Anne Meara Dead At Age 85; What Happened To Ben Stiller’s Mother And Jerry’s Wife?
Comedian Anne Meara has died, according to her husband, Jerry Stiller, and son Ben Stiller. She was 85 years old, and it’s still unclear exactly what happened. In a press release,  the family described Jerry Stiller as Meara’s “husband and partner in life,” before she di... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: David Letterman ended his late night tenure
This week, a grand era in comedy ended. David Letterman hosted his final night of late night comedy television this past Wednesday, with many friends there to properly see him out. For instance: try not to get a little choked up while watching Norm MacDonald’s farewell to David Letterman and h... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central sets its summer schedule release dates including Why? With Hannibal Buress and Another Period
Comedy Central has announced their summer schedule including two premiere dates for two new shows. Another Period, stars the original out of touch reality family, a turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series that follows the insanely ridiculous and debaucherous life of the Bellacou... [Read More]
 
This Week in Web Videos: 'The Very Real Dangers of Doing Drugs'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Didn't think you'd see a a D.A.R.E. sketch after 1999, did ya? Same. Also, same. Here's the thing: I clicked this one, sent to me by the fine folks at Stevedore Comedy and, holy hell, it's  quite good. It's also eye opening as a reminder that no premise is inherently hackne... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Greg Fitzsimmons Visits 'Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend'
by Megh Wright The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our... [Read More]
 
Spotify launches video element to its service including Comedy Central
Spotify now will encompass shortform videos announcing partnerships with Disney’s ESPN, NBC, and Comedy Central. Deals with NBC and MTV are also in place. “We’re a music company at heart,” CEO Daniel Ek said at the company’s press event today. The new content and featur... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Sets Premiere Dates for 'Review', 'Key and Peele', and More
by Adam Frucci Comedy Central has announced their summer schedule, with the highly anticipated seasons of Review and Key and Peele getting premiere dates as well as new shows Another Period and Why? With Hannibal Buress. Here's what to expect: Tuesday, June 23:Another Period (Series Premiere) &ndash... [Read More]
 
Mark your calendars: Comedy Central’s specials and series for summer 2015
Comedy Central has released its summer 2015 plans for new and returning programming, which will see the debuts of period-piece-parody Another Period starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome, Why? With Hannibal Buress, hour-long stand-up specials from Leggero, Jeffrey Ross, Bridget Everet... [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]
 
Show Amy Schumer's Doggy Daycare Sketch to Your Most Insufferable Dog-Owning Friend
by Adam Frucci Here's a sketch from last night's Inside Amy Schumer in which the dog owners dropping their pets off at doggy daycare compete to see whose dog is the saddest. I've got a soft spot for the dead one, myself. 0 Comments... [Read More]