Chris Laker “Moments of Greatness” (review)
In an interview with Cringe Humor, Chris Laker was asked how he would describe his comedy to someone who’s never seen his act. “I talk about grown-up sh*t,” Laker affirmed. Yes, he totally does. “I’ve made some life choices that maybe not everybody has done.” Yes,... [Read More]
 
Michael Cera released a surprise album, “True That” last night
Actor Michael Cera has some not-so-secret musical talent. Having previously shown off some of his musical abilities in films like Juno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Cera released a surprise album last night. How very Beyonce of him. Available to listen on his Bandcamp, the album is called “... [Read More]
 
Kris Tinkle “Maybe I Don’t Feel Like Smiling” (review)
Kris Tinkle begins his new album to a round of applause…before quickly telling everyone in the crowd to “simmer down” because he’s “gotta earn it.”  A true workhorse that knows struggle, Tinkle takes us through a comedic adventure that is part social comment... [Read More]
 
Neko White: The Intro of the Whole Story
At fourteen years old, a teenager is getting ready for high school.  Trying out for sports, joining after school clubs, and starting to date are things one does commonly at that age.  For Neko White, being fourteen also meant becoming a stand-up comedian.  After seven years in, the no... [Read More]
 
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has made news with his first-ever number one record. His 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, debuted at the top of the charts with the help of popular parodies “Foil” and “Word Crimes”. Now at the end of his record deal, Yankovic admitted that he... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk Has a New Album and Upcoming Tour with Brandon Wardell
by Megh Wright In an uncommon but awesome move, Bob Odenkirk is including his opening act Brandon Wardell on his new album Amateur Hour, which was recorded back in May at LA's NerdMelt Theater. Wardell posted the news on his Facebook page yesterday and also revealed that he'll be joining Odenkirk on... [Read More]
 
Hampton Yount is recording an album on August 15th in LA
Again, this summer has been full of album recordings. Before the season ends, LA comedian Hampton Yount will be recording a new album at the NerdMelt Showroom. Via ASpecialThing records, the album, entitled Bearable, will be Yount’s second album after his first, Unbearable,which is available f... [Read More]
 
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts
It has been more than 50 years since a comedy album reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart. So it’s easy to see why “Weird” Al Yankovic  did not expect his latest record, Mandatory Fun, to hit No. 1. When the comedy singer received the news on Tom Green Live, he was c... [Read More]
 
“Weird Al” Yankovic lands his first no. 1, first comedy chart topper in 51 years
This week, “Weird Al” Yankovic had the honor of scoring his first ever #1 album on the Billboard 200. His 14th album, Mandatory Fun, became the first comedy album to hit the top spot since Allan Sherman’s My Son, the Nut  back in 1963. With an eight day binge of... [Read More]
 
Weird Al Gets His First #1 Album on the Billboard Charts with 'Mandatory Fun'
by Megh Wright After over a week of releasing music videos and an over 30-year career of parodying pop songs, Weird Al Yankovic has finally reached the #1 spot on the Billboard charts with his latest album Mandatory Fun, selling over 104,700 copies last week. Yankovic announced the news today via Tw... [Read More]