• Maz Jobrani, All Things Comedy team up for new podcast

    Maz Jobrani has a new podcast on the All Things Comedy Network that might actually teach you something. In Back To School with Maz Jobrani, the American-Iranian comedian will sit down with professors, experts, and smart successful people in hopes of learning more about topics he and his co-hosts Tehran and Kaitlin might not know about. The All Things Comedy Network, founded by Bill Burr and Al Madrigal, has made

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    John Oliver will take over The Daily Show this summer, starting June 10

    As was previously announced John Oliver will take over hosting duties at The Daily Show this summer while Jon Stewart directs his first film. Today, Comedy Central announced Oliver’s start date will be Monday, June 10 and he’ll stay behind the anchor desk until Stewart returns on Tuesday, Sept 3. Actor Seth Rogen, writer/producer Armando Iannucci and CNN host and editor Fareed Zakaria are just some of the guests scheduled

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    One-liners: Bill Cosby, Maz Jobrani, Russell Brand and more

    Apparently Bill Cosby’s not a fan of Donald Trump’s hemming and hawing re: his potential presidential run. On Today, Cosby said Trump’s “full of it” and should “run or shut up.” [OK!] Danny McBride made an appearance on Conan to chat about his new movie, Your Highness, and also announced he and his wife are expecting a son. [Conan] Maz Jobrani has joined the cast of a Conan O’Brien-produced multicamera

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    Doug Benson, George Lopez, Dana Gould take part in “Tweet The Joke”

    Doug Benson

    Aside from being an outlet for inane and narcissistic status updates, Twitter is a first-class outlet for stand-up comedians, whether they’re making punchy jokes or interacting with their fans. Our friends at the Improv have somewhat recently launched “Tweet The Joke,” takes that quality one step further, and adds the possibility of free stuff for everyone. Here’s how it works: a comedian — this

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    Laugh Factory welcomes Maz Jobrani to Kevin Nealon Show

    The life of a multi-ethnic comic was discussed in the latest edition of the newly popular weekly series the Kevin Nealon Show at the Laugh Factory. And who better to discuss the topic than Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani. While Jobrani and Nealon discuss fatherhood – more particularly, the naming of their children and the affects of having a nanny – we find out what “girly” name Maz chose for his

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