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Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime

Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime

By | November 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 3 comments

It's finally happening, folks. We first heard Steve Carell and David Steinberg were working on a documentary about comedians way back in December of last year. Three months ago we found out that Showtime had picked up the project, called Laughing Stock, and that it would become...

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Tyler Perry defends casting Kim Kardashian in new comedy, cites God and faith

Tyler Perry defends casting Kim Kardashian in new comedy, cites God and faith

By | November 17, 2011 at 5:58 pm | No comments

Tyler Perry, also known as the highest paid man in entertainment, has gotten a lot of shit for casting reality star Kim Kardashian in his latest film, The Wedding Counselor, in which she plays a friend who gives the main character lots of advice about life and relationships....

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Worst school ever suspends teacher for showing Daily Show segments in class

Worst school ever suspends teacher for showing Daily Show segments in class

By | November 17, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

These days, tons of young people learn about the news from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And that’s a good thing – you won’t find too many media sources on television that are as incisive or intelligent as Stewart and his crew of writers. So it’s especially...

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Watch Kristen Wiig deliver many horrible ideas to solve global warming

Watch Kristen Wiig deliver many horrible ideas to solve global warming

By | November 17, 2011 at 1:57 pm | No comments

A month ago, Funny Or Die Premiered its video Clinton Foundation: Celebrity Division, wherein Ben Stiller heads a brainstorming session with the likes of Sean Penn, Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Jack Black and Ted Danson to use their “celebrity creativity” to come up with new...

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Web series “You’re Thinking of Someone Else” features rotating cast of comedians (Video)

Web series “You’re Thinking of Someone Else” features rotating cast of comedians (Video)

By | November 17, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 6 comments

Online dating can be difficult, am I right? No, seriously. Am I? I have no clue. Thankfully, I found my fucking soulmate and shit years ago at the same time I created my first online dating profile. And then I bailed on the one date I set up. But from an outsider looking in, it...

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Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

Multi-city comedy benefit featuring Maron, Papa, Quinn and more raises money for Haiti

By | November 17, 2011 at 12:04 pm | One comment

Jodi Lieberman, Amber J. Lawson and Zoe Friedman are three powerhouses in the world of comedy, and I'm proud to say I know them all! They teamed up to create Transforming The World Through Comedy, a philanthropic organization simply known as TWT, because they said they wanted to...

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Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

By | November 16, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments

I guess in the end, NBC and the folks who run the Golden Globes weren't all that offended by the things Ricky Gervais said earlier this year when he was hosting the awards show. You see, the comedian will be back to host the Globes when they return to the network on Jan. 15....

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We hope this week’s SNL isn’t as painful as these promos with Jason Segel and Vanessa Bayer

We hope this week’s SNL isn’t as painful as these promos with Jason Segel and Vanessa Bayer

By | November 16, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments

The last few episodes of Saturday Night Live have been fairly solid. And we're looking forward to this week's, which features host Jason Segel, who's pushing his movie The Muppets. We'll assume that these painful-to-watch promos with Segel and Vanessa Bayer are no indication of...

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Comedy Central extends “South Park” through 2016!

Comedy Central extends “South Park” through 2016!

By | November 16, 2011 at 12:57 pm | One comment

No surprise here, folks. Today, Comedy Central announced that it will continue airing new episodes of South Park through 2016. "The collective genius of Matt and Trey knows no bounds," said Michele Ganeless, president of the network. "Week after week and season after season they...

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