Just For Laughs 2014: T.J. Miller
T.J. Miller is poised to be the next big thing. He’s been one of the more popular comedians over the past few years. He’s had his own comedy special No Real Reason, tours the country doing stand-up, and is an avid actor with his latest role on the hit show Silicon Valley. Miller’s ... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Nikki Glaser
Nikki Glaser was another comedian who headlined a full week of shows at Just For Laughs 2014 as part of the Off JFL series. We caught Glaser’s show Friday night at Katacombes with one of this year’s New Faces, Brad Wenzel, opening the show. We’ve seen Glaser perform a few times thi... [Read More]
 
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts
It has been more than 50 years since a comedy album reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart. So it’s easy to see why “Weird” Al Yankovic  did not expect his latest record, Mandatory Fun, to hit No. 1. When the comedy singer received the news on Tom Green Live, he was c... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: Jerrod Carmichael
Jerrod Carmichael was one of the few comedians at Just For Laughs 2014 who got to headline a week of shows. While we had never previously seen any of Carmichael’s stand-up, we made a point to catch one of his shows. It was easily one of the best of the festival. Thursday night we caught [&hell... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: The Green Room with Paul Provenza
Paul Provenza’s Green Room show has always been an intriguing one for any comedy fan. While the show had a very short life on Showtime television, however it’s found new life, showing up at various festivals since then and it’s been just as compelling ever since. At Salle Claude Le... [Read More]
 
Adult Swim debuted the “Mike Tyson Mysteries” trailer at Comic-Con (video)
This weekend at Comic-Con, [adult swim] revealed the trailer for its upcoming late night cartoon, Mike Tyson Mysteries, and it’s a nostalgia blast galore! The show takes on a Scooby-Doo vibe in animation style, the presence of a mystery machine-like van, and gang getting into antics. The big d... [Read More]
 
Watch Dratch & Fey’s 1999 sketch show
Sometimes it takes 15 years to rediscover the origins of something you loved. Over the weekend, we all finally enjoyed the opportunity to turn back the hands of time and jump into the YouTube machine to 1999, when fresh-faced young sketch/improv comedians Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey were about to hit... [Read More]
 
American Degenerate
Jim Norton is back with another special, American Degenerate.  Just like his last special, Please Be Offended, this new special also premiered on the Epix streaming video service, and will soon be available in CD and MP3 format.Norton is a master of “cringe style” comedy, and Americ... [Read More]
 
Top 5 on Last Comic Standing 8 going on nationwide tour Fall 2014
We have our five finalists on season 8 of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and now we know we'll be able to see them all perform live in a theater near you this fall. The show announced a tour that kicks off Sept. 16, 2014, in Tuscon, crosses America and back through at least Nov. 22 in Southern Californi... [Read More]
 
Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry at Montreal’s Just For Laughs 2014
Andy Kindler once again had a full house in the fourth-floor banquet/conference room of the Hyatt Regency Montreal at his full attention on Friday for his annual State of the Industry Address for the Just For Laughs festival. While Kindler did go back to his tried-and-true well of hated comedy sourc... [Read More]