Anthony Jeselnik and Russell Peters Talk Bombing, ‘Last Comic Standing,’ and Tragedies on ‘Speakeasy’
Here’s the latest episode of the new, Russell Peters-hosted Speakeasy featuring special guest Anthony Jeselnik, who gives Peters a lengthy, candid interview about his great first standup set, awful second standup set, bombing with dead baby jokes, and the time T.J. Miller kicked a drunk guy ou... [Read More]
Reggie Watts Gives a Crash Course in Late Night Bandleading on ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’
This week on Comedy Bang! Bang! will see the glorious return of a very special guest: Scott Aukerman’s former sidekick and current Late Late Show bandleader Reggie Watts. In this sneak peek of the episode, Kid Cudi reveals how he learned all the secret tips to being a great TV show bandleader ... [Read More]
Patrick Bateman Reviews Taylor Swift, by Olga Lexell
You like Taylor Swift? Wait. Don’t speak. Why don’t you take a seat right here. Don’t mind the newspapers. Let me put on a record and see if I can change your mind, because I was like you once. Wait, take off your shoes. Now hang on. Don’t give me that look. If you’re a... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt to Play TV’s Son of TV’s Frank on ‘MST3K’
Not long after revealing new Mystery Science Theater 3000 cast members Jonah Ray, Felicia Day, Baron Vaughn, and Hampton Yount, Joel Hodgson announced on the MST3K Kickstarter page today that he’s added the new evil henchman to the reboot: Patton Oswalt. Hodgson shared a Twitter exchange he ha... [Read More]
Inside New York’s Musical Comedy Boom
Musical comedy has been a popular comedic force for ages. The iconic “Weird Al” Yankovic debuted his self-titled album in 1983. And The Lonely Island — the brainchild of Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone — reinvented the wheel in the early 2000s. Yet, over the p... [Read More]
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Carrie and Fred Get Intimate in the First ‘Portandia’ Season 6 Clip
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s Portlandia returns to IFC next year for a sixth season, and the network just released the first sneak peek featuring the two taking their relationship to the next, extremely awkward level. Tons of new and returning guest stars are slated to show up througho... [Read More]
Maria Bamford Was the Perfect Guest for ‘The Mental Illness Happy Hour’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. It would be difficult to imagine a more perfect guest for The Mental Illness Happy Hour than Maria Bamford. In fact, it would only be a slight exaggeration to argue that Paul Gilmartin’s ess... [Read More]
‘Transparent’s Season 2 Premiere Is Available on Amazon Tonight
Ahead of Transparent’s season 2 premiere on Friday, December 11th, the very first episode is hitting the streaming network tonight. Deadline reports that Amazon will make the season 2 premiere available tonight at 8:00pm EST to Prime members in the US; check out the latest trailer for the new ... [Read More]
HBO’s New Animated Comedy ‘Animals’ Premieres on February 5th
One of HBO’s new comedies just landed its series premiere date. According to Deadline, HBO has announced that the Duplass Brothers-produced Animals will premiere on the network Friday, February 5th at 11:30pm. Created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, the animated series centers on “the... [Read More]