Why John Oliver Hates April Fools’ Day And Takes ‘No Prank’ Pledge In New ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video
You would think a comedian like John Oliver loves April Fools’ Day. Instead, the Last Week Tonight host posted a new video slamming the holiday and asking his viewers to take the “No Prank Pledge.” “April Fools’ Day is to comedy what St. Patrick’s Day is to I... [Read More]
 
Check Out Some Clips from Tonight's Comedy Central 'Roast of Justin Bieber'
by Megh Wright Try to contain your excitement, because Comedy Central's Roast of Justin Bieber finally airs tonight at 10:00pm. In the meantime, check out some sneak peeks from the roast below featuring Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Shaquille O'Neal, roastmaster Kevin Hart, Martha Stewart, and m... [Read More]
 
Watch Paul F. Tompkins and Cameron Esposito Talk Standup, Improv, and More on 'Speakeasy'
by Megh Wright Here's the latest episode of Paul F. Tompkins' web series Speakeasy featuring special guest Cameron Esposito, who sits down with Tompkins for a lengthy chat about improv versus standup, her time as a circus ringmaster, coming out of the closet, performing on television for the first t... [Read More]
 
Will Forte Sings a Heartbreaking Ode to His Beard on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Will Forte's visit to Friday's Tonight Show, where he paid tribute to the glorious beard he grew for his new Fox show The Last Man on Earth through song. Hopefully Forte's mother turns his "trusted hair friend" into a timeless work of art he can appreciate for year... [Read More]
 
Take 'Last Week Tonight's April Fools' Day No-Prank Pledge
by Megh Wright Last Week Tonight was off last week, but John Oliver and crew uploaded a web exclusive last night to bring attention to a very important issue: April Fools' Day is the worst. Or as Oliver puts it, "April Fools' Day is to comedy as St. Patrick's Day is to Irish culture." If you agree, ... [Read More]
 
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Plays Bambi On ‘SNL,’ Seeks Revenge On Hunters In Hilarious ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch Mocking New Live-Action Disney Movies (VIDEO)
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Bambi? If that sounds like something out of a Saturday Night Live skit, that’s because it was. The Fast & Furious 7 star mocked Disney’s penchant for live-action remakes (see: Cinderella and Maleficent) in a hilarious fake trailer on SNL. This... [Read More]
 
Watch Aasif Mandvi's Fantastic Radio and Television Correspondents' Association Dinner Speech
by Megh Wright On Wednesday night The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi gave a speech at the 2015 Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner, and the whole thing is now online in full. Mandvi's speech has pretty much everything, from improvement advice for C-SPAN ("C-SPAN needs to be more like C... [Read More]
 
Take a Tour of Some Futuristic Brasilia Hotspots with Reggie Watts
by Megh Wright Looking for a new vacation destination? Consider Brasilia, the subject of a short film directed by Benjamin Dickinson that premiered on Indiewire today. The short features Reggie Watts as a friendly tour guide of the city in a disturbing, near-future sci-fi alternate reality. Here's t... [Read More]
 
Watch the First Trailer for 'Blunt Talk' Starring Patrick Stewart
by Megh Wright Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames has a new Seth MacFarlane-produced show premiering on Starz this summer called Blunt Talk, and today the pay network released the first trailer. Patrick Stewart stars as a British host of an American cable news show "in which he gives advice on how... [Read More]
 
9 things you never saw or only heard Will Ferrell do
With Will Ferrell’s latest movie Get Hard hitting theaters this weekend, we thought it would be fun to share some Ferrell rarities. Over the years, the Saturday Night Live alum has made some unexpected appearances and done some pretty random things. Some that we’ve never been able to see... [Read More]