Bill Burr, Jimmy Fallon, Marc Maron, Craig Ferguson, Jim Gaffigan to headline 20th Anniversary of Denis Leary’s “Comics Come Home”
Denis Leary’s annual charity event Comics Come Home is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The longest running comedy benefit in America will ring in its anniversary in Boston at the TD Gardens on Saturday November 8th at 8pm. While the benefit has always hosted an incredible lineup of... [Read More]
Bill Cosby, Amy Schumer, Tig Notaro and more will headline the 2014 New York Comedy Festival
For the 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival will return to the Big Apple November 5-9th. In association with Comedy Central and produced by Caroline’s on Broadway, the NYCF announced this year’s headliners, a monster list that includes Bill Cosby, Tig Notaro, Amy Schumer, Hannibal Bu... [Read More]
Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival
The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year’s festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom recently finalized ne... [Read More]
Profiles in Funny: Dan Dion’s photographs from Montreal’s Just For Laughs, 2014
Montreal's Just For Laughs festival can seem like a whirlwind, whether it's your first year or your 30th, whether you're a fan or a Gala headliner. But photographer Dan Dion managed to make time stop once again this July, thanks to his camera and the trust he has with the many performers who pose fo... [Read More]
How would comedians fix Myspace? (video)
Mashable went to the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal to talk to comedians. One of the questions they asked the likes of Marc Maron, The Lucas Bros, T.J. Miller, and Chris D’Elia was how they would fix Myspace. You remember Myspace right? That social media network that had all those people... [Read More]
Amy Schumer, Bill Cosby to play Carnegie Hall for 2014 New York Comedy Festival
Amy Schumer will play Carnegie Hall this November! Bill Cosby, too! They're among the headliners announced today for this fall's 11th annual New York Comedy Festival, to run Nov. 5-9, 2014, across the city, presented by Caroline's on Broadway in conjunction with Comedy Central. The festival announce... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mike Myers Does 'WTF with Marc Maron'
by Jessye McGarry The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week ... [Read More]
Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs
MONTREAL – “Yes, there are problems.” The cold opening to Marc Maron’s intimate Place des Arts show drew huge laughs. The line was unexpected, yet not – after all, Maron traffics in problems, to heartwarming and introspective effect. And indeed, we really couldn’t... [Read More]
Mike Myers Gives Advice to Young Performers: "Don't Want to Be Famous"
by Megh Wright "I've never thought that I was going to be discovered. I just didn't think that — I just thought I'd be somebody who was a hard worker. And for me things started to happen once I completely gave up the concept of being discovered, and I in essence discovered what I wanted to do.... [Read More]
Marc Maron talks to Seth Meyers all about his MRI adventures (video)
Marc Maron dropped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to have a conversation about what he does on his day off. Turns out when he’s not being kept busy, he things he’s getting brain cancer and goes to get an MRI just to make sure. It was that experience that he told the late night […]... [Read More]