Image of Dana Gould on Comedians, Depression and Self-Destruction | Rolling Stone
Dana Gould on Comedians, Depression and Self-Destruction | Rolling Stone
"Being funny is not the same as being happy. This is an area to which I can speak with some expertise." [Read More]
FX orders new Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K. clown comedy called “Baskets”
At the top of the year, FX ordered a pilot for a new Zach Galifianakis TV show that was to be produced by Louis C.K. Now, that pilot has a 10-episode series order. FX ordered Baskets which was co-created by Galifianakis, C.K. and Jonathan Krisel (Portlandia). It’s set to make its debut sometim... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Andrew Goldstein So according to the NFL, if you hit your wife, it's a 2 game suspension. But if you hit the bong, entire season. Abbi Crutchfield Look at me. I am the wine captain... [Read More]
Steve Carell Is Set to Star in a 'Looney Tunes' Movie
by Megh Wright Steve Carell is set to lead an in-the-works Looney Tunes movie. THR reports that Carell — who stars alongside Channing Tatum in the upcoming drama Foxcatcher — has signed on to star in an untitled film centered on the fictional Acme Corporation from the Looney Tunes cartoo... [Read More]
FX Orders Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K.'s 'Baskets' to Series
by Megh Wright Earlier this year it was reported that Zach Galifianakis had teamed up with Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel to co-write and star in a new FX pilot, and today Variety reports that the project has now been given a series order. Titled Baskets, the series will follow Galifianakis as a man... [Read More]
Sasheer Zamata Gives Girls Some Serious Advice for 'Rookie'
by Megh Wright Rookie released a new installment of its ongoing web series Ask a Grown Woman yesterday featuring SNL's Sasheer Zamata, who fields a few questions from teenage girls about sex, relationships, racism, and how to deal with sexual harassment on the street: "Harassment shouldn't hinder yo... [Read More]
Homer Simpson takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
There’s no shortage of celebrities taking the ALS ice bucket challenge, but finally the big man has stepped up to the plate. Homer Simpson takes the challenge… uh, with a little (too much) help from Bart. This week has been all Simpsons with FXX’s “Every Simpsons Ever”... [Read More]
This Week In Web Videos: 'Fruiting 101'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne I'm not one of those people that thinks sex is inherently funny. In fact, I hate those people. Sex, comedically speaking, is easy. It gets a laugh in the most low-brow of rooms, amongst folks who couldn't give a goddamn about the craft but love hearing the word "pussy" repeated ... [Read More]
Vanessa Bayer Has a Public Meltdown While Interviewing Sara Bareilles
by Megh Wright Above Average released a new episode of Sound Advice today with Sara Bareilles, and it looks like Janessa Slater has finally found her match. Usually the guests on Sound Advice take her constant insults in stride, but Bareilles is not afraid to get edgy with some swear words if she ha... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Jim Jefferies new Netflix special, “BARE”
Jim Jefferies newest special will lead off a new string of Netflix exclusives this year. Filmed in Boston, Jefferies special, BARE, will be available on Netflix on August 29th. The often-crude comedian is game to tackle any subject, including gun control, anal sex, and race. He’s an equal-oppo... [Read More]