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Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

Comedians come together to honor the late Mike DeStefano (Video)

By | November 28, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments

Sometimes people say the comedy world is a cold world filled with backstabbing and people getting screwed over. Cris and Paul Italia, and Patrick Milligan of Cringe Humor proved that to be false recently. As part of the New York Comedy Festival, they held a tribute to Mike...

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Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

By | November 23, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Amidst all the uproar of the most recent half-naked picture of Kristen Wiig in GQ for being "bro of the year" and the NY Times letting the whole world know that female comedians are pushing the boundaries of taste and succeeding, there is plenty of great news for women in...

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Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

By | November 23, 2011 at 12:01 am | 10 comments

Maybe it was the wine (thanks, Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, for your always wonderful food service!), but as I watched The Muppets, I could not stop smiling. I admit it: I was nervous before the film began. The Muppets hold so much cultural cachet: would the characters hold up...

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Watch Nickelback have a sense of humor about them sucking

Watch Nickelback have a sense of humor about them sucking

By | November 22, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 5 comments

You don’t have to like Nickelback to appreciate the video they just made for Funny or Die. In it, the band (with the help of Paul Scheer) tries to figure out why everyone in Detroit is so pissed off about their upcoming performance at the Lions game on Thanksgiving. With the...

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Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

By | November 22, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 139 comments

The easiest way to judge whether a television show is successful is to take a look at its ratings. The higher, the better if you didn’t know. Another tell-tale sign a show is doing well: when a completely separate second show about the making of the first show is created, and...

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GQ names Kristen Wiig ‘bro’ of the year, posts half naked photo (to show her like a bro)

GQ names Kristen Wiig ‘bro’ of the year, posts half naked photo (to show her like a bro)

By | November 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 16 comments

It seems every now and again, GQ tries to act like they give a shit about comedy. In July, a half-naked Mila Kunis adorned the cover of their fourth annual comedy issue. It was a progressive step, I guess, because men usually end up on the comedy issue's cover (think Zach...

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Listen: Jim Norton, Tom Papa, Colin Quinn and more talk Thanksgiving on SiriusXM

Listen: Jim Norton, Tom Papa, Colin Quinn and more talk Thanksgiving on SiriusXM

By | November 22, 2011 at 11:30 am | One comment

Thanksgiving is only two days away, comedy fans. And SiriusXM has got your covered. Starting on Thursday at 1 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99 (my favorite comedy channel on SiriusXM), comedian Pete Dominick will host the Raw Dog Thanksgiving Special. You'll hear him chat...

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Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

By | November 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | One comment

This past summer, comedian and Hollywood powerhouse Jamie Foxx announced that he would be bringing back the iconic variety program Showtime at the Apollo. And just recently we learned that comedian Tony Rock was handpicked by Foxx to host the re-vamped show. But how did the...

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Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

Comedian photography book explores Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, David Cross and more

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments

The holiday season is upon us-- and with it, all the anxiety that goes with shopping for your favorite picky people. If you know a few comedy nerds, however, -- in addition to a whole row of amazing comedy albums that came out this year -- you might want to get them Liezl...

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