Gordon Keith's uncomfortable interview with Zach Galifianakis (video) | WFAA-TV
Local tv reporter guy Gordon Keith thinks he's funny. Thankfully for us, Zach Galifianakis was also there. [Read More]
Chat: Scott Aukerman discusses the Fox pilot he's writing with/for Patton Oswalt | AST
Patton Oswalt is developing a half-hour single-camera comedy series for Fox, and Scott Aukerman is writing it with him! This is exciting news for fans of good comedy everywhere, so AST didn't hesitate to track Scott down on iChat to discuss the project (smiley)face-to-(smiley)face. [Read More]
Jamie Kennedy gets 'Uncomfortable' | Bedford Minuteman interview
Kennedy said he likes doing stand-up, though he wouldn’t mind being able to draw people to one larger show in a city rather than four smaller ones. He’s been working on his current bits for quite some time, and has a comedy special, “Jamie Kennedy: Uncomfortable,” premiering at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 on Showtime. [Read More]
Chelsea Peretti interview | Vice Magazine
Chelsea Peretti is a comedian and writer whom we respect and admire. Carl Bennett is a comedienne and writer whom we know and who loves Chelsea Peretti. Carl wrote questions, and Chelsea answered them. [Read More]
Robert Smigel interview | Vice Magazine
Sometimes I find it hard to believe a person like Robert Smigel actually exists. He’s made a good living pouring salt in the wounds of popular culture, and he’s done it in ways that are simultaneously hilarious and innovative. There is no other person on earth who can get away with screaming “Asshole!” in Simon Cowell’s face multiple times on national television just because a dog puppet is hovering between them. [Read More]
Jon Stewart Says 'Sanity' Rally Will Not Be Political | NY Times
For anyone wondering exactly what Jon Stewart’s “Rally for Restore Sanity and/or Fear” is going to be about, the “Daily Show” star Wednesday night cleared up at least what it is not going to be. “It is in fact not a political rally,” Mr. Stewart said on “Larry King Live” Wednesday. [Read More]
Buck Henry interview | Vice Magazine
s a writer and an actor, Buck Henry has one of the most interesting profiles in the history of television. Uncommonly, he also occupies that same position in 60s and 70s American film. In those years especially, his was one of the voices that brought movie and TV comedy into wider focus, rendering it more political, sexual, and trippily referential than it had previously been, basically creating its current template. [Read More]
Garry Shandling: The Comedian's Comedian's Comedian | GQ
He's a boxer, a Buddhist, a hoops junkie, and a kind of Yoda to every funny person born since 1965 (Sandler, Silverman, Apatow, Gervais, Baron Cohen…). Amy Wallace survives a rare sparring session with Garry Shandling, the reclusive master of American comedy [Read More]
Jokes.com Interview: Donnell Rawlings
Best friends, host negotiators and comedy interviewers all know one key fact: good telephone conversations make for good relationships. I was able to talk with Donnell Rawlings over the phone and ask him some questions about comedy, heckling and Antoine Dodson. [Read More]
Nick Swardson on getting network notes about donkey semen | The A.V. Club
Before Pretend Time premiered, Swardson spoke with The A.V. Club about underestimating his workload, reassessing his stand-up career, and getting network notes about donkey semen. [Read More]