The Lonely Island | The A.V. Club interview
The A.V. Club spoke to Samberg, Schaffer, and Taccone about their recording process, the definition of a “real” band, and their sexual prowess. [Read More]
Louis C.K. on Louie and failure and money and burgers and Bill Clinton | Esquire
"Oh, I love stand-up. It gave me the ability to do this show the way that I'm doing it. I said no to this gig a few times until it was the way I wanted to do it. The only pitch I have to movie people is the same as this one: Just give me $8 million. I'm not telling you what it's about and I'm not telling you who's in it. Eight million bucks. It'll take about six months to finish it. But you don't get to know anything about it." [Read More]
Is Nick Cannon really "Mr. Showbiz"? The comedian/actor/host/DJ makes his case
You may know part of who Nick Cannon is. Young, charismatic star in the movie Drumline. Mastermind of MTV sketch comedy jams such as Wild 'N Out and Short Circuitz. Morning radio host here in NYC on 92.3 FM. Host of NBC's summer talent search, America's Got Talent. Husband of Mariah Carey and father of her newborn twins. But do you think of Nick Cannon as a stand-up comedian? [Read More]
'Bob's Burgers' Cast Dishes On Their Characters, Season 2 & Just How Hungry They Are (video) | HuffPo Comedy
The show’s success is undoubtedly due in large part to the stellar casting: Bob’s Burgers boasts eccentric comedians like Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts and Dan Mintz. And, recently, Huffington Post Comedy had a chat with 80 percent of the cast – Mintz was there in spirit, I’m sure – and they’ve just put up a video of their slightly surreal interview. [Read More]
Late Night 'Thank You Notes' From Jimmy Fallon | NPR's Fresh Air interview
This morning late-night super dude Jimmy Fallon sat down with host Terry Gross for a 45-minute chat session on NPR’s Fresh Air. We didn’t listen to it. At all. But we’re going to now. And so are you. [Read More]
Zach Galifianakis pretty much hates January Jones
The new film sees the Wolfpack ride again, with Alan, Stu and Phil (otherwise known as Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Bradley Cooper) reuniting for what is the most anticipated — and carefully protected — comedy of the year. We spoke to all three. [Read More]
Listen to Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s “Book of Mormon” interview from NPR
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone sat down with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross on NPR to chat about theire mega-successful Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. In the 43-minute interview, the pair cover a lot of ground, talk... [Read More]
Interview with Lynn Shawcroft, Mitch Hedberg’s wife
With his unfortunate passing in 2005, Mitch Hedberg has gained almost a legendary status in the comedy world. His jokes are quoted constantly and the influence of his writing and delivery are undeniably stamped on the current landscape of stand up co... [Read More]
Zach Galifianakis Hates to Be Loved | Time
Zach Galifianakis's Time article opens with the comedian living for two weeks in his Subaru on the streets of L.A. (later, he camped out in an Audi) and ends with Galifianakis actively repulsed by the fans that made him famous. "My whole attitude is, You can't think of funny s— yourself? You have to come watch me?" Galifiankis says, explaining a bit that invariably ends with him screaming at an audience member to shut up. [Read More]
The Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac Talks Race and Comedy
AOL Black Voices' Jozen Cummings talked to him about how race fits into his career in an interview discussing everything from the segregated world of stand-up comedy to why he thinks it's "stupid" that people describe him as a black comedian. [Read More]