Talking to Brett Gelman About His New Adult Swim Special
by Bradford Evans Tomorrow night, Adult Swim is airing Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends, a new half-hour special starring comedian Brett Gelman and directed by Jason Woliner, who co-wrote the script with Gelman. Beginning as a talk show Gelman hosts over a meal with six Hollywo... [Read More]
 
Eddie Izzard ‘Force Majeure’ Interview: ‘The Melting Pot can save the World’
On the surface, Eddie Izzard and Arnold Schwarzenegger don’t seem to have much in common. Izzard is hilarious; Schwarzenegger isn’t funny (on purpose, at least). Izzard is a slight dude – barely 5’8” – who cross-dresses and wears lipstick while Schwarzenegger stan... [Read More]
 
Talking to Chris Gethard About His New Album, His Comedy Central Pilot, and More
by Bradford Evans Chris Gethard has an exciting few months coming up. His debut standup album, entitled My Comedy Album, comes out today, his Comedy Central half-hour special is airing this summer, and he'll soon hear back on whether Comedy Central will be ordering his pilot of The Chris Gethard Sho... [Read More]
 
Jen Kirkman Seems Like Fun
Jen Kirkman does it all – the Los Angeles-based stand-up frequently tours the country, she writes and appears on Chelsea Lately and After Lately, she’s the author of I Can Barely Take Care of myself, a humorous look at the child-free life, and she hosts her own podcast, I Seem Fun, and i... [Read More]
 
Meet Me In New York: Christian Finnegan
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
 
On Tour with Dave Ross: Week 2, ‘Sh*t hits the fan’
LA based comedian and storyteller Dave Ross is traveling across the country for a two month tour encompassing the full spectrum of comedy shows; house shows, weekends featuring at clubs, a live podcast recording, headlining independent shows, all culminating in his biggest show yet: headlining the H... [Read More]
 
Pre-Order 'Poking a Dead Frog,' Mike Sacks's Follow-Up to 'And Here's the Kicker'
by Megh Wright Mike Sacks has written a sequel to his hit 2009 book And Here's the Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers on their Craft. The new series of interviews — called Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers — includes new insights from Amy Poeh... [Read More]
 
Meet Me In New York: Jacqueline Novak
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]
 
Talking to Cartoonist Rich Stevens About His Comic Strip, 'Diesel Sweeties'
by Alex Dueben Rich Stevens’s comic strip Diesel Sweeties is an odd creation. An online strip with pixelated artwork, it features a strange cast of characters including an emotional robot, an ex-pornstar, and various humans, cats, and mechanical devices. He’s also the man behind merchand... [Read More]
 
Talking to Dave Attell About His New Comedy Central Standup Show and Special
by Phil Davidson If you’re a fan of standup, you owe it to yourself to watch Dave Attell do a set at the Comedy Cellar, the famed New York club where he can be found most weekends. To see him in his element, that is telling dirty jokes in a dark basement full of drunk people, is one of the gre... [Read More]