• Strangers With Candy funniest moments: 10 videos to celebrate one of the greatest comedies

    With the recent announcement from co-creators Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello that Strangers with Candy, Comedy Central’s late-90s cult classic, will never be resurrected in any way, SWC fans are mourning the loss of Jerri Blank and her excellent taste in whack-ass jewelry. Maybe Jerri has gone back to performing her famous donkey shows in Tijuana; or perhaps she’s finally actualized her “dream” of working in the Artificial Flower Factory.

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    Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello: Strangers With Candy will never be revived

    With all the paths to resurrection that canceled-too-soon cult TV classics have at their disposal these days, it’s natural for fans of, well, basically any beloved series fitting that criteria to do some hoping. Alas, for fans of Comedy Central’s 1999-2000 inaugural sitcom, Strangers With Candy, creators Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello effectively squashed any chance that Jerri Blank could be making a comeback on Netflix, or anywhere else. “I

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    BitTorrent to release David Cross’ HITS, Kickstarter launched to help bring it to theaters

    David Cross’ directorial debut HITS will be released as a pay-what-you-want file through BitTorrent on Feb. 13, the first ever film to be distributed as a “BitTorrent Bundle.” Furthermore, fans will able to see HITS in movie theaters in select markets throughout the United States and Canada; there, viewers can also choose what they want to pay. Meanwhile David Cross’ film will also be released more traditionally in New York

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    Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

    Seventeen years ago, Stephen Colbert was “gainfully unemployed” as a struggling comedy writer, which is why he pitched a Top Ten list to David Letterman in an attempt to score a Late Show gig. Of course, since that time, he’s hosted his own show for nearly nine years and is set to take over hosting duties for Letterman’s show in 2015. Along with writing partner Paul Dinello, who still works

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    Aaron Paul and Will Arnett voice adult animated comedy on Netflix

    Two-time Emmy Award-winning Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is trying his hand at comedy in the new Netflix adult comedy BoJack Horseman. The animated series is about a whiskey-drinking humanoid horse BoJack, voiced by Arrested Development’s Will Arnett who deals with his personal crises with human sidekick Todd, voiced by Paul. Also featured in the show will be the voice of Amy Sedaris who plays a feline agent and BoJack’s

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    Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

    Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a different guest “advisor” who responds to several Dear Abby-ish prompts. The column has been popular enough to warrant two collected volumes from Vintage

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    Marc Maron launches YouTube channel for WTF podcast

    To further the outreach to his many dedicated listeners, Marc Maron today announced the launch of the official YouTube channel for his podcast WTF with Marc Maron. The first clip, below, features a preview of an upcoming episode with Amy Sedaris live at the Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Sam Seder, Julie Klausner, Mike Lawrence and Leo Allen are also featured on that episode. Here’s part of what Marc had

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    Watch Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello in 'golden' Chipotle sketch

    For now, the closest thing we’re going to get to a Strangers With Candy reunion is this: Strangers’ alum Amy Sedaris plays a not-too-bright woman in a Funny Or Die exclusive; she’s been invited to shabbos by her new man friend, played by fellow Stranger Paul Dinello. There is, of course, a misunderstanding of Three’s Company proportions at the start of sketch, which only compels our protagonist to find a

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    Preview: North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival

    When the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival was conceived in 2001, its goal was modest: Its creators wanted to produce quality sketch shows for students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and local audiences. Since that time, the festival has grown exponentially and has become an integral part of the nation’s sketch comedy scene. This year, however, organizers decided to add a week of stand-up comedy to

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