Billy On The Street’s Billy Eichner writing pop culture book, is becoming media powerhouse
Billy On The Street host Billy Eichner is an improviser, actor, TV host and sass mouth. Now the potentially new USA Network star will now add author to his already long and varied resume. The Emmy-nominated comedian has signed a deal to write a book about Hollywood and pop culture. No title or relea... [Read More]
 
66th Primetime Emmy Nominations in Comedy
Here are your nominees for 2014 Emmy Awards in TV comedy. Will update with more categories and breakdowns, but for now, congrats to all! Making a big splash this year definitely is Netflix, with its decision to Orange Is the New Black in comedy earning the streaming site a series and acting nods. Th... [Read More]
 
Summer Reads: Amy Poehler’s Pure, Hard-Core Advice in “Poking a Dead Frog” by Mike Sacks
Any time is a good time to pick up a book, but summertime sure feels like the right time to lounge poolside or on the beach, or anywhere you feel most comfortable, really, with a great read to pass the carefree day away. On weekends this summer, The Comic's Comic will showcase an excerpt from a wort... [Read More]
 
'They Came Together': Beating a Dead Horse with Efficiency and Spite
by Joel Arnold Made by smart, talented comedy people and starring smart, talented comedy people, They Came Together is a dumb movie. It's built on dumb ideas and executed as dumbly as possible, and that's the point. Slickly directly by David Wain and starring Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd,&nbs... [Read More]
 
Mike Sacks
Mike Sacks’s second book of interviews with comedy writers operates on a few different levels. For the casual comedy fan, there are plenty of big names like Monty Python’s Terry Jones, Mel Brooks, Amy Poehler and Patton Oswalt. There are behind-the-scenes looks at Saturday Night Live and... [Read More]
 
Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and David Wain Share Their Favorite Rom-Coms
by Bradford Evans "Annie Hall is pretty amazing. A lot of the Woody Allen ones are pretty great, but I also love Defending Your Life. Lost in America. Albert Brooks has some — Albert Brooks had a series of movies back-to-back that rivaled just about anything." -Paul Rudd, i... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)
First-look stills are in, giving a sneak peek into Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s new film The Nest, which is currently filming in Rockland County, NY. The Nest stars the Saturday Night Live alumni as two sisters who throw one last party in their family home before it’s sold. We see in the p... [Read More]
 
David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)
David Wain visited Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to promote his new movie They Came Together, which hits theaters June 27 and stars Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd. Also starring the likes of Cobie Smulders, Ed Helms and Michael Ian Black, it’s a romantic comedy that basically rails against... [Read More]
 
Mike Schur Says It's "Downright Un-American" That Amy Poehler Hasn't Won an Emmy
by Megh Wright "Amy Poehler has been nominated for 10 Emmys in six categories and she's never won. That's silly. It's downright un-American. And it ends, hopefully, this year." - Parks and Rec's Mike Schur in a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, in which he makes a solid case for why Amy P... [Read More]
 
Maya Rudolph Joins Amy Poehler and Tina Fey in 'The Nest'
by Megh Wright Amy Poehler and Tina Fey's upcoming film written by Paula Pell now sounds even more amazing with news that fellow SNL alum Maya Rudolph has also signed on for a role. According to THR, Rudolph will play a childhood friend of Fey and Poehler's sister characters in The Nest who are "sum... [Read More]