Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell Will Provide Live Coverage of 2018’s Rose Parade for Amazon
Amazon is teaming up with Funny or Die, Will Ferrell, and Molly Shannon for this year’s Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. The Saturday Night Live alums will provide live coverage of the parade this year for the streaming network in character in a special event called The 2018 Rose Parade Ho... [Read More]
Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell Will Provide Live Coverage of 2018’s Rose Parade for Amazon
Amazon is teaming up with Funny or Die, Will Ferrell, and Molly Shannon for this year’s Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. The Saturday Night Live alums will provide live coverage of the parade this year for the streaming network in character in a special event called The 2018 Rose Parade Ho... [Read More]
Comedy in a care home: the standups taking slapstick into new territory
The residents were expecting bingo. Instead they got lessons in strawberry spitting, a Railway Children spoof – and a stuntman stripping to his underpantsMonday afternoon is usually bingo time at the Madelayne Court care home, in the village of Broomfield, near Chelmsford. So today’s act... [Read More]
Comedy in a care home: the standups taking slapstick into new territory
The residents were expecting bingo. Instead they got lessons in strawberry spitting, a Railway Children spoof – and a stuntman stripping to his underpantsMonday afternoon is usually bingo time at the Madelayne Court care home, in the village of Broomfield, near Chelmsford. So today’s act... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman: ‘Jokes I made 15 years ago I'd not make today’
Sarah Silverman’s comedy has always aimed a laser into the dark corners of sexism, racism and religion. But now she’s using her wit to make sense of the huge issues facing America. Sophie Heawood meets her in HollywoodArriving at the Hollywood studio complex where Sarah Silverman has her... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s Netflix Standup Special ‘The Return’ Debuts Next Month
Back in June it was announced that Judd Apatow would make his standup special debut on Netflix this year, and today the streaming network dropped the trailer. Titled Judd Apatow: The Return, the special was taped at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival in July, marks Apatow’s return to st... [Read More]
Episode #181: Colton Dunn
Colton Dunn began performing improv comedy while still a teenager in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dunn moved to New York City just in time to join the upstart Upright Citizens Brigade, then went to Amsterdam to perform with Boom Chicago. When he returned to the U.S., Dunn wrote and performed on MADtv, Prete... [Read More]
Louis CK: laughter ends as years of allegations dog comedy superstar
The fallout from CK’s sexual misconduct accusations has begun, with HBO dropping his shows and colleagues condemning a man once hailed as a geniusWhen Louis CK first attempted standup comedy, at a 1985 open mic night in Boston, it was a disaster. He had a five-minute slot but only two minutes ... [Read More]
Louis CK: laughter ends as years of allegations dog comedy superstar
The fallout from CK’s sexual misconduct accusations has begun, with HBO dropping his shows and colleagues condemning a man once hailed as a geniusWhen Louis CK first attempted standup comedy, at a 1985 open mic night in Boston, it was a disaster. He had a five-minute slot but only two minutes ... [Read More]
Louis CK: laughter ends as years of allegations dog comedy superstar
The fallout from CK’s sexual misconduct accusations has begun, with HBO dropping his shows and colleagues condemning a man once hailed as a geniusWhen Louis CK first attempted standup comedy, at a 1985 open mic night in Boston, it was a disaster. He had a five-minute slot but only two minutes ... [Read More]