9 Documentaries about comedians you can find on Netflix, and one you can’t
There are a lot of comedy documentaries out there in the world. Some of them are endlessly fascinating and offer a behind the scenes look at what comedians think about a topic. Others focus on one comedian’s origin story/search/climb/obstacle overcoming something. While others sometimes are ju... [Read More]
 
Why I quit Twitter – and will again
“I really enjoyed these three months away. Slowly weaning myself off of social media has, ironically, made me feel younger. At least, I have the habits of a much younger person now. I used social media—at least for these past 90 days—at the frequency of a 20 year old. Occasionally,... [Read More]
 
Why I quit Twitter – and will again
“I really enjoyed these three months away. Slowly weaning myself off of social media has, ironically, made me feel younger. At least, I have the habits of a much younger person now. I used social media—at least for these past 90 days—at the frequency of a 20 year old. Occasionally,... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt Explains His Three-Month Social Media Break
by Megh Wright "Maybe it's because this younger generation doesn't have the demarcation we have—of a world before cell phones and then after. It was always there for them. So it's not a novelty. And thus has less power. They don't remember the endorphin rush of sudden connectivity, like when p... [Read More]
 
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog will insult you on video– and for a worthy cause (Contest)
There’s been handful of truly great insult comedians throughout the history of comedy– Don Rickles, Lisa Lampanelli, Jeff Ross come to mind. But no one but Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has mastered the art of the insult (while being a rubber canine) the way Triumph has. And that is why i... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt releases a book about his love of classic films
Comedian Patton Oswalt has released a new book, a memoir of sorts as well as an ode to classic cinema. In “Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film,” Oswalt recounts the time he spent watching film after film at the New Beverly Cinema. Between 1995 and 1999, Osw... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt Has Written a Book About His Addiction to Movies
by Megh Wright Patton Oswalt has a second book in the works. Recently, Amazon posted the pre-order page for his upcoming book titled Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film. Here's the book's official description: New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor Patt... [Read More]
 
Robert Kelly’s ‘Live at the Village Underground’ headed to Rhode Island International Film Festival
Robert Kelly’s upcoming stand-up comedy film Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground, has been accepted into the Rhode Island International Film Festival, one of a handful of qualifying fests for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Live at the Village Underground will make i... [Read More]
 
“Weird Al” Yankovic’s third installment of #8videos8days parodies Lorde’s “Royals” with “FOIL”
It’s day 3 of “Weird Al” Yankovic’s #8videos8days to celebrate the release of Mandatory Fun. Today he teamed up with the folks at College Humor to take the piss out of Lorde’s song “Royals” with his parody song “Foil.” As with a lot of his best s... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central’s CC: Studios releases its first full-length movie “Jason Nash is Married”
Comedy Central’s CC: Studios makes history today with the release of their first full-length film, Jason Nash is Married. The film, originally conceived as a web-series, stars comedian Jason Nash who also wrote and directed the film. “Jason is stuck living in the shadows of his more succ... [Read More]