Comedians dealing with unruly strangers share their “Crashing” stories with Pete Holmes
In this partnership video between Funny or Die and HBO’s Crashing, “What’s Your Worst Crashing Story?” finds comedians Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, Jackie Kashian and Moshe Kasher sitting down with Pete Holmes (creator and star of Crashing) to talk about some of their most awk... [Read More]
Episode #192: Jeff Dye
Jeff Dye was a finalist on Last Comic Standing only three years into his comedy career. Since then, Dye has hosted two MTV series – Numbnuts, and Money From Strangers – one Spike game show, That Awkward Game Show, appeared frequently on A... [Read More]
Episode #192: Jeff Dye
Jeff Dye was a finalist on Last Comic Standing only three years into his comedy career. Since then, Dye has hosted two MTV series – Numbnuts, and Money From Strangers – one Spike game show, That Awkward Game Show, appeared frequently on A... [Read More]
Humor in Hindsight: Zach Galifianakis and his twin in “Live at the Purple Onion” and “Between Two Ferns”
For my latest Humor in Hindsight column for Decider, I took a look back at how Zach Galifianakis has perfected the art of playing himself opposite his own self. Sure, you can see Galifianakis pull off this feat weekly on FX’s Baskets, which just returned in January for its third season, now wi... [Read More]
Talking Storytelling and Standup with Selena Coppock
It’s a great time to be a standup with both a killer persona and writing chops, and Selena Coppock knows a lot about both. The Massachusetts native currently lives in New York City and has spent years performing at standup and storytelling events like The Moth and Yum’s the Word as well ... [Read More]
How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream Comedy
The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, are legendarily funny. They’re constant bit factories, firing jokes like a minigun. The shorts will upend their own narratives at a moment’s notice... [Read More]
HBO, Netflix drop Louis CK from future programming
Within hours of The New York Times story publishing on-the-record accounts of women recounting incidents in which Louis CK forced them to watch him masturbate, Netflix announced it has dropped plans for the second in a two-special deal with the comedian, while HBO not only unlisted him from its upco... [Read More]
HBO, Netflix, FX drop Louis CK from future programming
Within hours of The New York Times story publishing on-the-record accounts of women recounting incidents in which Louis CK forced them to watch him masturbate, Netflix announced it has dropped plans for the second in a two-special deal with the comedian, while HBO not only unlisted him from its upco... [Read More]
HBO, Netflix, FX drop Louis CK from future programming
Within hours of The New York Times story publishing on-the-record accounts of women recounting incidents in which Louis CK forced them to watch him masturbate, Netflix announced it has dropped plans for the second in a two-special deal with the comedian, while HBO not only unlisted him from its upco... [Read More]