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by WitStream Billy Eichner To all those people who get excited about 50 Shades of Grey - you guys know about porn right? Jensen Karp Robin Thicke says he's officially given up on trying to sav... [Read More]
Just For Laughs 2014: Chelsea Peretti is an American treasure
On Wednesday night in Montreal, stand-up and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Chelsea Peretti headlined a solo show, “Chelsea Peretti: American Treasure,” at L’Astral. “You can name your show anything you want,” said Peretti as she took the stage. Unlike a few other JFL shows th... [Read More]
Edgar Wright Has His Next Film Project Lined Up with 'Baby Driver'
by Megh Wright It's been just over two months since Edgar Wright made the unfortunate announcement that he was no longer directing Marvel's Ant-Man, but thankfully the Scott Pilgrim/The World's End director has already bounced back with a new project. According to Variety, Wright is currently in tal... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)
There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Me... [Read More]
Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Raw audio)
MONTREAL — Just a few hours ago, comedian Jim Norton finished delivering I Insincerly Apologize, they keynote address at the ComedyPro conference at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. We’re working on getting the proper audio from the mixing board, but in the meantime, we w... [Read More]
Thailand's Military Government Is Not a Fan of 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'
by Megh Wright Thailand's military government apparently caught wind of a segment Last Week Tonight with John Oliver did on their Crown Prince last month, and they're not taking his satire lightly. VICE News recently got ahold of a "highly confidential" official document from Thailand's National Cou... [Read More]
This Week In Web Videos: 'Compliments'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Banter is such a polarizing comedic art. To appreciate the humor in unremarkable conversation is to know the nuances of human interaction, both in their audible forms — rich, often conflict-ridden dialogue — and in those manifestations which must be seen to be truly ... [Read More]
Just For Laughs 2014: New Faces highlights
Just For Laughs Montreal is unmistakably the biggest comedy festival of the year. It’s a privilege to perform here, and every year many, many comedians vie to be one of the fest’s “New Faces of Comedy.” As announced Monday, twenty-one up-and-coming comedians were chosen for 2... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: The One Year Anniversary of 'Terrified' with Dave Ross and the 300th Episode of 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
by Jessye McGarry The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
Andy Samberg and Kit Harington to Star as Rivals in a Tennis Mockumentary for HBO
by Megh Wright Andy Samberg is about to play a tennis bad boy in an original HBO movie. According to Deadline, HBO is currently assembling the cast for 7 Days in Hell, a tennis-centric mockumentary written by Girls and American Dad! writer Murray Miller based on a concept by Miller and Samberg, who ... [Read More]