Here's a clip from last night's Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with standup Todd Barry about his new book Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the World, plus some standup memories [...]
There’s no doubt, people love to argue. Trump vs Hillary, NYC vs LA, cats vs dogs -- everyone’s got an opinion. So who better to settle such long-running debates than Michael Ian Black, beloved comedian and general expert of things? That’s the [...]
Todd Barry -- who just released a new special via Louis C.K.'s website -- did some standup on Conan last night, covering everything from cross-country red-eye flights to his three categories for all foods to his own First Annual Todd Barry Best [...]
Todd Barry has a new standup special, and he's teamed up with Louis C.K. to make it available online. During his Daily Show interview last night, C.K. announced that the special, titled Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour, will be available on his [...]
Here's the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, with guest Todd Barry. In between all the usual product placement, Seinfeld and Barry have a interesting conversation about comedy and Seinfeld tries [...]
Sneak previews of Axe Cop and High School USA! will run Sunday at 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. eastern, respectively, with all due respect, on Fox. The shows will make their official series premieres beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, July 27th.
This podcasting thing must be here to stay because Todd Barry has one now. And Todd Barry is no Johnny-come-lately who’s going to fall for the latest fad. He’s far too much of an amazing and highly regarded comedian for that.
Beloved stand-up Todd Barry (Delocated, Louie) launched his own podcast today. Aptly titled The Todd Barry Podcast, the show debuted its first episode this afternoon on podcast network Feral Audio, with fellow comedian Tom Shillue serving as [...]
A burger, fries, milkshake, and beer for lunch!? What could that person possibly do for a living? Professional nap taker? Human lab rat for heart disease research? Owner of a kid friendly burger joint? Actor in a play based on John Steinbeck's [...]
"Yeah, I do [participate in tending topics on Twitter]. It’s probably annoying. It’s just easy. Some guy said I don’t participate in these trending topics, I ruin them. Which I think he said affectionately because he always retweets me. I [...]
Airplane food was a hack, overused premise but then slyly Todd Barry subverted that shit. "I'm doing a bit about airport food. You ready world?" is what Todd shouted before going on stage last night. To which the janitor backstage said, "Ok, [...]
Set them DVRs: Todd Barry's new hour-long special for Comedy Central, entitled "Todd Barry: Super Crazy," premiers on Saturday, July 21 at 11:00pm. I assume based on the title that this is the special where Todd really lets loose with his [...]
Over at Black Book, Todd Barry wrote a properly dry and sarcastically titled essay, "Todd Barry's Very Strange Road Stories." It's mostly about how nothing interesting has happened to him and how he isn't very good at talking about it, if [...]
This profile of Todd Barry is a master class in backhanded compliments. (He's funny, but not because of his material or delivery. I love this one joke of his - and it's not even that good!) But it also does an impressive job of labeling the [...]
Come one, come all, to the tour of the glamorous accomodations at Esther's Follies comedy show at SXSW. A vegetarian option will be provided. John Hodgman is your tour guide, and there may be run-ins with Kyle Kinane, Kumail Nanjiani, Todd [...]
Everybody knows that Todd Barry's deli manager from The Wrestler was the best and most dynamic part of that film. Which is why it makes sense that Black Swan was originally conceived as a spin-off called The Deli Manager. Barry was robbed!
Yesterday, we heard from some professional comedy scribes who are prolific joke writers on Twitter. Today’s segment will feature thoughts and insights from Twitter-savvy performers (all of whom also write) you might know from their stand-up, [...]