• Comedians featured in Twitter book

    Eugene Mirman

    It’s no secret that Twitter really has been taken over by the country’s best comedians. So this new Twitter development doesn’t come as much of a surprise. I recently got my hands on an advanced copy of Twitter Wit: Brilliance in 140 Characters or Less, a book that features some of the funniest Tweets made public since the micro-blogging site launched in 2006. Edited

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    Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter fight over 'Greg the Intern'

    Like most dedicated comedy fans, I’ve been waiting patiently for the premiere of Michael & Michael Have Issues, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter’s – aka two-thirds of Stella – new Comedy Central sketch show premiering July 15. It hasn’t been entirely easy. But to ease the anxiety I’ve been following @mshowalter, @michaelianblack and @stephiegrob on Twitter. Black’s one of the funniest Twitterers out there; I enjoy Showalter’s earnestness and

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    Michael Ian Black: My Custom Van

    So, really, just who is the real Michael Ian Black? What sort of conversation might you expect to get were you to encounter him, one on one? Does he have a favorite color, and if so, is it green? (They say geniuses pick green). It’s hard to say, seeing as how Black is the kind of comedian who always manages to adapt a specifically calculated voice and remains strictly within

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