Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder created an absurd Western comedy. Watch the recently surfaced pilot episode!
In light of the recent barrage of Simpsons output, it’s nice to know that some things about the long-running show are still a bit of a mystery. In this case, the enigma is John Swartzwelder, one of the show’s longtime writers and a veritable JD Salinger/Hunter S. Thompson of the Simpsons... [Read More]
Eric ‘The Actor’ Lynch Dead; What Happened To ‘Howard Stern Show’ Wack Pack Member Eric The Midget?
Eric the Actor, a beloved member of the Wack Pack on The Howard Stern Show, has apparently died. The news was confirmed by the Sirius XM Twitter account. Rest in peace, Eric the Actor. We love you. — SiriusXM (@SIRIUSXM) September 21, 2014 It is unclear exactly what happened to Eric S. Lynch, ... [Read More]
Watch Randy Liedtke’s bizarrely hilarious set on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Continuing on his wave of recent shine, stand-up comedian Randy Liedtke had a stellar and altogether nonsensical set on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Liedtke is a great stand-up in his own right, but is more well known as the guy who posed as a Pace Picante Salsa employee, created and commandeered th... [Read More]
Robin Williams remembered: Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon share stories on The Tonight show (Video)
More than a month after Robin Williams’ death, most people continue to remember the comedy legend fondly. And it’s clear that Williams’ colleagues and contemporaries have nothing but respect for him, as evidenced by Billy Crystal’s appearance this past week on The Tonight Sho... [Read More]
Joan Rivers iPhone 6 Facebook Promotion … How Ad For New Apple Product Appeared On Comedian’s Instagram Page After Her Death (PHOTOS)
The iPhone 6 is such a hot item right now that even Joan Rivers wants one from her grave. The Facebook page of the late actress promoted the latest Apple product on Friday, more than a week after Rivers died following complications from minor throat surgery. The iPhone 6 promotion (s... [Read More]
This week in comedy: SNL makes a lot of news
As though there weren’t enough Saturday Night Live developments announced last week, this week held even more in store for the legendary show. We also announced an event of our own happening in a couple of months. – The SNL announcements kept rolling in, first with the new... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: 'SNL' Adds a New Announcer and Featured Player
by Stephanie Simon -SNL hired Darrell Hammond as its new announcer and new featured player Pete Davidson. -SNL’s October 11thhost is Bill Hader, and Jim Carrey will reportedly host an episode this year to promote Dumb and Dumber To. -On the Daily Show Jon Stewart... [Read More]
Here's a Teaser for Channel 4's New Comedy 'Scrotal Recall'
by Megh Wright If you're wondering what kind of sitcoms are premiering over in the UK this fall, here's a particularly intriguing teaser for a new Channel 4 series that deserves a standing ovation for the title alone: Scrotal Recall. The show will follow a man named Dylan Witter (played by musician ... [Read More]
Fashion Police will continue without Joan Rivers
Since Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, there’s been a question as to whether Fashion Police, the E! show the iconic comedian co-hosted, would continue without her. Moments ago E! released a statement saying that yes, indeed, the show must go on. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joan Ri... [Read More]
Pauly Shore's Road Documentary Premieres on Showtime December 4th
by Megh Wright Pauly Shore is headed to Showtime. Deadline reports that the pay cable network has picked up Shore's documentary Pauly Shore Stands Alone to premiere on December 4th. Directed by and starring Shore, the documentary follows the actor and comedian during a standup tour across the Midwes... [Read More]