Jon Stewart’s last day as host of The Daily Show will be August 6th
We’ve known for a while now that Jon Stewart was ending his run as host of The Daily Show. But until this moment, the comedian’s timeline of departure wasn’t completely known, until tonight. As he signed off of Monday’s ep of The Daily Show, Stewart made the announcement as p... [Read More]
 
What's on TV This Week: 'Inside Amy Schumer' Is Back
by Stephanie Simon This week it's time to go back inside Amy Schumer's world – the new season of Inside Amy Schumer premieres Tuesday on Comedy Central. In the season three opener Schumer meets her heroes, attempts to get birth control, and discusses defecation. On Sunday, Showt... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg joins the voice cast of Storks
Warner Bros. has announced that Andy Samberg and Kelsey Grammer have joined the cast of Storks, an animated film that attempts to explain why storks and baby deliveries have so frequently been connected in popular culture. Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) wrote the film and will co-direc... [Read More]
 
Marvel trying to land comedy director Adam McKay for phase three
In a recent interview with Collider, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige revealed that the studio is going after writer/director Adam McKay to take on one of their phase three films. “Adam McKay is in the running for everything. Adam McKay is a great, great writer and director. He did an amazing p... [Read More]
 
Ice Cube Wants to Make a Fourth 'Friday' Movie Called 'Last Friday'
by Megh Wright To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Friday, the cult classic starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker is returning to theaters tonight for a special 4/20 screening, and if Ice Cube has his way it'll help revive interest in another sequel from movie studios. Speaking with The Wrap, Cube sai... [Read More]
 
Ben Stiller Confirms Billy Zane Is Returning for 'Zoolander 2'
by Megh Wright Ben Stiller has been hard at work filming Zoolander 2 in Rome this month, and on Instagram today he revealed another original cast member set to return for the sequel: Billy Zane. Zane joins previously confirmed original cast members Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, and Christine Taylor as ... [Read More]
 
Bill Hicks’ brother Steve to host Reddit AMA on April 24 in celebration of the catalog re-issues
We’re about a week away from the re-release the entire Bill Hicks catalog after being out of print for a long time. Needless to say, we as comedy fans are furiously counting down the minutes until the day happens. Additionally, one week from today Fathom Events is going to hold a special showi... [Read More]
 
To Whom It May Concern: The Contents of This Email Are Rather Concerning, by Taylor Sade
by Brian Boone, Editor To Whom It May Concern, I use that phrase it all of its reality. No seriously, what I am about to say is extremely concerning.  I didn’t just say that introductory phrase because I was unaware of whom to make this letter out to. Truly, the contents of which this let... [Read More]
 
HBO picks up the hit Vimeo comedy series High Maintenance from husband and wife team
High Maintenance, which has been a break-out hit on the Vimeo service, is heading to HBO. The network has picked up the show for six new episodes and will make available the past 19 episodes via HBO, HBO Now, and HBO Go. The episodes are still currently available on Vimeo but its future on the [&hel... [Read More]
 
'World Of Tomorrow' and the Dark Humor of Don Herzfeldt
by Chris Kopcow A day or two after Fox aired the mesmerizingly jarring Don Hertzfeldt couch gag that kicked off the 26th season of The Simpsons, I used a screencap from it as my cover photo on Facebook. Within minutes, my friend semi-jokingly commented, “I turned on The Simpsons for the first ... [Read More]