Phil Anselmo, Dave Hill team up for Metal Grasshopper, Web series that spoofs Heavy Metal
As someone who grew up listening, playing and worshipping metal and who has since gone on to worship the art of comedy, the fact that ex-Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo is teaming up with musically-inclined comedian Dave Hill gives me a great big music-comedy boner. Anselmo, who has gone on to front b... [Read More]
 
Image of Gilbert Gottfried: "THE APOLOGY EPIDEMIC"
Gilbert Gottfried: "THE APOLOGY EPIDEMIC"
"Let me begin by saying I’m sorry. I’m truly, deeply, unequivocally sorry. I apologize to the people I offend with this essay, and I apologize to the people who aren’t sure why they’re offended but are pretty sure they should be. I don’t know how I live with myself, and I hope you’ll find it in your heart to forgive me." [Read More]
 
Tim Heidecker, Jesse Alkire demand Bubba Gump Shrimp Co stop selling shellfish in light of Hobby Lobby controversy
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts retail chain, allowing the ultra-Christian company to refuse insurance coverage of birth control that is otherwise available under President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care ... [Read More]
 
An Extremely Indulgent Essay About My Process/Current Mindstate and a Shameless Promotion For My Upcoming Hour Special Taping
I’ve made the mistake of sleepwalking through my life. Who hasn’t? No, I don’t mean like Mike Birbiglia did. Or, does? What I mean is my focus had been fixed on the not-as-important things – career status, where I thought I’d be and might not be at this point, what othe... [Read More]
 
Kevin Hart fires back at ex-wife ‘Atlanta Exes’ star Torrei, tells Twitter ‘Don’t believe the hype!’
Kevin Hart is not sitting idly by as his ex-wife Torrei Hart slams the super successful comedian on Entertainment Tonight. Torrei spoke to Entertainment Tonight’s Rocsi Diaz to promote the upcoming reality series Altanta Exes, in which Torrei co-stars. Kevin Hart split with Torrei more than si... [Read More]
 
Lance Armstrong Missing Testicle Found? ‘Cards Of Humanity’ Gets Hilariously Awkward When Doping Former Cyclist Draws Own Card
We are still struggling to forgive Lance Armstrong after he confessed to doping while winning seven Tour de France races.  But while he still has a long way to go to get back into the public’s good graces, he at least proved during a recent playing of Cards Against Humanity that he still ... [Read More]
 
Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian
Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman, Joy Behar and 10 other stellar comedians will be part of The Venetian Las Vegas’ new all-female comedy series Lipshtick. Get it— because “shtick” is sort of a synonym for comedy and because girls LOVE lipstick? You may be askin... [Read More]
 
ABC’s ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Cristela, ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ a win for racial diversity in television comedy?
ABC programming chief Paul Lee gave people a taste of the network’s diverse slate of comedies for the 2014-15 season at its upfront presentation to advertisers. It showed off comedies starring black actors, hispanic females and a chubby Thai kid that saves ABC from any accusations of lacking r... [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress, Demetri Martin kick off Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival (Recap)
AUSTIN – If the third time’s the charm, then the third year of Austin’s rapidly growing Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival has the c-word turned up to 30. And who better to kick off this third-year charm offensive than Demetri Martin– he of the understated charisma and qu... [Read More]
 
Austin Comedian Kat Ramzinski brutally attacked, will still perform at Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival
Easter night is generally reserved for eating crappy chocolate-shaped bunnies and making sexual ‘He Is Risen’ puns– but this was not the case for Austin, Texas comic, Kat Ramzinski who was brutally attacked while walking home on April 20. Ramzinski says a silver minivan crept up on... [Read More]