• Amy Schumer and 7 comedians with odd arrest records

    Comedian Amy Schumer was arrested in Washington, D.C. earlier this month while protesting the confirmation of then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. She joins a long list of comedians with a police record, so there’s no chance this is a comprehensive list. While they might not have as good of a reason for their arrests as Schumer, there are some pretty crazy stories to be found when comedians run into trouble

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    Zach Braff, Scrubs cast to reunite for first time at Vulture Festival

    Scrubs fans rejoice! Zach Braff and the rest of Sacred Heart Hospital’s staff are coming together at the Vulture Festival Los Angeles to talk about the medical dramedy many fans and critics felt was ahead of its time. The reunion will take place on November 17 at the famous Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel as the festival kicks off its second year. Creator Bill Lawrence and cast members Braff, Sarah Chalke, Christa Miller,

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    Hasan Minhaj teases new Netflix talk show in Instagram video

    Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix will make history when Minhaj becomes the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy series. Ever. The series premiere is on Sunday, October 28 with new episodes available every week. The 33-year-old stand-up told Time.com that “he hopes to tackle large social issues like immigration around the world, the rise of conservatism in different countries, sports as a vehicle for political debate, and climate changes.”

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    Bill Maher HBO special celebrates 25 years of political punditry

    Happy Anniversary Mr. Maher. Comedian Bill Maher is celebrating his 25th year as a talk show host and political pundit with his upcoming Real Time With Bill Maher: Anniversary Special, which debuts this Friday on HBO. The hour-long retrospective will take a look at Maher’s long career as a late night host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and his previous show Politically Incorrect, which aired first on Comedy

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    Lena Dunham shares vulnerable Instagram surgery photo

    Lena Dunham posted a photo on her Instagram post-surgery to remove her left ovary on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Girls star posted: “Yesterday I had a two hour surgery to remove my left ovary, which was encased in scar tissue & fibrosis, attached to my bowel and pressing on nerves that made it kinda hard to walk/pee/vamp.” The surgery follows Dunham’s decision last year to have a hysterectomy. “The pain becomes

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    The Fall of Donald Trump mockumentary suggests we might survive this

    Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik is making comedy that’s predictive instead of reactive. Comedy Central’s The President Show is premiering a new mocumentary titled The Fall of Donald Trump on October 22. The half-hour special accomplishes where much of today’s parody has failed; it is a funny and well-executed lampoon of our current administration. The President Show has already logged a full season of political satire, but The Fall of

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    South Park teaser spells bad news for Butters (Video)

    South Park will take a shot at vaping in Tegridy Farms, a new episode airing tonight October 17 on Comedy Central. The episode will center around the lovable, but easily corruptible, Butters. “Butters is selling vape pens and all kinds of fruity-flavored vape accessories at school,” says the Comedy Central website. “Meanwhile, Randy decides he should move the family to the country and take up farming.” A clip of tonight’s

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    Amazon docuseries follows Just For Laughs New Faces hopefuls

    Amazon is set to release Inside Jokes, a six-part docuseries that captures the trials of getting selected for New Faces, a career-defining showcase at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. The series, from Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Fox (United Shades of America), follows seven comedians as they go through the process of trying to make the cut. Amazon made the announcement through Twitter on Monday. 7 comedians from 2

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    Conan O’Brien pop-up comedy club joins New York Comedy Festival line-up

    Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco and TBS are bringing TEAMCOCOHOUSE to this year’s 15th Annual New York Comedy Festival, a few months after premiering their hit pop-up comedy club at the San Diego Comic-Con this past July. Starting November 7 at Sony Hall, TEAMCOCOHOUSE will feature three days of stand-ups, podcasts, musical acts, magicians, and more all hand-picked by Conan O’Brien himself. Big names include Tig Notaro, Craig Robinson, Chris Gethard, and Sasheer Zamata.

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    Alec Baldwin: Donald Trump must be overthrown (Video)

    Alec Baldwin demanded we overthrow Donald Trump and the government he’s installed. Although the actor and ongoing Saturday Night Live Donald Trump stand-in was impassioned throughout a speech he delivered Sunday night at a Democratic fundraiser in New Hampshire, Baldwin – who owns a history of hot-headed behavior – made it clear the this dismantling should be done by peaceful means. “It is time to overthrow the government of Donald

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    Adam Sandler is 100% Fresh in Netflix comedy special trailer (Video)

    Netflix dropped its trailer for their latest Adam Sandler collaboration, a stand-up special titled 100% Fresh. This is the first special in 20 years for the comedy veteran who rose through the comedy ranks in the late ’80s. The trailer notably doesn’t contain jokes, but instead focuses on capturing the essence of the 52-year-old’s trademark sophomoric appeal through a series of live performances in comedy clubs, concert halls, arenas and even

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    Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande: the complete timeline

    If you haven’t heard, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson split up this weekend. While the couple’s time together was short, every moment of their 5-month engagement was obsessively dissected by Grande’s legion of fans. If you aren’t a devoted follower of stan Twitter, it was hard to keep up with the rumors, the timeline, and tumultuous ups and downs of their relationship. Lucky for you, we have you covered with

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    Epix docuseries Unprotected Sets gives story behind the stand-up

    EPIX is giving the story behind the sets as it follows up-and-coming stand-up comedians in its new docuseries Unprotected Sets. The series premiered earlier this month on the premium network. Unlike most televised comedy, nothing is off limits. The comedians don’t only perform a set on the show, but also offers insights into what it’s like to entertain for a living. The EPIX channel is primarily known for re-releasing Hollywood

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    Tiffany Haddish, Lena Waithe give powerful speeches at Variety Power of Women Luncheon (Video)

    Variety honored funny ladies Tiffany Haddish and Lena Waithe at their 10th Annual Variety Power of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills this past weekend. The celebration, presented by Lifetime, also honored gun control activist Emma Gonzalez, Regina King (Seven Seconds), and Natalie Portman (Thor) for their humanitarian efforts. Haddish was recognized for her work with The Unusual Suspects Theater Company, an organization that helps underprivileged kids produce original stage productions. The

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