Watch Sam Morril’s performance on America’s Got Talent
Sam Morril gets real about dating and having kids on America’s Got Talent. He had a fantastic performance on the show for the judges, let’s find out what they thought of Morril showcase. Morril, one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City, is also one of the best joke writ... [Read More]
Comedians go through “7 Minutes In Purgatory” in Comedy Central series
What happens when you deny stand-up comedians the benefit of laughter? Ian Abramson, host of 7 Minutes in Purgatory since 2014, finds out when he puts comics alone in the back of a truck to do their act while the audience watches from a different room. The series has now come to Comedy Central. So [... [Read More]
Bonnie McFarlane on Colbert, “You can’t be happy all of the time, you’ll ruin your liver”
Comedian Bonnie McFarlane regales the Late Show crowd with tales of sexism, parenting, and texting while driving. McFarlane hosts a podcast with with husband and fellow comedian Rich Vos titled My Wife Hates Me which focuses on the day-to-day marital strife of the couple. She also released a book ea... [Read More]
Gary Gulman on Conan, “Ne’er-do-wells, how often do well? Ne’er”
Gary Gulman recounts the thrilling tale of how postal code abbreviations came to be on his Conan performance last night. Gulman was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing during both season 2 and season 3. He was a graduate of Boston College where he played football as a tight end… but... [Read More]
Khaaaaan! For Comic Con, Khan from Stark Trek performs stand-up comedy
Always down for a good pun, Conan decided to celebrate his show’s coverage of the San Diego Comic Con by having Kahn from Star Trek perform stand-up. Making him the comic, Khan. Get it? Conan’s writer and comedian Andres DuBouchet dressed up as the classic Star Trek villian, rolled out t... [Read More]
Aparna Nancherla on Conan, “It’s great to start off a set talking about depression”
Aparna Nancherla was the guest comedian on Conan. It was the second time the comedian swung by Conan’s studios to deliver some stand-up comedy. This time around, Nancherla took a deep dive into the dark side of the street and talk about her handling with clinical depression. She also talked ab... [Read More]
When Karma caught up to Ari Shaffir and got him sued by The Holy Spirit
Ari Shaffir’s terrific storytelling series, This Is Not Happening recently wrapped its second season. The show has already been renewed for a third season and has even already taped the new round of comedic stories. Just this week, Comedy Central released a clip of one of Shaffir’s best ... [Read More]
Rhea Butcher on Conan, “When I wear a FitBit it just counts wishes”
Despite having the last name Butcher, Rhea Butcher is a lifetime vegetarian. The only iron in her life is irony. Here is her set from Conan. Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Butcher grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio... [Read More]
Fuse gets into Friday night late-night comedy game for summer 2016
Fuse is setting aside the music as Fridays turn to Saturdays this summer, launching a weekly "Fresh Baked Comedy" block in late-night, starting July 8, 2016. Each Friday at 11 p.m. Eastern/Pacific (10 p.m. Central), Fuse will broadcast a stand-up comedy special, followed by shorter showcase bits&nbs... [Read More]
There’s an Apple Patent for that: This technology could stop audience members from hijacking video from live comedy shows
What if stand-up comedians -- or any performers -- no longer had to worry about audience members surreptitiously recording their sets and then putting them on blast online? That's the aim of a new patent Apple has secured from the U.S. Patent Office. Filed in September 2014 and approved June 28, 201... [Read More]