• Eugene Mirman, David Cross confirmed for inaugural Janelle James Comedy Festival in New York City

    After ten years, Brooklyn’s Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is getting a rebrand. The inaugural Janelle James Comedy Festival will come to the Bell House this December. While the full line-up has not been announced, some of the talent that will be featured includes Eugene Mirman, Liza Treyger, David Cross, Mia Jackson, and Nore Davis. The festival will take place the weekend of December 4. Tickets and full lineups will come

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    Bob Odenkirk, David Cross Netflix series will feature Paul F. Tompkins, Brian Posehn, many more!

    Now, this is super exciting. Rumor has it that your favorite coked-up comedy uncles, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, will be bringing a powerhouse backup team with them when their new Netflix series launches. The title of the forthcoming show is what we all wish we were: With Bob and David. Well, we may not get to partake directly in the action, but a number of equally as awesome comedians

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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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    Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

    A devilishly-teasing photo from Paul F. Tompkins suggests that a big comedy project is on the horizon from his old Mr. Show gang. On New Year’s Eve, comedian Paul F. Tompkins tweeted a picture of him with David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn and Jay Johnston huddled around a table where writing is occurring. Could it be a writer’s table?! Mr. Show is arguably one of the best sketch comedy

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    David Cross resurrects The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

    Despite not having a world to return to, David Cross’s Todd Margaret will return to IFC in 2015. The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret ended its second season in 2012 averaging 1.6 million viewers. The world blows up at the end of season two after Todd Margaret (Cross) goes through a very stressful court case. IFC president Jennifer Caserta said, “Perhaps it was a poor decision for Todd to

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    Jenny Slate in ‘Obvious Child’ is almost here: Get passes for free advanced screenings!

    For the last few years, writer, actress and comedian Jenny Slate has been killing it. We’re always eager to see her as the recurring Liz B. character on Kroll Show, love seeing her as Sarah Guggenheim on House of Lies and of course there’s her portrayal of Mona Lisa Saperstein, Jean-Ralphio’s sister on Parks and Recreation. But Slate’s profile is about to blow up, as she stars in Obvious Child,

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    Watch Bob Odenkirk and David Cross spend a hilarious nine minutes on The Daily Show

    Mr. Show fans got a treat last night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart when both Bob Odenkirk and David Cross were guests on not one, but two segments. The pair joined correspondent Samantha Bee in a great sketch making fun of Representative Michelle Bachmann’s ridiculous press conference “in Egypt” the other day. Watching the two together in a sketch got Stewart choked up and “brought back memories” of

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    David Cross and Les Savy Fav’s Syd Butler premiere spy spoof series Law of the Land (Exclusive trailer)

    About five months ago, well-respected indie music label Frenchkiss Records announced it was partnering up with comedian David Cross to launch FKR.tv in order to deliver original comedy programming. Since that time, the team at FKR.tv has rolled out shows like Song of the Wild — created by Les Savy Fav’s Tim Harrington – featuring Cross, described as a mix between Hunger Games and American Idol. Other shows like Hundredaires

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    Watch a preview of David Cross and Bob Odenkirk on Comedy Bang Bang

    On the heels of announcing their upcoming live tour and new book, David Cross and Bob Odenkirk will appear together this Friday at 10 pm ET in a new episode of Comedy Bang Bang on IFC. It seems Scott Aukerman’s trusty co-host Reggie Watts goes missing while Cross is being interviewed. Cue Odenkirk and bizarre references to The Fugitive. Watch a preview below. The new episode also features Will Forte,

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    Bob Odenkirk and David Cross announce tour dates, new book!

    Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are reuniting for their first tour since 2002. The duo will hit six big cities in September including New York, Boston, San Francisco and a stop at the much-anticipated Tenacious D festival in October. To sweeten the deal a little more, the duo will also link up with their Mr. Show colleague, Brian Posehn, as they hit the road to promote their new book Hollywood

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    David Cross is developing a comedy series for Showtime

    Here’s some great news for David Cross fans! Showtime is backing a new comedy which will be written and executive produced by Cross along with his Liberal Jew-Run Media Prods. The actor (Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and writer (Mr. Show, Increasingly Poor Decisions…) described it as the story of “a modestly successful travel writer who struggles to keep his families happy and satisfied. Oh, and

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 44: Jimmy Fallon, Christopher Titus, Conan O’Brien

    Dylan and Mike deliver great news for fans of Jim Jefferies, W. Kamau Bell, Conan O’Brien and many more and they listen to Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno sing a duet. We also hear clips from Louis C.K. and David Cross, and much more. NOTE: This was recorded right before it was announced Fallon would take over the Tonight Show; hence the absence of that news. Each week on the

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    America Ferrera cooks up poor man’s Ecstasy in this exclusive clip from It’s A Disaster (Video)

    If you’re thinking there’s been a dearth of quality comedy flicks in the theaters lately, let us assure you there’s hope– and it comes in the form of a great, ensemble called It’s A Disaster. Starring David Cross, Julia Stiles, Erinn Hayes, America Ferrera and more, the action centers around a monthly couples brunch between friends. As if the stress involved with keeping up appearances isn’t enough, the eight pals

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    David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

    Daniel Tosh, Mike Birbiglia and Nikki Glaser are only three of the stellar comedians who will perform at Bonnaroo this year, as the music and arts festival takes over Manchester, TN from June 13 to 16. The full list of comedians to appear at the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre hosted by IFC is below. Also, David Cross mouth-talks them in the video below: Daniel Tosh Bob Saget David Cross Maria Bamford

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    Ep 39 of the Laughspin Podcast: Heckler fight, David Cross, The Office, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Audio)

    This week, Dylan and Mike talk about David Cross’ new movie, the dark place The Office is going, Sarah Michelle Gellar’s new project with Robin Williams, the future of NBC, an amazing Kickstarter campaign all comedy fans should know about and so much more!

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