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Watch Two More Animated Excerpts from Jack Handey’s New Novel

Longtime SNL writer Jack Handey, is releasing his first novel, The Stench of Honolulu, on Tuesday, and yesterday, he released two animated excerpts from the book made for Funny or Die. Handey and FOD put out two more animated clips today; the [...]

By Bradford Evans

Woody Allen: ‘I Might Have Been Happier If I Was a Novelist’

"I might have been happier if I was a novelist. So instead of having to raise millions of dollars to put on these stories, the novelist sits at home; you write, if you don't like it you throw it away. If I throw something away, I'm throwing [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watch a Trailer for Jack Handey’s New Novel

Beloved SNL writer Jack Handey, who created sketches like "Deep Thoughts," "Toonces the Cat," and "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer," is set to release his first novel on Tuesday, July 16th. Called The Stench of Honolulu, it's an exotic comedic travel [...]

By Bradford Evans

The UCB Improv Manual Is Finally Here

The long-awaited UCB improv manual has arrived! At Friday's opening press conference for the 15th Del Close Marathon, a mysterious box joined the UCB 4 on stage and quickly upstaged its famous co-stars; each time Ian Roberts held it above his [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Jim Gaffigan Signs a Deal to Write a Second Book

Comedian Jim Gaffigan has landed a second book deal. Crown Publishing announced yesterday evening that they've signed Gaffigan to write his second book, an untitled collection of essays on his favorite topic: food. It's expected to come out [...]

By Bradford Evans

Steve Coogan Is Writing a Memoir

British comedian Steve Coogan has signed a new book deal. Best known for his character Alan Partridge along with countless film and TV roles, Coogan has agreed to write an untitled memoir for publisher Cornerstone. The book is expected to come [...]

By Bradford Evans