• WATCH: Reggie Watts goes Spatial in new Netflix comedy special

    Comedian/musician Reggie Watts brings viewers along on a one-of-a-kind surrealist experimental comedy adventure in his Netflix Original Comedy Special, Reggie Watts: Spatial, premiering Friday, December 6. The completely improvised show weaves together sketches, short stories, and dream sequences creating a truly unique experience. Filmed live on a soundstage in Los Angeles, Watts waxes poetic about flight, grits, and guns – and takes the audience on a trip fantastic they will

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    Aisha Tyler, Reggie Watts, Eddie Pepitone headlining Maui Comedy Festival (Video)

    As the temperature begins to drop in many parts of the country, there’s a special place where the country’s top comedians will migrate next month. The first annual Maui Comedy Festival will kick off Oct. 30 and will continue through the weekend. Taking place in Lahaina, Hawaii, shows will be headlined by Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Eddie Pepitone, Nate Bargatze and many others. In addition to stand-up shows, Aisha Tyler

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    Margaret Cho, Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins and many more join for musical comedy album benefitting OneKid OneWorld (Videos)

    The world of comedy takes on America’s past, present and future in the musical comedy album 2776. Created by Rob Kutner (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and the Levinson Brothers (The Tonight Show), the album is a collection of 28 original songs with all proceeds going to the OneKid OneWorld foundation. 2776 features an impressive lineup of comedians including Patton Oswalt, Reggie Watts, Ira Glass, Margaret Cho, Paul F.

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    High Plains Comedy Festival in photos: Reggie Watts, Marc Maron, Kyle Kinane and more!

    On Aug. 23 and 24, the first-ever High Plains Comedy Festival went down in beautiful Denver, CO, bringing together dozens of nationally headlining comedians and local heroes from the city’s increasingly thriving comedy scene. For the festival, co-curators and comedians Andy Juett and Adam Cayton-Holland snagged the likes of Reggie Watts, Kyle Kinane, Kurt Braunohler and Marc Maron (who guested on a live recording of Cayton-Holland’s podcast My Dining Room

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    Scott Aukerman asks Andy Richter a very tough question on Comedy Bang Bang (Exclusive video)

    On an upcoming episode of Comedy Bang Bang, Scott Aukerman welcomes legendary Conan O’Brien sidekick Andy Richter to the show. Ever the no-holds-barred interviewer, Aukerman is quick to fire off an impossibly tough question for Richter: “Am I funnier than Conan?” With an assist from musical co-host Reggie Watts, Aukerman gets his answer. Check out the exclusive preview below– and be sure to tune in to the entire episode, which

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    Watch a preview of David Cross and Bob Odenkirk on Comedy Bang Bang

    On the heels of announcing their upcoming live tour and new book, David Cross and Bob Odenkirk will appear together this Friday at 10 pm ET in a new episode of Comedy Bang Bang on IFC. It seems Scott Aukerman’s trusty co-host Reggie Watts goes missing while Cross is being interviewed. Cue Odenkirk and bizarre references to The Fugitive. Watch a preview below. The new episode also features Will Forte,

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    Watch a full episode of Comedy Bang Bang with Sarah Silverman, before the show premieres July 12 on IFC (Video)

    Comedy Bang Bang doesn’t officially return to IFC until Friday, July 12 at 10 pm ET, but get this—you can watch a full episode now! It’s true. Those crazy, zany cats at IFC have unleashed the below episode, wherein Sarah Silverman visits Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts. And you should watch the living shit out of it right now! Go! Do it! Also, why not read our interview with Aukerman

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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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    SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!

    AUSTIN — As you may have heard, Austin’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” referring to the fun eccentricities of its most colorful people and places. But the same could have been said for one of the oddest performances I can remember seeing in the past three years of covering SXSW: Brett Gelman’s Gelmania. Allow me to set the stage: Gelman stands front and center amid smoke, flashing lights, and a

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    SXSW Comedy, Day 2: Arrested Development and Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera launch JASH

    AUSTIN — The second day of shenanigans left many SXSW attendees (yours truly included) a little more bleary-eyed than we might have wanted to be – thanks, daylight saving – but good golly, the perks made it all worth the lack of sleep. For those of you who are uninitiated, the first half of the SXSW festival (or conference? I still don’t know what the hell this week is) is

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    SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

    AUSTIN — Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with simultaneous shows, podcast tapings, stand-up showcases, parties, mass hysteria. Get ready, because it’s about to get real. It seemed fitting to kick off the fest

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    IFC renews Comedy Bang Bang! Bang! for a second season, doubles the love

    Furthering its commitment to progressive comedy programming, the brass at IFC has renewed Scott Aukerman’s brainchild Comedy Bang! Bang! for a second season and has doubled the series order from its first season! It’s true. Production has already begun on 20 new episodes of the insane, faux talk show hosted by Aukerman and infused with sort-of-co-hosting and music by Reggie Watts. “The show perfectly embodies the type of sharp, smart

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    Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

    Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day, wherein all Americans are encouraged to register to vote (if they haven’t already; you can’t register twice, you guys), a huge list

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    One time, Reggie Watts was pelted with pennies (Animation)

    In the third installment of the A.V. Club’s weekly series Stand Down, wherein a well-loved comedian relates a story about a time they totally ate shit, Reggie Watts digs up a terrible memory born in Philadelphia. Check it out below! You can check out previous episodes with Maria Bamford and Patton Oswalt.

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    Check out this Comedy Bang Bang ‘blooper’ reel (Video)

    If there’s one thing I love more than watching quality television shows it’s watching the blooper reels thereof. It’s a chance to get a glimpse into stars out of character, goofing around, and rattling off naughty words. I thought we’d get a piece of that in Comedy Bang Bang’s blooper reel today– but, no. Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts had me fooled for .5 seconds in a video where they

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