This week in comedy: Goodbye, Colbert Nation
It finally happened. The moment everyone dreaded as much as they anticipated, the final episode of The Colbert Report, defined this week. The send-off wouldn’t have been complete without something truly grand and spectacular, which is exactly what viewers received in the form of... [Read More]
Cipha Sounds like a DJ, thinks like a comedian: Don’t Get Gassed; Take It Personal!
It’s never too late to get bit by the comedy bug. Cipha Sounds could have jumped headfirst into stand-up comedy a decade before he did. He told The Comic's Comic about hanging around with Dave Chappelle one night in 2002. “We were at some party, an Eminem album release party, and he was ... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: A North Korean-Dictated Week in Comedy
by Stephanie Simon -Sony cancelled the release of The Interview after violence was threatened. -We talked to standup Dan Soder aboutthe importance of originality. -John Hodgman took us inside his secret society. -We looked into how Tami Nelson and Chris Trew, founders of The New Movement, built a co... [Read More]
Amy Adams Is Not Subtle About Her Love of One Direction in These 'SNL' Promos
by Adam Frucci Here's the latest set of promos for this weekend's SNL, featuring Amy Adams doing as good a job as can be expected of not freaking out and being creepy towards One Direction. OK, maybe she's a little creepy. 0 Comments... [Read More]
@Midnight Is Becoming @11:30 For a Couple of Weeks
by Adam Frucci With The Colbert Report officially gone, it's only a matter of time before The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore debuts in its timeslot. But during that awkward period before then, Chris Hardwick and @midnight will take over the 11:30pm timeslot on Comedy Central. From January 5th throu... [Read More]
Nick Offerman talks about wrapping up ‘Parks & Rec’ on Fallon
Sadly, Parks and Recreation has wrapped in series finale. Nick Offerman, who gave the world the wonderful Ron Swanson, visited The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon the other night. Offerman talks about the somber last day of filming, how everyone was reduced to tears on set. Well except for Offerm... [Read More]
9 Great and unique concept comedy shows around the nation
There are a million open mics, and a million (well I don’t know numbers, it’s not important) stand-up showcases around the country. You can see stand-up almost every night in every major, and some minor, cities. But how many of these shows feature comics performing in their underwear, or... [Read More]
'The Honeymooners' Return for Christmas
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
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That time Hannibal Buress was an NBA reporter for ESPN (video)
The folks at Grantland made the very wise decision to recruit Hannibal Burress to be a basketball correspondent. They sent him to a Cavs/Pelican’s game to try to report on star Anthony Davis. Davis left the game very early on (7 minutes) but Buress managed to turn it into comedy gold by taking... [Read More]