Joan Rivers cause of death revealed
Joan Rivers died of a therapeutic complication, according to the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office. Basically this means the official cause of death is lack of blood oxygen to the brain in a “predictable complication” of throat surgery. Rivers passed on September 4th after sh... [Read More]
Revisiting comedic mind of Richard Jeni
“Going to war over religion is basically killing each other to see who’s got the better imaginary friend.” That’s one of my favorite Richard Jeni jokes. Probably because it’s the first I’ve ever heard of and was such a succinct and on-point summation to what an im... [Read More]
My First Time: Jared Logan debuts his first album “My Brave Battle”
The road to becoming a great comedian is filled with many challenges and opportunities. There are certain milestones every comedians hopes to hit at various points of their journey. “My First Time,” is all about comedy firsts; those milestones from your first headlining gig, first tour, ... [Read More]
All Jane No Dick comedy festival being protested by men’s right activist
The universe has been handing us some real doozies recently, making it hard to figure out which stories in our newsfeed are real and which are satire. Take for instance the recent partnership between the Susan G. Koman foundation and Baker Hughes, one of the world’s largest oil and fracking co... [Read More]
NYPD arrest audience member during Adam Newman’s stand-up set, heckle the comedian with a nice “Shut the f*ck up!”
This weekend comedian Adam Newman was doing a spot at UCB Theater in New York, when 4 New York Police Department cops came into the theater with flashlights in the middle of his set to arrest someone in the audience. When Newman directs his attention to the part of the room where the commotion is [&... [Read More]
Bill Hader hosted “Saturday Night Live”: Stefon is pregnant
…and Seth Meyers is the father! Whenever an SNL alum returns to the show there’s two things we can bet the farm on 1) 1 or their classic characters will be revived for nostalgia and 2) We’ll more than likely see another alum (usually from the same cast) show up and play along with... [Read More]
6 Great Tina Belcher moments on “Bob’s Burgers”
The Belcher family on Bob’s Burgers is one of the best TV families ever to grace the small screen. It’s so hard to pick a favorite, but since season 3, eldest Tina has stolen the show with no intention of giving it back. The definition of awkward, Tina is played by comedian Dan Mintz who... [Read More]
Writer John Freiler accuses Geico campaign of ripping off his short film
It is not terribly uncommon for people to steal and use ideas that are not their own. In high school and college they lectured us over and over about plagiarism, and threatened us with a strict zero-tolerance policy. Clear-cut: you get caught stealing, you’re gone. In the real world, plagiaris... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks dead at 57
Comedian/actress and Saturday Night Live alum Jan Hooks has died today at the age of 57. No details are known yet as to what the cause of death was, but she’d been rumored to be battling a serious illness. Hooks joined SNL in 1986 and was a regular on the show until 1991. She’s probably ... [Read More]
Vinnie’s Vices: That time I realized my obsession with sports cars
I’m comedian Vinnie Vitale, I’m 30 years old now. I have a steady job, a steady girlfriend, and recently moved into my own apartment. Life is going great, and I feel more uncomfortable than ever. Stability. It scares me. It’s like an unfamiliar guest that shows up at my door when I... [Read More]