This week in comedy: Goodbye, Colbert Nation
It finally happened. The moment everyone dreaded as much as they anticipated, the final episode of The Colbert Report, defined this week. The send-off wouldn’t have been complete without something truly grand and spectacular, which is exactly what viewers received in the form of... [Read More]
 
@Midnight Is Becoming @11:30 For a Couple of Weeks
by Adam Frucci With The Colbert Report officially gone, it's only a matter of time before The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore debuts in its timeslot. But during that awkward period before then, Chris Hardwick and @midnight will take over the 11:30pm timeslot on Comedy Central. From January 5th throu... [Read More]
 
That time Hannibal Buress was an NBA reporter for ESPN (video)
The folks at Grantland made the very wise decision to recruit Hannibal Burress to be a basketball correspondent. They sent him to a Cavs/Pelican’s game to try to report on star Anthony Davis. Davis left the game very early on (7 minutes) but Buress managed to turn it into comedy gold by taking... [Read More]
 
David Fincher Is Developing an HBO Comedy About Making Music Videos in the 80s
by Adam Frucci David Fincher, director of such hilarious comedies as Gone Girl, Se7en, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, is now developing a new half-hour comedy for HBO. Tentatively titled Living on Video, here's the synopsis:Set in 1983 Los Angeles, Living On Video centers on Bobby, a wide-eyed... [Read More]
 
Follow Jeff Dunham on Twitter today for the chance to win some prizes
Jeff Dunham fans listen up! Today, the beloved comedian is running a fun contest that will stretch nationally all over the continental United States. All you have to do is follow Jeff on Twitter today for him to share clues that involve your chance to win some prizes. Including copies of his latest ... [Read More]
 
Follow Jeff Dunham on Twitter today for the chance to win some prizes
Jeff Dunham fans listen up! Today, the beloved comedian is running a fun contest that will stretch nationally all over the continental United States. All you have to do is follow Jeff on Twitter today for him to share clues that involve your chance to win some prizes. Including copies of his latest ... [Read More]
 
'The Colbert Report' Says Goodbye with Dozens of Stephen's Closest, Most Famous Friends
by Adam Frucci The final episode of The Colbert Report aired last night, and in it Stephen killed death himself and ascended into eternity – with Alex Trebek, naturally. But before flying off into another realm, he had some of his best pals join him in song. Everybody from Jon Stewart and Mic... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert gets massive sing-along send off from celebs as “The Colbert Report” signs off one last time
About an hour ago, Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report signed off for the last time. It’s bittersweet and we’re already imagining the think pieces that we’ll read these next few weeks breaking down the cultural relevance of a show that started off as a singular joke and lasted n... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert gets massive sing-along send off from celebs as “The Colbert Report” signs off one last time
About an hour ago, Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report signed off for the last time. It’s bittersweet and we’re already imagining the think pieces that we’ll read these next few weeks breaking down the cultural relevance of a show that started off as a singular joke and lasted n... [Read More]
 
Jessica Williams puts Fox News through the Jay-Z treatment
Fox News can never seem to keep their foot out of their mouth. Recently, Sean Hannity referred to rapper Jay-Z as a “former crack dealer” in a recent segment. He really couldn’t let it go.  It seems Fox News has a new rule, everyone must be labeled by the worst thing they&rsqu... [Read More]