This Is Not Happening: What’s in a name-check, Ari Shaffir?
Imagine you're a woman and you're funny, so you decide to pursue a career in comedy. Imagine that even just in making that decision, you've unintentionally invited lifetimes of structurally built-in gender bias against you. Sometimes subtle and subconscious, you're ignored or overlooked when it come... [Read More]
 
Chris Hardwick, Cameron Esposito, Reggie Watts, and More Join Bonnaroo's 2015 Comedy Lineup
by Megh Wright The Bonnaroo Music Festival announced its 2015 comedy lineup today, and it's packed with funny people: Chris Hardwick, Reggie Watts, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross, Ron Funches, Moshe Kasher, Ralphie May, Nick Thune, Ian Edwards, Ari Shaffir, Kurt Braunohler, Big Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, ... [Read More]
 
Mark Little on Conan
Mark Little is a comedy star in Canada thanks to his sitcom and sketch experience, but did you know he also has a hit rap song? Follow along as Little performs his hit on Tuesday's episode of Conan. Roll the clip! ... [Read More]
 
Watch Mike Myers and Richard Kind Try to Out-Prank Each Other in a 1987 Pilot
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
 
Inside the TJ & Dave book: 5 questions with Pam Victor
Trust them, this is all written down The post Inside the TJ & Dave book: 5 questions with Pam Victor appeared first on Third Beat.... [Read More]
 
It’s April Fool’s Day and John Oliver wants you to take a pledge not to pull stupid pranks
It’s April Fools Day and John Oliver wants us all to do one simple thing. And that thing is not to pull any stupid pranks on people. In fact, he wants you to take a pledge. It’s April Fool’s Day and John Oliver wants you to take a pledge not to pull stupid pranks appeared first on ... [Read More]
 
Tom Papa Micromanages the Latest Episode of 'Cop Show'
by Megh Wright Here's the newest episode of Colin Quinn's Cop Show featuring special guest Tom Papa, who seems more interested in sabotaging the production than focusing on his role. Sorry Mr. Hollywood, but in New York, micromanaging control freaks aren't welcomed with open arms. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Jeffrey Ross recorded his upcoming Comedy Central special in a Texas county jail
After thriving through another Comedy Central Roast -- this time of Justin Bieber -- "The Roastmaster" Jeffrey Ross stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live and talked about his next trick, which already has been recorded for posterity. Ross taped his next Comedy Central stand-up special before an audience of i... [Read More]
 
Funny or Die Is Changing the Comedy Game with Their New Venture 'Dips'
by Megh Wright Just in time for April Fools' Day, Funny or Die launched a brand new venture today called Dips, a cutting-edge 1.5 second looping video platform that they seem confident will completely change the online comedy content game. Check out the official launch video above, then head over to... [Read More]
 
Two tracks from Guy Branum’s new album “Effable” out April 14
Guy Branum is a writer and comedian best known for his recurring segment “No More Mr. Nice Gay” on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, serving as “Staff Homosexual” on Chelsea Lately and his performance as Natalie Portman’s sassy gay friend in No Strings Attached.  ... [Read More]