Comedy can never be cool, according to Colin Quinn
“Comedy is not cool. It shouldn’t be cool, in my opinion. Every time it gets cool, that’s bad…it should never be cool. Comedy is not the winner. Comedy is not the guy that gets laid. It’s the guy that doesn’t get laid. Comedy is not the gorgeous girl, comedy is t... [Read More]
Ari Shaffir’s “Paid Regular” premieres tonight, watch some clips
Tonight at midnight, Ari Shaffir’s new stand-up special, Paid Regular premieres on Comedy Central. It’s the first of many we’re going to be seeing Shaffir on the Comedy Central airwaves, but you should consider this the kickoff to the “Spring of Ari Shaffir.” That&rsquo... [Read More]
Simon Amstell on Conan, “I’m being seduced by a wet dungeon boy”
Simon Amstell was the guest comedian on Conan last night. During his 5 he took the opportunity to talk about jealousy in relationships he has with men which lead down a dark path. Which is all the more funny because hearing a Brit talk about sex dungeons just sounds all the more weird with the [&hel... [Read More]
R.I.P. Taylor Negron (1957-2015)
Taylor Negron -- stand-up comedian, actor, painter, poet and muse -- died Saturday from cancer. Negron was 57. Born Brad Stephen Negron on Aug. 1, 1957, in Glendale, Calif., young Taylor already was performing stand-up comedy and appearing in episodes of The Dating Game by the time he matriculated a... [Read More]
Image of Incredible Line Up Announced For New York Comedy Club Crawl to Fight Parkinsons Disease - The Interrobang
Incredible Line Up Announced For New York Comedy Club Crawl to Fight Parkinsons Disease - The Interrobang
To commemorate the 15th anniversary of Light of Day Winterfest, the New Jersey-based Light of Day Foundation has teamed up with the NYC Comedy Club Crawl for the global battle against Parkinson’s disease. The cause is led by Rick Shapiro (who publicly announced his Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2013), along with special guest Artie Lange and host Joey Gay. The crawl will begin on Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. and last for six hours, traveling from uptown to downtown. Stand Up NY, New York Comedy Club and Come... [Read More]
Esther Povitsky on The Late Late Show, “There is sexism in dating”
Esther Povitsky was on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Drew Carey last night. The comedian is at the age where she’s beginning to grow up but still clinging to childhood. Take it away Esther. Esther Povitsky on The Late Late Show, “There is sexism in dating” appeared first o... [Read More]
HBO announces new Rosie O’Donnell stand-up documentary, Tig Notaro stand-up special for 2015
HBO took its turn before the Winter Press Tour of the TV Critics Association (TCA) on Thursday, and among the premiere date announcements for new and returning series, and an affirmation of the quick season 5 renewal for Girls, the pay-cable network also revealed plans to broadcast a documentary on ... [Read More]
Best of 2014: Best live stand-up moment
One of the most important parts of stand-up comedy is seeing it live in clubs with other people in a collective moment. We’ve all heard a story about Rock or C.K. dropping in unannounced one night at the Cellar, or everyone collecting at The Comedy Store after midnight for a Sam Kinison set. T... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld delivers a classic stand-up set about “things” on The Tonight Show
In case you missed it due to the holiday, Jerry Seinfeld kicked it old school by delivering a classic stand-up set on The Tonight Show. He’s been busy with his series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and also recently had a cameo in Chris Rock’s Top Five. Hard to believe the 9 ... [Read More]
Review: Pauly Shore Stands Alone (Showtime)
Not even Pauly Shore's fans were prepared for how good this new film is. A quarter-century after "The Weasel" popped on MTV and more than a decade after he stopped becoming a reliable box-office star, Shore spent much of his personal and professional capital making light of his status through multip... [Read More]