This Week in Comedy: 'Parks and Rec' Says Goodbye
by Stephanie Simon -Parks and Recreation ended its wonderful run, and we took a look at the idealism that defined the show and how it transcended its mockumentary roots. -We remembered Harris Wittels by compiling some of our favorite Wittels podcast appearances. -Chunklet magazine issued a long-out-... [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins and Scott Aukerman Look Back on Some Classic '90s Memories
by Megh Wright It's a great week to learn about some of Scott Aukerman's lesser-known television projects. First it was Scott Through the Heart, and during his appearance on Fusion's No, You Shut Up! he got super nostalgic for the '90s with host Paul F. Tompkins, which reminded the guys about their ... [Read More]
Cameron Esposito Interviews Her Dad About Catholicism and Coming Out
by Megh Wright The A.V. Club published a new installment of standup Cameron Esposito's ongoing column "Who in the World Is Cameron Esposito?" today, and this time Esposito decided to interview her conservative Catholic father about his struggle to accept her sexuality after she came out, and how it'... [Read More]
Kurt Braunohler on Late Night with Seth Meyers, “Two spoons aren’t just for the bedroom anymore”
Comedian Kurt Braunohler discusses his quiet orgasms, the difference between oranges and tangerines, and why you shouldn’t order the fajitas in his latest set on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Kurt Braunohler on Late Night with Seth Meyers, “Two spoons aren’t just for the bedroom any... [Read More]
Trevor Moore and That Awkward Conversation with Your Parents About Your Comedy
by Isaac Kozell Trevor Moore, founding member of The Whitest Kids U' Know, returns to television at midnight on March 6th with a brand new one-hour Comedy Central musical special, High in Church. The show was recorded live at the Gramercy Theater in New York and incorporates a full band, backup sing... [Read More]
Killing It with Adam Newman
by Kaitlynn E-A Smith Adam Newman's newest album, Killed, was just released on Rooftop Records. He's come a long way since the last record nearly five years ago, not only in comedy but also to distinguish himself from a certain viral video where he finds cocaine in a heckler's coat. Having performed... [Read More]
The Goddamn Comedy Jam: Interviews with Jim Jeffries, Todd Glass, Roy Wood, Rory Scovel, and Josh Adam Meyers
(via GDCJ) by Kylie Hodges, Guest Contributor The Goddamn Comedy Jam may be one of the hottest comedy shows in Los Angeles right now. With just seven shows under its belt, this monthly comedy-karaoke mash-up fills venues in no time. Josh Adam Meyers, creator of the show, has teamed up with house ban... [Read More]
Brooklyn Comedy Festival Submissions Are Open Until March 29
via Matt Kleinschmidt, The Syndicate Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Comedy Festival has set a deadline for accepting submissions for its August 2015 dates. Interested parties have through March 29th to submit their submissions online via Eventbrite. Performers wishing to ... [Read More]
McDonald’s gifts entire Jim Gaffigan audience with cheeseburgers, McGriddles. Super Bowl Pay with Lovin’ commercial takes on new life (VIDEO)
It’s not every day that we get to see exercise routines and fast food sharing a spotlight. At least, not in a way that’s usually beneficial to the fast food company. But over the weekend, Jim Gaffigan proved that working out and indulging a McDonald’s cheeseburger doesn’t hav... [Read More]
SXSW announces 2015 Comedy Lineup including Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr, and NBC’s “Undateable”
Comedy has become a force to be reckoned with more so now than ever and SXSW, widely known as a heavy player in the music industry, has been doing its part to serve the comedy community and its universe over the last eight years by hosting hundreds of acclaimed performers, and un... [Read More]