9 Documentaries about comedians you can find on Netflix, and one you can’t
There are a lot of comedy documentaries out there in the world. Some of them are endlessly fascinating and offer a behind the scenes look at what comedians think about a topic. Others focus on one comedian’s origin story/search/climb/obstacle overcoming something. While others sometimes are ju... [Read More]
 
Here are your 2014 Streamy Award winners, hosted by Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart
The 4th Annual Streamy Awards were handed out last night, in a live ceremony hosted and also presented online by Streamy Award winners and touring friends Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart. Here is their opening monologue. Congrats to all of the winners, listed below. Channel, Show or Series – Ove... [Read More]
 
Comedians react to the death of Joan Rivers
The comedy world lost a giant with the passing of Joan Rivers. Almost instantly comedians across the nation showed their love for the iconic comedian. But perhaps most fittingly, we’d like to acknowledge that we hope Rivers gets a funeral as the one she described in her most recent book, &ldqu... [Read More]
 
Nikki Glaser recruits her comedian friends for a game of football
For research purposes, Comedy Central has sent Nikki Glaser to crash with a full house of 20-somethings to find out what makes CC’s key demo tick. The web-series Comedians Crashing Couches follows Glaser’s week crashing with a house of vlog experts. Last week, Glaser recruited a few of h... [Read More]
 
Real talk from comedians about depression and mental illness
The suicide of Robin Williams, devastating as it was not just for his family and closest friends but also to millions of us fans around the world, has brought a new wave of attention to how we treat depression and mental illness. It's not about sad clowns, either. We all get sad. No matter what your... [Read More]
 
Real talk from comedians about depression and mental illness
The suicide of Robin Williams, devastating as it was not just for his family and closest friends but also to millions of us fans around the world, has brought a new wave of attention to how we treat depression and mental illness. It's not about sad clowns, either. We all get sad. No matter what your... [Read More]
 
Born Again Workaholic: 8 Ways to Curb Your Workaholism
Summer is almost over. You might be on vacation, about to leave, or just coming back. Maybe you – clutch the pearls – haven’t taken any time off this year yet and don’t plan to. Take it from the woman who just took her first vacay ever: this is a bad move. You’re import... [Read More]
 
Poor Comedians In A Car Getting Coffee debuts with guest Kevin Hines
For everyone who argues that Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee exists only for and by the rich and famous, there finally is an alternative from the alternative comedy community. Meet "Poor Comedians In A Car Getting Coffee." It's a parody, yes, but also very real, as UCB performers K... [Read More]
 
Maria Bamford Candidly Explains Her Mental Health Struggles on 'Modern Comedian'
by Megh Wright Scott Moran released a new episode of his documentary series Modern Comedian today focusing on standup Maria Bamford, who opens up at length about her struggles with bipolar disorder and the time she had to check herself into a psychiatric ward. It's a powerful, fantastic episode that... [Read More]
 
‘Modern Comedian’ returns with a profound profile of Maria Bamford
It’s been a few months since Scott Moran’s hit web-documentary series, Modern Comedian, has released a new episode. Today, the series returned with a rather profound profile on the great Maria Bamford. For her turn in front of Moran’s camera, she talks about her history of mental b... [Read More]