Todd Barry, Big Jay Oakerson talk about their all-crowd-work comedy albums (AUDIO)
If you’ve been paying attention to comedy album releases of late, you’ll know that both Todd Barry and Big Jay Oakerson have released albums that feature their crowd work chops. Barry’s album The Crowd Work Tour (and also it was a tour) came first and is still available on Louis C.... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt just won our vote for the 2015 comedy Grammy by taking out the competition on social media
We've fought this battle before, @alyankovic. We will resolve this in February. #Grammys2015: pic.twitter.com/uIwkpwQyaj — Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) December 5, 2014 If you didn’t realize, earlier today the Grammy Nominations were announced. In the comedy category some pretty heavy h... [Read More]
 
Weird Al, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., and Jim Gaffigan Get Grammy Noms
by Megh Wright The Grammys announced their 2015 nominees today, and in addition to the late Joan Rivers scoring a nomination for Best Spoken World Album for Diary of a Mad Diva, the Best Comedy Album category is full of impressive competition. The five nominees this year: Weird Al's Mandatory Fun, J... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. on Chris Rock's Film Career: "All He Really Needed to Do Was Be Who He Is Onstage"
by Megh Wright "Louis C.K. thinks that the solution to Rock’s movie problem was obvious in retrospect. 'His honesty and thoughtfulness and intelligence—it isn't a good match for just putting a guy up there, building a big premise around him, and raking in the bucks,' he says. 'Chris was ... [Read More]
 
Tig Notaro Live in Austin (Review)
AUSTIN – In a paradoxical municipality like Austin, Texas, where small-town mentality seems to prevail even as the city itself continues to balloon, it’s easy to see how a personality like Tig Notaro’s would sell out tickets like a scalper on Super Bowl Sunday. To begin with, Tig i... [Read More]
 
Brad Pitt hates Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)
Zach Galifianakis topped his previous presidential interview with a brilliant new episode of his Funny Or Die series Between Two Ferns. The guest this time is Brad Pitt (or Bradley Pitts, or Bart Pitt, or whatever). The Furry Fury star sits down with Galifianakis as he receives an odd assortmen... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages
It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then plugging th... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Just Explained His Unified Theory of Space and Mars and the Moon and Stuff
by Megh Wright Just a few days after announcing the vinyl release of his standup special Oh My God, Louis C.K. delivered a bizarre Twitter rant this afternoon proclaiming some of his theories about Mars, moons, and the universe at large. It's much better seen than explained…then again, there'... [Read More]
 
Watch vintage Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and more!
Nothing induces acute FOMO like visiting Montreal the one time in your life just days before the Just For Laughs festival begins. Such is the case with this particular contributor, but Just For Laughs did the next best thing and released previously unseen footage from over the course of the festival... [Read More]
 
Howard Stern discussed the eulogy he delivered at Joan Rivers’ funeral, opens up with wildy raunchy joke
Howard Stern delivered the eulogy at Joan Rivers’ funeral on Sunday, right afterward, many started talking about Rivers’ close friend Howard Stern’s eulogy for Rivers, leading off with a risky opener. Turns out that opener worked and yesterday on his show Stern recalled his eulogy ... [Read More]