Check out Japan’s version of Saturday Night Live

By | June 8, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments

I would be lying if I said I knew a bunch about the Japanese comedy community. Lying a lot. In fact, when I found out today that Japan just premiered its monthly version of Saturday Night Live, I wasn’t sure what that event meant. And then I watched the opening sequence (check...

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Watch the best of Ryan Stiles; thank you, GSN!

By | June 8, 2011 at 3:35 pm | No comments

Have you been watching Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza on GSN? If you even sort of liked Whose Line Is It Anyway? you'd love this show, which brings back a lot of familiar faces like Greg Proops, Colin Mochrie and one of our fave improvisors of all time, Ryan Stiles! The fine folks...

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Comedy duo Walsh Brothers take “planking” to a new level; let’s watch!

By | June 8, 2011 at 11:09 am | One comment

The argument can be made that an internet fad really goes viral when the comedy world takes notice and does its own version. Along these lines, "planking", the act of taking pictures of people in a face down rigor mortis position in unusual places (like on top of a drive thru...

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Video: Larry King still trying to convince us he’s a comedian

By | June 7, 2011 at 11:57 am | One comment

For whatever reason, everyone and their mother thinks they can just jump into stand-up comedy and find success. Anyone who’s done stand-up before can tell you… not so much. The jury’s out as to whether or not Larry King will be the exception to the rule. The former CNN...

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Watch the Hollywood Reporter’s comedy roundtable

By | June 7, 2011 at 11:48 am | No comments

The unsung hero of the television comedy is the showrunner. These behind-the-scenes fixtures are often responsible for whether or not a show works at all, based on the decisions they make about characters and storylines-- among other things, of course. Needless to say, the...

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Watch comedian Ted Alexandro 'celebrate' Bin Laden's death with song

By | June 2, 2011 at 11:56 pm | No comments

When Osama Bin Laden bit the dust, there was no shortage of immediate related jokes, tweets and videos. But comedian Ted Alexandro and Hollis James took their time and created something amazingly special. Check it out here before this thing goes...

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Watch all three animated 30 Rock ‘Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero’ episodes

Watch all three animated 30 Rock ‘Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero’ episodes

By | June 2, 2011 at 5:20 pm | No comments

Back in April we posted the first of three animated 30 Rock shorts titled Jack Donaghy Executive Superhero. A second one came out and we never posted it. We're not perfect, folks. Never said we were. But to make up for it, here's what we'll do. We're going to post the...

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Video: Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the sanctity of marriage

Video: Comedian Hari Kondabolu on the sanctity of marriage

By | June 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | One comment

The view that marriage is sacred has been around for years. The idea that allowing gays to marry would destroy the sanctity of marriage is a slightly newer thing. But the theme has long-been quality stand-up comedy fodder. On his first album, Good Day To Cross A River, Greg...

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Video: Tilda Swinton needs to be ‘sent back to hell’

By | June 2, 2011 at 11:52 am | No comments

Before any explanation is given, the comedy sketch video below already has the best reference of Tilda Swinton easily of 2011, possibly of this decade. The fantastic LA-based sketch comedy show, The Midnight Show, puts forth another hilarious piece with Hal Rudnick and Heather...

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