Remembering Robin Williams
You want to be able to quote his inspirational movie lines back to him, to step on a desk and shout to him, "O Captain! My Captain!" You want to be able to hug him close and tight and never let go, telling him, "It's not your fault." And then you want to throw him the curve, twirl him around and sho... [Read More]
Laurie Kilmartin is taping a new special ’45 Jokes About My Dead Dad’ October 17-18 in LA
Comedian and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin announced today via Twitter that she will be taping a new comedy special this fall. Entitled ’45 Jokes About My Dead Dad,’ Kilmartin will be taping a unique, short special on October 17th and 18th at the Lyric Theater in Los Angeles. Here’... [Read More]
Best Robin Williams Movies – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 105
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]
‘Apparently Kid’ Auto-Tune Video Amazing! Noah Ritter Gets Gregory Brothers Treatment On Schmoyoho YouTube Channel
The viral video of “Apparently Kid” Noah Ritter has racked up more than 11 million views in less than a week. So it was only a matter of time before the clip received the auto-tune treatment. 5-year-old Noah Ritter became a household name when he stole the show in a local news segment a... [Read More]
Chris Hardwick, Tig Notaro, and Andy Daly Have a Fascinating Discussion About Bread
by Megh Wright If you ever wanted to enjoy Chris Hardwick's show Talking Dead but would prefer to learn more about delicious carb-based goodies instead of a zombie show you don't watch, Conan has now made that happen. Sadly most television shows don't have the courage required to discuss this hard-h... [Read More]
Chris Hardwick’s “Talking Bread” chat with Andy Daly, Tig Notaro, via Team Coco
Here is the Talking Dead spoof you didn't know you kneaded. Ahem. It's "Talking Bread," with your host Chris Hardwick, well, talking bread with guests Andy Daly and Tig Notaro. Thanks, Team Coco? Yes. That's what this is. Roll the clip! [Read More]
In 'Poking a Dead Frog', Comedians' Advice, Stories, and Neuroses Shine
by Erica Lies Nerding out on comedy just got a lot easier with Mike Sacks’ new Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers. In his follow up to 2009’s excellent And Here’s the Kicker, Sacks has compiled an impressively diverse list of writ... [Read More]
Mike Sacks on 'Poking a Dead Frog', Discontented Comedy Writers, and "Comic Decay"
by Philip Stamato Comedians think often about how their identity relates to the world around them. They spent much of their time reflecting on who they are, where they come from, what they've done, and what they've seen. Usually these reflections are form-fitted and presented to us as comedy for ent... [Read More]
Adam McKay on What He Learned from Working with Improv Guru Del Close
by Mike Sacks Will Ferrell doesn’t mince words when describing Adam McKay, his longtime friend and comedy collaborator. “He’s kind of a dangerous individual,” Ferrell says. “He’s extremely funny; there’s no doubt about it. But he’s dangerous. I wouldn&... [Read More]
Summer Reads: Amy Poehler’s Pure, Hard-Core Advice in “Poking a Dead Frog” by Mike Sacks
Any time is a good time to pick up a book, but summertime sure feels like the right time to lounge poolside or on the beach, or anywhere you feel most comfortable, really, with a great read to pass the carefree day away. On weekends this summer, The Comic's Comic will showcase an excerpt from a wort... [Read More]