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]
 
57th annual Grammy Awards nominations in comedy, spoken word
The Grammy Awards rolled out their nominations throughout the day on Twitter, but once they did, looks like they found some great picks out of the hundreds of stand-up comedy CDs released during the past eligibility period (which differs from the calendar year, remember). As you can see, in comedy, ... [Read More]
 
Weird Al, Jim Gaffigan and more earn 2015 Grammy nominations
With award season just around the bend, the nominations are just starting to pour through. During an all-day musical event, the nominations for the 2015 Grammy Awards were announced today. In the category for “Best Comedy Album,” comedians “Weird Al” Yankovic, Jim Gaffigan, L... [Read More]
 
Image of The best comedy albums and specials of 2014 | The A.V. Club
The best comedy albums and specials of 2014 | The A.V. Club
It was a bigger year for up-and-comers than 2013, which was stacked with theater-fillers like Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari—though Ansari is still probably the biggest comic working, with two shows at Madison Square Garden this year. Below, in no particular order, are our favorite comedy albums and specials of 2014. [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes, Bo Burnham, Pete Holmes to headline Gilda’s Laughfest
The fifth season of the midwestern comedy festival, Gilda’s Laughfest has announced its lineup and it’s stacked. From March 5th-15th in Grand Rapids, MI Laughfest will host some of the biggest names in stant-up comedy. This morning the festival announced its headliners, George Lopez, Pat... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for ‘The Heart, She Holler’ season 3
Adult Swim’s creepiest comedy The Heart, She Holler returns next month. Patton Oswalt, Scott Adsit, David Cross, Amy Sedaris and more return for season three on December 1st. Adult Swim recently released the first trailer for the new season and its… an interesting one. Brace yourself, a... [Read More]
 
'The Heart, She Holler' Returns to Adult Swim December 1st
by Megh Wright The third season of The Heart, She Holler just got a premiere date. Adult Swim announced today that the newest season of the Patton Oswalt-starring show will premiere on Monday, December 1st at 12:30am, with new episodes each weeknight until the finale on Wednesday, December 10th. Osw... [Read More]
 
'The Heart, She Holler' Returns to Adult Swim December 1st
by Megh Wright The third season of The Heart, She Holler just got a premiere date. Adult Swim announced today that the newest season of the Patton Oswalt-starring show will premiere on Monday, December 1st at 12:30am, with new episodes each weeknight until the finale on Wednesday, December 10th. Osw... [Read More]
 
Should All Standup Comics Write Their Own Jokes?
by Josiah Hesse I was thirteen when I first saw a comic glance at his notes on stage, and I remember wondering why I was surprised to see this. Did you think he was making all this up on the spot? I asked myself. Well, I guess I did. Years later, when I began regularly attending comedy shows and wou... [Read More]