Git-R-Sold! Only in America, Larry the Cable Guy sends his bobblehead into space, talks about the History of his merchandise
Last week, comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy revealed they're planning to open their very own amusement theme park -- Blue Collar Country -- on 500 acres in Foley, Ala., that would include a "Larry the Cable Guy rib joint... [Read More]
Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar on directing sitcoms, Freeloaders and the future of TV/movie distribution
Jay Chandrasekhar is best known as the ringleader of sketch comedy troupe Broken Lizard, but he's also a stand-up comedian and an in-demand director, helming TV episodes over the past year of Community, Happy Endings, Franklin & Bash, Ben & K... [Read More]
Denver comedy collective The Grawlix thrives without fleeing to the coasts
Whether it’s Austin, Seattle or Detroit, every non-coast comedy scene deals with the same conundrum: You build a community of talented standups, and just when things are looking good, the scene’s most prominent comics ditch their home-town for the si... [Read More]
Marc Maron on putting his life on camera (IFC’s Maron) and in memoir (“Attempting Normal”)
"Are you good?" Marc Maron asks the question sincerely after I enter his hotel room in Midtown Manhattan, catching the comedian amid a day full of back-to-back phone interviews with the media. Not "Are we good?" nor the colloquial "We good?" that has... [Read More]
Bo Burnham on Zach Stone, modern celebrity, working with Judd Apatow, more! (Interview)
Six years ago, Bo Burnham was a tall, pale, lanky kid from suburban Massachusetts with access to a crappy video camera and an electronic keyboard. What separated him from most 16-year-olds, however, was his ability to use those tools. Thematically sp... [Read More]
Recess with The Laugh Button: Nate Bargatze
Have you ever been yelled at by a clown? Nate Bargatze has. The awesomely great Bargatze caught up with Ramin Nazer at Recess with The Laugh Button for a bit of a chat with us at the Recess Arcade Bar to talk about his album, Yelled At By a Clown as well as his life [...]Recess with The Laugh Button... [Read More]
What you need to know about IFC’s ‘Maron’
Veteran stand-up comedian and podcasting guru Marc Maron is taking his unique brand of humor to IFC this May with his single-camera sitcom, Maron. Created by and starring the comedian himself, the show revolves around his real life and his “day-to-day struggle to maintain relationships other t... [Read More]
Checking in with comedian Jamie Lee of ‘Girl Code’ on MTV (Interview)
Ever since Lauren Conrad left MTV’s camera crew wallowing in her Mercedes-Benz’s magic dust, all of womankind has been lost. Um, like, who is supposed to tell them whether or not they should wear something with string ties to a frenemy’s pool party…S... [Read More]
Dylan Brody: Living Large (Audio Interview)
Dylan Brody is a man of many talents. A comedian turned humorist and storyteller, Brody’s unique style of long-form comedy filled with wit, introspection, and intelligence has garnered acclaim from both fans and critics alike. Brody’s latest CD, R... [Read More]
“Joke Life” Ben Overzet’s new documentary about stand-up comedy (interview)
There’s a new documentary about stand-up comedy in the works and it’s called Joke Life. Director Ben Overzet has set out to follow the lives of three Denver comedians (Ben Roy, Sam Tallent, and Troy Baxley) in a film that explores what it’s like to be a modern-day comic. Having seen Ben Roy destroy ... [Read More]