Hannibal Buress Gets Yondr To Block Cell Phones At Latest Show
When it comes to seeing his jokes become the basis of a viral phenomenon, comedian Hannibal Buress is nothing short of a reluctant expert. In the fall of 2014, Buress’ comedy set on Bill Cosby’s rape allegations hit the internet after an audience member recorded it on their cell phone. T... [Read More]
 
Louis CK’s new project I’m a Cop: He’ll write, direct and star in the feature film
Louis C.K. will write, direct and star in a feature film I’m a Cop. It’s not the Louie star’s first time making a movie but it’s been 14 years since the comedian/actor/writer/maker-of-all-things has been behind the camera on a feature film. His last time was on the 2001 artis... [Read More]
 
‘The Simpsons’ future is decided
The Simpsons are staying on Fox for at least another two seasons as the network announced the renewal on Monday, not like anyone was truly worried about the show’s future. Seasons 27 and 28 will push the longest-running sitcom to 625 episodes. “I’ve outlasted Letterman, Jon Stewart... [Read More]
 
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival
I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that actually happened. And t... [Read More]
 
Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight
Tonight will be Samantha Bee’s final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” Comedy ... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock Weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao For HBO Sports
Chris Rock has worn many hats during his illustrious career: writer, producer, actor, director. But sports commentator? It maybe a new chapeau for his collection but it is one he wears very well. While being interviewed for HBO Sports recently, Chris Rock gave his take on the long awaited bout, set... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Video)
Love him or hate him, you have to respect Jon Stewart. The stand-up comedian turned late night voice for a political generation is known for calling out news organizations, political leaders and celebrities on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. But, with the social “perfect storm” t... [Read More]
 
Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect
Conan O’Brien took to Twitter to respond to one of his staff writer’s public war on late night comedy. Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet)has been a writer for O’Brien since 2008 when the red-headed comedian was at NBC on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. du Bouchet stayed on ... [Read More]
 
TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List: Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Lorne Michaels, more represent for comedy
TIME magazine released its twelfth-annual TIME 100 today, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. And, while many familiar names from the arenas of politics and business were featured, some of comedy’s best and brightest stars also received honorable mentions within the pages o... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais vs Rebecca Francis: Comedian calls out hunter for posing next to giraffe she killed
Comedian Ricky Gervais is hilarious on television, in films and on stage. But when it comes to social media, he has found a greater use for online tools like Facebook and Twitter: to bring awareness to the mistreatment of wild animals. On April 13, the Derek creator and star star re-tweeted a p... [Read More]