Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

By | June 24, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

It's that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety's annual "10 Comics To Watch" list. The trade publication...

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John Oliver Doctor Oz Takedown Amazing! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Slams Supplement Industry With Help From George R.R. Martin And Steve Buscemi

John Oliver Doctor Oz Takedown Amazing! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Slams Supplement Industry With Help From George R.R. Martin And Steve Buscemi

By | June 23, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 4 comments

First, John Oliver set his sights on FIFA. Now, the Last Week Tonight host has slammed Dr. Mehmet Oz, with a little help from his friends George R.R. Martin and Steve Buscemi. Last week, Capitol Hill Senators grilled the host for some of the weight loss products he has...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 92: Gilbert Gottfried talks new podcast, Aflac, SNL, Shakespeare and more!

Laughspin Podcast, episode 92: Gilbert Gottfried talks new podcast, Aflac, SNL, Shakespeare and more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 12:15 pm | No comments

On this week’s episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the legendary, iconic and often controversial Gilbert Gottfried. And here’s a little behind-the-scenes info on what went down that day I visited his New York apartment. Gottfried greets me at his door in a...

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Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

Mike Birbiglia adds 32 cities to ‘Thank God for Jokes’ tour: is one of them yours?

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:42 am | No comments

Comedian Mike Birbiglia has told us stories and jokes about  his sleepwalking condition and his romantic misadventures relationships with his one man shows Sleepwalk With Me and My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. But his new tour really pays homage to…jokes! And Birbiglia just added...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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Ben & Jerry’s Saturday Night Live flavors honor Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell characters

Ben & Jerry’s Saturday Night Live flavors honor Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell characters

By | June 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments

Ben & Jerry's ice cream makers have always been a fan of comedy. They've released flavors such as Stephen Colbert's AmeriCone Dream (pictured), the Jimmy Fallon-inspired Late Night Snack, and Neapolitan Dynamite ("Vote for Pedro!"). Now Ben & Jerry's have announced two...

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AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

By | June 20, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Breaking Bad spin-off prequel Better Call Saul hasn't even aired its first episode and already AMC has ordered a second season of the Bob Odenkirk-led comedy. There has been a lot of hype about the series which will follow Odenkirk's shady lawyer character Saul Goodman before he...

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Driver in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, had been working for nearly 14 hours at time of accident

Driver in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, had been working for nearly 14 hours at time of accident

By | June 19, 2014 at 8:18 pm | No comments

Kevin Roper, the Walmart driver who crashed into a limo van on the New Jersey Turnpike on June 7, leaving comedians Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Morgan’s assistant Jeff Millea in critical condition and killing comedian James McNair, was driving 20 mph over the speed limit and...

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)

By | June 19, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments

First-look stills are in, giving a sneak peek into Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's new film The Nest, which is currently filming in Rockland County, NY. The Nest stars the Saturday Night Live alumni as two sisters who throw one last party in their family home before it's sold. We see...

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