Episode #136: Scott Aukerman
Scott Aukerman got his first big break as a writer/performer on the HBO cult classic, Mr. Show with Bob and David. But he’s responsible for many more big breaks, not only as host of the Comedy Death Ray and Comedy Bang Bang live shows at M Bar and the UCB Theatre, but also as host […] [Read More]
Funny or Die reimagines City Slickers as a Westworld narrative
Better late than never, Funny or Die inspired a City Slickers reunion and recruited a few folks from Westworld for a parody mashup. Because, of course, City Slickers itself felt like a fantasy camp narrative — but FoD takes it a step further. Instead of Mitch (Billy Crystal) and Phil (Daniel S... [Read More]
T.J. Miller Wants to Use Comedy to Soothe the Human Condition
T.J. Miller cuts to the core. Whether shooting from the hip on local morning talk shows or waxing philosophical in his standup, Miller is operating from a place of gut instinct. In his latest ventures, he’s appearing opposite Jennifer Aniston in a holiday comedy, Office Christmas Party, debuti... [Read More]
Thanksgiving fun! Watch these married Pilgrims clash over Native Americans
This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving, or as some correct history purists might refer to it– the systematic murder of the original American settlers. A lot has been written about the first Thanksgiving. How accurate those accounts in American History books that line the shelves of our Element... [Read More]
Thanksgiving fun! Watch these married Pilgrims clash over Native Americans
This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving, or as some correct history purists might refer to it– the systematic murder of the original American settlers. A lot has been written about the first Thanksgiving. How accurate those accounts in American History books that line the shelves of our Element... [Read More]
IFC takes minority ownership stake of Funny or Die
While the relationship between the Fusion cable channel and The Onion continues to play out, AMC Networks has just made a major play to re-up everyone's awareness of IFC as a comedy channel, acquiring minority ownership in Funny or Die. They're already joining forces on the forthcoming series, Brock... [Read More]
Where to watch comedians dissect Election Night 2016 live online and on TV
If Election Day 2016 has stressed you out, then watching the live voting results on an actual news station may be too much for you. Perhaps you need some comedians to dissect it for you? In Comedy Boom 2.0, plenty of such option exist! To wit: Noon EST: Live, 12 hours of election coverage from [&hel... [Read More]
Where to watch comedians dissect Election Night 2016 live online and on TV
If Election Day 2016 has stressed you out, then watching the live voting results on an actual news station may be too much for you. Perhaps you need some comedians to dissect it for you? In Comedy Boom 2.0, plenty of such option exist! To wit: Noon EST: Live, 12 hours of election coverage from [&hel... [Read More]