Ben Seccombe’s “Family Bum” wins 2013 Comedy Central Short Pilot Competition
Through the New York Television Festival.
Congrats, Ben, on your TGIF + AA + NSFW pilot webseries whatever we’re calling digital TV in 2013!
Howard Stern offers Jimmy Fallon advice on taking over “The Tonight Show”
Will Jimmy heed the advice?
Should he heed it?
Russell Brand becomes only person on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” doing his or her job
This is why FX Networks remains in the Russell Brand business: Serenity and courage in the face of the “professional” “journalists” paid to interview him on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
RIP Bernard “Bernie” Sahlins, The Second City’s co-founder (1922-2013)
Making sketch comedy you and your parents both loved.
CBS Sunday Morning profiles Jim Gaffigan for Father’s Day
Plus a local clip that aired on MIlwaukee TV, also of Gaffigan, wife/writing partner Jeannie, and the five children. There are still just the five, right?
Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords to headline Funny or Die Oddball tour this summer
Sure, you could have seen Dave Chappelle on tour already this weekend.
But with Flight of the Conchords and several other acts???
Coming late summer to a city near you, thanks to Funny or Die.
Read Patton Oswalt’s “Closed Letter to Myself About Thievery, Heckling and Rape Jokes”
Just as essential for those of you who aren’t comedians to read as it is for those of you who are in the trade.
Nate Bargatze on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
The Jimmy Fallon called Nate Bargatze his favorite young stand-up comedian working today. And then he backed that up by having Bargatze perform on his late-night television program.
Here’s the “red band” trailer to Kevin Hart’s “Let Me Explain”
In movie theaters near you on July 3, 2013.
Erik Charles Nielsen’s stand-up TV debut on Conan