Will Ferrell: Down with fraternities and Greek life!
Question: What do fraternity brothers love more than crushing aluminum cans on their foreheads and shoving pine cones up new pledges’ rectums? Answer: A very good guess would be Will Ferrell movies. After all, it’s hard to forget Ferrell’s hilariously sloppy, scene-stealing perform... [Read More]
Eddie Murphy did NOT perform stand-up at the Comedy Store last night
Despite, multiple reports implying he did Eddie Murphy did not make a return to stand-up comedy for the first time in over 25 years last night. Murphy didn’t perform at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles on Thursday night– but that didn’t stop a flurry of excited Twitter use... [Read More]
How to be a cool comedy show producer
Hey there. Before we get started, let me clarify the title of this post. This is not how to produce a cool comedy show as in, your show will be the new cool popular indie show that comedians are desperate to get on because they think a spot on the show means they “made it” then once they... [Read More]
Brian Regan announces summer and fall tour dates, including a stop at Radio City Music Hall
Brian Regan announced the summer and fall dates of his never ending theater tour and tickets are about to be on sale (and soon after, be sold out). Regan will visit 41 cities on the upcoming legs of his tour through North America. One of the top comedians working today, the comic will perform in Rad... [Read More]
Patrice O’Neal documentary Better Than You launches $125,000 Indiegogo campaign (Video)
Creators of the Patrice O’Neal documentary Better Than You announced today that they have started an Indiegogo campaign to generate funds for the film that will detail the life and career of a man many called “the most honest and unique voice in comedy.” “When Patrice passed ... [Read More]
Andy Samberg will host Emmys so ‘buckle your seat belts!’
Great news, Lonely Islanders! Andy Samberg announced today that he will host the 2015 Emmys, airing September 20 on Fox. In a statement made earlier, Samberg had the following to say about his hosting gig (and traffic safety): Buckle your seat belts, Emmy viewers! Like, in general you should buckle ... [Read More]
Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know’s video for Ballad of Billy John is deft commentary of Internet and how horrible we’ve all become. And it’s perfect.
Trevor Moore has been in important player in the world of comedy since the early 2000s thanks to his co-founder status of sketch group The Whitest Kids U’ Know. But since he dropped his first album Drunk Texts To Myself in 2013, the Virginia native has proven himself a skilled songwriter, solo... [Read More]
NBC comedy subscription service in works, would likely carry SNL, 30 Rock, The Office
NBC is jumping into the video streaming game later this year. The home of Saturday Night Live plans to launch a subscription-video service just for comedies. SNL recently launched its own app offering more than 300 hours of sketches from the show’s 40 years. NBC has a wealth of content from bo... [Read More]