• This short film about stand-up comedy is seriously messed up (Video)

    Although comedy is all about getting laughs, it’s a serious business and comedians want to be taken very seriously. There seems to be a disconnect there, right? Or wrong? This recently released short Joke takes the concept and filters it through the lens of an art house flick. What we’re trying to say is that it’s seriously fucked up. Check it out. Enjoy. Enjoy? Joke from Nickolas Duarte on Vimeo.

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    Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

    In 1999, Louis C.K. hosting a show on PBS called ShortCuts, which featured indie films made by up-and-coming filmmakers. In the episode below, C.K. shows his own 1993 film Ice Cream to a trio of well-known movie critics, who are played by comedian William Stephenson, Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) and Valerie Kenet. Check out the scene below. And after that, watch Ice Cream in its entirety! Here’s

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    Tig Notaro is making a movie about clowns, and you can help (Video)

    Comedian and actress Tig Notaro is set to star in a short film loosely based on a time in her life when she hired a clown to help her overcome heartache. “I felt so down and out that I thought the only thing that was going to make me happy was if I called a clown service and had a clown come to my home to entertain me one on

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    Watch T.J. Miller’s short film ‘I’m Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents’

    Comedian and actor T.J. Miller gets murderous in his new short, I’m Having a Difficult Time Killing My Parents. Miller plays an unemployed 32 year-old who has found himself living at home with his parents. Meanwhile, his high school sweetheart has gotten engaged; so, naturally Miller’s frustration manifests as fantasies of offing his own parents. The film, which Miller (along with co-writer Jeff Tomsic) wrote for Sundance, is reminiscent of

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