Marlon Wayans Richard Pryor audition tape leaked. And Marlon is excellent. (Video)
With the Richard Pryor biopic in the works, and comedian Mike Epps chosen for the titular role, it’s a bit too late to recast. But, with newly released footage of Marlon Wayans’ audition tape from when Chris Rock was attached to work on the project, it’s not too late to have some s... [Read More]
Cleveland Browns helmet logo “change” plays right into comedian’s joke
When the Cleveland Browns announced the NFL team would be changing its long-standing logo, fans anxiously awaited to see how the new football helmet would look. Few people as anxious or eager as stand-up comedian Dan Wilbur, who has been mocking the Browns onstage repeatedly for their very lack of a... [Read More]
Justin Bieber Comedy Central Roast: Jeff Ross targets the Biebs for #BieberRoast (Video)
Comedy Central’s Roast of Justin Bieber goes down March 30 with Kevin Hart selected as Roastmaster– and so far Bieber’s been an absolute sport about the planned verbal lynching. In the newest teaser, we find longtime Comedy Central roaster Jeff Ross getting artistic with Bieber. Ch... [Read More]
Michael Ian Black, Audible launches How To Be Amazing. Listen to Bob Odenkirk preview!
If there’s anyone from whom we could learn a thing or two about how to be amazing, it’s Michael Ian Black. Seems fitting that, in keeping with his own streak of unbroken amazing-ness, Black is now teaming up with the Internet’s premier audiobook hub,, to bring fans a ne... [Read More]
Parks and Recreation, Comedy Bang! Bang! say goodbye to Harris Wittels
NBC's Parks and Recreation says goodbye tonight with a series finale that already would have been bittersweet to its cast, crew and viewers; made much more so with the death last week of one of its own, 30-year-old writer, co-executive producer and Pawnee Animal Control's "Harris," Harris Wittels. T... [Read More]
McDonald’s gifts entire Jim Gaffigan audience with cheeseburgers, McGriddles. Super Bowl Pay with Lovin’ commercial takes on new life (VIDEO)
It’s not every day that we get to see exercise routines and fast food sharing a spotlight. At least, not in a way that’s usually beneficial to the fast food company. But over the weekend, Jim Gaffigan proved that working out and indulging a McDonald’s cheeseburger doesn’t hav... [Read More]
SXSW recording first-ever stand-up special during 2015 comedy fest
The SXSW festival's comedy lineup always boasts an array of big names, but this year's festival (March 14-21, 2015) features something brand-new that you'll be able to enjoy later even if you couldn't make it to Austin, Texas. A recorded SXSW stand-up special! The festival announced today that it'll... [Read More]
Employee of the Month: Jon Stewart, interviewed by Catie Lazarus
When Jon Stewart suddenly announced last week that he'd be stepping down from The Daily Show later this year, after almost 17 years hosting the late-night satirical news program on Comedy Central, many viewers and fans wanted more answers. They'd get them Thursday night, when Stewart sat down for an... [Read More]
Welcome to Me trailer: Kristen Wiig continues enviable, versatile career after Saturday Night Live (Video)
Since her exit from Saturday Night Live in May of 2012, Kristen Wiig has masterfully piloted her post sketch comedy career. Flying light years beyond the laughs she generated with the Target Lady, Dooneese and Gilly (among other now-classic SNL characters), Wiig has proven herself a deeply versatile... [Read More]
Jon Stewart to Seth Rollins: You’re entering a world of hurt! (Video)
Jon Stewart may be leaving The Daily Show later this year, but there’s still plenty of time for the 52-year-old late night host to engage in a new on-air rivalry. During WWE’s Monday Night Raw this past week, wrestler/actor-in-spandex Seth Rollins fired shots at The Daily Show with Jon S... [Read More]