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]
Veep star Matt Walsh premieres A Better You at Santa Barbara Film Festival … watch the trailer!
One of America’s favorite improviser, guest star and stand-out character actor Matt Walsh has added ‘director’ to his impressive list of credentials. The Upright Citizens Brigade co-founder’s second feature film A Better You is about to make its debut at the Santa Barbara Fil... [Read More]
In her own words: Tig Notaro on the decision to reveal her scars most truthfully and literally onstage
Tig Notaro has the first and more dramatic documentaries about her recent life debuting this month at the Sundance Film Festival. Tig will screen five times this week at Sundance. It covers a trying period in Notaro's life in 2012, when, as the film's description notes: "Having just recovered from a... [Read More]
Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy documentary: From Kickstarter to Sundance to distribution deal!
Even before its world premiere this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, Kevin Pollak's TV misery (spoiler alert!) can be pushed aside for joy and gratitude as his new stand-up comedy documentary, Misery Loves Comedy, has been picked up for North American distribution by Tribeca Film. “Miser... [Read More]
Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival announces 2015 initial lineup: Patton Oswalt, Tim Minchin, Marc Maron, and more
It’s time once again for what is now the fourth annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival April 22-25 in Austin, TX. And we’ve got the initial lineup of headliners and comedians performing for you. They include the likes of Patton Oswalt (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., BoJack Horseman), Tim... [Read More]
Image of Nashville Comedians To Attempt World Record Breaking 8 Day Long Comedy Show
Nashville Comedians To Attempt World Record Breaking 8 Day Long Comedy Show announced today it's intention to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "LONGEST STAND-UP COMEDY SHOW - MULTIPLE COMEDIANS" during the Wild West Comedy Festival in April. Beginning 6:30pm April 12, 2015, at The East Room in Nashville, Tennessee, the Nashville StandUp comedy scene will begin it's attempt to make comedy history while creating as many opportunities for stage time for as many comedians as possible during Nashville's popular comedy festival. The cur... [Read More]
Individual tickets for Gilda’s Laughfest 2015 featuring Bo Burnham, Nick Thune, Jim Jeffries, George Lopez, and more are on sale now
Gilda’s Laughfest is back and in a big way in 2015. This year’s festival will take place March 5-15 and is already off to a fantastic start with several shows selling out during early ticket package and purchase opportunities with more shows being added. 2015 sees the return of Bo Burnha... [Read More]
Watch Hannibal Buress and Danny Brown Drive Around Bonnaroo in a Golf Cart
by Megh Wright Ahead of tonight's big lineup announcement, Bonnaroo posted a brand new clip today from last year's show featuring Hannibal Buress and rapper Danny Brown (and later, special guest Seth Herzog) riding around the festival grounds on a golf cart while interacting with fans, discussing st... [Read More]
Bridget Everett enters the “Dork Forest” and “Ding-Donger with Matt Braunger” has it’s live debut at NYC Podfest
The hardcore podcast listeners were out in full supporting regalia this past weekend at the 3rd Annual NYC Podfest. The festival ran this weekend (January 9-11) at various venues across New York City. The Todd Barry Podcast, The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart, and Gilbert Gottfried... [Read More]