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New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:05 am | One comment

This past Thursday, FX debuted their all new animated comedy Unsupervised. Helmed by writers and producers of the network’s hit show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the series follows the lives of two optimistic teenage boys, Gary and Joel, trying to make it through...

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Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Watch a scene from Mike Birbiglia’s movie ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

By | January 24, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments

The movie version of comedian Mike Birbiglia's award-winning off-Broadway one-man show Sleepwalk With Me just premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, to great acclaim. Most of us, however, won't be able to see the flick -- starring Birbigs (of course)...

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Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

Religious group’s outrage over Jay Leno’s Mitt Romney is a bit overblown

By | January 23, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 12 comments

Jay Leno, as much as he takes flak from audiences and comedians alike, generally isn’t on the receiving end of critique for particularly edgy or offensive jokes. Sure, he’s had his share of Tonight Show-related debacles, but Leno doesn’t have a reputation for pushing the...

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Comedy booker slammed for shady dealings tells his side of the story

Comedy booker slammed for shady dealings tells his side of the story

By | January 23, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments

Back in October, we reported about a comedy booker from Sioux Falls, SD. His name is Brian Eugene Abrahamson and, according to industry sources, he had ripped off a handful of comedians-- promising them a flat rate to perform and then ended up paying each comic less than that...

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30 Rock star Tracy Morgan rushed to hospital

30 Rock star Tracy Morgan rushed to hospital

By | January 23, 2012 at 7:48 am | 4 comments

Late last night, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan was rushed to a hospital after he fell unconscious at an award ceremony. Morgan was attending the Sundance Film Festival where he was being honored at the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards. Sources told TMZ that he appeared...

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Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

Leslie Knope is pro 118 things for Pawnee: here’s the complete list

By | January 20, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 15 comments

Last night on Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope's run for city council heated up, as viewers met her opponent -- Bobby Newport (played by Paul Rudd) -- for the first time. Perhaps even more importantly, each candidate launched their first round of political television adds....

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Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

By | January 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm | No comments

If you've been wondering what Dana Gould, longtime writer for The Simpsons, former writer at the Ben Stiller Show, and esteemed stand-up comedian (Chris Rock admitted to admiring Gould while auditioning for Saturday Night Live) has been up to-- besides making this amazing short,...

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Exclusive: Dane Cook responds to comedians’ harsh reviews of his latest live set

Exclusive: Dane Cook responds to comedians’ harsh reviews of his latest live set

By | January 19, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 110 comments

Dane Cook, the comedian many comedy fans love to hate, has once again come under fire. Last night, he popped in to his home club, the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles for a surprise set. And by some attendees' accounts, Cook's working out of new material didn't sit well. In fact,...

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Tim and Eric will answer your questions on Reddit

Tim and Eric will answer your questions on Reddit

By | January 19, 2012 at 5:45 pm | One comment

I’m ridiculously thankful that sites like Wikipedia and Reddit are back online following their Jan. 18 blackout protest of SOPA and PIPA, two bills that threaten the open Internet. Why am I so thrilled? Aside from the fact that I can once again procrastinate by learning...

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