NYC Premiere of Seth Rogen and James Franco’s “The Interview” cancelled following threats
When does Comedy cross the line? What’s off limits? What isn’t safe, even if it’s living in the world of parody? Or in this case, the form of a comedic film. But is there always truth in jest? That’s the equivalent of the classic Chicken or the Egg dilemma for the comedy univ... [Read More]
 
The Young Standup: Brandon Wardell on Drake, Bob Odenkirk, and Taking the Unexpected Path
by Kaitlynn E-A Smith At 22 he may be young, but he looks even younger. With a recent move to Los Angeles from his native DC, Brandon Wardell's notoriety in the comedy scene is growing. He was included as the opening act of Bob Odenkirk's latest album Amateur Hour and even featured on the album's co... [Read More]
 
Amy Adams and Taran Killam get into the holiday spirit with these new “Saturday Night Live” promos
This weekend Saturday Night Live’s final episode of 2014 will air and we have Amy Adams in the host seat with those adorable Brits One Direction holding down musical guest spots. The last ep is always a fun one because its usually chock full of great cameos and alums as SNL goes strongly into ... [Read More]
 
Behold the Final "Colbert Platinum" Segment
by Megh Wright With only a few more episodes to go, last night's Colbert Report wrapped up its longtime segment for super wealthy viewers "Colbert Platinum" by selling the show's naming rights to Dewar's, resulting in a new and ridiculous Colbert Report intro song that made Colbert briefly break cha... [Read More]
 
James Corden and Seth Meyers Talk All Things Late Night
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from James Corden's visit to last night's Late Night, where he and Meyers chat about being future late night competitors and how Meyers was the very first person to call him after the big announcement. Corden's turn at Late Late Show begins March 23rd with band leader Re... [Read More]
 
Amy Adams and Taran Killam Get Into the Holiday Spirit in These 'SNL' Promos
by Megh Wright SNL's final episode of 2014 airs this weekend with host Amy Adams and musical guest One Direction, and NBC released the first round of promos featuring Adams and Taran Killam catching some holiday spirit thanks to some imaginary snow and the Rockefeller Christmas tree. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Minneapolis comedy community mourns the loss of comedian Gus Lynch
The Minneapolis comedy community lost a giant in its scene with the death of comedian Gus Lynch. At the beginning of December Lynch fell 30 feet while climbing through Mayan ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula in Coba, south of Cancun. The comedian fell from one of the structures, breaking his pel... [Read More]
 
Lavell Crawford: a big, hilarious man in Montclair
Last Friday, I had the pleasure of watching Lavell Crawford from front row seats at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ. To put it lightly, he brought the house down. From the moment he took the stage, it was a rare moment the audience wasn’t laughing. There aren’t many comics who can ... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Sofiya Alexandra Happy Hanukkah, Joshes! Glad Stone Happy Hanukkah to all my Jewish friends. Am I saying that right? "Friends"? ... [Read More]
 
Broken Lizard's 'Quality Time' Lands a Pilot Order at TBS
by Megh Wright Back in August it was announced that comedy group Broken Lizard was developing a show for TBS called Quality Time, and today THR reports that the network has now given the show a pilot order. Described as an "untraditional fatherhood comedy," Quality Time will star Broken Lizard's Pau... [Read More]