I Liked His Old Stuff Better
On January 27, 2015, Comedy Central Records will release Kyle Kinane’s third stand-up comedy MP3 album, “I Liked His Old Stuff Better.”  As of the writing of this review, it does not appear that Comedy Central is releasing this album in physical CD format.The first thing I not... [Read More]
 
Blake Shelton hosted Saturday Night Live: he brought a wishing boot and spread some magic
Blake Shelton seems like a nice guy which is one of the reasons we found ourselves rooting for him when he hosted Saturday Night Live last night. Considering we aren’t too familiar with his music or his time as a judge on The Voice but damn that guy has a nice smile! Blake came into […]... [Read More]
 
The Laugh Button Podcast: Pawnography with Christopher Titus and Rick Harrison
The Laugh Button Podcast is up and running! We’re happy to announce that we’ve joined up with our pals at Riotcast and will be delivering you a weekly podcast where we cover all the news in the comedy world. For this episode our pal Christopher Titus stopped by the studios to discuss the... [Read More]
 
In her own words: Tig Notaro on the decision to reveal her scars most truthfully and literally onstage
Tig Notaro has the first and more dramatic documentaries about her recent life debuting this month at the Sundance Film Festival. Tig will screen five times this week at Sundance. It covers a trying period in Notaro's life in 2012, when, as the film's description notes: "Having just recovered from a... [Read More]
 
SNL #40.12 RECAP: Host and musical guest Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton is a tall, charming country singer who knows how to crack a joke and make fun of himself, whether it's hosting an awards show or serving as a judge on NBC's hit singing contest, The Voice. So it's no wonder that Saturday Night Live eventually would go along with TV network synergy and ... [Read More]
 
‘Saturday Night Live’ Mocks Deflategate! ‘SNL’ Parodies Tom Brady And Bill Belichick In Skit About New England Patriots Deflated Footballs Scandal (VIDEO)
The Deflategate scandal has been one of the biggest national news of the year so far. So it’s no surprise that Saturday Night Live chose to mock the New England Patriots after they were accused of deflating footballs during the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts. The SNL sket... [Read More]
 
Dane Cook’s Troublemaker evolution and how the Brady Bunch changed his life (Exclusive)
The premiere of Dane Cook’s newest comedy special Troublemaker on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10 pm ET isn’t just a representation of the veteran comedian’s evolution. It’s a homecoming of sorts. Comedy Central, after all, gave Dane his first few high-profile breaks. There ... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: we loved “The Nightly Show”
As expected, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore began excellently this week, with this time-lapse video of the studio during its premiere providing an unusual but fun perspective on things. Later in the week, the show got a bit more serious, hosting a roundtable discussion on one of comed... [Read More]
 
The trailer for “Adventures In Comedy” has arrived, let’s watch
A few months back, comedian Tom McCaffrey crowdfunded a mocumentary movie about his trials and tribulations through the world of comedy. Along the way McCaffrey has some Spinal Tap moments happen to his career. The movie also features a lot of other comedians you know such as Jim Gaffigan, Aisha Tyl... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy: The Winter TV Season Gets Into Full Swing
by Stephanie Simon -The Birthday Boys was canceled by IFC. -We talked to Simon Rich about his new sitcom, Man Seeking Woman. -We delved into the newly minted sitcom archetype of the Zoidberg. -Iliza Shlesinger talked to us about her new Netflix standup special. -J.K. Simmons will host SNL ... [Read More]