Tosh.O Vol. 4 collas plus exposed arms
Tosh.0 is an amusing Comedy Central TV show where comic Daniel Tosh presents various web videos and makes fun of them. He sometimes also gives one of the people in a given video a chance at redemption by inviting him or her on the show and having fun in a ... [Read More]
 
Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)
In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but flatter and shin... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy: Successes and Failures
by Stephanie Simon -Mike Birbiglia talked about the importance and power of jokes. -We broke down Comedy Central’s one-season wonders. -We highlighted memorable moments from Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs keynote speech. -Co-creator of Nathan for You Michael Koman talked about the s... [Read More]
 
First impressions, New Faces Characters at Montreal’s Just For Laughs 2014
I've been writing so much about members of The Reckoning, that I should have reckoned that another of the iO West's improv collective would be the breakout star of the New Faces Characters showcases this summer in Montreal. This year's showcase had a high standard to meet, with UCB co-founder Matt B... [Read More]
 
These Middle Schoolers' Remake of the Original 'Ghostbusters' Trailer Proves That the Future Is Not Hopeless
by Megh Wright A group of middle school film students at Massachusetts' Raw Art Works art school made a shot-for-shot Ghostbusters trailer remake that was recently posted to Vimeo, and the result is an impressive and adorable indicator of what tomorrow's comedy creators might bring to the table. Whi... [Read More]
 
Image of Sean Parrott’s “Summertime (Featuring Swagnum P.I.)” video is the greatest thing on the Internet
Sean Parrott’s “Summertime (Featuring Swagnum P.I.)” video is the greatest thing on the Internet
Nashville-based comedian & musician Sean Parrott is so incredibly funny and talented and wonderful, it’s just ridiculous. His new album “THE DTH OVE LOF” is a perfect example of that. Also, the video for “Summertime (Featuring Swagnum P.I.)” is (without question) the greatest thing on the internet. Stop everything and watch the video right now.. [Read More]
 
Follow Friday: @AnnaDrezen
by Emma Soren A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014: A conversation with ‘New Face’ Monroe Martin
One of the big highlights of Just For Laughs Montreal is checking out the new crop of up-and-comers that are named this year’s “New Faces of Comedy.” Twenty-one comedians, and twelve unrepped, from all over the country are invited to perform at the largest comedy festival, in front... [Read More]
 
Will Ferrell Might Play Softcore Porn Producer Russ Meyer in 'Russ & Roger Go Beyond'
by Megh Wright Will Ferrell might have an interesting film role lined up. According to Deadline, Ferrell is currently in talks to play sexploitation film director Russ Meyer in Russ & Roger Go Beyond, which will tell the tale of Meyer teaming up with critic Roger Ebert to make the 1970 film Beyo... [Read More]
 
Best 80s Sitcoms – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 103
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]