Thank You Internet! It’s ‘Time to Dye’ (video)
This week is Easter, the holiest of holidays for those of the Christian faith. But if you think about it, Easter is probably the most metal of holidays as well. A crucifixion, followed by the guy coming back to life a few days later? Pretty intense, especially if you’ve seen Mel Gibson’s... [Read More]
 
Tom Scharpling Directed Another Great Music Video for Real Estate
by Bradford Evans Comedian Tom Scharpling has been making awe-inspiring music videos for cool bands for years now, and his latest, the above video Scharpling wrote and directed for the Real Estate song "Crime," might be his best yet. Andy Daly's Tom Scharpling character totally gives Jon Hamm's Tom... [Read More]
 
Meet Me In New York: Jacqueline Novak
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
 
Check Out OREO Snack Hacks
by Splitsider Sponsors While still a favorite way to eat the classic cookie, OREO is going beyond twist, lick and dunk with OREO Snack Hacks, simple and unexpected new ways to enjoy the cookie everyone loves. In a new OREO Snack Hacks video series, three food innovators get clever with the cookie, ... [Read More]
 
Looking at 'Rick and Morty's Meticulously-Crafted First Season
by Daniel Kurland The inaugural season of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s runaway Cronenbergian monster of a hit, Rick and Morty, wrapped last night, ending a nearly flawless season of ambitious animated television. The scope and complexity of Rick and Morty should be no surprise con... [Read More]
 
Ben Roy
Ben Roy gets a lot of mileage out of grating against expectations, so it makes sense for him to begin his second album, No Enlightenment in Sobriety, with the track “I’m Gonna Get Out of Here On This One.” The phrase that most comics use to end their sets is also the longest o... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan to release new stand-up special, ‘Obsessed’ on April 29th
Seems like Spring is finally here and so is another stand-up comedy special from Jim Gaffigan. The comedian’s latest Obsessed will be available in stores on Tuesday, April 29th. It will be available on pretty much any format your comedy fan heard could want, DVD, Blu-Ray, vinyl, VOD, digital d... [Read More]
 
Yahoo in Talks to Add New Comedy '34 and Pregnant' from 'Girls' Writer Lesley Arfin
by Megh Wright Yahoo hasn't had a comedy hit since Erica Oyama's Burning Love, but they're currently working on an original programming push that potentially includes a new series from Lesley Arfin called 34 and Pregnant, Variety reports. Arfin — whose writing credits include Girls and Brookly... [Read More]
 
Pioneers of Television: Standup to Sitcom (PBS)
"In the beginning of stand-up, it's the hardest thing in the world, because you are not good," said Ray Romano. "It takes 30 years to make a good, a great stand-up comic," Roseanne said. "And it does!" And yet it doesn't take quite that long to get the attention of network TV executives, particularl... [Read More]
 
Billy Eichner Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of 'Passion of the Christ' in a Bunny Costume
by Megh Wright For this week's pre-Easter episode of Billy on the Street, Eichner gives the film The Passion of the Christ the proper 10-year anniversary celebration it deserves — all it takes is a fluffy pink bunny suit, a basket full of eggs, a lot of screaming at New Yorkers, and a deep lov... [Read More]