Shout! Factory TV launches new streaming entertainment site
Shout! Factory TV launched today as a new free streaming service offering cult comedy favorites, from stand-up specials to sitcoms to movies, all available on your computer, cell phone, tablet or TV (via Roku app). The programming comes culled and curated from the company's Shout! Factory, as well a... [Read More]
Watch: “PACT” Webseries from UCB Comedy team Brinkman
Love this concept. Three childhood friends make a silly suicide pact… but 18 years later one of them actually goes through with it. Now what? Here’s a cool webseries from the UCB comedy team Brinkman. Enjoy. Watch: “PACT” Webseries from UCB Comedy team Brinkman appeared firs... [Read More]
Mayor Bill De Blasio and the NYPD dance out their problems courtesy of UCB Sia parody video
The NYPD and New York Mayor Bill De Blasio dance out their problems in this parody of Sia’s Elastic Heart video from Pocketwatch courtesy of UCB. Enjoy. Mayor Bill De Blasio and the NYPD dance out their problems courtesy of UCB Sia parody video appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedian Connor Ratliff got stuck on a train for hours, live tweeted his descent into madness
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to descend into madness? If so, comedian Connor Ratliff can help you understand through his twitter feed. Ratliff, took the train this morning, which would prove to give him one of the roughest rides of his life. His train was stuck on the tracks for ov... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis will executive produce The Chris Gethard Show for Fusion
"We love what you do and we're proud to be a part of it." -- That was Will Ferrell, calling in to the final live episode of The Chris Gethard Show on public-access Manhattan Neighborhood Network last week. So Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis will join Gethard as executive producers of TCGS when it make... [Read More]
The Chris Gethard Show graduating from MNN cable access to Fusion cable channel in April
The final episode of The Chris Gethard Show on MNN -- Manhattan Neighborhood Network's municipal access channel -- opened tonight with the big announcement: When TCGS returns from its next hiatus in April, it'll do so as a weekly series on Fusion. "Yes, we're still going to book cool musical guests,... [Read More]
Slate’s take on comedy power players behind the scenes
Chris Wade produced this video piece for Slate on four of the people he thinks you should know in comedy who you may not always see in front of the camera. Who'd he pick out? Jonathan Krisel, writer/producer/director on such projects as IFC's Portlandia, Comedy Central's Kroll Show, SNL digital shor... [Read More]
Cipha Sounds like a DJ, thinks like a comedian: Don’t Get Gassed; Take It Personal!
It’s never too late to get bit by the comedy bug. Cipha Sounds could have jumped headfirst into stand-up comedy a decade before he did. He told The Comic's Comic about hanging around with Dave Chappelle one night in 2002. “We were at some party, an Eminem album release party, and he was ... [Read More]
A Dead Presidents Podcast w/ George Washington? We talk to NYC Podfest founder Jeremy Wein about the 2015 editon
This year marks the 3rd Annual NYC Podcast Festival, now 3 days, which will take place Fri. Jan 9th-Sun. Jan. 11th. Things kick off at the Bell House with 2 staples in the podcasting universe. RISK! and The Flop House. Here’s our recent interview with the festival’s founder and co-produc... [Read More]
The Premiere Before the World Premiere: Red Hot Video Fun Time
by Alex Estrada In a small Mexican restaurant in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Drew Luster waits on his tacos. Things have settled at the Bat Haus, a small event space two doors over, and Luster takes advantage of the calm to grab dinner. In a half hour, his sketch team, the Otter Boys, will kick off Red Hot ... [Read More]