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Goofy ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Image Gallery

Check out these awesome new images from What We Do In the Shadows (read our review), a mockumentary/comedy written, directed by, and starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords, Men In Black 3) and Academy Award nominee Taika Waititi (Boy, Eagle vs. Shark). While it’s open in the UK as we speak, it won’t arrive […]

How Vampires Trick Prey Into Eating “Bisgetti”!

The UK will see the release of What We Do In the Shadows (read our review), a mockumentary/comedy written, directed by, and starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords, Men In Black 3) and Academy Award nominee Taika Waititi (Boy, Eagle vs. Shark), this weekend. But us in the States? How about waiting until February […]

Comedy - Bill Burr

Sun 01 Feb 2015 Off the back of winning the 2014 Stand-Up Comedian of the Year award at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs festival, Bill Burr is back down...

8 Great Mike Nichols Movies (and 4 Wonderful Comedy Sketches)

Today the theater, television, and cinema communities are all mourning the loss of Mike Nichols. While his career began onstage with his inimitable comedy partner Elaine May — where he eventually nabbed a staggering eight Tony awards for Best Director — Nichols nonetheless remains most widely known for his movies,... More »

‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Isn’t Arriving Soon Enough

The UK will see the release of What We Do In the Shadows (read our review), a mockumentary/comedy written, directed by, and starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords, Men In Black 3) and Academy Award nominee Taika Waititi (Boy, Eagle vs. Shark), this weekend. But us in the States? How about waiting until February […]

Open Thread - Bill Kristol Gets All Huffy

What is the deal with Bill Kristol? Is he taking his Dunning-Kruger poster child award into the world of Twitter Comedy? Don't Bill. Just. Don't. Via John Fugelsang's Facebook page, h/t Nicole Belle. Open thread below...

Why Brad Paisley’s self-deprecating ‘black-ish’/’white-ish’ joke at the CMAs was a bad idea. (But not racist.)

While co-hosting the CMA Awards on Wednesday, Brad Paisley made a joke about the lack of diversity in country music and threw in a plug for a new ABC comedy. Obviously, it all became a controversy. [Read full CMAs coverage] Read full article >>

Why Brad Paisley’s self-deprecating ‘black-ish’/’white-ish’ joke at the CMAs was a bad idea. (But not racist.)

2 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

While co-hosting the CMA Awards on Wednesday, Brad Paisley made a joke about the lack of diversity in country music and threw in a plug for a new ABC comedy. Obviously, it all became a controversy. [Read full CMAs coverage] “Everybody, there’s usually a show on Wednesdays, a new show that I’ve fallen in love with, it […]

CMA Awards 2014 opens with bad jokes about Taylor Swift and Ebola

Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley made it clear during the48th CMA Awards that no topics were off limits, but maybe some of them should have been. The duo decided to shoot low with the comedy in their opening monologue, jokingShow More Summary

Oscar Watch: Can Chris Rock Break The Academy’s Comedy Curse?

Yesterday's fourth annual THE CONTENDERS Presented By DEADLINE  event at the DGA  was a smash hit as 13 studios and distributors, along with their stars and filmmakers, got to show off their awards season slate to an Academy and key Guild voter- heavy audience. Show More Summary

ICYMI: Billy Bob Thornton drops by 'The Big Bang Theory'

The Oct. 30 episode of "The Big Bang Theory" saw the CBS comedy return to its usual home on Thursday nights and it came with one huge surprise -- Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton.Thornton showed up as Dr. Oliver Lorvis, a urologist that mistakenly believes that Penny is flirting him. Show More Summary

New Clip From Hilarious ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Introduces Stu!

You guys need to see What We Do In the Shadows (read our review), a mockumentary/comedy written, directed by, and starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords, Men In Black 3) and Academy Award nominee Taika Waititi (Boy, Eagle vs. Shark). If you can’t wait an extra few weeks Empire has an exclusive clip detailing how the […]

The Point Radio: DOONESBURY’s Secret Origin

Award winning cartoonist, writer and producer, Garry Trudeau talks about his hit Amazon series ALPHA HOUSE and how DOONESBURY was born. Plus we begin our visit with the cast of the FXX Comedy THE LEAGUE, including talking to Jon LaJoie about how his character has become more grounded this season, Mark Duplass on making sensitive […]

Air New Zealand has a 'Lord of the Rings'-inspired in-flight safety video.

4 weeks agoOdd : Happy Place

Sadly, there does not appear to be drink service on this eagle. What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear somebody mention New Zealand? Maybe it's the folk comedy duo Flight of the Conchords. Maybe. Academy Award-winning actor Russell Crowe is a strong possibility. Show More Summary

Animated Feature Underdogs Adds Ariana Grande, Nicholas Hoult and More

The Weinstein Company today revealed the full English language voice cast of their upcoming animated family comedy Underdogs, which arrives from Academy Award winning Argentinean director Juan Jose Campanella. The talent includes pop...Show More Summary

The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Bill Hader

Bill Hader was the first male performer on SNL to be nominated for an Emmy award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series since Eddie Murphy in 1983. He’s an exceptional improv comedian with oodles of charm (especially when he breaks character), who has a gift for impressions. Show More Summary

How George Lucas Gave Robot Chicken His Blessing

Seth Green, Matt Senreich and John Harvatine IV are essentially three friends who made the kind of sketch comedy they wanted to –- stop motion animation parodies with action figures and toys –- and turned it into an Emmy Award winning...Show More Summary

Jerry Seinfeld Accepts Award From Advertising Industry … By Bashing It [Video]

Jerry Seinfeld is known for his standup comedy, and for his long-running “show about nothing,” and now he’s back to making jokes. Ironically he accepted his CLIO award from the advertising industry by slamming it. Thankfully the audience...Show More Summary

Newswire: Steve Martin to receive prestigious lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute

Move over, drama. Comedy is officially a respectable pursuit now. This comes after centuries of dramatic performances in movies and TV getting all of the accolades, while comedy was forced to live on the streets and beg for scrap accolades that the serious people didn’t want. Show More Summary

Steve Martin To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Steve Martin is synonymous with comedy. The banjo-playing, arrow through the head, King Tut-imitating comic turned actor also writes and produces, and for his enormous efforts, Steve Martin will be given a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute. Show More Summary

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