Bill Hicks mega-anthology set for release
Comedy Dynamics, the massive California-based comedy publisher, has teamed up with the Hicks estate to release a mega-anthology of every piece of Bill Hicks’ creative material ever created, including recordings of his stand-up performances and candid photos never before seen by the public, acc... [Read More]
 
George Carlin portrait added to The Smithsonian museum gallery wall
George Carlin today has his own space on the wall of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, and it's because you wanted to "Recognize" him there. The Smithsonian held an online vote last month among three nominees to hang a comedian's portrait on the museum's "Recognize" wall -- Carlin, Ellen ... [Read More]
 
Strangers With Candy funniest moments: 10 videos to celebrate one of the greatest comedies in television history
With the recent announcement from co-creators Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello that Strangers with Candy, Comedy Central’s late-90s cult classic, will never be resurrected in any way, SWC fans are mourning the loss of Jerri Blank and her excellent taste in whack-ass jewelry. Maybe Jerri has gone b... [Read More]
 
50 Weirdest Photos On The Internet Compilation (Video)
If there’s one thing the Internet is good for, it’s for finding the weirdest photos in the world. Before the Internet we had to revel in our own photos—or, at best, our friends’ or family’s photos. But now, especially with the help of the fine folks at World Wide Interw... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais’ Netflix show ‘Derek’ signs off with an hour special. Watch the trailer now!
Derek Noakes is returning to Netflix one last time for a one-hour heartfelt Derek special. Ricky Gervais reprises his British retirement home caretaker one last time in the United States on April 3. It already aired in the U.K. in December. Derek captivated American audiences after its original Brit... [Read More]
 
Maysoon Zayid wants to kill Internet trolls with kindness, and comedy (Video)
Comedians and Internet trolls seem to have a peculiar relationship. While nobody relishes getting dumped on by some anonymous shithead on Twitter, Reddit, or anywhere else the subhuman roam, comedians are in the unique position to craft their art around troll fuel. Well respected and beloved comedia... [Read More]
 
George Carlin Smithsonian portrait to be unveiled, new Carlin website coming!
Fans of classic comedy – and, in particular, Carlin purists – are in for one hell of a George injection. On March 27, not only will the late comedian’s official website be re-launched, but his portrait is also to be unveiled at the Smithsonian National Gallery. Featured alongside p... [Read More]
 
Andrew Dice Clay headed to Showtime in new comedy series
The Diceman cometh — and this time, he’s bringing his unabashed and brazen humor to a small screen near you. Showtime, the cable network known for shows like Shameless, Californication and Dexter, has announced it will air Dice, a scripted comedy based on Clay’s life and caree... [Read More]
 
Marc Maron returns to IFC for third season of ‘Maron’ on May 14 (Video)
Podcast giant Marc Maron returns as comedian Marc Maron in the IFC comedy series Maron on Mar—I mean, May 14. Maron has enjoyed two popular seasons on IFC and has gained more fans after being made available for binge-watching on Netflix. The Thinky Pain comedian tackles a whole new slew of wor... [Read More]
 
John Oliver Takes Down Municipal Violation Fines In ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video, Inspires #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel Hashtag
On the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver slammed America’s system for fining municipal violations.  And his attack inspired the Twitter hashtag #ShutDownTheFuckBarrel. “We have all committed municipal violations,” Oliver began. “And if you’ve ne... [Read More]