Carving Your Own Path: A conversation with Sara Schaefer
There’s no one right way to carve out a career in comedy. Going off the beaten path can be risky, but it also has the potential to be the most rewarding. Comedian Sara Schaefer has made a name for herself doing things her way. We talked to Schaefer about her recent move to Los Angeles, [&helli... [Read More]
Bill Maher’s “Live from D.C.” pulls in best HBO comedy special ratings since 2009
Bill Maher's double-duty live stunt on HBO did the trick, at least ratings-wise. Maher hosted a special edition of his weekly Real Time talk show on Friday night from Washington, D.C., immediately followed by a stand-up special, Bill Maher: Live from D.C. HBO reports 1.6 million viewers watched... [Read More]
Kurt Braunohler on The Tonight Show, “I don’t like biscotti and that’s ok”
The wonderful Kurt Braunohler made his Tonight Show debut on Friday. Braunohler has done Conan in the past and had a great Comedy Central Half Hour this summer, but this was his first network late night stand-up set. Braunohler talked about his distaste for biscotti, amazing sights you see at the do... [Read More]
The lineup for season 3 of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution on Comedy Central
Comedy Central has announced the featured comedians for the third season of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, which returns with a premiere episode at midnight Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Some of "Fluffy's" favorites are back for more showcases in the new six-episode season, as well as his fr... [Read More]
Aparna Nancherla talks office awkwardness in the season 2 premiere of “Adam DeVine’s House Party”
Tonight marks the premiere of the second season of Adam DeVine’s House Party. Having filmed last season in Los Angeles, Comedy Central sent DeVine to New Orleans this year to host stand-up from comedians like Nikki Glaser, Kristen Schaal, Matteo Lane, and more. In this preview, the great Aparn... [Read More]
Chris Turner is taping a stand-up special at the Hollywood Improv on September 11th
Hollywood folks listen up. British comedian Chris Turner is taping a new special in your neck of the woods and you should get yourself hooked up with free tickets so you can have your crowd laughs put on wax and immortalized. Case in point, Chris Turner is taping a new special for Comedy Dynamics on... [Read More]
Leslie Jones on Seth Meyers, “The booty call turned into a police call”
One of SNL’s newest writers, Leslie Jones, was the guest comic on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. Breaking in Meyers’ new set, Jones put on a fiery performance. Jones talked about a recent situation she was in in which she may have taken a booty call to serious, how texti... [Read More]
Ted Alexandro on Craig Ferguson, “I’ve been peeing sitting down a lot lately”
Ted Alexandro was the guest comic on last night’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Alexandro had a great set talking about his old age. Well, not old old, he’s just, “Retired from being young.” Alexandro is only 45, but he’s old enough to have dead friends on Faceboo... [Read More]
Brooks Wheelan on Conan, “I had a Furby way too long”
Brooks Wheelan may have just gotten fired from SNL, but he also just got a coveted spot as the guest comic on last night’s Conan. Wheelan reveals there are worst things that can happen to you than getting fired, like getting hit in the mouth with a strange man’s ponytail. Wheelan used hi... [Read More]
Bonnie McFarlane on Letterman, “You can be anything you want to be if you’re a man”
Hot off the release of her documentary, Women Aren’t Funny, Bonnie McFarlane visited Late Show with David Letterman last night as the guest comic. McFarlane admitted a deep dark secret to the audience… she’s vegan. Not the strictest vegan though, but still. McFarlane went on to ta... [Read More]