• Bill Maher heads to Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara on March 14 (Sponsored)

    Comedian and satirist Bill Maher has been in everyone’s Twitter feed recently with his many unapologetic remarks making media headlines. Instead of his usual bashing of Republicans, religious fanatics and Bill Cosby, the host this time called out fellow liberals. Well, not all liberals. On last week’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher, the comedian took shots at some UC Berkley students who protested him giving a commencement speech

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    HBO wants more Lena Dunham, renews Girls blind again

    As usual, HBO does not need to see premiere numbers to know that they want more Girls! Five days before Hannah and company’s return, HBO has renewed Lena Dunham’s comedy series Girl for a fifth season. This isn’t new for the premium cable channel. They gave the show a blind renewal last year as well and ordered season three after only two episodes of its second season aired. Lena Dunham’s

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    Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

    While Lena Dunham has been making headlines for reasons not under her control, let’s all remember that her show Girls is coming back to HBO for its fourth season on Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET! And today, HBO released a brand, spanking-new trailer for you all to hungrily consume. So what the hell is going on in the world of Girls? Well, Hannah is in Iowa happy/not happy about

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    Girls fourth season gets premiere date, leads in for Mark Duplass’ Togetherness

    Lena Dunham and Girls will return to HBO for its fourth season on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET. So set your DVRs to see what Dunham, Allison Williams and the rest of the cast were hinting at in the new Girls promo video released earlier this week. Lena Dunham’s comedy about mid-twenties, white women in New York is geared up for 10-episodes this season and is already renewed

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    Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot greenlighted, Muppets writer Nick Stoller enlisted

    On the heels of his successful HBO stand-up comedy special Love at the Store directed by Spike Lee and after months of back-and-forth, NBC has greenlighted Jerrod Carmichael’s untitled comedy pilot. Based on the fast rising Carmichael’s comedy as well as his life with his family and girlfriend, the pilot will be co-written by Carmichael and Nick Stoller, the latter of which has found massive success working on The Muppets,

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    John Oliver blasts Lowe’s for robot associate, pitches Home Depot commercial with Nick Offerman, Jon Benjamin (Video)

    The only thing more awful than having to go to a home improvement store and dealing with an uncaring, unqualified sales staff is going to a home improvement store with a robot sales staff. But Lowe’s thinks it’s a great idea, which is why they’ve introduced OSHbot, a multilingual, creepy-as-hell robot that is programmed to help you find what you’re looking for quickly and easily. “We believed that in the

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    Girls new promo video: Shoshanna actually has parents

    Lena Dunham’s HBO series Girls continues to tease fans with a new promo video for its upcoming fourth season. Dunham appears in the video along with co-stars Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Alex Karpovsky and others in a behind-the-scenes peek at where the characters of the hit HBO comedy will be heading in 2015. Lena Dunham’s Hannah was last scene in a teaser trailer falling off a bike at

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    Playboy playmate Pamela Horton becomes John Oliver for Halloween (Video)

    Last night on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver made reference to a Playboy feature in which 2012 Playboy Playmate Pamela Horton donned a John Oliver costume for Halloween. Well, we needed to explore this more. And we found this behind-the-scenes video of Horton’s John Oliver shoot. Check it out below! Sign up to get comedy videos and headlines delivered to your inbox! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin

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    John Oliver launches #ShowUsYourPeanuts campaign in light of Halloween, sugar industry (Video)

    After expressing his complete bewilderment over Playboy’s recent suggestion of a sexy John Oliver Halloween costume, John Oliver launched into a 10-minute rant about Halloween and the fact that American’s spend $2.2 billion on candy – and more specifically, sugar – every year during the Halloween season. In fact, during last night’s episode of Last Week Tonight Oliver points out that Halloween candy shouldn’t even be considered a novelty seeing

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    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver reminds us Columbus Day is all about genocide (Video)

    Today is Columbus Day and as such it’s that time of year again when we celebrate the discovery of our slightly above average great nation! It’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. For instance, do you guys even remember which of Columbus’ three vessels carried all of the smallpox? Wrong! It was the Pinta. Lat night, Last Week Tonight with

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    Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

    It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then plugging the vinyl version of his newest release Oh My God the following day. Well, it seems Louis C.K. doesn’t have tweeters

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    Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm: I haven’t given up hope on season nine

    Though it’s been more than three years since Curb Your Enthusiasm aired its final episode of its eighth season, series creator and star Larry David hasn’t ruled out a ninth season for HBO. During the Q&A portion of a conversation on Sunday hosted by once-recurring Curb Your Enthusiasm director David Steinberg, Larry David announced, “I haven’t given up hope.” This sent cheers throughout the live audience, according to LA Weekly.

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    HBO’s Spike Lee directed Jerrod Carmichael special gets new trailer (Video)

    We had a small taste of Jerrod Carmichael’s upcoming HBO comedy special last month. But just moments ago, the cable giant released a longer trailer for Love At The Store, directed by Spike Lee. “It’s really important to me to make people think and feel something,” Carmichael says about his comedy in the trailer. Filmed at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles, the hour-long concert film premieres Oct. 4 at

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    John Oliver has a solution for male vs. female wage gap (Video)

    Despite the great strides America has made in gender equality throughout the last few decades, it seems women are still getting paid less than men for equal work. To be precise, on average women make 85 cents for every dollar men make. It’s messed up, for sure. And while president Barack Obama promised to close the wage gap, not much has changed half way through his second term. But John

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    Watch Lena Dunham in ‘Girls’ official HBO teaser for season 4!

    Last we left Lena Dunham’s Hannah Horvath, she giddily clutched an acceptance letter to the University of Iowa’s prestigious writers workshop. HBO’s Girls returns for Season 4 in 2015 and we’re excited to see where the lovable (and sometimes infuriating) characters bring us. Jessa’s a near-murdering mess. Shoshanna is having a breakdown. And Marnie is unravelling, far from the put-together woman we met in the hit comedy series’ first season.

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