• Last Comic Standing’s Roseanne tells comedian Ben Kronberg ‘go f*ck yourself’ and viral hashtag begins!

    During the season eight premiere of NBC’s Last Comic Standing on Thursday night, Roseanne told comedian Ben Kronberg to go f*ck himself. But we can’t look at the moment in a vacuum. Roseanne’s comment came after Kronberg stood onstage for more than 30 seconds without starting his act. Finally Kronberg broke the awkward silence, addressing the Last Comic Standing audience with, “What, like you guys start working right when you

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    South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

    AUSTIN – Day 3 of South by Southwest was tightly packed with more comedy delights. Like a really, really thick sausage that kind of sprays hot juice on you when you bite into it because the casing is so strained and taut from the vast amounts of meat inside. (Side note: I haven’t had lunch yet. Too obvious?) Anyway. My Monday kicked off with a special preview screening of Billy

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    Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

    Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb. 26 through March 1 at the Royale. The complete list of comedians is below. Nikki Glaser (pictured) Jared Logan Dan St. Germain Dan Soder Joe DeRosa Mike Lawrence Sean Patton Cristela

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    Jena Friedman, Ben Kronberg’s “Ted and Gracie” meet the parents; creepy awkwardness ensues

    Meeting a significant other’s parents can be awkward, to say the least. That probably explains why entire comedy movie franchises have emerged from that very premise, perhaps the most well-known of which these days being the aptly-titled Meet the Parents series. They’re the kind of movies that can inspire physical pain as well as cringing. Get ready, guys, because a new video in the Ted and Gracie series, starring comedians

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    Video: Comedians Jena Friedman, Ben Kronberg continue their disturbingly funny wedding series

    Guys can be funny in wedding dresses, too. After Bridesmaids had what will inevitably be at or near the top of some viral Internet list of funniest wedding dress scenes, Ben Kronberg, in this video, makes a case for that impending list by donning a wedding dress without any explanation. As part of the series, Ted & Gracie, written and directed by comedienne Jena Friedman, Kronberg and Friedman play a

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    Hulu premieres original stand-up comedy

    Hulu has signed a deal with Candor Entertainment to air Stand-Up at CandorTV on its popular online service. The program will start with the launch of six free 15-minute episodes of stand-up comedy, featuring three comics per episode. “This will be the perfect lunch break side dish, a great quick fix for any comedy lover,” said Candor Entertainment president Chris McClure. Ryan Belleville, Ben Kronberg, Jason Rouse, Steve Trevino, Jay

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