• New George Lopez special ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ premieres live on July 14 (Videos)

    George Lopez is returning to HBO with It’s Not Me, It’s You, his third live stand-up special on the network. The new set, filmed at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles (which Lopez has sold-out a record-breaking 24 times) features the comic, author and former late-night host addressing the state of Latinos in the United States, marriage, parenting, the woes of aging, generational gaps and his visit to the White

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    The Simpsons comic books now available for iPad and iPhone

    Less than a month after wrapping up the 34-year run of his comic strip Life in Hell, Matt Groening proves that he’s not turning his back on the comic world. Fans of The Simpsons might be excited to hear about the new partnership between the digital comics platform comiXology and Groening’s Bongo Comics. Together they’re bringing The Simpsons comic book app to the iPad and iPhone. The partnership was announced

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    Steve Martin has a public park in New York where marijuana is permitted (Video)

    Recently, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg had the idea to turn a small area of garden nearby David Letterman’s studio into an official city park. Letterman approved, and just like that David Letterman Park was created. Pretty cool for Dave, pretty upsetting for Steve Martin. Where’s his park? He went ahead and made his own, right next to Dave’s. And his is a lot cooler. Check it out:

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    The Onion launches Web series ‘Sex House’ with three more shows planned (Video)

    Having already become by far the most important network in the world of journalism, The Onion is now expanding its empire and foraying into (Internet-based) reality television. In The Onion’s newly launched reality series Sex House, we find out what happens when you cram six, sexy nymphos under one roof and leave them alone with nothing to do but have sex: They have sex… a LOT. But exactly how much

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    Dan Harmon, Charlie Kaufman want $200,000 to fund animated movie

    Dan Harmon, no doubt, has some time on his hands after being forced out of his Community job. That is, unless he can get funding to executive-produce a stop-motion animated film, which absolutely looks to be worth your donations. Anomalisa, written by Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) and produced by Starburns Industries, is planned as a 40-minute film about “a man crippled by the mundanity of his life.” The

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    Watch the live Futurama chat here: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen and more!

    The Futurama team will be doing their first ever live-stream chat, immediately following the premiere of the fifth episode of the new season, “Zapp Dingbat.” Matt Groening, along with executive producer David X. Cohen and voice actors Billy West, John DiMaggio and Maurice LaMarche will discuss the new episode and preview the next, “The Butterjunk Effect,” and fans will be free to ask the crew questions about the show. Also,

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    Comedian Myq Kaplan challenges Kickstarter to define ‘art’ (Video)

    What is art? I don’t know and neither does comedian Myq Kaplan. But at least Kaplan has a plan to figure it out, once and for all. He just needs help raising $1 to fund the project. Kaplan set up a Kickstarter page where he is requesting your donations to help him reach his $1 goal (Spoiler: he’s already raised $1). Because Kickstarter’s guidelines say they will only fund projects

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    Watch Adam Carolla’s pilot based on his ‘Crank Yankers’ character Birchum

    If you’re not still super mad at Adam Carolla for his recent controversial comments regarding women in comedy, you might like to check out the pilot for Birchum, which has just made its way onto the Internet. The titular character – a grouchy woodworking teacher who longs for the days where “other kids’ dads could hit you,” dates way back to Crank Yankers. A spin-off show was announced last year,

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    Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Greg Proops, more team up for new celebrity improv show

    Wayne Brady, who has stayed busy since Whose Line is it Anyway? as the host of at least one billion different television shows is returning to improv with Trust Us With Your Life, which premieres tomorrow at 9 pm ET on ABC. And several of his Whose Line? friends are joining in. Dan Patterson, the man behind both the British and American incarnations of Whose Line? is serving as the

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    John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show is back July 20, so let’s watch a preview!

    John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show returns to Comedy Central July 20 at 11 pm ET. Here’s a brand-new trailer for the third season to get you excited, featuring Hannibal Burress, Michael Ian Black, Hari Kondabolu, Mike Lawrence and more! Comedy Central

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    New site allows you to download and stream full comedy specials

    With the success of Louis C.K.’s recent self-distribution model and comedians like Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan following suit, there’s been a lot of talk about whether or not self-distribution is the future of comedy. While it may be a great way for the aforementioned comedians – comedians who are already have massive fanbases (not to mention the means to produce their own comedy specials) – to go about things,

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    Futurama recap: The Thief of Baghead

    In The Thief of Baghead, Bender finds a new hobby in photography and sets out to capture a photograph of the greatest actor on the planet, Langdon Cobb, who managed to earn the title as Earth’s most respected actor without ever showing his face. That’s right– Langdon, bag over his head and all, is more beloved than even Calculon, the hammy All My Circuits star. Calculon refuses to accept that

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    See Tracy Morgan, Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo in Why Stop Now? before it hits theaters

    Why Stop Now?, an upcoming comedy flick starring Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan and the Academy Award-winning Melissa Leo wont be in theaters until Aug. 17, but you can see it right now over at Sundance’s digital screening service SundanceNOW where the film is available for pre-theatrical rental, either to stream or to download, for $10. You can also get it on iTunes, over at Amazon or on Xbox and PS3.

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    Watch Jerry Seinfeld riding in cars with Larry David, Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais and more

    Jerry Seinfeld has a new show coming soon through Crackle.com called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Here’s what we know: It features Seinfeld, and some comedians, in a car getting coffee. And presumably having a good chat. Here’s a one-minute teaser for the show, featuring a lot of Seinfeld’s famous, funny friends. Colin Quinn, Alec Baldwin, Brian Regan, Larry David, Michael Richards, Ricky Gervais, Bob Einstein (aka Super Dave Osborne)

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    Jeff Foxworthy’s American Bible Challenge will premiere Aug. 23

    Jeff Foxworthy, comedian, game show host and devout Christian, is bringing The American Bible Challenge to the Game Show Network. We told you about it back in March, and now GSN has officially set the premiere date for Thursday, Aug. 23 at 8 pm ET. Foxworthy, who has already made a home for himself at GSN as the host of Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, will lead contestants

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