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Jim Jefferies lands “Legit” pilot deal at FX

Jim Jefferies lands “Legit” pilot deal at FX

By | October 12, 2011 at 11:22 am | 11 comments

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has been embraced by the Stateside comedy scene for years now, having released two groundbreaking hour-long specials as well gaining tons of respect from his fellow comics. The soul-baring and many-times x-rated comic is known as one of the...

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Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

By | October 12, 2011 at 10:09 am | No comments

By the time this week's Saturday Night Live airs, What's Your Number? will have been in theaters across the country for three weeks. From a marketing standpoint, it's not exactly the best time for Anna Faris, the star of said movie, to host the show this Saturday. But hosting...

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Rory Scovel: “Dilation” (Review)

Rory Scovel: “Dilation” (Review)

By | October 11, 2011 at 2:45 pm | One comment

How to describe Rory Scovel: think Bert Kreischer meets Anthony Jeselnik. That is, picture a storyteller, philosopher, and absurdist, whom you can’t quite decide whether he's a nice guy or a huge asshole. Either way, he’s pretty damn funny. And if that description sounds...

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Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with more John Stamos — Oct. 10 – Oct. 16

Star-A-Scopes with Dan Cummins: Like horoscopes but with more John Stamos — Oct. 10 – Oct. 16

By | October 11, 2011 at 1:26 pm | No comments

Aries: Congratulations! This week you’re going to be Arsenio Hall! Your lucky color is mauve. Taurus: Like riding bulls? Not so much? Well tough shit, Taurus! Sometimes the bull needs to ride the bull. This week you’re going to be forced to join a local rodeo circuit,...

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Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: "All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I'm excited to see the direction that he takes the...

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Judah Friedlander, Steven Wright, Tom Papa, more perform for Laugh For Sight

Judah Friedlander, Steven Wright, Tom Papa, more perform for Laugh For Sight

By | October 11, 2011 at 11:54 am | 2 comments

Comedy Matters doesn’t only talk about comics. It talks about the people who make the comedy world what it is, a wonderful place to be! Chris Mazzilli, owner of Gotham Comedy Club, is a special kind of guy and a very charitable man. I don't think it's any accident that there...

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Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

Pastor says no to George Carlin Street; daughter Kelly responds

By | October 10, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 19 comments

Last month, we reported that there was a petition circulating to honor the late George Carlin by naming a New York City street after the legendary comic. New York comic Kevin Bartini had amassed about 1,000 signatures and gained the support of Carlin’s daughter Kelly; the...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

By | October 10, 2011 at 2:26 pm | No comments

News item #1: Ron’s mustache is back! News item #2: City Council candidate Leslie Knope has written a book! It’s called Pawnee: The Greatest Town In America and she is promoting the everloving crap out of it. Let’s hop onto the book tour heard ‘round the world. (Or...

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