Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code and Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave (among other shows) and Che, a writer on Saturday Night Live, was recently announced as the newest correspondent on

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Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

Comedy central has released their roster of comedians receiving 30-minute (well, 22-minute) specials in 2014, SplitSider reports. The new season of The Half-Hour includes a talented list of comedians, many with some television heat on them. Fortune Feimster was recently cast in the much-talked about Tina Fey Fox pilot Cabot College. Michael Che has been tearing it up as a writer at Saturday Night Live after blowing up on the

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New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

Dear, readers in the New York tri-state area: Cancel your evening plans from June 3rd to June 5th (Instant Netflix will still be there when you get home) because John Oliver will be taping the fourth season of Comedy Central’s John Oliver’s New York Standup Show at Webster Hall and you can be there as a witness. Tickets are available through The Black List NYC. There will be three shows

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Video: Comedian Tommy Johnagin would be a pretty laid back murderer

Psychologists say that writing letters — whether you intend to send them to their prospective recipients or not — is a healthy way of dealing with any number of mental conditions– be it, anxiety, depression or even the desire to murder your roommate. Comedian Tommy Johnagin (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central) has the right idea, even though friend, fellow comic Joe Zimmerman (Beards of Comedy) may not totally agree. Below,

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Interview: The Beards of Comedy

The Beards: TJ Young, Joe Zimmerman, Andy Sandford and Dave Stone

The Beards of Comedy tour is one of the funniest collections of bushy faces that have ever trekked across the United States. Comprised of comedians Andy Sandford, Joe Zimmerman, T.J. Young and Dave Stone, the Beards are four dudes with very different styles that share one, common goal- to make you laugh. The four-piece laugh

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Jake Johannsen: Confident comedy

By Joe Zimmerman One of the most respected comedians in the comedy world, Jake Johannsen, maybe more than any other comic, knows exactly who he is and how to practice his art. In this interview, comedian Joe Zimmerman has a comic to comic chat with the man himself. I had a chance to sit down with Jake Johannsen last week, comic to comic, at the fourth annual Laugh Your Asheville

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