Refinery29’s RIOT: “A female-first YouTube comedy channel”
Refinery29 announced a slate of new initiatives during their Newfronts presentation on Monday, among them the launch of a separate YouTube channel dedicated to women in comedy. It's called RIOT. “We need to move away from the idea of selling ‘empowerment’ to women. This generation ... [Read More]
Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi to take another crack at The Blues Brothers animated TV series
Back in 1997, the former broadcast network UPN ordered an animated primetime TV version of The Blues Brothers, voiced by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi's brothers Peter and Jim, but canceled the series before airing any of the eight episodes they made. In 2011, Aykroyd, Belushi's widow Judy, and forme... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan doesn’t do pot on Conan
"If you're yelling at somebody for doing pot wrong, I feel like you're also doing pot wrong." So sayeth Myq Kaplan in his most recent stand-up performance on Conan, so let it be done. Or undone. Kaplan explains how you cannot judge an entire genre by one thing, and even springs an Aziz Ansari t... [Read More]
2016 #BrokenRecordShow Comedian Lineup Announced
Beginning at 5am on Sunday, May 15th, 2016, Nashville StandUp will attempt to top it’s own GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for “LONGEST STAND-UP COMEDY SHOW – MULTIPLE COMEDIANS” at The East Room in Nashville, TN.. by five minutes.The comedians currently scheduled to perform May 15-23 at The East Room as part of #BrokenRecordShow vol. 2 include Ian Abramson, Ahmed Ahmed, Sarah Albritton, Emma Arnold, Nate Bargatze, Brian Bates, Mary Jay Berger, DJ Buckley, Jesse Case, Cliff Cash, Chris Crofton, Bi... [Read More]
The Blues Brothers set to be animated
From a sketch on Saturday Night Live to theaters across the country, The Blues Brothers are about to be immortalized forever through the wonderful world of animation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi and SNL writer Anne Beatts will serve as co-creators and executive pro... [Read More]
The Blues Brothers set to be animated
From a sketch on Saturday Night Live to theaters across the country, The Blues Brothers are about to be immortalized forever through the wonderful world of animation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi and SNL writer Anne Beatts will serve as co-creators and executive pro... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt breaks silence, remembers wife
Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt penned a touching article remembering his wife, Michelle McNamara, for Time Magazine. “She hasn’t left a void. She’s left a blast crater” Oswalt stated. McNamara, a true crime writer, passed away at the age for 46 back on April 21st of this ye... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt breaks silence, remembers wife
Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt penned a touching article remembering his wife, Michelle McNamara, for Time Magazine. “She hasn’t left a void. She’s left a blast crater” Oswalt stated. McNamara, a true crime writer, passed away at the age for 46 back on April 21st of this ye... [Read More]
“Odd Mom Out” lands John Hodgman, Amy Sedaris for season 2
Bravo Media announces new additions to the all-star lineup of guest stars set to appear in season two of the original scripted comedy series Odd Mom Out, premiering Monday, June 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Joining previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner, guest stars will also include Molly Ri... [Read More]
“Odd Mom Out” lands John Hodgman, Amy Sedaris for season 2
Bravo Media announces new additions to the all-star lineup of guest stars set to appear in season two of the original scripted comedy series Odd Mom Out, premiering Monday, June 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Joining previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner, guest stars will also include Molly Ri... [Read More]