John Oliver’s NCAA Tournament Takedown Was Awesome! (Video)

John Oliver’s NCAA Tournament Takedown Was Awesome! (Video)

By | March 16, 2015 at 7:18 pm | One comment

It’s not exactly breaking news that the NCAA exploits its athletes. But with the March Madness college basket tournament starting this week, John Oliver thought it would be a good time to make the organization his next target. So he slammed the NCAA in a scathing segment on...

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Bo Burnham, Brian Posehn at Gilda’s LaughFest deliver from opposite ends of the spectrum

Bo Burnham, Brian Posehn at Gilda’s LaughFest deliver from opposite ends of the spectrum

By | March 16, 2015 at 10:03 am | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- By Saturday night's end here at Gilda's LaughFest I was happily bathed in classically executed musical comedy theatrics set inside a gorgeous 1,500-seat venue and alternatively a persistent stream of dick-and-fart jokes delivered from a stage housed in a gritty,...

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Patton Oswalt at Gilda’s LaughFest delivers a pristine, memorable performance (Review)

Patton Oswalt at Gilda’s LaughFest delivers a pristine, memorable performance (Review)

By | March 14, 2015 at 4:17 pm | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- Before launching into his closing bit -- a story about a disinterested, lazily-costumed clown at a child's birthday he attended with his five-year-old daughter -- Patton Oswalt admitted to an audibly appreciative crowd last night at the Fountain Street Church,...

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Jim Jefferies at Gilda’s LaughFest: Bill Cosby, infant death, gun control all fair game for comedy (Review)

Jim Jefferies at Gilda’s LaughFest: Bill Cosby, infant death, gun control all fair game for comedy (Review)

By | March 13, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- "Turns out Bill Cosby is a rapist....If I was going to be raped, I'd like to be raped by Bill Cosby. I've been a fan of his for years. And how else are you going to meet him?" And so began an evening with Jim Jefferies at the Fountain Street Church (yes church)...

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Wyatt Cenac, Adam Brody star in ‘Growing Up and Other Lies’ (Exclusive preview)

Wyatt Cenac, Adam Brody star in ‘Growing Up and Other Lies’ (Exclusive preview)

By | March 13, 2015 at 10:44 am | No comments

Hitting theaters and On Demand services next Friday, March 20, Growing Up and Other Lies follows one day in the life of Jake, a failed New York City artist about to ditch the Big Apple and relocate to his native Ohio. As a send-off, he invites the members of his bro-posse to...

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Andy Samberg will host Emmys so ‘buckle your seat belts!’

Andy Samberg will host Emmys so ‘buckle your seat belts!’

By | March 13, 2015 at 10:37 am | No comments

Great news, Lonely Islanders! Andy Samberg announced today that he will host the 2015 Emmys, airing September 20 on Fox. In a statement made earlier, Samberg had the following to say about his hosting gig (and traffic safety): Buckle your seat belts, Emmy viewers! Like, in...

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That Metal Show’s Jim Florentine stars in ‘On the Couch’ web series as therapist (Video)

That Metal Show’s Jim Florentine stars in ‘On the Couch’ web series as therapist (Video)

By | March 12, 2015 at 12:48 pm | No comments

Ever since Dr. Katz went on semi-permanent "mental health" vacation, America has yearned for an equally as capable funny "physician" to see to our comedy needs. Enter That Metal Show's Jim Florentine, whose new web series, On the Couch with Jim Florentine, is primed to give all...

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Tommy Ryman named Best of Midwest at Gilda’s LaughFest (Review)

Tommy Ryman named Best of Midwest at Gilda’s LaughFest (Review)

By | March 12, 2015 at 11:33 am | One comment

GRAND RAPIDS -- Minnesota comedian Tommy Ryman was crowned Best of the Midwest -- and was handed a check for $2,500 -- late last night here as he edged out nine other comedians in what has become an annual highlight of Gilda's LaughFest, now in its fifth year. A semifinalist...

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Denny’s Grand Slams becomes comedy Web series (Sponsored)

Denny’s Grand Slams becomes comedy Web series (Sponsored)

By | March 11, 2015 at 4:06 pm | No comments

Denny's has done a lot of amazing things. They've promised you breakfast at any time. They've delivered the astonishingly customizable Grand Slam platter. Now they're getting into the comedy game with a series of webisodes The Grand Slams! America's favorite breakfast...

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