Steve Martin receives The American Film Institute’s 43rd Life Achievement Award
Steve Martin has been an influence on everyone and everything in comedy since he first hit the scene as a writer on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. And even when he branched away from stand-up comedy, he become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventu... [Read More]
Watch Amy Schumer Accept the Trailblazer Award at the 2015 Glamour Awards
Last night Amy Schumer took home the Trailblazer award at the 2015 Glamour Awards, and her acceptance speech is about as perfect as you might expect. Schumer jokes about losing her teeth late, getting her period early, and being able to “catch a dick” at 160 pounds, but she also folded i... [Read More]
T.J. Miller Reminded Hollywood That Awards Are for Children at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards
T.J. Miller didn’t expect to take home a Critics’ Choice award last night, but when his name was announced as winner of Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on Silicon Valley he stuffed his mouth with food, made his way to the podium, and delivered the kind of impromptu ... [Read More]
T.J. Miller gives an acceptance speech at the TV Critics Awards
If you haven’t had the chance to watch Silicon Valley on HBO, you should do yourself a favor and check it out, it’s easily one of the funniest ensemble casts working on TV today. Pairing it with Veep and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver makes the Sunday night HBO comedy block required ... [Read More]
Check Out Hannibal Buress's Webby Awards Monologue
by Adam Frucci Hannibal Buress hosted the Webby Awards last night, which are like the Oscars but much less relevant and with far fewer attractive people. But hey, an awards show is an awards show, so Buress kicked things off right with a great monologue that touched on such internetty topics as Tin... [Read More]
Outsmarting Smartphones: Yondr tests a cell-free stand-up show with Hannibal Buress
Imagine if nobody in the audience in Philadelphia last year had captured Hannibal Buress on their cell phone camera, performing his bit calling out Bill Cosby as a hypocrite. Cosby certainly would like to imagine it. But it's not just about him, or about Buress, but about all stand-up comedians work... [Read More]
CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame special with Paul F. Tompkins premieres June 19
Comedy Music fans rejoice! The medium is finally getting it’s due. IFC is teaming up with CollegeHumor to celebrate CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame. The hour-long special will honor this form of music and will be hosted by comedy music super-fan Paul F. Tompkins (Bojac... [Read More]
Watch Louis C.K.’s acceptance speech after receiving the Moth Award
For those who might not know, The Moth Award is an award given to amazing storytellers as part of the The Moth Radio Hour. Louis C.K. stated during his acceptance speech of The Moth Award, “Stories are the only things you have that are really yours.” He then went on to tell a story about... [Read More]
Amy Schumer to film HBO special at The Apollo directed by Chris Rock
Amy Schumer is about to film her first HBO stand-up special later this month, and Chris Rock will get behind the camera to direct her. “Amy is one of the most inspired comics working today, and we hope her first HBO special marks the start of a long and beautiful relationship,” said Mich... [Read More]
Silicon Valley’s T.J. Miller will be hosting the 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards
T.J. Miller has been stealing scenes in films for years, and now he’s breaking out into the main stream through his role on the hit HBO series Silicon Valley. And now Miller is heading to the 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards as the Master of Ceremonies. His roots are in stand-up and improv an... [Read More]