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1 Movie, 3 Friends, ‘5 Doctors’

Many kids grow up with dreams of having careers in entertainment, but few will ever realize those ambitions, and the number who get to do so alongside the same friends they romanticized “Hollywood” with as adolescents is difficult to imagine. [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

Comedy Central Renews ‘Corporate’ for a Second Season

More Corporate on the way. Comedy Central just announced that it’s handed out a season 2 renewal to Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, and Pat Bishop’s new comedy, which debuted its first season last month and currently airs Wednesday nights at [...]

By Megh Wright

In Conversation: Martin Short

Short talks about his life and career less as a series of wins and losses and more as simply a (very funny) flow of experiences.

By David Marchese

Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle

After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, 'How’s the crowd?' The [...]

By Isaac Kozell

Adam Cayton-Holland’s New Standup Album Is Out Next Month

Denver-based standup and Those Who Can’t co-creator/star Adam Cayton-Holland has a new album coming out next month. Titled Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits, the album was recorded at Union Hall in Brooklyn and will be released by [...]

By Megh Wright

HBO Renews ‘High Maintenance’ and ‘Crashing’ for Third Seasons

Two of HBO’s comedies are returning with new seasons. According to Variety, the network has handed out season renewals to Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance as well as Pete Holmes’s Crashing, which will see the comedies [...]

By Megh Wright

Check Out the New Trailer for Bill Hader’s HBO Series ‘Barry’

Bill Hader heads to HBO next month with his very own show, Barry, and the network recently dropped a new trailer. Ordered to series back in 2016, the show stars Hader alongside Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan, and [...]

By Megh Wright

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?’

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the [...]

By Megh Wright

Inside the Evolution of ‘2 Dope Queens’ with Phoebe Robinson

Comedian, television writer, actress, and New York Times best-selling author are enviable titles to have associated with your name by the young age of 33. Phoebe Robinson, ever the consummate multi-hyphenate, has not only achieved all of those [...]

By Erik Abriss

Comedy Central Renews ‘Drunk History’ for a Sixth Season

More Drunk History is in the works. Comedy Central just announced it’s handed out a 16-episode renewal to Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner’s series, which debuted its fifth season last month and is currently airing Tuesday nights at 10:00pm. [...]

By Megh Wright

The Perfect Belt Commercial

Mollie Merkel's got a great belt. She wants to tell you all about it. Now, this is just my opinion but, I think you'd be wise to listen up.

By Luke Kelly Clyne