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Video: Musical comedian Katie Goodman will be Jewish for Christmas

Video: Musical comedian Katie Goodman will be Jewish for Christmas

By | December 19, 2011 at 1:35 pm | One comment

Each year when Christmas rolls around, Jewish comedians have a lot to say about growing up celebrating Hanukkah (widely portrayed as a dull holiday) instead of Christmas. Their main complaint, of course, is that they were forced to watch their non-Jewish friends have all sorts...

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Picnicface: sketch comedy you should know about

Picnicface: sketch comedy you should know about

By | December 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | One comment

Some of you may remember Picnicface from a video that went viral back in 2007 about a fake energy drink known as Powerthirst. Well, up in the frigid, white north, Picnicface just finished off the first season of their half-hour sketch show of the same name. The series airs on...

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Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon features fun guests, horrible sketches

Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon features fun guests, horrible sketches

By | December 18, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 31 comments

Here's a question: When you introduce the novelty of having a well-liked alum host Saturday Night Live, do you not have to worry much about the actual content or quality of the sketches? Is the very presence of said host -- and his triumphant return -- enough to trick the...

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Listen: Patton Oswalt talks ‘Young Adult’ on NPR

Listen: Patton Oswalt talks ‘Young Adult’ on NPR

By | December 18, 2011 at 11:56 am | No comments

With his latest project Young Adult opening this past weekend, Patton Oswalt has been making the rounds trying to promote the already well-received dramedy written by Diablo Cody, directed by Jason Reitman and co-starring Charlize Theron and Patrick Wilson. He recently chatted...

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See Louis C.K. in 50 different pieces of fan art!

See Louis C.K. in 50 different pieces of fan art!

By | December 16, 2011 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Ever since he self-released his newest stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater last weekend, Louis C.K. has been all over the Internet and on television promoting the hell out of it. And for good reason. It's excellent (duh) and the way in which he distributed his wares --...

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Watch Martin Scorcese’s ‘Taxi Driver’ become a comedy

Watch Martin Scorcese’s ‘Taxi Driver’ become a comedy

By | December 16, 2011 at 4:14 pm | One comment

Nothing can ever repair the egregious snub of Martin Scorsese for the best director Oscar in 1977 for his classic film Taxi Driver. The trailblazing drama and the unforgettable "You talkin' to me?" scene has served as a universal reference in pop culture for almost 30 years--...

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David Cross still cautious about Arrested Development return, despite official announcement

David Cross still cautious about Arrested Development return, despite official announcement

By | December 16, 2011 at 12:18 pm | One comment

It's no secret that fans of Arrested Development have followed every piece of chatter about the show returning since its cancellation nearly six years ago. With cult-like fervor, audiences have been hopeful that rumors would become reality and the story of the Bluth family would...

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Seth Rogen desperately needs a host for Alzheimer’s charity event (Video)

Seth Rogen desperately needs a host for Alzheimer’s charity event (Video)

By | December 16, 2011 at 11:12 am | No comments

Over the years, Seth Rogen has burned a lot of bridges in Hollywood-- or so he says in this newly-posted video for Funny Or Die. Add to that his incessant pot smoking combined with his role as presenter for an upcoming charity event to raise cash for Alzheimer's research, and...

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Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy

Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy

By | December 15, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments

Normally, when it comes to comedy during awards season, a big issue of contention is the categories that comedy is thrown into. Within the Golden Globes nominations announced earlier this morning, many comedy noms come from the musical and/or comedy category. However, if you...

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