Comedy Central announces stand-up comedy specials: Lewis Black, Pete Davidson, Joe DeRosa, more!
Comedy Central has announced plans to film stand-up comedy specials from Lewis Black, Kurt Braunholer, Joe DeRosa, Mark Normand, Roy Wood Jr., Kyle Kinane, and Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson. Below, from Comedy Central, are the details for each taping. Check it out! Just in time for the elec... [Read More]
John Leguizamo goes dark in Perros (Laughspin Interview)
There may be no contemporary actor as theatrically flexible as John Leguizamo. Cutting his teeth in the competitive 1980s New York stand-up comedy scene, the Colombian-born actor would eventually thrust himself into a career-defining, award-winning trio of one-man Broadway shows: Freak (1998), Sexah... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)
Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide phenomenon and a matter of ref... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope Seeso comedy special, co-produced by Johnny Depp (Watch a preview)
Check out this just-released clip of Doug Stanhope’s new Johnny Depp-produced stand-up special, No Place Like Home slated to premiere September 15 on the online streaming comedy channel Seeso. Seeso is promoting the special with the advertising caveat, “Warning: ... [Read More]
Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection to be released by Comedy Central
Mitch Hedberg’s entire body of previously recorded work will be available on Nov. 4 through Comedy Central Records as a limited edition box set. Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection, executive produced by Hedberg’s wife, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, will include 12-inch vinyl ed... [Read More]
Netflix releases Christopher Guest ‘Mascots’ trailer (VIDEO)
After nearly 10 years away from directing feature films, Christopher Guest is back, this time on Netflix with Mascots, and he’s bringing his quirky, deadpan mockumentary style and brilliant troupe of comedic actors with him. Netflix just released the trailer for the film, a comedy about ... [Read More]
Netflix releases Christopher Guest ‘Mascots’ trailer (VIDEO)
After nearly 10 years away from directing feature films, Christopher Guest is back, this time on Netflix with Mascots, and he’s bringing his quirky, deadpan mockumentary style and brilliant troupe of comedic actors with him. Netflix just released the trailer for the film, a comedy about ... [Read More]
Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics
Sam Kinison died tragically 24 years ago but his spirit has lived on through newer generations of comedians and, more directly, through the recorded material he’s left behind. Comedy Dynamics will continue to stoke Kinison’s fiery legacy by releasing an album version of Sam Kinison: Brea... [Read More]
Sam Kinison: Breaking The Rules released by Comedy Dynamics
Sam Kinison died tragically 24 years ago but his spirit has lived on through newer generations of comedians and, more directly, through the recorded material he’s left behind. Comedy Dynamics will continue to stoke Kinison’s fiery legacy by releasing an album version of Sam Kinison: Brea... [Read More]
Ann Coulter gets trashed at Comedy Central Rob Lowe Roast by Jeff Ross as Prince (VIDEO)
Ann Coulter took an extraordinary verbal beating at Comedy Central’s Roast of Rob Lowe, set to air on Labor Day. We’ve seen some clips already. Comedy Central released yet another today– this one features Roast veteran Jeff Ross, dressed as Prince, who died earlier this year. We&rs... [Read More]