Episode #36: IFC’s Benders, Andrew Schulz and Mark Gessner
IFC’s Benders follows a group of adult men who act like little boys when it comes to their recreational hockey league in New York City. It’s created by Tom Selliti and Jim Serpico and executive produced by them with Denis Leary. They’re all avid hockey fans and players themselves. ... [Read More]
Episode #29: The Grawlix (Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl)
You don't have to be high or a cartoon obscenity nerd to appreciate The Grawlix. But you did have to be a mile high to get to Denver to join the group, which in the early 2000s helped build a good comedy town into a vibrant comedy scene. Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy […] [Read More]
Stories from comedians who inhabited Cresthill, the house above The Comedy Store
A great long read for your #tbt needs today via David Peisner for Buzzfeed, talking to the surviving comedians who have lived in Cresthill, the so-named home that sits above The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, overlooking the Sunset Strip. Here's the primer nutgraf action for you: In 1976, when Mitz... [Read More]
Key and Peele Are Producing a Fox Comedy by Alex Rubens
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have a new comedy project in the works. Deadline reports that the two are executive producing a single-cam undercover cop comedy written by Key and Peele writer Alex Rubens and starring Groundlings alum and Vine celebrity Andrew Bachelor AKA King Bach. The comedy ... [Read More]
An inside look at the “Benders” sneak peek and comedy showcase in New York City
Last night at The Village Underground in New York City, IFC held a Benders sneak peek and comedy showcase in support of the show’s debut tomorrow. Not only did we get a first look at clips from the upcoming series, we were treated to some stand-up from the cast as well as its guest stars. [&he... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #36: Andrew Schulz from IFC’s “Benders”
Big news this week and the Muppets are back, Mark and Matt discuss all the comedy news. Also big news is we have comedian Andrew Schulz on the podcast to talk about his new IFC TV show Benders which premieres on October 1st. Schulz is an accomplished stand-up comedian who also starred on MTV’s... [Read More]
Andrew Sleighter on Conan
Free hotel continental breakfasts are for everybody, but reading books to children is for nobody but you? I don't want to give away all of Andrew Sleighter's trade secrets. So I'll let you decide for yourself how much you want to know and when you want to know it, but if you watched Sleighter's stan... [Read More]
When Andrew Dice Clay Came to ‘SNL’ and Controversy Followed
Saturday, May 12, 1990. I was at a party in Brooklyn, loud reggae and techno, conversations about politics and culture. Around 11:25, I slipped into a bedroom, turned on the small TV, sipped a beer and waited for Andrew Dice Clay to host SNL. The Diceman had been all over the news the previous week,... [Read More]
Comedy Central Records will release six albums from comedians appearing on this season of “The Half Hour”
The fourth season of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour premieres August 22 at Midnight immediately followed by a second episode. Up first are comedians Liza Treyger and Hampton Yount respectively. The specials were filmed at The Royale in Boston and they showcase some of the best up-and-coming st... [Read More]
Enjoy the new teaser from IFC’s upcoming hockey comedy “Benders” starring Chris Distefano and Andrew Schulz
Benders premieres 10p Thursday October 1 on IFC. Here’s the latest teaser for the show starring Chris Distefano, Andrew Schulz, Bianca Rutigliano, and Dan Amboyer. Here’s a clip: Enjoy the new teaser from IFC’s upcoming hockey comedy “Benders” starring Chris Distefano a... [Read More]