• Kevin Pollak and Grace Phipps in negotiations to join cast of The Lost Year

    Kevin Pollak and Grace Phipps ​are in negotiations to join the cast of Ryan O’Leary​’s upcoming film The Lost Year​. The film will be produced by Film Exchange.​ Chris Bellant (Loserville) and Amy Bruckner ​(Phil of the Future) will round out the main cast. After a rough breakup, Charlie Monahan dives headfirst into the world of online dating. Guided by his charismatic best friend, Rufus (Bellant), Charlie meets the charmingly

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    Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ documentary (Laughspin Interview)

    Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy is not just an adventure into the mindspace of stand-up comedians but an exciting exploration into the universal human conditions of misery, joy and hope. What started with the question, “Do you have to be miserable to be a comedian?” eventually evolved into a guide through the world of live performers. Pollak’s documentary, which raised over $54,000 on Kickstarter, features some of the nation’s top stand-up

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    Laugh Tracks by Laughspin: Listen to Kevin Pollak, Chelsea Peretti, Doug Benson, Jason Gillearn (Podcast)

    This week on Laugh Tracks we travel to the Golden State for our first group of comedians from California. Cali has an overabundance of talented comics so for this episode we have a total of four great clips. KEVIN POLLAK – The multi-talented comic, actor, and webcast host, has been busy since the Reagan administration. He’s been releasing his Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show on a weekly basis with a cavalcade

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    The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Pollak

    Kevin Pollak has accomplished much in his more-than-40-years of performing. He’s an accomplished dramatic actor with infamous roles in The Usual Suspects and A Few Good Men. He’s a veteran stand-up comedian who thrived in the 80s and early 90s before his acting career took off. And over the past few years he has built a successful podcast, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, where he interviews actors, directors and comedians every

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    Breaking: Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Doug Benson part of SXSW podcast lineup

    Though it hasn’t been officially announced yet, Laughspin can confirm that there will be no less than eight popular comedy podcasts represented at this year’s comedy portion of Austin’s South By Southwest arts festival, including WTF with Marc Maron, Doug Loves Movies with Doug Benson and The Smartest Man In The World with Greg Proops. In addition to that stellar trio, the following podcasts will also be recording live versions

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    Watch vintage clips of Kevin Pollak, Bill Maher, more on “An Evening at the Improv”

    While people keep watching and posting Richard Pryor’s ubiquitous Live on the Sunset Strip on their Facebook wall, the time has now come to take a deeper look into the history of stand-up comedy. Hulu has just added 52 episodes of A&E’s An Evening at the Improv to its roster of anytime-online programming. If you’re not familiar of the latter-day show, because, say, you got into comedy via podcasts or

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    Kevin Pollak signs on for assisted suicide comedy flick

    It’s rare that I’m intrigued by a movie just from reading a short description of its plot. But, I have to say, I’m excited to see comedian Kevin Pollak’s new dark comedy Chez Upshaw come to fruition. According to Variety, Pollak and actress Illeana Douglas have signed on for the project, centered around a couple who attempt to turn their foundering Bed and Breakfast establishment around by transforming it into

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    Breaking: Kevin Pollak, Amy Schumer, more added to SXSW comedy lineup

    South by Southwest announced its comedy lineup on Feb. 17– a list that boasts the likes of Michael Ian Black, Marc Maron and John Oliver. But, tonight we’re hearing things are about to get even better in Austin from March 11 – 20, because of the addition of a stellar handful of comedians. Kevin Pollak, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Peretti and Jena Friedman will perform during the comedy events, which go

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    Kevin Pollak will host ‘million dollar’ game show for Fox

    From the people who brought you Deal or No Deal comes Fox’s new game show, Million Dollar Money Drop. Like its predecessor, the new show will also feature a stand-up comedian as host, Kevin Pollak. Taking on his new role as game show host comes in addition to his already busy career, with two new movies on the way (The Big Year and Red State), a recently released one-hour comedy

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    Kevin Pollak’s ‘The Littlest Suspect’ premieres July 29 on Showtime

    Appearing in over 60 movies (Casino, the Usual Suspects, and A Few Good Men to name a few) Kevin Pollak has had a very impressive acting career. However, Pollak is not only known for his work in drama, he’s also funny—really funny. Pollak started his career as a stand-up comic and was included in Comedy Central’s list of the “top 100 comedians of all time.” His newest hour, The Littlest

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    New Kevin Pollak web series Vamped Out lacks laughs

    Kevin Pollak’s new web series Vamped Out premiered this week on Babelgum. But for someone who was named one of the top 100 comedians of all time by Comedy Central, this faux documentary about a real life vampire certainly lacks any jokes. The documentary focuses on Alowisus Hewson (played by Jason Antoon), who is an actual vampire trying to make it as an actor. He auditions for vampire roles yet

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