Can We Afford So Much Despair?
One of the narrative threads in Adam Quesnell's CD and MP3 album Can We Afford This Much Despair is he still has a day job. His work stories are convincing but I do not believe this guy is not doing stand-up comedy full time. There is something slightly off kilter ... [Read More]
 
David Letterman pays tribute to Robin Williams, his friend of 38 years
One week after the passing of Robin Williams, David Letterman returned from a week hiatus. During the show, Letterman spent 10 minutes of the show recalling the early stand-up days at The Comedy Store when they first saw the late comedian take the stage declaring, “it was nothing we’ve e... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Alex Baze St. Peter is probably keeping Don Pardo at the gates, making him say "Saint Peter" over and over. Trevor S #TGIHTT = Thank God I have therapy tomorrow. ... [Read More]
 
Check Out a Preview for 'Mulaney' with Nasim Pedrad, Natasha Leggero, and More
by Megh Wright A week ago Fox posted the above sneak peek of the upcoming debut season of Mulaney, and while it's tough to judge a new show based on a 30-second preview, one thing is for certain: "It's Andre!" is going to be the hottest TV catchphrase come October 5th. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker's 'The Awesomes' Gets a Third Season on Hulu
by Megh Wright Seth Meyers and Late Night producer Mike Shoemaker's superhero-themed animated web series The Awesomes is getting another season. Deadline reports that Hulu has renewed the series for a third season to debut sometime in 2015. Meyers voices the main character Prock while a ton of SNLer... [Read More]
 
ABC Is Developing an Astronaut Comedy Based on Chris Hadfield's Memoir
by Megh Wright Astronaut and internet star Chris Hadfield's memoir An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is getting the sitcom treatment. Deadline reports that ABC has given a pilot production commitment to the project, which will be a multi-cam family comedy from Surviving Jack co-creators Justin H... [Read More]
 
Check out the complete schedule for FXX’s “Every Simpsons Marathon”
This Thursday, FXX is launching the biggest marathon of all time. Their “Every Simpsons Marathon” will run for twelve days, playing every episode of The Simpsons from all twenty-five seasons. That’s a little bit much to sit through. You probably have a job, or school, or a bed you ... [Read More]
 
Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Are the Stars of "Barely Legal Pawn"
by Megh Wright The Emmy Awards are less than a week away, but to get you excited the Television Academy just released this video written and directed by sketch duo Paulilu, who also write for Comedy Central's Broad City. In the video, Julia Louis-Dreyfus attempts to pawn off her Supporting Actress E... [Read More]
 
Vanessa Bayer Plays a Tacky Talk Show Host in Haim's New Music Video
by Megh Wright From hosting Sound Advice to roasting screamo bands, Vanessa Bayer has long proven herself to be the perfect bridge between comedy and rock stars, but today she's taken it a step further by playing a '90s-style talk show host named Dallas Murphy in the new music video for "My Song 5" ... [Read More]
 
A conversation with High Plains Comedy Festival co-founders Adam Cayton-Holland and Andy Juett
Denver, Colorado has one of the most underrated comedy scenes in the country. The scene has boomed in the past few years and has now become a destination city for up-and-coming comics to put down roots. A big part of this boom has been because of a handful of hardworking local comics, two of which [... [Read More]