Chosen and Taken
Elon Gold is a multitalented comic. This is quite obvious listening to his comedy mp3 album Chosen and Taken. Though the show gets off to a rough start with a hack bit involving “a quick show of breasts” Gold quickly resets the bar at a higher, more interesting level that ...... [Read More]
 
Montreal’s New Faces 2014: Just For Laughs
Here they are! Well, most of them anyhow. The list the comedy world waits all year for is out -- Montreal's "New Faces" for Just For Laughs. Last year, two "New Faces" made the leap from Montreal in July to Saturday Night Live in September (Brooks Wheelan and John Milhiser). In years and comedy boom... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs 2014 New Faces of Comedy lineup announced
Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival just revealed who it’s New Faces of Comedy will be for the 2014 season. Each year the festival selects a handful of up-and-coming comics that the world should keep an eye on. The selections are broken down into a few different categories – Repped... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy announced
Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival just announced its New Faces of Comedy lineup for 2014. Each year Just For Laughs, the longest running comedy festival, chooses comedians they feel will break out in the next few years. It’s one of the most anticipated set of showcases of the fe... [Read More]
 
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Watch Paul F. Tompkins and Dan Harmon Chat About All Things Dan Harmon-Related
by Megh Wright Here's the latest installment of Paul F. Tompkins's web series Speakeasy featuring Dan Harmon, who chats with Tompkins all about dropping out of college, when he was a "cocoon of dandruff and long sweater sleeves" starting out in standup, the birth of Channel 101, working on The Sarah... [Read More]
 
FX Passes on Charlie Kaufman's Comedy Pilot Starring Michael Cera and John Hawkes
by Megh Wright While FX revealed some good news today about Louie's future, along with that came some bad news for the fate of the Charlie Kaufman comedy pilot they ordered back in January. According to THR, How and Why – Kaufman's single-cam pilot and potential return to television that stars... [Read More]
 
Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer Talk 'Trainwreck' with 'New York Times'
by Megh Wright "There’s a moment early in someone's career where they will kill and die for what they're writing about. That's why sometimes these first movies are the best ones. Because people never have this level of commitment again." - Judd Apatow in a New York Times article on his upcomin... [Read More]
 
John Oliver Calls Out ‘Broken’ American Prison System! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Includes Puppets To Discuss Drug Laws And More
How do you make Americans care about the country’s terrible prison system? If you’re John Oliver, you use adorable puppets, of course. John Oliver tackled this issue on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. The former Daily Show correspondent began by noting just how crowded Ameri... [Read More]
 
Here's What the "Simpsons World" FXX App Will Look Like
by Megh Wright Back in April it was announced that a comprehensive digital Simpsons app called "Simpsons World" was in the works at FXX to coincide with the network's 12-day marathon next month, and at TCA today the network revealed more details. Here are just some of the features that Simpsons Worl... [Read More]