In preparation for the Super Bowl, comedians who are fans of both teams face off
This weekend is the Super Bowl! So before the teams square off, the fans do what the fans do best, and that’s take digs at the opposing team’s fans. So, in an ESPN Enemy Territory spot, New England Patriots fans Gary Gulman, Nick DiPaolo, and Max Weisz square off on Seattle Seahawks fans... [Read More]
 
Jen Kirkman: The Laughspin Interview (or Proof of why Jen Kirkman is the Shit)
Chatting one-on-one with Jen Kirkman is a little bit like breaking into the Museum of Natural History after hours. It’s an act that manages to be both nerdy and rebellious, where one could simply wander unsupervised through the halls, soaking up every ounce of information while giggling openly... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy: Louis C.K. Released a New Special and the 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Got Its Cast
by Stephanie Simon -What do Kristen Wig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Melissa McCarthy all have in common?  Well, they’re reportedly your new Ghostbusters cast, and we told you everything we know so far about the franchise’s reboot. -Louis C.K.’s newest standup specia... [Read More]
 
“Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ Super Bowl spot takes a shot at deflate-gate
Even Hot Tub Time Machine 2 is taking it’s turn at the Patriots and this whole deflate-gate. Remember when you are getting ready to enjoy the big game this weekend, that you make sure your balls are fully inflated. Here’s the HTTM2 Super Bowl Spot. “Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ Su... [Read More]
 
Aziz Ansari's New Netflix Special 'Live at Madison Square Garden' Premieres March 6th
by Megh Wright Aziz Ansari has a brand new standup special due out in March. In a press release today, Netflix announced that Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden will debut on Friday, March 6th. The special was taped at Ansari's sold-out Madison Square Garden shows last year and covers topics... [Read More]
 
Gilbert Gottfried in a Super Bowl commercial with Snoop Dogg for EAT24
The Super Bowl commercials come out earlier each year, and online, so are they even Super Bowl commercials? It's a moot question, because any company that pays the millions of dollars for a 30-second or 60-second spot during the biggest football game and TV event of the year will get its money's wor... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Horatio Sanz and Ben Schwartz Celebrate Secular Christmas
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]
 
Key and Peele Get Ready for the Super Bowl with "East/West Bowl Pro Edition"
by Megh Wright Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are hosting Comedy Central's first-ever Super Bowl special Friday night, and today they released a clip featuring a brand new installment of their hit Key and Peele "East/West Bowl" sketches, this time for pros only. They brought along some real NFL... [Read More]
 
Brett Siddell to tape his new hour long DVD/Album March 10th at Gotham Comedy Club NYC
Brett Siddell is an award-winning stand-up comedian and an on-air personality at SiriusXM Satellite Radio. As a headlining comedian known for his high-energy performances and crowd interaction, he has done tours of both Europe and the U.S., where he drove from venue to venue in a 1976 Dodge Coachmen... [Read More]
 
Amy Schumer’s call for a Comedian’s Bill of Rights or Comedy Club Commandments that every booker should heed
Amy Schumer went off on a bit of a rant toward the end of her appearance this month on Brian Koppelman's Grantland podcast, "The Moment." They'd finished talking about comedy strikes of the past and recent past, and Koppleman wanted to ask Schumer about the third season of her Comedy Central series,... [Read More]