• Larry David: You might as well vote (Video)

    Let it be known: Larry David can talk down to me any day. In a campaign launched by Our Time, the Curb Your Enthusiasm star and Seinfeld creator does just that. He advocates the importance of voting to our apathetic youth. “Not to vote? Why are you even living here?” David harshly, although a little clumsy in wording, asks. If you had any hesitations about voting in the upcoming presidential

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    Rob Delaney will self-release his first stand-up comedy special

    Comedian and Twitter star, Rob Delaney is following the lead of Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and Jim Gaffigan by selling his own original content for download via his website, robdelaney.com. Live At The Bowery Ballroom will be available for download on Sept. 4 The cost: $5. The special was culled from 10 consecutive shows Delaney performed this past Spring in New York City. Delaney’s special cost under a fifth of

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    NBC orders 22 episodes of Michael J. Fox comedy series

    NBC has dibs on the Michael J. Fox sitcom networks were fighting over last week. The project has Sam Laybourne (Arrested Development, Cougartown) on board as writer and Will Gluck (Easy A) as executive producer and director so it’s understandable that such a comedic powerhouse would highly sought . The Hollywood Reporter says NBC has gone ahead and ordered 22 episodes of the single camera series which is aimed to premiere Fall 2013. They

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    The upcoming season of The Office will be its last

    After the conclusion of its ninth season this year, The Office will be gone forever. Though the show will be missed, after the departure of Steve Carell (included in the photo above) and plummeting ratings, it’s time for the show to go gracefully. And The Office showrunner through its first five seasons, Greg Daniels has returned for the final season in place of Paul Liberstein. “This year feels like the

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    Watch Sarah Silverman’s latest message to the world

    Think before you speak, and take a fucking beat! These are wise words from Sarah Silverman in a PSA dedicated to the cause of not saying mean things to people under the “Take a fucking beat” (TAFB) campaign. Silverman is a highly appropriate spokesperson to the cause as a seasoned veteran of offending people. The campaign is in promotion of the 2012 Do Something Awards, a national awards show for

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    Comedian Mike E. Winfield’s video clip show on Fuse gets a premiere date (Video)

    It seems clip shows are in high demand. Fuse just announced the premiere date for its new half-hour comedy program. Off Beat rounds up the funniest music-themed viral and viewer-created videos, and it’s all being hosted by comedian Mike E. Winfield with comedian Mal Hall as his sidekick. The series will premiere Sept. 14 and will run 12 episodes through November. It’s interesting to note that Mike Gibbons, executive producer

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    Joss Whedon wants you to boycott Mike Birbiglia’s movie Sleepwalk with Me (Video)

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has called his army of fans into action with a funny joke that utilizes the art of reverse psychology (sorry, did I spoil it?) to see Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s movie Sleepwalk With Me. To break it down for you, Sleepwalk With Me is opening in around 80 theaters nationwide while The Avengers (which Whedon wrote and directed) is open in around

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    Justin Theroux will direct, rewrite script for Will Ferrell and Steve Carell flick ‘Swear to God’

    Although it had been assumed Adam McKay would direct the flick he’s already producing, it turns out that actor, writer (and Jennifer Aniston’s boyfriend) Justin Theroux will assume directing duties for the Warner Bros comedy, Swear To God, starring Will Ferrell and Steve Carrell. The movie is about a self-centered hedge fund manager (Ferrell) who thinks he has seen God…and that’s all we know right now. Carrell could play a

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    Arrested Development starts production: photos, Workaholics and more!

    Arrested Development began filming for its 10-episode season on Netflix this past week and the main cast– Jeffrey Tambor, Portia de Rossi, David Cross, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat and Tony Hale are all expected to return! And, naturally, Ron Howard, producer of the show, will narrate. One major twist is that each of the new episodes will highlight a single member of the Bluth family, with

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    Billy Crystal sells funny book about getting old (Video)

    Iconic comedian, popular Oscar host and friend of the Silver Screen, Billy Crystal has sold a humor book to New York publishers Henry Holt and Co. for $4 million, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The book is about aging and the selling price could buy more facial plastic surgery procedures than needed to last the rest of Crystal’s life. The as-of-yet untitled book is set to be released around the

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    Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

    Browsing the top three mentions of Mitt Romney on Twitter, you might notice that comedian and Twitter powerhouse, Rob Delaney is consistently represented there, undermining Romney. Delaney earned himself the title of Comedy Central’s “Funniest Person On Twitter” earlier this year and has amassed over 520,000 followers. Delaney’s Romney inspired tweets have pushed his Twitter fame further. Political news source, Bloomberg Businessweek recently profiled Delaney as “Mitt Romney’s Twitter Nemesis.”

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    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass really want you to see Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

    Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass’s movie Sleepwalk With Me opens in a little over two weeks and they really want you to come. I mean, you should go, because Birbiglia and Glass are great and funny story tellers and Sleepwalk With Me is touching, hilarious and entertaining. But if you weren’t convinced, Birbiglia and Glass have announced they’ll be doing everything at the New York screening at IFC Center on

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    Joan Rivers likens Costco to Nazi Germany, gets kicked out of Costco (Video)

    Accompanied by a camera crew entourage, Joan Rivers took to the streets to protest Costco’s refusal to sell her book I Hate Everything…Starting With Me. KTLA reports that Rivers dramatically handcuffed herself to a shopping cart at a Costco in Burbank, CA, which seems a little misguided since those things have wheels and you normally push them with your hands. In addition to that stunt, Rivers brought a bullhorn, into

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    Watch Eddie Pepitone open up to Marc Maron in this animation from The Bitter Buddha

    The documentary about Eddie Pepitone, The Bitter Buddha, doesn’t come out till later this year but the Internet has blessed us with this animated clip from the film featuring Pepitone and Marc Maron. In the clip, Pepitone tells an endearing anecdote about growing up around an intense-about-everything father. The story is paired with a comic book like animation that looks like it came from a book Fantagraphics published. Check it

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    ‘Guild’ star Teal Sherer launches comedy series about life as a wheelchair bound actress in Hollywood

    Teal Sherer, known for her role as “Venom” in Felicia Day’s web series, The Guild, just launched her own comedy series online. My Gimpy Life, which Sherer created and stars in, is loosely based around Sherer’s experience as a wheel-chair bound actress in Hollywood. The first episode finds Sherer at an audition to find that the building has no elevator. At the director and assistant’s request, Sherer is doomed to

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