Hannah Gadsby and John Robins share Best Comedy Show honors at 2017 Edinburgh Fringe; Natalie Palamides Best Newcomer
For the first time ever, the Edinburgh Comedy Awards declared not one but two individual winners of the Best Comedy Show at the Fringe, with Australian Hannah Gadsby and Brit John Robins sharing the top 2017 prize. Meanwhile, American Natalie Palamides took home the Best Newcomer prize for the 2017 ... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf’s “So Brave” lone American show nominated for 2016 Edinburgh Fringe “Edinburgh Comedy Awards”
Congrats to Michelle Wolf on being named today as one of the best newcomers to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! With the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe coming to a close this weekend, the annual Edinburgh Comedy Awards announced their shortlisted nominees today for the major honors of Best Comedy Show 2016 and... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf’s “So Brave” lone American show nominated for 2016 Edinburgh Fringe “Edinburgh Comedy Awards”
Congrats to Michelle Wolf on being named today as one of the best newcomers to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! With the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe coming to a close this weekend, the annual Edinburgh Comedy Awards announced their shortlisted nominees today for the major honors of Best Comedy Show 2016 and... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Jena Friedman
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]
“American C*nt” with Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comic who has written for Late Show with David Letterman and was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now she’s about to offer up a probing examination into the US body politic and a couple of dick jokes in her new critically acclaimed solo show, Ame... [Read More]
“American C*nt” with Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comic who has written for Late Show with David Letterman and was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now she’s about to offer up a probing examination into the US body politic and a couple of dick jokes in her new critically acclaimed solo show, Ame... [Read More]
“American C*nt” with Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comic who has written for Late Show with David Letterman and was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Now she’s about to offer up a probing examination into the US body politic and a couple of dick jokes in her new critically acclaimed solo show, Ame... [Read More]
‘Hannibal Takes Edinburgh’ Will Premiere on Netflix This Friday
Hannibal Buress has a surprise new Netflix project premiering this Friday. In a press release, the streaming network announced today that it’s set to debut Hannibal Takes Edinburgh, a new comedy documentary starring Hannibal Buress, this Friday, April 8th: Filmed over the course of 28 days in ... [Read More]
“Hannibal Takes Edinburgh” documentary coming to Netflix
Netflix has acquired and will release Hannibal Takes Edinburgh, a feature-length documentary film featuring comedian Hannibal Buress, with a global premiere on Friday! From the Netflix announcement: Filmed over the course of 28 days in August 2013,  Hannibal Takes Edinburgh follows Bu... [Read More]
Episode #27: Josie Long
Josie Long started performing comedy in Britain at 14 and was winning awards from the BBC by the time she was 17. Long took her first stand-up show to Edinburgh Fringe in 2006 and the festival named her Best Newcomer -- she since racked up three consecutive nominations for Best Comedy Show at t... [Read More]