Fans of comedian Patton Oswalt know that the man lives for movies. Over the years, he’s spun out classic bits about the sometimes-soul-squashing process of being a punch-up scriptwriter for major Hollywood studios; on last year’s stand-up album Werewolves And Lollipops, one of the most memorable bits came from his fascination with hidden film gemsContinue reading “The A.V. Club Interviews Patton Oswalt”
Chris Rock’s new stand up comedy special, Kill the Messenger, debuts this weekend on HBO. Because we love Chris Rock jokes so much, HERE are the 10 funniest Chris Rock stand up comedy video clips from his previous specials. Caution, raw language.
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Comedian Zach Galifianakis has snagged lead roles in Todd Phillips’ comedy “The Hangover” for Warner Bros. and the HBO pilot “Bored to Death.”In “Hangover,” Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms play best buddies at a wild Las Vegas bachelor party who lose the groom just hours before his wedding. Legendary Pictures is producing with Warners,Continue reading “Zach Galifianakis Set For Two New Projects”
Recorded two months prior to his death, this album contains nearly forty minutes of previously unreleased stand-up material. It pulses with Mitch’s inimitable wit and spirit, it’s a document of a comedy master, and it’s a treat for all those who were afraid they’d never get to hear another great Hedberg joke. The CDContinue reading “Do You Believe in Gosh? by Mitch Hedberg”
SNL has named a new cast member: New York City comedy scene stalwart Bobby Moynihan. E! Online is reporting, and sources from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater are confirming, that longtime UCB performer Bobby Moynihan is joining the cast of “Saturday Night Live” this fall. Executive Producer Lorne Michaels presided over the final auditions showcase,Continue reading “Saturday Night Live’s Newest Cast Member… Bobby Moynihan”
Now that their feud is over, Cheech and Chong are high on plans to reunite for their first comedy tour in more than 25 years. Cheech Marin told AP Radio that he and Tommy Chong “looked at each other going, ‘If we’re ever going to do something it has to be now because you’re notContinue reading “Cheech and Chong Reunite”
The Comedians of Comedy are calling it quits with a final show July 26. The event, called Death to the Comedians of Comedy, happens in San Diego. However, what this really means is good news for its members: “…the whole reason for doing the tour in the first place was to give all of usContinue reading “The Comedians of Comedy Final Show”