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The Todd Barry Crowd Work Tour To Be Released on

Last night on The Daily Show, Louis C.K. promoted the release of his 1998 indie film Tomorrow Night, which is now available at his website and is great. But… more

More Steve Coogan For America in 2014

Whether you’re a big Steve Coogan fan or are completely unacquainted with one of the funniest people from the U.K. (although you’ve probably been hearing his name lately because… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

Louis C.K. Releases His 1998 Film TOMORROW NIGHT At His Website Today

Louis C.K. is at it again, and by “at it again,” I mean that he’s continuing to revolutionize production and distribution models. At noon (ET) today (Wednesday, January 29th),… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/28/14: Channel 101′s CAR JUMPER

A story with the headline “Humans have been controlling fire for at least 300,000 years” was posted today, which makes me wonder how many dozens or hundreds or possibly… more

THE STATE Reunited For @midnight

Since the return of @midnight after its hiatus, Chris Hardwick himself has wasted no time in bringing a bunch of welcome surprises on the show. One such surprise is a… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/27/14: Stand-up from Chris Fairbanks

Though you might think otherwise, other things have happened in the last 24 hours besides the oversized Mountie style hat that Pharrell wore to the Grammys. For one, awards were… more

Colin Jost Replacing Seth Meyers as SNL Weekend Update Co-Anchor

As The Sochi Winter Olympics near, NBC is preparing for his biggest and what will probably be their most smooth transition in late night programming ever. Jay Leno will step… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/24/14: B.J. Novak’s Book Promo

So, frogs have reportedly have a mating call that attracts preying bats. Luckily, they don’t have enough self-awareness to realize how terrifying it is to have your mating call be… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/25/13

The news that Justin Bieber got arrested for drag racing and driving under the influence probably shouldn’t be called “news,” or matter at all. In comedy news alone, Amy Poehler… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/23/14: The Jon Friedman Internet Program

The daytime court TV show is getting a revolutionary makeover. It was just announced that Judge Judy is going to have a new courtroom show with not just one judge… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/22/14: HENRY’S KITCHEN Super Bowl Chicken Pot Pie

Both Target and K-Mart announced that they will be doing some restructuring, and, consequently, several employees will be let go. The most surprising thing about this news is that I… more

BROAD CITY Premieres on Comedy Central Tonight

Tonight at 10:30e/9:30c, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson will premiere their show Broad City on Comedy Central, which will accompany Workaholics as the only live action scripted… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/21/14: Myq Kaplan’s 3rd Time on Letterman

For his being elected to office and, during a period of time, acting as the actual Mayor of Toronto, it’ll be interesting to see whether, in 50 years or so,… more

Amy Poehler To Be Fallon’s Last Guest, Meyers’ First Guest on LATE NIGHT

As announced earlier, Jimmy Fallon will have Will Smith and U2 as his first guests as the new host of The Tonight Show. But what about Late Night? In perhaps… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/20/14: OUR ROBOCOP REMAKE

The richest 85 people in the world reportedly represent as much as half of the globe’s wealth, which shouldn’t be surprising, even though it might be a profoundly sad thing… more


Nearly five years after the first episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon aired, the first episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon will premiere February 17th on NBC… more

Patton Oswalt’s TRAGEDY PLUS COMEDY EQUALS TIME Airs on Epix (and Twitter, Sort Of)

Patton Oswalt’s highly anticipated latest stand up special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time was supposed to be released via Epix on the night of Thurs. January 16th. However, due to… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/17/14: Stand Up From Chad Daniels

The anti-gay legislation that has been or will be slightly amended in Uganda and Russia, no doubt due to international pressure, is still pretty ludicrous. A bill in Uganda making… more

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 1/16/14

Justin Beiber egged someone’s house and then got the police involved, and Gov. Chris Christie is in trouble for closing down a bridge, but there’s only so much energy you… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/16/14: The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee’s One-Woman Show on THE FIVE

The return of Phil Robertson and Duck Dynasty reportedly came in with lower than usual ratings, no doubt related to the bigoted comments he made in an interview, which got… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/15/14: WITS’ ‘Tom Waits Does Math’ with David Cross

The Razzies, the awards that point out the worst in movies, just announced their nominations, and continue to only go for the big movie releases and never, for my money,… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 1/14/14: ‘Dre’ Hyland Interviews Andre Hyland for Sundance

An article title I read today stated that someone has started a religion based on Kanye West called Yeezianity. I didn’t read anything about it because, well, I don’t really… more

The 2nd Riot LA Comedy Festival Was The Best Kind of Riot

The second edition of The Riot LA Comedy Festival left me exhausted over how awesome it was, just like a comedy festival should do. So many times during the festival,… more