Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder created an absurd Western comedy. Watch the recently surfaced pilot episode!
In light of the recent barrage of Simpsons output, it’s nice to know that some things about the long-running show are still a bit of a mystery. In this case, the enigma is John Swartzwelder, one of the show’s longtime writers and a veritable JD Salinger/Hunter S. Thompson of the Simpsons... [Read More]
 
Eric ‘The Actor’ Lynch Dead; What Happened To ‘Howard Stern Show’ Wack Pack Member Eric The Midget?
Eric the Actor, a beloved member of the Wack Pack on The Howard Stern Show, has apparently died. The news was confirmed by the Sirius XM Twitter account. Rest in peace, Eric the Actor. We love you. — SiriusXM (@SIRIUSXM) September 21, 2014 It is unclear exactly what happened to Eric S. Lynch, ... [Read More]
 
Watch Randy Liedtke’s bizarrely hilarious set on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Continuing on his wave of recent shine, stand-up comedian Randy Liedtke had a stellar and altogether nonsensical set on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Liedtke is a great stand-up in his own right, but is more well known as the guy who posed as a Pace Picante Salsa employee, created and commandeered th... [Read More]
 
Robin Williams remembered: Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon share stories on The Tonight show (Video)
More than a month after Robin Williams’ death, most people continue to remember the comedy legend fondly. And it’s clear that Williams’ colleagues and contemporaries have nothing but respect for him, as evidenced by Billy Crystal’s appearance this past week on The Tonight Sho... [Read More]
 
Fashion Police will continue without Joan Rivers
Since Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, there’s been a question as to whether Fashion Police, the E! show the iconic comedian co-hosted, would continue without her. Moments ago E! released a statement saying that yes, indeed, the show must go on. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joan Ri... [Read More]
 
Arrested Development contest winner Allie Goertz sets sights on Tenacious D with a song about Festival Supreme (Video)
Allie Goertz caught our attention with her unique brand of comedy-inspired singer/songwriter music in 2011, when she released the song “Comedians” on YouTube. Since that time Goertz has gained a significant following online, taking part in the National Lampoon Twitter Awards and winning ... [Read More]
 
Watch vintage Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and more!
Nothing induces acute FOMO like visiting Montreal the one time in your life just days before the Just For Laughs festival begins. Such is the case with this particular contributor, but Just For Laughs did the next best thing and released previously unseen footage from over the course of the festival... [Read More]
 
Watch Jon Stewart sing to Michael Che on his last day at The Daily Show
As you likely already know, comedian Michael Che is leaving his post as a Daily Show correspondent less than five months after joining Jon Stewart and company. He snagged the job in April, made his first appearance in June and now Michael Che is already gone. In classic Daily Show fashion, Che was h... [Read More]
 
Jerry Lewis talks Nutty Professor, makes faces with Jimmy Fallon (Video)
In what was a great convergence of the old guard and the new, Jimmy Fallon hosted comedy legend Jerry Lewis on The Tonight Show. Lewis stopped by to promote the 50th anniversary Blu-ray release of arguably his most memorable film, The Nutty Professor. At 88, Lewis kept up with Fallon with vintage qu... [Read More]
 
Nasim Pedrad’s Aziz Ansari impression from Saturday Night Live is amazing (Video)
Former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself on the long-running sketch comedy show with her impressions of Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars and Barbara Walters. Pedrad left SNL this year to co-star alongside John Mulaney in his new Fox sitcom Mulaney. The Iranian-born comed... [Read More]