doubt seen his work. Comedy director, writer and editor Neil Mahoney has been the man behind the camera for all of your favorite shorts and videos. His credits include Tiffany is Busy, Raaaaaaaandy Declares War on Justin Beiber, The Freeloader’s guide to Easy Living, Bob pitches a Movie, Brody Steven’s Interview Challenge, Hard ‘n Phirm music vids and lots lots more. Neil recently co-directed the feature length comedy musical, Freak Dance, with ... [Read More]
Jim Norton On Offending People, Apologizing To Steve Martin & Why He Likes Westboro Baptist Church
Jim Norton doesn't mind offending you, he minds what you do after you've been offended. Shortly after the debut of his new comedy special Please Be Offended on June 30, Norton spoke to Huffington Post about why he thinks Americans have gotten too sensitive and entitled when it comes to free speech and why there's a double standard with stand-up comedy. [Read More]
Chris Rock on the job Obama is doing to the Trayvon Martin case to Chris Farley's death | Details
The always-outspoken comedian sounds off on race (still a problem), credit cards (the devil), and Republicans (take a guess)—and why he just might buy Britney Spears' next album. [Read More]
Aziz Ansari Talks Stand-Up, The President, and Chris Rock for SiriusXM Unmasked
Last night Aziz Ansari sat down with Ron Bennington at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre for a Q&A session for SiriusXM’s Unmasked. It was a good hour long discussion about Aziz and his career with a few good stories which got a great response from the audience. There was a good chemis... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari Talks Stand-Up, The President, and Chris Rock for SiriusXM Unmasked
Last night Aziz Ansari sat down with Ron Bennington at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre for a Q&A session for SiriusXM’s Unmasked. It was a good hour long discussion about Aziz and his career with a few good stories which got a great response from the audience. There was a good chemi... [Read More]
Adam Norwest: Standout Comedy
To be a success as a stand-up comic you need to be one-of-a-kind. Whether it’s your material, personality, looks, or even age, a comic must be unique. When you’re stand-up comedian Adam Norwest, you have all four going for you.What makes ... [Read More]
Kristen Wiig: Riot Girl | Marie Claire Interview
Fresh off her final season on Saturday Night Live, America's LOL queen, Kristen Wiig, braces for a new career as a big-screen superstar and Hollywood player. [Read More]