Jenny Zigrino on Conan, “You wanna take this to pound town, I’m the f*ckin’ Mayor”
Comedian Zigrino takes on the topics of neighborhood dog joggers, dating Jesus, and being covered in vaginas in her set on Conan. She also got to say F*&k twice. Jenny Zigrino on Conan, “You wanna take this to pound town, I’m the f*ckin’ Mayor” appeared first on The Laugh... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Greg Fitzsimmons Visits 'Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend'
by Megh Wright The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our... [Read More]
Joe DeRosa and the Importance of Setting Goals
by Kaitlynn E-A Smith You may know Joe DeRosa from his standup career, appearances on The Opie & Anthony Show, acting on Better Call Saul and Louie, or as a writer on The Pete Holmes Show. His own podcast Down With Joe DeRosa explores broad topics with comedian guests. His recent episodes with f... [Read More]
Check Out Hannibal Buress's Webby Awards Monologue
by Adam Frucci Hannibal Buress hosted the Webby Awards last night, which are like the Oscars but much less relevant and with far fewer attractive people. But hey, an awards show is an awards show, so Buress kicked things off right with a great monologue that touched on such internetty topics as Tin... [Read More]
Check Out a New, Unreleased Track From Kyle Kinane's 'I Liked His Old Stuff Better'
by Adam Frucci Comedy Central Records just released the vinyl/audio version of Kyle Kinane's standup special I Liked His Old Stuff Better, and it includes an brand-new 20-minute track not included on the televised special. We've got an exclusive stream of it below: Kinane is also kicking off a tour... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald's Final Letterman Appearance Was Perfect
by Adam Frucci On Friday night, Norm Macdonald appeared on the Late Show for the final time. Already one of the greatest talk show guests of all time, this appearance pretty much sealed it — he did a perfectly Norm standup set before a touching tribute and goodbye to Dave. 0 Comments... [Read More]
SNL’s 40th season finale monologue from host Louis C.K.
The mild racism bit is going to resonate and go over well. The Israel and Palestine stuff will push a lot of buttons and get you some blowback but you know that already. And you're really going to close with the child molester bit? Wow. That's what I told Louis CK after watching him test out his mon... [Read More]
Norm MacDonald issued a tearful “I love you” farewell to David Letterman (video)
Who knew Norm MacDonald was so sensitive? During his final appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, Norm performed some stand-up. He then ended his set by stating just how much Dave meant to him. Norm then told a joke he heard Letterman tell when he was 13 that became his favorite jo... [Read More]
Michigan comedy booker’s open letter to stand-up comics
Jason Frey, the Michigan comedian who ran multiple stand-up comedy booking companies under fake names until a Detroit TV station caught up with him in a Thursday broadcast, sent out a letter Friday to all of the comedians who he had dealt with over the years via his Charter Talent email address. Her... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: Harry Shearer May or May Not Be Leaving 'The Simpsons'
by Stephanie Simon –Harry Shearer announced that he is leaving The Simpsons after 26 seasons, but there's still a chance he could sign on for another couple seasons. -We went inside The Nightly Show with head writer Robin Thede. –Hulu ordered a 26-episode fourth season of The Mindy Proje... [Read More]