• Brody Stevens tattoos honor late comedian’s positive energy

    The comedy world lost beloved comedian Brody Stevens last month. The cut-out-of-Funny People star inspired many with his unique blend of weirdness on stage and his sincerity off of it. People close to Stevens got some permanent ink to keep his memory visibly alive each day. Comedian Eric Oligny, fan Janet Owen, Laughspin intern Mary Stevens, and fan Monica got Brody Stevens tattoos at the Shamrock Social Club in West

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    Final Brody Stevens podcast will ‘push positivity’ in live stream today

    All Things Comedy is streaming one last episode of the highly celebrated Brody Stevens Podcast Festival of Friendship following the comedian’s passing last week. The broadcast will feature a special rotating panel of comedy friends sharing stories. Previous guests on Festival Of Friendship include Duncan Trussell, Jeffrey Baldinger, and sports legend Alan Jaeger. The podcast was famous for Brody Stevens candidly discussing depression but also baseball, apple cider vinegar and

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    Brody Stevens: comedian, actor dead at 48 by apparent suicide

    Comedian Brody Stevens was found dead Friday afternoon in Los Angeles. Police are investigating the cause of death as suicide by hanging. He was 48. The well-liked comic was found shortly before 1:00 p.m. The Blast reported that Stevens had told friends that he took himself off his medications amid worries that they were dulling his creativity. The Chelsea Lately panelist spoke about his struggles with mental health in the past,

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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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    Brody Stevens and Garfunkel & Oates land HBO digital series (Videos)

    HBO’s web-based service HBO Go has had hours and hours of comedy specials, as well as episodes of their own original comedy programs, archived and available to stream for subscribers since its launch in 2010. Now, they’re rolling out some original digital comedies from the likes of Brody Stevens, Garfunkel & Oates and others. Debuting this week is Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!, a six-episode quasi-documentary series about the life of

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    Watch Marc Maron and Brody Stevens on ‘Conan’

    There were lots of laughs and self-loathing on Conan last night. Marc Maron stopped by to talk about some very appropriate-for-television topics like his theory on how auto-erotic asphyxiation came to exist and how important it is to fear the person you’re dating. Stand-up Brody Stevens did a set full of jokes about being bald and living with his sister. There’s plenty of “positive energy” to go around here. Watch

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    Comedian Brody Stevens to Kevin Nealon: ‘I’m on heavy meds’ (Video)

    You may remember comedian Brody Stevens’ apparent meltdown in August. He pretty much kept us abreast of his every move through his Twitter feed @AllThingsBrody. At the time, most people didn’t know what to make of it. Laughspin writer Jake Kroeger put it this way: While his feed has gone from funny to hilarious to entertaining to fascinating to even worrisome (#meds and #gun have also been common hashtags), it’s

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    Brody Stevens’ Twitter feed has become a must-follow for comedy nerds; but is the comic losing it?

    Many times, the most frustrating thing about a comedian can be trying to figure out when or if said comedian is joking or not. While Andy Kaufman based most of his career on challenging audiences and their expectations, irony and sarcasm can easily be lost on the public. They can be even easier to lose when you’re only reading text without any sound or image on a medium like Twitter.

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    Fun Fun Fun Fest announces comedy lineup; Reggie Watts, Brian Posehn, Donald Glover and more scheduled to perform

    Austin City Limits and South by Southwest aren’t the only music fests in Austin, Texas– the hipster capital of the South. Fun Fun Fun Fest, a relatively new addition to the scene, has just announced their line-up – and it looks to be an insane mix of music and comedy. You can check out the entire list here, but some of the peeps representing the comedy stages during the fest’s

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    Video: Jason Nash, Jen Kirkman, Brody Stevens get inspired by Liam Neeson’s “Taken”

    Sure, you probably enjoy watching Taken with Liam Neeson and yelling at your TV while Neeson dispatches a group of bad guys. In fact, that’s probably how people seem watch Taken. Comedian Jason Nash, as part of his musical duo Limo Driver (w/ Peter Bumgarner), has made this phenomenon one of their most popular songs, “Taken With Liam Neeson,” in which Nash’s mom expresses her emotions while watching Taken. And

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    Zach Galifianakis strikes HBO series deal

    Zach Galifianakis has once again bolstered his comedy dominance in the entertainment industry– this time, by striking a first-look deal with cable giant HBO. Along with Mike Gibbons, the bearded one has co-created a comedy series, in which Los Angeles stand-up fixture Brody Stevens will star. Deadline, who broke the story today, explains the series like this: “It is a mocumentary starring Stevens as himself, which chronicles one day in

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