'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Returns to IFC on October 17th with Tons of Guest Stars
by Megh Wright Comedy Bang! Bang! is coming back to television next month. IFC announced today that Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts return for the 10-episode second half of CBB's third season on Friday, October 17th at 11:00pm followed by the premiere of The Birthday Boys' second season. Here's some... [Read More]
George Lopez organizes all-star comedy benefit to support Richard Pryor statue in hometown of Peoria
An all-star lineup of stand-up comedians will play in Peoria so that a comedic legend's statue can stand tall in that town for generations to come. George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin and Mike Epps will headline “A Night For Richard,” on Nov. 2 at the Peoria... [Read More]
Louis C.K.'s 'Dianetics': Inside His Weird and Wild Three-Hour Radio Show
by Eddie Brawley 26 minutes into a three-hour advice show Louis C.K. hosted in 2007, a guy named Blake calls up. Blake says he’s driving solo from Dallas to Oklahoma City that night and wants to know if Louie is going to just keep fucking around, or if he actually has anything good planne... [Read More]
Al Madrigal Explains His Anti-Yelp Review Stance on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Al Madrigal's appearance on last night's Conan, in which he breaks down his distrust for Yelp reviews as well as his family's original reason for coming to the US, which involves his grandfather, a machete, and a man who is no longer alive. Watch more from Madrigal'... [Read More]
Michael Che and Seth Meyers Talk 'Daily Show,' 'SNL,' and 'Spaceballs'
by Megh Wright SNL writer-turned-Daily Show correspondent-turned Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che was a guest on last night's Late Night, where he and Meyers talked about his summer job on The Daily Show, getting hired at SNL, and Che's favorite sketch that he wrote "12 Days Not a Slave." Click ... [Read More]
Here’s the trailer for Chelsea Handler’s Netflix special, due out October 10th
Chelsea Handler is kicking around doing things like counting her money. While her new talk show isn’t scheduled to premiere on Netflix until 2016, we only have to wait until next week to be able to check out her latest stand-up special, Uganda Be Kidding Me Live. The special hits Netflix on Oc... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael takes on the L.A. City Council to promote his new stand-up special
We’ve mentioned it many times but this Saturday, October 4th is the premiere of Jerrod Carmichael’s first stand-up special, Love At The Store premieres on HBO. While promos for said special have already hit the web. Carmichael already sponsored a PeeWee football team as part of the promo... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?
One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it’s magical. When it’s bad, it’s not just bad– it’s excruciating to watch.... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream CeCe Pleasants "OF COURSE COFFEE HAS IT'S OWN FUCKING DAY!!! ...I'm sorry... I just.." -Tea David Angelo Bob Zmuda's had a very long, successful someone else's career. ... [Read More]
Walmart blames Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua, Jeffrey Millea for not wearing seat belts in fatal NJ Turnpike crash
From the hours immediately following the fatal crash along the New Jersey Turnpike in June that killed one comedian ("Jimmy Mack") and critically wounded three others -- Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Morgan's assistant, Jeffrey Millea -- Walmart said it'd do everything to settle the matter quickly a... [Read More]