Tig Notaro Wants to Be Next Year's Oscars Host
by Megh Wright This year's Oscars ceremony was…well, not so good, so before the Academy starts planning next year's big comeback, standup Tig Notaro has offered her services as 2016's potential Oscars host. Notaro posted an open letter to the Academy on her website this week titled ... [Read More]
An Open Letter to the Academy Awards, from Tig Notaro, asking to host the 2016 Oscars
This letter originally appeared on TigNation.com, who asked that it go viral. We're more than happy at The Comic's Comic to oblige. An open letter to the people looking for a new Oscar host, Now, let me start by saying that I don’t have a problem with Neil Patrick Harris. This letter is STRICT... [Read More]
Tegan & Sara parties with The Lonely Island at the Oscars, everything is indeed awesome
In case you missed one of the most exciting moments of the Oscars, here it is again for all the fun. The Lonely Island penned the Oscar nominated theme song to The Lego Movie, “Everything Is Awesome.” During ceremony last night, they rolled out all the stops for the performance which inc... [Read More]
The Emmy Awards Will Finally Separate Talk and Sketch Variety Shows
by Megh Wright Great news for sketch shows: THR reports that the Television Academy has switched up some rules for Emmy categories to address the genre ambiguity that's blurred the line between comedy and drama in recent years, and going forward, sketch comedy shows will finally be able to compete i... [Read More]
Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win
We all remember Mo’Nique, right? The standup badass turned sitcom star turned serious movie actress turned dark horse Oscar winner? Yeah, about that Oscar win… turns out it may not have been the career jolt for Mo’ that it normally is for others. Which explains why we haven’... [Read More]
Wes Anderson, Louis CK top WGA Awards for 2015
Wes Anderson and Louis CK won top prizes in comedy for movies and TV, respectively, at this past weekend's Writers Guild Awards. Anderson took home best original screenplay for The Grand Budapest Hotel, where he's also up for that award and others at this coming weekend's Oscars. Louis CK, meanwhile... [Read More]
Amy Schumer Bill Hader trash theater in MTV Movie Awards trailer
Amy Schumer and Bill Hader are totally cool with not taking home a trophy…or are they? When it comes down to it, winning is everything. Don’t miss the 2015 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 12 at 8/7c. Amy Schumer Bill Hader trash theater in MTV Movie Awards trailer appeared first on Th... [Read More]
Amy Schumer and Bill Hader Trash a Movie Theater in the Latest MTV Movie Awards Promo
by Megh Wright In the latest promo for this year's MTV Movie Awards, host Amy Schumer teamed up with her Trainwreck costar Bill Hader to celebrate the undeniable fact that winning is everything by trashing a movie theater together. The awards show airs on Sunday, April 12th at 8:00pm. 0 Comments... [Read More]
'Louie,' 'High Maintenance,' and 'Last Week Tonight' Win WGA Awards
by Megh Wright The 2015 Writers Guild Awards were announced over the weekend, and The Grand Budapest Hotel, Louie, The Simpsons, High Maintenance, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver all took home awards for their work last year. Budapest won Original Screenplay, Louie won both Comedy Series and ... [Read More]
“Silicon Valley” star T.J. Miller at the Crunchies Awards 2015, he won’t be coming back
TechCrunch on Saturday responded to a firestorm over the offensive performance of the emcee of its annual Crunchies awards Thursday night, saying Silicon Valley star TJ Miller won’t be asked back. Miller started the show edgy and then went headlong over the edge after getting into a ... [Read More]