This Week in Comedy: Summer's End
by Stephanie Simon -Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, and The Colbert Report won Emmys while Amy Poehler was snubbed for the 11th time. -We had an inside look at the return of Superego with Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins. -We discussed whether or not Modern Family real... [Read More]
 
Bonnie McFarlane on Letterman, “You can be anything you want to be if you’re a man”
Hot off the release of her documentary, Women Aren’t Funny, Bonnie McFarlane visited Late Show with David Letterman last night as the guest comic. McFarlane admitted a deep dark secret to the audience… she’s vegan. Not the strictest vegan though, but still. McFarlane went on to ta... [Read More]
 
Bonnie McFarlane on Letterman, “You can be anything you want to be if you’re a man”
Hot off the release of her documentary, Women Aren’t Funny, Bonnie McFarlane visited Late Show with David Letterman last night as the guest comic. McFarlane admitted a deep dark secret to the audience… she’s vegan. Not the strictest vegan though, but still. McFarlane went on to ta... [Read More]
 
Inside the Return of 'Superego' with Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins
by Bradford Evans On September 1st, the incredibly funny podcast Superego is returning with the debut of its long-awaited fourth season. The semi-improvised sketch show will return from its year-plus hiatus with comedian Paul F. Tompkins, a frequent guest on seasons past, officially joining the grou... [Read More]
 
#TBT when Cory Loykasek helped Donny Divanian prepare for a big date
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. When reminiscing about catching the show Happy House at last year’s New York Comedy Festival, I remembered this g... [Read More]
 
How to Succeed at Edinburgh Fringe with Alex Edelman
by Elise Czajkowski Alex Edelman has had an excellent August. The American comic headed to the Edinburgh Fringe with his debut show, Millennial, and on Saturday, he walked away with the coveted Best Newcomer Award at the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Past winners include stars like&nbs... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for Jim Jefferies new Netflix special, “BARE”
Jim Jefferies newest special will lead off a new string of Netflix exclusives this year. Filmed in Boston, Jefferies special, BARE, will be available on Netflix on August 29th. The often-crude comedian is game to tackle any subject, including gun control, anal sex, and race. He’s an equal-oppo... [Read More]
 
Daniel Sloss and the Art of Telling Critics to Piss Off
by Elise Czajkowski At only 23, Daniel Sloss has become one of the biggest draws at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Scottish comic played to packed houses during his fun in a 400-seat lecture hall in Edinburgh, and he's about to take his show "Really?!" on tour throughout the UK. He's also g... [Read More]
 
What's on TV This Week: The Emmys and the Finale of 'Chelsea Lately'
by Stephanie Simon Tonight, Seth Meyers hosts the Primetime Emmy Awards from LA. Emmys will be given to Outstanding Comedy Series, the Best Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series along with Outstanding Writing and Directing for a comedy series, amongst many others. Also this week C... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy: The 'Simpsons' Marathon Begins
by Stephanie Simon -The Simpsons marathon kicked off this week on FXX and we had the full schedule. -We looked at why The Richard Pryor Special deserves a prominent placement in Pryor’s repertoire of greatness. -The iconic voice of SNL Don Pardo died at 96. -Alex Honnet and Caitlin Stepha... [Read More]