Ricky Gervais … er, David Brent, is finally a rock star. Sort of. (Laughspin interview)

Ricky Gervais has accomplished pretty much everything a young comedian dreams of accomplishing the day they decide to dedicate their lives to making people laugh. He created The Office, a cult comedy hit that premiered in 2001 in the UK and has since become a worldwide phenomenon and a matter of reference for even the most marginally deep conversation about the history and importance of comedy. His television career still

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Watch Ricky Gervais’ trailer for his new HBO show, “Life’s Too Short”

I’m pretty sure BAMF is synonymous with Ricky Gervais. He holds nothing back, he’s responsible for some of the best comedies in recent memory, and he has the best laugh in the world. So, Ricky Gervais fans, rejoice! HBO confirmed that they’ll air the comic’s new series, Life’s Too Short, created with Gervais’ ever-present collaborator, Stephen Merchant. The show is a mockumentary blend between The Office and Extras about little-person

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Ricky Gervais collaborator Stephen Merchant embarks on comedy tour

You might know the work more than the man, but all that’s about to change. Stephen Merchant, also known as the co-creator of The Office, Extras, and a frequent collaborator with Ricky Gervais and Karl Pilkington, is embarking on his first ever stand-up comedy tour called “Stephen Merchant Live, Hello Ladies.” Though most of his dates are overseas, he is making one stop in the US, at New York’s Town

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