Comedy Central releases Franco Roast snippets
Well, we’re almost there. We’re almost to Monday, September 2nd, while some of you will be enjoying the day off and barbecuing, we’ll be anxiously hovering by the TV, as that’s when the roast of James Franco will premiere. Comedy Central knows you can’t wait, so they we... [Read More]
 
I Just Got Punched At #FrancoRoast!
Well oh this James Franco roast situation is getting cra(high-pitched voice)aaaaazy! We can just call it what it is, the cool kids roast. Most of Comedy Central’s other roasts, and [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writer... [Read More]
 
The inside scoop on The James Franco Roast
While Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco wont air till Monday, September 2nd, it was actually taped last night in Los Angeles. The roast went off without a hitch as roasters dug into Franco with every comment. Their blistering attacks ranged from his brutal Oscar hosting in 2011, his paint... [Read More]
 
Brian Posehn shows off his fart joke mastery on ‘The Fartist’
Fartists unite, Brian Posehn is back. If you don’t know Brian Spukowski from Comedy Central’s Sarah Silverman Program, you can get to know him a little better in his third of stand up comedy special, The Fartist. It’s tough to not recommend the comedian because he literally do... [Read More]
 
Nine of the best comedic actors who starred as themselves in sitcoms, on playing themselves on TV
If you think it's weird that Louis C.K. and Matt LeBlanc are competing against each other again in the same Emmy Awards category for roles in which they play themselves, in name and essentially in spirit, in TV comedies, consider this: C.K. and LeBlanc were high-school classmates, too. Newton N... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mulaney, Silverman, Jeselnik, and More Make It Weird
by Arielle Gordon The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
 
Seth Meyers In ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’
Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee has been so great this season, with David Letterman, Sarah Silverman and the upcoming Chris Rock. But how excited were you for the [...]Author informationJazmine HillAssociate Editor at Serial OptimistFuture writer director. 22 year old girl wi... [Read More]
 
Michael Cera experiences ‘Failure’ with Aubrey Plaza
Take a look at Failure, Michael Cera’s new short film made for YouTube. Cera directs, stars and made the music that appears in the short, which also stars Aubrey Plaza. It’s a weird short that will for sure leave you wondering, was that short about nothing or was it the meaning of life? ... [Read More]
 
Image of Take Your Comedy Seriously – By Dylan Brody (opinion)
Take Your Comedy Seriously – By Dylan Brody (opinion)
At the risk of waxing pompous – and if that opening doesn’t prove that I’m willing to take that risk, really, what will? – I think comedians and humorists have a far greater responsibility than they often acknowledge. [Read More]
 
‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 2 starts on June 13th
The second season of Jerry Seinfeld’s web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will premiere on on Thursday June 13th at noon on comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com and there is no shortage of hilarity that is certain to unfold with his array of guests this season. Some of which include, Chris... [Read More]