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Mike Birbiglia announces 22-city tour for ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

Mike Birbiglia announces 22-city tour for ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

By | January 11, 2012 at 4:27 pm | One comment

Comedian Mike Birbiglia is kicking off 2012 with an all-new tour in theaters and performing arts centers throughout the U.S. over the next few months, taking his award-winning Off-Broadway show My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend 22 cities. My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend focuses on the...

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Cancer stricken comedian Ron Shock chronicles his treatments through videos

Cancer stricken comedian Ron Shock chronicles his treatments through videos

By | January 11, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments

The Cancer Chronicles began at the beginning of this year. A grayed Ron Shock sits on his bed in a black and blue robe to tell us the most important story of his more than 30-year career in comedy. "It is the only story I will have ever told you, where I don't know how it ends,"...

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What we learned about Stephen Colbert from the New York Times magazine

What we learned about Stephen Colbert from the New York Times magazine

By | January 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm | No comments

We all knew that there was Stephen Colbert, the man, and Stephen Colbert, the character on television. Well, The New York Times' Charles McGrath tells us there's a third Colbert-- his televised persona interacting with our reality. "The new Colbert has crossed the line that...

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Watch Tina Fey eat a sandwich with Questlove, talk 30 Rock with Fallon and more!

Watch Tina Fey eat a sandwich with Questlove, talk 30 Rock with Fallon and more!

By | January 11, 2012 at 10:33 am | No comments

The time is almost here, folks: 30 Rock's new season premieres tomorrow at 8 pm ET on NBC! And to celebrate, Tina Fey -- Liz Lemon, herself -- dropped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night; and in her 16-minute appearance, she accomplished a great many things. First...

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Watch Tom Scharpling’s newest, brilliant music video featuring Chris Gethard and more!

Watch Tom Scharpling’s newest, brilliant music video featuring Chris Gethard and more!

By | January 10, 2012 at 2:43 pm | No comments

If there was such a realm of music videos that could have a ruler, Tom Scharpling would undoubtedly be king. The host of The Best Show on WFMU and podcast Low Times has made his mark bridging some of the best in comedy with some of the best in music in unforgettably funny music...

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Portlandia season 2 premiere recap: “Mixology”

Portlandia season 2 premiere recap: “Mixology”

By | January 10, 2012 at 12:40 pm | No comments

All hail the return of the non-hipster-bashing Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, satirists of the twee and zeitgeist-y IRL and artisanal picklers, IPL who yes, can pickle that. Jewel cases, parking tickets, broken off heels: all pickleable. Let’s go have a cocktail. Skit...

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Paul Rudd will face off against Amy Poehler on Parks and Recreation

Paul Rudd will face off against Amy Poehler on Parks and Recreation

By | January 10, 2012 at 11:35 am | One comment

Now that the 2012 presidential primaries have kicked off, I find myself wishing that we might someday have a candidate who’s earnest, charismatic, committed, compassionate and honest. Kind of like, oh, I don’t know, Parks and Recreation’s Leslie Knope. You won’t find...

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Megan Mullally reveals details about the Party Down movie

Megan Mullally reveals details about the Party Down movie

By | January 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm | One comment

Every day we get a little bit closer to the reality of another fantastic, cancelled-too-soon television show making its return on the big screen. Arrested Development, anyone? Fans of the two short seasons of Party Down were excited to hear that a movie was being planned,...

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Ricky Gervais outlines his plans for hosting the Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais outlines his plans for hosting the Golden Globes

By | January 9, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments

There are few people unaware of the controversy cause by comedian, writer, actor and podcaster Ricky Gervais during his hosting gig at the Golden Globe Awards last year. Anyone who was not familiar with the comic and his sense of humor previously, got a big taste of it and there...

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