• Patton Oswalt will star in Adult Swim's 'The Heart, She Holler'

    During Adult Swim’s upfront presentations this morning, the network announced The Heart, She Holler, starring Patton Oswalt, will become a series. The show also stars comedian Heather Lawless, who comedy nerds may know as a member of sketch group Variety Shac, (Chelsea Peretti, Andrea Rosen and Shonali Bhowmik). Deadline describes the show as, “live-action soap opera about folk who ain’t never used soap or seen an opera. It’s a satire

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    South By Southwest Comedy: Day 5

    AUSTIN– The penultimate night of SXSW festivities began with a one-two-three punch: three comedy shows, one venue, one night. It was also the first evening of comedy shows for the music segment of the festival, the interactive segment having shut down last Tuesday. So, instead of talking about Twitter and sexual inadequacy, the comics talked about skinny jeans and sexual inadequacy. But I’m getting ahead of myself. The first show

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    Breaking: Kevin Pollak, Amy Schumer, more added to SXSW comedy lineup

    South by Southwest announced its comedy lineup on Feb. 17– a list that boasts the likes of Michael Ian Black, Marc Maron and John Oliver. But, tonight we’re hearing things are about to get even better in Austin from March 11 – 20, because of the addition of a stellar handful of comedians. Kevin Pollak, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Peretti and Jena Friedman will perform during the comedy events, which go

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    Just For Laughs: Bo Burnham and Chelsea Peretti like you've never seen them, sitting outside

    MONTREAL — Hey, all. I just wanted to post this quick video I shot a few minutes ago. Bo Burnham (who’s doing a series of headlining shows this week) and Chelsea Peretti (who was just named one of 10 Comics to Watch by Variety) just hanging out chatting outside the Hyatt — comedian central for the next few days — at the Just For Laughs festival. I think it’s fun

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    Patton Oswalt, Greg Behrendt, more comedians will play Bumbershoot festival

    The Seattle music and arts festival Bumbershoot recently announced its jam-packed comedy lineup for the September event. Boasting both national acts and up and coming comedians, Bumbershoot will have a comedy stage South, West, and North in addition to its main music stage and other creative arts performances. Who’s going to be there? Among the comedians are Patton Oswalt, Greg Behrendt, Donald Glover, Joe Mande, Morgan Murphy, Chelsea Peretti, Nick

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    Interview: Comedian Nick Kroll on the Axe comedy tour, headlining, groupies and more

    The Axe Twisted Humor Tour has been going from city to city the past few weeks, and made a stop at Comix in New York this past Sunday. After Nick Kroll, Donald Glover, Chelsea Peretti and Whitney Cummings rocked a packed house, Punchline Magazine caught up with Kroll – who along with being one of the nicest guys in the ‘biz, is headlining for the first time. Check out the

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    Axe and Funny or Die tour features Kroll, Peretti, Cummings, Glover

    Ahh, the multiple-act stand-up comedy tour. The concept and execution is happening more and more these days. And we fucking love it! It’s just another affirmation that the comedy community is as strong as ever. The latest tour to pop up? The Twisted Humor Tour, sponsored by Axe and Funny Or Die. Featuring four quickly rising stars of stand-up — Nick Kroll, Whitney Cummings, Chelsea Peretti and Donald Glover —

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