• Jeffrey Tambor plays transgender father in Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ (Trailer)

    The first trailer for Amazon Prime’s newest original series Transparent, a dark comedy centered on a transgender father (Jeffrey Tambor) and his family, has been released. Created by Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under, United States of Tara), Transparent stars an amazing ensemble cast featuring Gaby Hoffman, Melora Hardin, Jay Duplass, Rob Huebel and more. If this preview accurately reflects the entire series, Transparent will prove to be a warm, funny

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    Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel film Crash Test TV special on a 60-foot bus (Photo)

    Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel are taking their live Upright Citizens Brigade comedy show to the small screen (or big screen, depending what size your television is). The Human Giant alumni filmed their long-running show Crash Test as a TV special and they weren’t being shy about it either. Tehy are filming the special in Los Angeles on a 60-foot glass bus with their heads plastered across the side of

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    Hell Baby trailer with Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Michael Ian Black, more is here (Video)

    It’s not out in theaters until Sept. 6, but today we were gifted with the first official trailer for Hell Baby, the comedy horror flick starring Rob Corddry and Leslie Bibb and feautring the likes of Michael Ian Black, Thomas Lennon, Riki Lindhome, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Keegan-Michael Key, Kumail Nanjiani and Robert Ben Garant. Lennon and Garant wrote and directed the feature, which centers on Corddry and Bibb, who

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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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    Second season of Burning Love premieres: Watch the first two episodes (Video)

    The wait is over! Burning Love’s second season premiered today on Yahoo! Screen, boasting not one, but two episodes! For the uninitiated, Burning Love is a Bachelor-type parody created and written by Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino; the two are married in real life. While the first season (full season here) followed the Bachelor formula — with Marino playing bachelor Mark Orlando — this season features season one

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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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    Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

    True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He’s the man who’s made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin’ and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the man, perhaps a wider spectrum of comedy goers will get intimate with Pepitone and his many lovable psychoses. Directed

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    Photo: Rob Huebel like you’ve never seen him

    We can’t tell you exactly what the context of this exclusive photo is, but we can tell you that beneath the festive garb seen below is the usually clean-cut Rob Huebel, he of Human Giant and Childrens Hospital fame. So, what the hell is Rob doing? He and many comedy cohorts are in Puerto Rico shooting the upcoming flick Welcome To The Jungle, which, as far as we know, has

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    Watch Rob Riggle and Rob Huebel reminisce over a dead body

    Did you guys know that Rob Riggle and Rob Huebel are old friends– the type of friends who used to torture fat kids by tying them up in the woods and leaving them for dead? Well, they are. Or, at least they are in the below reality from Funny Or Die. We’re going to warn you now: if you’re feeling even slightly emotionally unstable right now, don’t watch this. You’re

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    Human Giant’s Rob Huebel cast in Fox pilot, “Family Album”

    Human Giant fans, rejoice! Though FX passed on a sci-fi comedy pilot starring Rob Huebel, Robert Ben Garant, and Thomas Lennon, Huebel was just cast in a single-camera pilot for Fox. According to Deadline, the pilot, Family Album, tells the tale of a stubborn family man who takes the extended family on a vacation to get some quality time with them. The rest of the cast has not yet been

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    Aziz Ansari, Will Arnett, Ed Helms, more join for Malaria No More viral video campaign

    We’ve heard of celebrities banding together before in support of a common cause, most notably perhaps with “We Are the World” and its remake for the Haiti disaster. Now a select group of comedians and actors have added their talents to the Malaria No More campaign, which seeks to eradicate the terrible, but very preventable and treatable, disease by 2015. Among those involved are Aziz Ansari, Will Arnett, Lake Bell,

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