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Max Silvestri stars in ‘Don’t Walk’ from new Web series network Thundershorts (Exclusive video)

Max Silvestri stars in ‘Don’t Walk’ from new Web series network Thundershorts (Exclusive video)

By | June 25, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

There's a brand new web series out from Billy on The Street comedian Max Silvestri. Released through the new comedy original video network Thundershorts, Don't Walk's first episode features adorably optimistic Phil (Silvestri) on his way to his first day of work when a "don't...

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Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

By | June 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm | No comments

Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians...

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Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

By | June 24, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

It's that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety's annual "10 Comics To Watch" list. The trade publication...

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Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

Comedian Mike Birbiglia has told us stories and jokes about  his sleepwalking condition and his romantic misadventures relationships with his one man shows Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. But his new tour really pays homage to…jokes! And Birbiglia just added...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Ben & Jerry’s Saturday Night Live flavors honor Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell characters

Ben & Jerry’s Saturday Night Live flavors honor Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell characters

By | June 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments

Ben & Jerry's ice cream makers have always been a fan of comedy. They've released flavors such as Stephen Colbert's AmeriCone Dream (pictured), the Jimmy Fallon-inspired Late Night Snack, and Neapolitan Dynamite ("Vote for Pedro!"). Now Ben & Jerry's have announced two...

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AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

By | June 20, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Breaking Bad spin-off prequel Better Call Saul hasn't even aired its first episode and already AMC has ordered a second season of the Bob Odenkirk-led comedy. There has been a lot of hype about the series which will follow Odenkirk's shady lawyer character Saul Goodman before he...

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Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)

Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)

By | June 18, 2014 at 12:23 pm | No comments

An "Obam-off" of epic proportions may be in the works. Imagine Key & Peele, Jay Pharoah and the rest of the country's top presidential impersonators in the same sketch video. It might just break the Internet, or at least help the President reclaim his Most Retweets record....

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Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:44 am | No comments

Jerrod Carmichael's pilot presentation for NBC has been a much-talked-about project during the bustling pilot season. NBC has yet to order his show to series, yet has not officially passed on it. NBC executives are reportedly working with Carmichael, a fast-rising Los...

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