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Mindy Kaling will lend her voice to new animated project for NBC

Mindy Kaling will lend her voice to new animated project for NBC

By | December 8, 2011 at 11:49 am | No comments

Multi-tasking Office star Mindy Kaling is set to write and lend her voice to a new animated comedy series for NBC. It’s part of a deal that centers around Greg Daniels – executive producer of The Office and Parks and Recreation – joining forces with Kaling and Alan Yang (a...

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The ‘Three Stooges’ movie trailer is terrible, awful and also terrible

The ‘Three Stooges’ movie trailer is terrible, awful and also terrible

By | December 7, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 18 comments

Maybe it's the fact that the latest film adaptation of the Muppets was so great or the fact that slapstick comedy doesn't hold up like it used to in the hey day of the Three Stooges, but the newest trailer for the Farrelly Brothers' adaptation of the beloved franchise comes off...

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Watch Troy and Abed from ‘Community’ rap about Christmas

Watch Troy and Abed from ‘Community’ rap about Christmas

By | December 7, 2011 at 4:41 pm | One comment

Community's Christmas episode is going down tomorrow night. But you're going to want to watch this first. Donald Glover (Troy) puts his rapping skills -- you may also know him as Childish Gambino -- to good use, as he and bestie Abed (Danny Pudi) bust out a rap about the...

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Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

By | December 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments

This morning Comedy Central released its development slate for 2011-12. So, what does that mean? Basically, it’s a giant list of shows the network is officially working on for the next year. An incredibly small number of these shows will actually see the light of day. But...

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Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services

Inside Patrice O’Neal’s ‘going home’ services

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:28 am | 5 comments

The comedy world is still in shock from the passing of the great Patrice O'Neal. I attended the services for Patrice Monday at the Park Avenue Christian Church, on 85th Street and Park Avenue in New York City. I purposely did not use the word "funeral" because the program for...

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Watch Katy Perry do an impression of husband Russell Brand on SNL promo

Watch Katy Perry do an impression of husband Russell Brand on SNL promo

By | December 7, 2011 at 10:14 am | 3 comments

This week, pop star and wife of comedian Russell Brand is hosting Saturday Night Live. But she's not doubling as the musical guest-- that would be too much to ask. For your pleasure, here's the promos for Saturday's showing, starring Kenan Thompson. Check out Perry's impression...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

Watch Jimmy Fallon give Steve Martin a homemade Grammy

By | December 6, 2011 at 5:37 pm | No comments

Remember the days of Steve Martin when he did stand-up? The Great Flydini, Martin making balloon animals, making a joke "just for plumbers?" So many comedy fans and fans of Steve Martin get nostalgic over such memories, which are conveniently on YouTube by the way. Some of us...

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Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

By | December 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm | No comments

You may remember comedian Brody Stevens’ apparent meltdown in August. He pretty much kept us abreast of his every move through his Twitter feed @AllThingsBrody. At the time, most people didn’t know what to make of it. Laughspin writer Jake Kroeger put it this way: While his...

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Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching

Danger 5: A comedy web series you should be watching

By | December 6, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

If someone told you that a hilarious sixties-inspired WWII action comedy web series just started, you might guess that it's on Adult Swim or perhaps part of MTV's relaunching of Liquid TV. However, the hysterical Danger 5 isn't on any such channel. Coming out of Australia's SBS,...

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