• Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello: Strangers With Candy will never be revived

    With all the paths to resurrection that canceled-too-soon cult TV classics have at their disposal these days, it’s natural for fans of, well, basically any beloved series fitting that criteria to do some hoping. Alas, for fans of Comedy Central’s 1999-2000 inaugural sitcom, Strangers With Candy, creators Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello effectively squashed any chance that Jerri Blank could be making a comeback on Netflix, or anywhere else. “I

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    Comedy Central launches stand-up comedy video app, features more than 700 comedians

    With the release of its new stand-up comedy app, Comedy Central has once again expanded its cross-platform reach across the world of comedy. Simply titled CC: Stand-Up – the stand-up comedy-specific sub brand the network has been building up for more than a year online and on television – the app boasts a slick interface and plenty of social media integration. Found exclusively on iTunes, the free app is now

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    Listen: Episode 6 of the Laughspin Podcast is now on iTunes!

    This week Mike and I cover Dan Harmon’s ousting from Community, Melissa McCarthy’s next big gig (with Sandra Bullock), the controversy over upcoming CBS show Partners, the passing of comedian Ron Shock and so much more. We even listen to some of Conan O’Brien’s appearance on Late Show with David Letterman, Gilbert Gottfried’s reading of Fifty Shades of Grey and a song (“Work That Butt”) from Matt Besser’s musical comedy

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    Don Rickles launches ‘Mr. Warmth’ app for iPhone and Android

    At 85 years old, iconic Don Rickles isn’t just scooting by on his untouchable comedian status. He’s keeping up with the times just fine. He’s just released his first mobile app for iPhones and Androids, called Mr. Warmth (his nickname). The $2.99 application is full of classic Rickles quips– perfect for fans of the comedian’s famous insult style. I downloaded Mr. Warmth (because I’m a dedicated comedy reporter, everybody!) and

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    Lisa Landry: Put Your Keys in the Keybowl

    Throughout the nearly 40 minutes of comedy on her new album, Put Your Keys in the Keybowl, comedian Lisa Landry creates a place where the concept of femininity doesn’t necessarily adhere to society’s stereotypes about what a female is. It’s a place where the woman — or at least, Landry — doesn’t always have the right answers; she’s the one making the bad decisions, smoking pot and spending way too

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    Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

    A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you’ve heard of Bo Burnham. Since his first video postings –wherein Bo is seen performing funny songs in

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