Gilda’s LaughFest 2015: The Laugh Button interview with festival director Joanne Roehm
Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, has quickly earned a reputation for being one of the nation’s marquee events for both participants and artists. This major 10- day Midwest festival is based in Grand Rapids is going on March 5-15 and in... [Read More]
The Goddamn Comedy Jam: Interviews with Jim Jeffries, Todd Glass, Roy Wood, Rory Scovel, and Josh Adam Meyers
(via GDCJ) by Kylie Hodges, Guest Contributor The Goddamn Comedy Jam may be one of the hottest comedy shows in Los Angeles right now. With just seven shows under its belt, this monthly comedy-karaoke mash-up fills venues in no time. Josh Adam Meyers, creator of the show, has teamed up with house ban... [Read More]
Brooklyn Comedy Festival Submissions Are Open Until March 29
via Matt Kleinschmidt, The Syndicate Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Comedy Festival has set a deadline for accepting submissions for its August 2015 dates. Interested parties have through March 29th to submit their submissions online via Eventbrite. Performers wishing to ... [Read More]
Amy Schumer, Wyatt Cenac, Scott Aukerman, and More Are Headed to SXSW
by Megh Wright Austin's SXSW Festival just announced its big comedy lineup for this year, which runs from March 14th through the 21st and is set to feature a ton of funny people including Amy Schumer, Wyatt Cenac, Scott Aukerman, Judd Apatow, Brooks Wheelan, Eric Andre, James Adomian, Nick Kroll, Va... [Read More]
SXSW announces 2015 Comedy Lineup including Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr, and NBC’s “Undateable”
Comedy has become a force to be reckoned with more so now than ever and SXSW, widely known as a heavy player in the music industry, has been doing its part to serve the comedy community and its universe over the last eight years by hosting hundreds of acclaimed performers, and un... [Read More]
2015 Tribeca Film Festival to open with SNL documentary, “Live From New York!”
The 40th Anniversary Saturday Night Live party continues just a little longer. Tribeca Film Festival announced that they will kick off their 2015 festival with an SNL documentary directed by Bao Nguyen. The documentary, based on the 2014 best-selling book, offers a deep and comprehensive look at the... [Read More]
The Brooklyn Comedy Festival submissions are open until March 29th
If you are looking to take part in this year’s Brooklyn Comedy Festival, well then you need to get your act together and submit. The festival’s submission process is up and running in full swing and those interested in submitting have until March 29th to submit via the festival’s E... [Read More]
Limestone Comedy Festival hits Bloomington Indiana June 4-6 with SNL’s Michael Che and Comedy Central’s Kyle Kinane
The Limestone Comedy Festival is back for it’s third installment June 4-6 2015. So far Michael Che (SNL), Kyle Kinane (Comedy Central, Funny People), Hari Kondabolu (Totally Biased, Comedy Central Presents), and Chad Daniels (Conan, Comedy Central Presents) have been announced as headliners.&n... [Read More]
Watch a Lengthy and Candid Conversation with Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman
by Megh Wright Comedians Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman both have projects at the Sundance Film Festival this year — Notaro is the subject of a new documentary called Tig and Silverman stars in a drama called I Smile Back — and The New York Times sat down with both of them for a lengthy ... [Read More]
Jack Black comedy “The D Train” heading to IFC
Debuting this week at the Sundance Film Festival is the high school reunion comedy starring Jack Black entitled The D Train. And the next stop for said train is possibly IFC, who is close to signing a deal for U.S. distribution rights. Fox Searchlight was also in the running for ... [Read More]