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Jim Gaffigan sells biographical comedy to NBC

Jim Gaffigan sells biographical comedy to NBC

By | October 26, 2011 at 8:32 pm | One comment

Jim Gaffigan, he who continues to sell out large theaters across the country and otherwise prove his versatility -- Broadway, anyone? -- just might extend his reach in the comedy world even more. NBC has purchased a single-camera comedy from the man, Deadline reports. And by all...

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Watch Zach Galifianakis return to late night– Conan and Kimmel style

Watch Zach Galifianakis return to late night– Conan and Kimmel style

By | October 26, 2011 at 5:33 pm | No comments

Though it took the movie Puss in Boots to do it, Zach Galifianakis (he plays Humpty Dumpty in the animated flick) has gone back out on the late night circuit this week. Unlike when he was hosting Saturday Night Live a few months ago, Galifianakis has a little more room to be up...

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John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

By | October 26, 2011 at 2:44 pm | One comment

Back in 2005, John Hodgman released his first book titled The Areas of My Expertise, a satirical almanac who’s success landed him as a recurring contributor to The Daily Show as the “resident expert.” Since then, he’s appeared in bit roles in television and film, was the...

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Stifler’s mom, Jennifer Coolidge joins “2 Broke Girls”

Stifler’s mom, Jennifer Coolidge joins “2 Broke Girls”

By | October 26, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments

Jennifer Coolidge, best known as the MILF in the American Pie franchise, will be joining the cast of CBS’s freshman comedy breakout 2 Broke Girls. Coolidge, also a stand-up comedian, will play a recurring character named Sophie, a working woman that moves into Max (Kat...

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Comedian Patrice Oneal suffers stroke

Comedian Patrice Oneal suffers stroke

By | October 26, 2011 at 7:01 am | 29 comments

After 30 minutes of ribbing amongst friends, the Opie and Anthony Show on SiriusXM this morning got serious. Veteran comedian and longtime O&A regular Patrice Oneal, recently seen on Comedy Central's Roast of Charlie Sheen, suffered a stroke last Wednesday. Show co-host,...

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Video: President Obama to Jay Leno: We gave Gaddafi ample opportunity

Video: President Obama to Jay Leno: We gave Gaddafi ample opportunity

By | October 25, 2011 at 4:40 pm | No comments

President Barack Obama vists the Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight on NBC. The face-to-face chat has been filmed and is ready to air. Among the many topics discussed, of course, was the recent assassination of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. In this preview below, Obama in a...

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Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

Watch Steve Martin and Ed Helms give bluegrass some serious street cred

By | October 25, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

Any time bluegrass music is brought up in conversation, most people probably think of the soundtrack from the Coen Brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Yet Funny or Die, as they're known to do, want to change that. Renowned banjoist Noam Pikelny released his album Beat...

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No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

By | October 25, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments

When an international conflict – like, say, the Israel-Palestinian conflict – is extremely politically and religiously charged, what’s a leader to do? How does a leader even begin going about trying to solve a conflict like that? Here’s the answer. Two words: George...

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Mike Stanley: “Tough Luck Chump” (Review)

Mike Stanley: “Tough Luck Chump” (Review)

By | October 25, 2011 at 3:00 pm | One comment

When Mike Stanley made a fat joke in Ohio, a woman stood up and scolded him. Stanley responded, “Lighten up.” His debut album Tough Luck Chump is littered with jokes like these: occasionally mean and cruel, and definitely downright raunchy. So if adult humor like this is...

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