• Exclusive Stan Against Evil preview: John C. McGinley flips out on priest (Video)

    IFC’s newest original series Stan Against Evil has pretty much everything a needy consumer of entertainment needs. First and foremost, it’s got comedy. Right, that’s why you’re here. Second it’s got horror for all you morbid sickos out there. Third, it’s got an amazing cast led by Dr. Perry Cox (real name: John C. McGinley), he of Scrubs fame, and solidified by Janet Varney, who, if you’re a true comedy

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    Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

    It’s been a while since we posted an episode of Puddin’, the daily live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and writer/creator Matt Oswalt (the guy eating pudding). But we’re going to make it right by posting this just-released, very special Christmas episode. Unlike the rest of the series, this episode is way longer than the typical less-than-a-minute Puddin’ joints; also, it’s in black-and-white. In it, we find our anti-hero

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    Watch Robin Williams reinvent his role from ‘Dead Poets Society’ with Patton Oswalt and Dana Gould

    If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know that mighty Robin Williams has been dropping by Puddin’, the daily, live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and created by Matt Oswalt. If you’ve missed out, you can check out those episodes here. Anyway, Williams makes yet another appearance in today’s episode, wherein he revisits his character, English professor John Keating from his 1989 classic film Dead Poets Society. In an equally

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    Moontower Comedy: Day 3, featuring Maria Bamford, Chelsea Peretti, Dana Gould, more! (Photos)

    AUSTIN – First of all, major kudos are due to the organizers of the first annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest for refraining from naming their all-female stand-up show “Taco Party.” (It must have been especially hard to resist, considering that this lineup was arranged as an estrogenized counterpart to the “Sausage Fest” show.) But secondly, and even more importantly, hot damn, would ya look at that lineup? Jackie Kashian,

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    Ray Romano, Marc Maron and more to perform for government watchdog charity

    Come on out to laugh for the EveryMan… well, at least if you’re going to be in the Beverly Hills area this Sunday. The consumer advocacy organization Public Citizen is holding its annual ‘Stand Up For Main Street’ benefit. According to its website, “the Washington D.C.-based watchdog group is a champion of the public interest, representing citizens’ rights before [Capital Hill].” Basically, the group tries to make sure that you

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    Tragedy strikes on a new episode of Puddin’ with Dana Gould and Eddie Pepitone

    Today’s episode of Puddin’ finds comedian Dana Gould guest starring, once again. More importantly, however, he’s the center of a great tragedy. I won’t spoil it, so just watch it below. And don’t skip to the words below the video. I asked Puddin’ creator, writer, director and silent pudding eater, Matt Oswalt what has become of the table after Gould’s unscripted attack on it. “We’re still using it, just disguising

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    Watch this week’s episodes of Puddin’ starring Dana Gould and David Koechner

    Have you been enjoying Puddin’ this week as much as we have? It’s super every week, but the newest five episodes of the daily live-action comic strip starring Eddie Pepitone (silently co-starring writer, director and editor Matt Oswalt), feature guest stars Dana Gould and David Koechner! In case you missed the newest installments or if you just want to relive the magic, we’ve collected them all in one convenient post—even

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    Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

    True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He’s the man who’s made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin’ and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the man, perhaps a wider spectrum of comedy goers will get intimate with Pepitone and his many lovable psychoses. Directed

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    Comedian Dana Gould and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl team up for comedy

    If you caught Dave Grohl’s appearance on After Lately a few Sundays ago (not to mention his Daily Show interviews), you know the Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer can pull off some comedy. In this particular episode comedian and Chelsea Lately writer Jen Kirkman stalks Grohl on Twitter and the musician doesn’t respond all too well (see the video below). And now, it looks like Grohl is entering

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    Dana Gould returns to television with a stellar stand-up set on Kimmel

    If you’ve been wondering what Dana Gould, longtime writer for The Simpsons, former writer at the Ben Stiller Show, and esteemed stand-up comedian (Chris Rock admitted to admiring Gould while auditioning for Saturday Night Live) has been up to– besides making this amazing short, United Monsters Talent Agency for AMC. Wonder no more. He’s back doing stand-up and is as funny as ever as evidenced by his appearance on Jimmy

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    Paul Provenza and friends bring improvised stand-up comedy to Montreal, Edinburgh

    Improvised stand-up? Have you ever heard of such a thing? Or, maybe you think you’ve seen that go down when some stand-up has nowhere to go with their material. Actually, a new live show produced by comedians Troy Conrad and Paul Provenza, Set List, further refines the idea of “improvised stand-up” into a hilarious showcase of some of stand-up comedy’s best minds working– like Dana Gould (former producer on the

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about funny shit

    Good morning, comedy news wanters. You may have noticed that from time to time, I’ve been collecting some links and throwing them at you some mornings. Why am I doing this, you might be asking. Well, sometimes we, at Punchline Magazine, need to get you comedy-related info that doesn’t quite deserve a full post on our oft-updated daily news blog (the section you’re reading right now). That’s where these things

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    Doug Benson, George Lopez, Dana Gould take part in “Tweet The Joke”

    Doug Benson

    Aside from being an outlet for inane and narcissistic status updates, Twitter is a first-class outlet for stand-up comedians, whether they’re making punchy jokes or interacting with their fans. Our friends at the Improv have somewhat recently launched “Tweet The Joke,” takes that quality one step further, and adds the possibility of free stuff for everyone. Here’s how it works: a comedian — this

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