• Comedian Tim Minchin will write music and lyrics for DreamWorks film ‘Larrikins’

    Immensely talented musical comedian Tim Minchin has been tapped to write the score and lyrics for the upcoming DreamWorks animated film Larrikins, about a bilby (a type of marsupial) who leaves his family and sets out on an adventure across the Australian outback. “I was lucky enough to grow-up in Western Australia and know that the Australian outback is vast and spell-binding and heart-stoppingly beautiful,” Minchin says, adding, “the characters

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    Tim Minchin gets rightfully pissed after he’s cut from a television Christmas special

    Musical comedian Tim Minchin was scheduled to be on a super-popular Christmas special on British television. Not only was he scheduled, he wrote a song specifically for the program, showed up to the taping and performed the shit out of said song. Cameras were rolling. It was done. And then producers demanded the song be totally cut from the special. That’s the Christmas unmiracle that went down on the Jonathan

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    Variety unveils its annual “10 Comics To Watch” list

    We know how much everyone loves lists! On the eve of Montreal’s New Faces showcase (starting tonight), Variety released its annual list of Top 10 Comics to Watch. Each year, Variety tends to be a great indicator of the industry’s best young stars in the world of comedy. So let’s take a look, shall we? Jerrod Carmichael, Los Angeles This 24-year old North Carolina native moved to LA in 2008

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    Bonnaroo comedy lineup revealed; Lewis Black, Donald Glover and more

    Though the comedian lineup hasn’t been officially announced for the highly anticipated Bonnaroo festival going down in Manchester, TN in June, we’ve got a list for you. Below are the comedians we hear will be performing. Check it out! Lewis Black Cheech Marin Ralphie May the stars of Workaholics John Waters Henry Rollins Henson Alternative’s Stuffed & Unstrung The League (Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, Jon Lajoie, Stephen Rannazzisi) Donald Glover

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    Bo Burnham: Barely legal comedy

    A year ago, not-yet-legal Bo Burnham was just a scrawny kid from the suburbs who had a knack for writing funny songs. But now, millions of YouTube views and a record deal with Comedy Central have made the kid a star. If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, chances are you’ve heard of Bo Burnham. Since his first video postings –wherein Bo is seen performing funny songs in

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