Celebrating Ten Years of Funny or Die with CEO Mike Farah
You’ve probably heard by now that Funny or Die is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The comedy behemoth founded by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy has come a long way since putting out its initial viral video, “The Landlord.” This internet sensation emphaticall... [Read More]
Jon Daly Still Wants to Play Golf with John Daly
Last year, Adult Swim aired a golf special starring comedic actors Jon Daly and Adam Scott playing roles as their golf-world namesakes: John Daly and Adam Scott. Daly has been particularly interested in catching the attention of his golf alter-ego, going so far as to create JonDalyIsJohnDaly.com and... [Read More]
On Tour with Tony Hinchcliffe
If you ask Tony Hinchcliffe how things are going he’ll likely sum it up this way: “It’s a wild time to be a comedian doing real standup and podcasting at the same time.” The album version of his One Shot special recently dropped, he’s currently just a few nights into hi... [Read More]
On Tour with Tony Hinchcliffe
If you ask Tony Hinchcliffe how things are going he’ll likely sum it up this way: “It’s a wild time to be a comedian doing real standup and podcasting at the same time.” The album version of his One Shot special recently dropped, he’s currently just a few nights into hi... [Read More]
David Wain Has Plenty More ‘Wet Hot’ Stories to Tell
David Wain is a true believer in the idea that limitations are the mother of invention. That was certainly true of Wet Hot American Summer, Wain’s feature directorial debut, in which it rained nearly every day and featured a cast and crew who were also movie first-timers for the most part. Tho... [Read More]
Julie Rudd Makes Her Feature Debut with ‘Fun Mom Dinner’
For her screenwriting debut, Julie Rudd set out to write a comedy that connected with moms like herself. The result, Fun Mom Dinner, follows four women (Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett, and Molly Shannon) as they cut loose and develop real friendships on a wild night out on the town. O... [Read More]
Saying Goodbye to ‘@midnight’ with Co-Creator Alex Blagg
Two weeks ago, @midnight host Chris Hardwick announced that the show would be ending its run tonight after airing its 600th episode. Since its inception in 2013, @midnight has won folks over with its style of having of having comedians take each other on in rapid-fire games centered on whatever... [Read More]
Saying Goodbye to ‘@midnight’ with Co-Creator Alex Blagg
Two weeks ago, @midnight host Chris Hardwick announced that the show would be ending its run tonight after airing its 600th episode. Since its inception in 2013, @midnight has won folks over with its style of having of having comedians take each other on in rapid-fire games centered on whatever... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Josh Johnson
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood... [Read More]
Justin Long on Playing Teenagers, ‘Dodgeball,’ and the Dangers of Viral Fame
Playing younger than he is has never really been an issue for Justin Long. At 22, he played geeky high school student Warren Cheswick in Ed. At 25, he went back to high school for a role, playing geeky high school student Justin in Dodgeball. Now 39, Long has again reverted back to playing a [&helli... [Read More]