TV/Movies

Russell Brand will guest star on The Simpsons

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:44 am | One comment

It’s now official: Russell Brand is an international superstar. The UK’s Sun reported in March of last year that Al Jean - one of the executive producers of The Simpsons stated that Brand was “very funny,” and, “I would definitely be interested in writing an episode...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Episode 3: NYC Auditions, Day Two

By | June 21, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 5 comments

9:20 p.m. Checking in late due to the modern day plague known as traffic, but I caught the tail end of the Jew montage. I recognized Louie Katz, M. Dickson, and I did not recognize a third lucky example giver. The comedic rule of three's, it's not just a myth. 9:22 p.m. Greg...

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Louis C.K. tells Jon Stewart: I can’t say ‘retarded’ on FX

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:43 pm | No comments

Last night, Louis CK stopped by the Daily Show with Jon Stewart to promote his new FX show, Louie. The segment starts with a clip from Louie during which the comedian gets stuck at airport security and has to explain what his bottle of lube is for. Things quickly devolved into...

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Craig Ferguson will host Shark Week on Discovery Channel

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Craig Ferguson announced last night on the Late Late Show that he will do what all men hope to in the course of their careers: he's going to host this year's Shark Week. Well, actually, a shark puppet named Brian released the big news about the Discovery Channel's 23rd year of...

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Maria Bamford guests on John C. Reilly’s ‘Check it Out! with Steve Brule’ (VIDEO)

By | June 17, 2010 at 12:36 pm | No comments

Actor John C. Reilly has developed a real solid cult following for his role as the affable oaf, Dr. Steve Brule. Originally airing as only a quick bit on adult swim’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Reilly’s character has become such a favorite among viewers that the...

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Chris Rock, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog: Two reasons to watch Spike's award show

By | June 16, 2010 at 3:05 pm | No comments

A night for all things manly is back with Spike’s 2010 Guys Choice awards - airing Sunday (Father's Day-- get it?) at 10 pm EST. With awards like Holy Grail of Hot and Deadliest Warrior it’s the must see awards for any (stereotypical manly man). This year Chris Rock...

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Orbit gum enlists Will Arnett, Jason Bateman more for TV ad campaign

By | June 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments

Orbit has thrown together an all star cast for the first segment of their new online series, “Orbit Dirty Shorts.” Sure, it may only be a glorified commercial, but with the comedic talents of Arrested Development’s Will Arnett and Jason Bateman, Aubrey Plaza (the cute girl...

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SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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Last Comic Standing 7 Live Blog, Episode 2: NYC Auditions

By | June 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | No comments

9:00 p.m. Alright, we're in NYC for two days of auditions. Craig Robinson is now rocking a keytar and has a sax woman to lend the sporadically clapping flash mob some rhythm. 9:02 p.m. Oh, I know Alycia Cooper! Hi! She's from my city. She's doing some D.C.-related material, and...

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