Browsing Posts of Author

‘Today’ show launches comedy contest

‘Today’ show launches comedy contest

By | June 30, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments

NBC's Today is seeking the best (non-professional?) comedian in America. As part of their “Quest for the Best” series, Today is calling for amateur comedians to submit two minutes of material for a chance to win a trip to New York where they will compete for the title of...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Comedians Joe DeRosa and Kurt Metzger launch Web series about things they hate (Video)

Comedians Joe DeRosa and Kurt Metzger launch Web series about things they hate (Video)

By | June 30, 2012 at 2:17 pm | One comment

Comedians Joe DeRosa and Kurt Metzger are coming to Official Comedy on YouTube, and they want to make it clear that they're sick of you telling them what to like, Internet. In their upcoming web show Overrated, they chime in on all the pop-culture bullshit that they deem...

Posted in: Audio/Video, TV/Movies

Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

By | June 29, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments

Here's something cool for you comedy nerds who are also fans of electronica and hip-hop. An experimental producer by the name of GoJudo has put together an EP called Aura, and every song samples comedy bits from different comedians, including Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Bill...

Posted in: Audio/Video, News

‘I Love Lucy’ star Doris Singleton dies at 92

‘I Love Lucy’ star Doris Singleton dies at 92

By | June 29, 2012 at 3:00 pm | No comments

We're sad to report that I Love Lucy actress Doris Singleton has passed away at 92 as a result of cancer and complications thereof. Singleton portrayed Caroline Appleby in the groundbreaking, iconic series that ran on CBS from 1951 to 1957. The character (oddly changed from...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

You want this amazing Bill Murray coloring book

You want this amazing Bill Murray coloring book

By | June 28, 2012 at 6:07 pm | No comments

Attention, hip children who love Bill Murray and comedy nerd grown-ups who just love to color: You might be interested in this coloring book from Belly Kids, which is 100% Bill Murray-themed. Thrill Murray is a collaboration from over 20 different artists, including...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Futurama recap: ‘Decision 3012′ pits Richard Nixon’s head against Sen. Travers

Futurama recap: ‘Decision 3012′ pits Richard Nixon’s head against Sen. Travers

By | June 28, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments

When we last left the Planet Express crew, they were grappling with a global apocalypse. Luckily in the end, Earth spun safely on, as the planet Mars floated off into oblivion. This week, the people of Earth are set with the task of choosing their president for the next four...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Hey, perverts: Listen to Chelsea Peretti read from ’50 Shades of Grey’

Hey, perverts: Listen to Chelsea Peretti read from ’50 Shades of Grey’

By | June 28, 2012 at 1:55 pm | No comments

On Doug Benson's The Benson Interruption podcast, the usually-stoned comedian brings his comedy friends in to do stand-up while he routinely interrupts them as he pleases. It's so fun, Comedy Central made a show out of it in 2010! Well, in the most recent episode, comedian...

Posted in: Audio/Video, Podcasts

Jim Norton talks new special, Patrice O’Neal, fraudulent speech and more during Reddit AMA

Jim Norton talks new special, Patrice O’Neal, fraudulent speech and more during Reddit AMA

By | June 25, 2012 at 2:43 pm | One comment

Jim Norton, whose new hour special Please Be Offended airs June 30 at 10 pm ET on Epix (catch a preview clip here), took to Reddit this morning for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with his fans. Norton hit all of his favorite talking points – freedom of speech, the public's...

Posted in: News

Watch Louis C.K. on ‘Today’ where he defends his Sarah Palin jokes and more

Watch Louis C.K. on ‘Today’ where he defends his Sarah Palin jokes and more

By | June 25, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments

In a profile of Louis CK on Today this morning, Jamie Gangel spoke with the comedian about the “view from the top” - the two discuss Louis' name being amongst Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People list, and Gangel questions Louis about going for the “cheap...

Posted in: Audio/Video, feature slider, News