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Comedy Central greenlights Key and Peele animated series, expands fourth season

Comedy Central greenlights Key and Peele animated series, expands fourth season

By | March 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm | No comments

On the heels of a stellar third season of Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele’s hit sketch comedy show, Comedy Central is wisely doubling down on the massively popular duo. The network announced today that they’re not only expanding Key & Peele’s already-announced fourth...

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South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

By | March 12, 2014 at 11:14 am | No comments

AUSTIN – Day 3 of South by Southwest was tightly packed with more comedy delights. Like a really, really thick sausage that kind of sprays hot juice on you when you bite into it because the casing is so strained and taut from the vast amounts of meat inside. (Side note: I...

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President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

By | March 11, 2014 at 1:54 pm | One comment

President Barack Obama sure came in swinging on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. The Campaign star, who usually demeans his guests in a self-conscious fit of subdued rage, got taken to task when "Community Organizer" Obama came on to his talk show to encourage young...

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SXSW Comedy, day 1: Seth Meyers reveals news on Stefon, Matt Besser leads Improv 4 Humans

SXSW Comedy, day 1: Seth Meyers reveals news on Stefon, Matt Besser leads Improv 4 Humans

By | March 10, 2014 at 10:29 am | No comments

AUSTIN – South by Southwest 2014 kicked off to… rain. And cold. Apparently the polar vortex gods do not discriminate between the great white north and the usually milder environs of Texas, to the chagrin of every SX patron trying to escape winter on March 8. One of those...

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Frozen song ‘Let It Go’ goes with everything and Funny Or Die can prove it (Video)

Frozen song ‘Let It Go’ goes with everything and Funny Or Die can prove it (Video)

By | March 7, 2014 at 11:22 am | No comments

You can't deny the power of the Grammy-winning song "Let It Go" or the majestic musical force that is Idina Menzel, the goddess who has brought to life the flagship ditty of Disney's latest hit animated feature Frozen. But did you know "Let it Go" is the perfect song for any...

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Fred Savage will direct the Garfunkel and Oates show on IFC

Fred Savage will direct the Garfunkel and Oates show on IFC

By | March 7, 2014 at 9:30 am | No comments

Production has begun on the new IFC scripted comedy series Garfunkel and Oates. Actor/director Fred Savage (Wonder Years) will direct the show starring comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. The show follows the pair's humorous misadventures and how they rely on each...

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Conan O’Brien headed to MTV

Conan O’Brien headed to MTV

By | March 5, 2014 at 11:00 am | No comments

Late-night talk show host and everyone's favorite monstrously-tall red head Conan O'Brien will host the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in April. This will be his first time hosting on MTV, although he has hosted the Emmys before. "After eight years of intense negations, I am honored to...

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Jordan Klepper is the newest correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

Jordan Klepper is the newest correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

By | March 3, 2014 at 6:18 pm | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will welcome its newest correspondent, Jordan Klepper, tonight as the UCB Comedy standout reports “live” from Ukraine during the 11 pm ET broadcast. In addition to being a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater for the past...

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Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: A new comedy podcast

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:03 am | No comments

Welcome to the very first episode of Laugh Tracks by Laughspin. The concept is very simple. Each Week, Laughspin Podcast co-host Mike Gogel hosts Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, a short broadcast featuring three stand-up comedy tracks from an expertly curated list of comedians. The...

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