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Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes set to headline Gilda’s LaughFest

Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes set to headline Gilda’s LaughFest

By | November 11, 2014 at 9:33 am | No comments

Patton Oswalt, George Lopez, Wanda Sykes and Bo Burnham are just a few of the headliners that will descend on Grand Rapids between March 5-15, 2015 for the fifth annual Gilda's LaughFest, organizers announced this morning. Other comedians set to perform are Pete Holmes (who'll...

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Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

Tig Notaro hospitalized days after topless performance at New York Comedy Festival

By | November 10, 2014 at 6:09 pm | No comments

Comedian Tig Notaro had to cancel two shows this weekend after being hospitalized for an unknown "medical emergency." Notaro's Saturday show at Boston's Wilbur Theatre was canceled according to her Facebook page and then yesterday's show at Paramount Theatre in Denver was also...

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W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

By | November 10, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example,...

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John Waters inspires at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Neil Hamburger, Rachel Bloom fit right in

John Waters inspires at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Neil Hamburger, Rachel Bloom fit right in

By | November 9, 2014 at 11:32 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- Once upon a time, before Formula One racing came to roost, before South by Southwest lay at the feet of Microsoft and Doritos, before everyone and their mother moved to the city to catch a whisper of hipness before it vanished into commodity, Austin quietly celebrated...

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Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

By | November 7, 2014 at 1:25 pm | One comment

While Lena Dunham has been making headlines for reasons not under her control, let’s all remember that her show Girls is coming back to HBO for its fourth season on Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET! And today, HBO released a brand, spanking-new trailer for you all to hungrily consume. So...

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Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era

Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era

By | November 5, 2014 at 5:29 pm | No comments

For many, last night was a mix of emotions. For some it was a day to proudly cast a vote, making their voices heard and fulfilling an age-old civic duty. For those opposed, it was a day to protest through inaction, decrying what they see as a faulty system. For the apathetic...

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Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

By | November 5, 2014 at 11:11 am | No comments

Jon Stewart, during an appearance on Christiane Amanpour’s show on CNN yesterday claimed he didn’t vote in the Midterm Elections. Later that night, however, at the top of the live election coverage on The Daily Show, Stewart said he was only joking and apologized to viewers...

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Dumb And Dumber To: Five new clips to watch before the Nov. 14 premiere

Dumb And Dumber To: Five new clips to watch before the Nov. 14 premiere

By | November 4, 2014 at 11:13 am | No comments

We're 10 days away from the theatrical premiere of Dumb And Dumber To and the hype machine for the Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels is in full effect. As such, five new clips from Dumb And Dumber To have just been released. It's hard to say yet whether Dumb And Dumber To will live up...

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Wayne Brady reveals depression battle: You don’t want to move in the complete darkness (Video)

Wayne Brady reveals depression battle: You don’t want to move in the complete darkness (Video)

By | November 3, 2014 at 12:19 pm | One comment

In yet another reminder that depression can greatly affect anyone – regardless of success or fame – comedian, actor and Let’s Make A Deal host Wayne Brady has revealed he has battled depression most of his life and hit rock bottom last June on his 42nd birthday. “I was...

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