• Tim Heidecker’s new Bob Dylan song is better than most ‘real’ songs (Audio)

    You may remember Tim Heidecker’s 14-minute-long Bob Dylan parody “Titantic,” released last year. Well, the Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! star has outdone himself this year, albeit in much more economical style with its under-four-minutes run time. The thing about his latest song, “Running Out the Clock” — “leaked” under the guise that Dylan, himself, will perform the “lost” track at the Super Bowl on Feb. 3 —

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    This bizarre ‘Community’ musical mashup might put you into a trance (Video)

    As if you didn’t already know, Community returns to NBC on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 8 pm ET. In the unlikely event you weren’t aware of this, the below musical mashup — or is it a supercut? — will drive the point deep into your eyeballs and earholes. Behold: trance beats, auto-tuned voices and a seemingly endless stream of quick-cut scenes from the first three seasons of Community! Be sure

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    Jerry Seinfeld will collaborate with rapper Wale on new album (Video)

    Having conquered the world of stand-up comedy, sitcom television and, most recently, Web series, it makes sense that Jerry Seinfeld would embark on another journey to further his artistic reach. In a somewhat surprising move, however, it seems the iconic comedian is delving into the world of hip-hop. It’s totally true. With a little nudging from his wife, Jessica, the 58-year-old comic is set to collaborate with Wale, the well-respected

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    Tenacious D announce musical comedy festival, inviting Spinal Tap, Flight of the Conchords, more

    Hot on the heels of their Grammy nominated album Rize of the Fenix, Tenacious D – Jack Black and Kyle Gass – have announced plans to curate a comedy music festival this Fall! “We’re working on a festival, called Festival Supreme,” Black tells Rolling Stone. “It’s gonna be a meeting of the minds. It’s gonna be like Mount Rockmore.” Black says he’s already reached out to Flight of the Conchords

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    Community does music: Alison Brie raps and Danny Pudi beatboxes onstage (Video)

    When she’s not portraying the lovable Annie on Community, Alison brie is engaging her musical abilities in her group Girls. At a recent show at the Viper Room in Los Angeles, she was joined onstage by co-star Danny Pudi, who plays Abed on the cult comedy. Turns out Pudi can beatbox and Brie can freestyle pretty damn well. Check out the action below! Oh, and remember Community returns to NBC

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    We love this Arrested Development song and you will too (Video)

    We’ve been stalking singer/songwriter Allie Goertz in the nicest possible way since the summer of last year. She got our attention first with her beautiful round-up-of-favorite-comedians song, and then followed up with a Freaks and Geeks-specific ditty. We were hooked. And now, she’s entered to win that walk-on Arrested Development role on which we reported. In short, contestants are to create a piece of art and/or video (no longer than

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    Brian Posehn and Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian releasing comedy metal album

    Before I became a comedy nerd, I was a metal nerd. While my friends were listening to New York City’s mainstream pop station Z100, I was listening to Seton Hall University’s radio station, which played nothing but metal and hard rock. When I got my first CD player, I bought my three favorite albums at the time: Testament’s Practice What You Preach, Death Angel’s Act III and Persistence Of Time

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    Valley Meadows drops solid rhymes, super jokes on debut album (Review + audio)

    They may not have the resources to get Nicki Minaj or Snoop Dogg to drop by on their record, but Minnesota-based hip-hop duo Valley Meadows is proving that you don’t need bling and flash to create delightfully entertaining (and funny) rap music. Gary Schishynszenski (Chris Knutson) and MC Tom Johnson (Zach Coulter) combine hilarious lyrics and high-energy stage antics with what are no doubt the most banging beats around in

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    Brendon Small’s comedy metal band Dethklok releases video ‘I Ejaculate Fire’

    If you’re unfamiliar with Dethklok, let today be the day you change that. Ahead of their new album Dethalbum III, they’ve released a video for their new single “I Ejaculate Fire.” If you haven’t figured it out yet, Dethklok is what you might describe as a comedy metal band. The brainchild of massively talented musician, comedy writer and producer Brendon Small and comedy writer Tommy Blacha, the band first appeared

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    Watch Flight of the Conchords interview kids, debut new video ‘Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)’

    While Flight of the Conchords may have been quiet the last few years, that doesn’t mean they don’t still care…about the children. And they’ve proved it with this brand new 14-minute video the produced in order to help raise funds for Cure Kids, a charity based in New Zealand, the duo’s home country. After a series of hilariously awkward interviews with children, the video for “Feel Inside (And Stuff Like

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    Tim Heidecker launches preemptive musical strike on Bob Dylan (Video)

    Hearing news of Bob Dylan’s 14-minute song about the Titanic on his upcoming album, The Tempest, Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric fame) set out to one up the living legend. Now, we have a 15-minute song about the Titanic, a video, and a weird Bob Dylan impression. Heidecker wrote on his Tumblr: “I wrote this song to see if I could beat the Master to it. I can’t wait

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    Will you be tuning in to Jimmy Fallon’s musical special on NBC?

    Next week on NBC, Jimmy Fallon will host and perform on a special that recaps some of his greatest Late Night musical moments. Since the network has removed many of Fallon’s parodies and covers from the Internet, the special will give fans a chance to see some of their favorites again. The one-hour primetime special will feature Fallon performing such hits as “Tebowie,” Fallon’s Tim Tebow-David Bowie mashup, and the

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    Listen to Tina Fey rap on Donald Glover’s new album

    The second mixtape from Donald Glover (Community) a.k.a. Childish Gambino dropped yesterday. Royalty the follow-up to his freshman album, Camp features some big names in hip-hop like RZA and Ghostface Killa of Wu-Tang fame, as well as Beck, Danny Brown, and his old boss, Tina Fey, doing what no one might say she does best: rapping. In a very mean-sounding voice. If I didn’t know any better, I’d be scared.

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    Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

    Here’s something cool for you comedy nerds who are also fans of electronica and hip-hop. An experimental producer by the name of GoJudo has put together an EP called Aura, and every song samples comedy bits from different comedians, including Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Demetri Martin and George Carlin. “I really, really appreciate what the comedians featured on Aura do,” GoJudo tells Laughspin. “The EP is a tribute

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    Review: Tenacious D’s ‘Rize of the Fenix’ is better than most ‘real’ rock albums

    “When the Pick of Destiny was released it was a bomb, and all the critics said that The D was done. The sun had set and the chapter had closed. But one thing no one thought about was The D would rise again — just like the phoenix.” These words enticingly open Tenacious D’s new album and its title track Rize of the Fenix,  which dropped this week. The song

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