My Pod Week: Week ending 8/31/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! COME TO PAPA with Tom Papa (Ep 31 Weird Al Yankov... [Read More]
 
Todd Glass visits “The Daily Show” to talk about busting out of the shed
Comedian Todd Glass stopped by The Daily Show to talk to Jon Stewart about his book, The Todd Glass Situation. Actually, he stopped by to talk about his shows at the DC Improv, but sneaky Stewart twisted the conversation. Glass talks a little about coming out of the closet – or, “busting... [Read More]
 
Inside the Return of 'Superego' with Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins
by Bradford Evans On September 1st, the incredibly funny podcast Superego is returning with the debut of its long-awaited fourth season. The semi-improvised sketch show will return from its year-plus hiatus with comedian Paul F. Tompkins, a frequent guest on seasons past, officially joining the grou... [Read More]
 
The trailer for Jon Stewart’s movie “Rosewater” has arrived
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater is set to release on November 7th. Last summer, Stewart took a summer hiatus from The Daily Show to go direct the film. John Oliver took over TDS hosting duties in Stewart’s absence. The movie is based on the journalist Maziar Bahiri’s boo... [Read More]
 
Party Down with Hulu: Lizzy Caplan, Adam Scott, Ken Marino and more headed to popular streaming service
Third-place online streaming service Hulu continues to make monstrous moves in order to attract subscribers to its premium streaming service Hulu Plus. In its latest spending grab, Hulu Plus has obtained exclusive streaming rights to defunct Starz comedy series Party Down. The cult comedy lasted two... [Read More]
 
Trailer for Jon Stewart’s first movie ‘Rosewater’ is here! (Video)
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater now has a trailer to go along with its recently-announced Nov. 7 release date. The film began its festival run at the Telluride Film Festival before making its way to the Toronto International Film Festival in September just as it debuted its first off... [Read More]
 
The Trailer for Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater' Is Here
by Megh Wright While John Oliver was hosting The Daily Show last summer, Jon Stewart was hard at work on his first movie Rosewater based on the book Then They Came for Me by Maziar Bahari. The first trailer was released today, and the film stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Far... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart criticizes ESPN’s cringe-worthy coverage of Michael Sam
Michael Sam has been making headlines as he competes for a spot on the St.Louis Rams’ roster this season as the NFL’s first openly gay player. He sacked obnoxious Johnny Manziel last week and had a great game, but screw all that relevant sh*t, let’s talk about his… showering... [Read More]
 
Homer Simpson takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
There’s no shortage of celebrities taking the ALS ice bucket challenge, but finally the big man has stepped up to the plate. Homer Simpson takes the challenge… uh, with a little (too much) help from Bart. This week has been all Simpsons with FXX’s “Every Simpsons Ever”... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart’s 10-minute Ferguson, Michael Brown segment is amazing (Video)
As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri fail to wane, Jon Stewart and the writers at The Daily Show succeeded in putting the coverage of the Michael Brown shooting in great perspective. On last night’s Daily Show, Stewart opens the show congratulating Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report on their ... [Read More]