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Watch Mel Gibson, Jamie Foxx and Garry Shandling backstage, honoring Robert Downey Jr.

Watch Mel Gibson, Jamie Foxx and Garry Shandling backstage, honoring Robert Downey Jr.

By | November 15, 2011 at 1:59 pm | One comment

Where are we at on Mel Gibson these days? Is it ok to not hate is very existence anymore? It seems Hollywood – the moral compass of the world – has forgiven him for his past bouts of sexism, anti-semitism and psychological abuse layed upon his former wife. The dude can act,...

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Listen to Donald Glover’s interview about Childish Gambino

Listen to Donald Glover’s interview about Childish Gambino

By | November 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm | No comments

You're no doubt fully aware that stand-up comedian, actor and Community star Donald Glover is also an accomplished musician. Today, he released his first proper album, titled Camp, under his hip-hop alias Childish Gambino. He sat down with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep on...

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Watch vintage clips of Kevin Pollak, Bill Maher, more on “An Evening at the Improv”

Watch vintage clips of Kevin Pollak, Bill Maher, more on “An Evening at the Improv”

By | November 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm | No comments

While people keep watching and posting Richard Pryor's ubiquitous Live on the Sunset Strip on their Facebook wall, the time has now come to take a deeper look into the history of stand-up comedy. Hulu has just added 52 episodes of A&E's An Evening at the Improv to its roster...

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Gilda’s LaughFest adds Sinbad, Bob and Tom showcase, $10k stand-up contest, more

Gilda’s LaughFest adds Sinbad, Bob and Tom showcase, $10k stand-up contest, more

By | November 15, 2011 at 5:00 am | 4 comments

Having already named a long list of headlining and up-and-coming stand-up comedians last week, Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI early today announced a second round of talent, including veteran comedian Sinbad. The second annual festival will run from March 8 - 18. Ticket...

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At the New York Comedy Festival, Louis C.K. proves a bleak worldview can be hilarious

At the New York Comedy Festival, Louis C.K. proves a bleak worldview can be hilarious

By | November 14, 2011 at 7:50 pm | One comment

Louis C.K. doesn’t need an opener. “Fuck it,” he said, soon after he stepped onstage at the St. George Theatre on Staten Island on Nov. 11, as part of the New York Comedy Festival. “What’s the point?” The same sentiment can applied to the entirety of Louis’s...

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“30 Rock” takes the place of “Community” and more changes in comedy at NBC

“30 Rock” takes the place of “Community” and more changes in comedy at NBC

By | November 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm | One comment

NBC, the network responsible for most of today’s watch-worthy comedies, just announced that it would be shuffling some of its sitcoms around. And at first glance, the changes make sense. Let’s get the most important facts out of the way. Despite what you may have heard on...

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Ricky Gervais on possibly hosting the Oscars: “I’d be fired immediately”

Ricky Gervais on possibly hosting the Oscars: “I’d be fired immediately”

By | November 14, 2011 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Last night, as part of the New York Comedy Festival, multi-faceted, award winning comedian Ricky Gervais was the guest of honor at a fascinating and highly-entertaining conversation at 92Y, moderated by Bill Carter of The New York Times. Gervais, of course, along with his...

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Video preview: Poor Kenny gets shipped to a foster home on the next “South Park”

Video preview: Poor Kenny gets shipped to a foster home on the next “South Park”

By | November 14, 2011 at 12:53 pm | No comments

After peeping the preview of this week's new episode of South Park, we have to say that it looks a little heartbreaking. You see, Kenny's parents are taken to jail -- for the reason, we'll have to tune in on Wednesday -- and Kenny and his brother and sister land in a foster...

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Molly Shannon guests on “Up All Night” this week; watch a preview and interviews

Molly Shannon guests on “Up All Night” this week; watch a preview and interviews

By | November 14, 2011 at 11:20 am | No comments

On a new episode of Up All Night going down Wednesday at 8 pm ET on NBC, Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon joins up with her real-life friend and fellow former SNL’r Maya Rudolph. Shannon guests as a new employee (Nancy) under Maya’s character Ava, who hosts a daytime...

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