New York Comedy Club hosting Equal Pay Day comedy fundraiser
No matter whether you choose to believe Sarah Silverman or Al Martin over who paid whom what and how much several years ago, believe this: Martin's former club, New York Comedy Club, is a supporter of fair and equal wages today. Literally. New York Comedy Club tonight hosts "70 Cents on the Dollar,"... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman on the Gender Wage Gap: "We Don't Get What We Want, We Get What We Think We Deserve"
by Megh Wright The wonderful Sarah Silverman recently teamed up with Levo for their #Ask4More campaign to reflect on her experience with wage inequality as a female comedian throughout the years. In the video, Silverman candidly looks back on one time she was paid $10 for the same standup gig that p... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman rape prevention tips backlash on Twitter is absurd
Another day, another troll-explosion on Twitter. This one, in particular, was aimed at a very public and well-known female figure with the audacity to make jokes or have an opinion. Next thing you know, they’ll be wanting the damn vote. But this time, those who have their panties in a bunch (i... [Read More]
Watch 'The Sarah Silverman Program's Tribute to Harris Wittels
by Megh Wright Not long after posting a compilation of Harris Wittels Vines, Sarah Silverman Program co-creator Rob Schrab uploaded a new video yesterday looking back on Wittels' work and appearances on the show during his time as a writer. Be warned that this video contains a very NSFW snow sculptu... [Read More]
Rare 1968 Joan Rivers stand-up comedy album to be released for first time on CD for Record Store Day 2015
This year's annual Record Store Day will feature the CD debut of a rare and out-of-print 1968 stand-up album from the late Joan Rivers -- The Next To Last Joan Rivers Album -- thanks to Stand Up! Records. The Next To Last Joan Rivers Album will be released April 18, 2015. It'll include an eight-page... [Read More]
15 reasons to watch 2015’s Night of Too Many Stars on Comedy Central
Comedy Central's biennial special event all-star fundraiser, Night of Too Many Stars, returns on Sunday night with plenty of pre-taped stunts and a live telethon and celebrity phone bank -- as always, hosted by The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and organized by Robert Smigel. You'll see the likes of Stev... [Read More]
Night of Too Many Stars: Paul Rudd’s Wang, Shoplifting with John Oliver, And So Much More
In honor of Comedy Central’s every-two-year tradition, the Night of Too Many Stars extravaganza, the cable juggernaut decided to pull out all the stops this time around and give fans what they’ve really been itching for: that is, a boozy shoplifting spree with John Oliver, and one lucky ... [Read More]
“The Lego Movie” sequel is coming, Ron Schrab from “Parks and Rec” to direct
Everything will continue to be awesome! Comedy genius Ron Schrab is set to direct the upcoming The Lego Movie Sequel. Schrab has directed episodes of The Mindy Project and Parks and Recreation. He was a writer, director, and executive producer for The Sarah Silverman Program. The film set ... [Read More]
Harris Wittels: writer and executive producer of “Parks and Rec” passes
Harris Wittels was an actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician. He is best known for having been a writer for The Sarah Silverman Program, a writer and executive producer for Parks and Recreation and a recurring guest on Comedy Bang Bang. After performing stand-up comedy in Los Angeles, Wittel... [Read More]