Watch five minutes of John Mulaney’s new stand-up comedy special
John Mulaney has been one of the most exciting comedians to watch in the last few years. He’s grown from one of New York City’s favorite downtown comics to one of the nation’s most sought-after talents, scoring a staff writing gig a... [Read More]
Year in Review: Top 10 Posts of 2011
Before we jump into the comedy news of 2012, let's take one more look back at what you clicked on most here at The Comic's Comic in 2011. A few of the more popular posts on the site actually dated back to 2010 or even 2009, thanks to people loving cl... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt, “Finest Hour”
Patton Oswalt has reached that level of success where he's compelled to say up top, "Nothing I'm going to say will live up to that!" to lessen the audience's expectations. Which doesn't matter because the opening applause is but one of many breaks du... [Read More]
Spend 24 minutes behind the scenes at ‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein
Portlandia‘s second season on IFC is fast approaching, comedy nerds. In fact, we’re just eight days away from the bizarrely funny sketch show’s Jan. 6 premiere (10 pm ET)! So, to further whet your appetite for the second coming of F... [Read More]
Recap the first season of IFC’s “Todd Margaret” with Taiwanese animation
The second season of IFC's The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret begins on Jan. 6, 2012. But if you haven't watched the first season, then no need to fear about tracking down all of the episodes. Because Taiwan's Next Media Animation can g... [Read More]
RIP: Remembering Joe Bodolai, in his own words
Joe Bodolai, a former Saturday Night Live writer and producer for Kids in the Hall who also wrote the first draft of the Wayne's World movie with Mike Myers, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel on Monday. TMZ reported that cleaning crews and police... [Read More]
Watch the red band trailer of Broken Lizard’s sperm heist flick ‘The Babymakers’
Back in June we got word that Olivia Munn was cast in The Babymakers, the newest project from Broken Lizard, the writing, producing and acting team that has gifted the comedy world with cult classics like Super Troopers and Beerfest. The flick follow... [Read More]
Revisiting “The Office,” 10 years later, with this special edition DVD
No matter your feelings about the American version of The Office on NBC -- love it, loathe it, or used to love it but have become disappointed in it over time (which is how I feel this current season) -- this is the perfect time to revisit the origin... [Read More]
Tim Minchin gets rightfully pissed after he’s cut from a television Christmas special
Musical comedian Tim Minchin was scheduled to be on a super-popular Christmas special on British television. Not only was he scheduled, he wrote a song specifically for the program, showed up to the taping and performed the shit out of said song. Cam... [Read More]
It’s in the Details: Carrie Brownstein’s candid photos from “Portlandia”
In the latest issue of Details magazine, Carrie Brownstein shares 20 behind-the-scenes photos captured during the filming of Portlandia, which begins its second season in January. Here are a couple of my favorites, with captions written by Brownstein... [Read More]