“Glenn Has Idea$,” a new web series from Sexpot Comedy launches August 3rd
Beginning next week, the folks at Sexpot Comedy will launch a brand new web series called Glenn has Idea$. The series launches on August 3rd and will release three episodes a week for three weeks, that’s nine total episodes for your math wizards. The title character of the series is comedian/p... [Read More]
Travel Back in Time to West Berlin with Second City’s Eugene Troobnick and Andrew Duncan
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch Class of 2015 announced as is the show at this year’s Just For Laughs Festival
One of the biggest events in the comedy world each year is Variety‘s unveiling of their annual 10 Comics To Watch feature. The issue is usually released during the last week of the Just For Laughs Festival which holds a cocktail reception for the newly anointed comedians. The best and brightes... [Read More]
Inside ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ with Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele
From their work on SNL to Funny or Die to Casa de mi Padre, Andrew Steele and Matt Piedmont have consistently created some of the most uniquely funny, delightfully confusing, and film buff-friendly work over the past two decades. Their latest project The Spoils Before Dying is a followup to last yea... [Read More]
Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: 2015
Plenty of magazines and websites post slideshows of their hottest 50 up-and-coming stand-up comedians to keep an eye out for before they blaze a trail of glory. Only Variety jets its comedians up to Montreal to fete them in front of the show business industry's agents, managers and producers. Here a... [Read More]
‘School of Rock’ Plans Fall Opening on Broadway
May we have the attention of the class, please: “School of Rock” will indeed be in session on Broadway this fall. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical adaptation of the 2003 Jack Black comedy has now solidified its Broadway plans, and is to begin previews at the Winter Garden Theater on Nov. 9 with its opening night scheduled for Dec. 6, its press representatives said Tuesday.... [Read More]
IFC casts starting line for hockey sitcom Benders, debuting Oct. 1, 2015
It may be the Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago and Tampa Bay, but in New York City, it's only the beginning for the cast of IFC's new sitcom, Benders. Lindsey Broad, Chris Distefano, Mark Gessner, Ruy Iskander and Andrew Schulz have been cast as the starting line for the eight-episode comedy about an a... [Read More]
Anthony Jeselnik to headline the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival
The first wave of comics that will be performing at the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, now in it’s third year, have been announced including Anthony Jeselnik. He’ll be headlining the historic Paramount Theater. Back in March it was announced that Jeselnik will be h... [Read More]