• Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson reveal Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’ absurdity (Video)

    Comedians Jessica Williams (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and Phoebe Robinson (Last Comic Standing) are giving a reality check to a new Lifetime reality show Girlfriend Intervention. Girlfriend Intervention matches four “fairy blackmothers” up with white women to help them discover their “strong, inner black woman.” Exploring some of the ideas the show brings up, Williams and Robinson set out to help out those “basic bitches” not blessed with

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    In what setting is a comedy album best recorded?

    Though recording a comedy album of any kind is largely just a matter of capturing spoken word, the sound quality of the laughter is something to consider. Last night I (along with more than 100 others) was lucky enough to watch Patton Oswalt run through the new special he’s recording on Saturday. Besides feeling like I’m part of some footnote in comedy history, Oswalt — when he mentioned that he

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    Featured review: Louis C.K. — ‘Hilarious’

    There has, arguably, been no other comedy album that has gained so much buzz before its actual release than Louis C.K.’s newest gift to comedy nerds—Hilarious. And there’s good reason for that. It’s not that just about any C.K. effort is highly anticipated these days (people anxiously await his relatively rare Twitter one-liners, for Chrissakes); this time around Louis has given a project a complete life of its own before

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    Louis C.K. adds more screenings of 'Hilarious' to theaters

    If you missed the one-day screenings of Louis C.K.’s upcoming stand-up concert film, Hilarious, you may be in luck. Turns out Louis announced additional screenings on his site two days ago. Not sure how we missed it, but we did. Sometimes, we suck. The good news is that there’s still time to tell you about most of the added screenings. Here they are: You can click here to get to

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    Louis C.K.'s "Hilarious" hits the big screen for one day; all the ticket info you'll need is here

    Last Month, in our post about Louis C.K.’s new hour-long special Hilarious getting an official premiere date — write it down; EPIX on Sept. 18 — we quickly mentioned that the already critically acclaimed concert film (it was screened at Sundance) would have a limited run in theaters. Well, today, we’re simply giddy to let you know where and when that’s all going down: Sept. 8. is the big day.

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    Premiere date set for Louis C.K.'s 'Hilarious'

    It’s time we just call 2010 what it really is: the year of Louis CK. With his new FX sitcom Louie off and running, garnering more favorable reviews then his last attempt at at a television show, there’s more good news for Louis and his fans. Finally, after a year of mass anticipation, his live stand-up concert film, Louis CK: Hilarious, will be airing on EPIX Sept. 18. After the

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