• 10 modern day memoirs for comedy fans

    By writing a memoir, comedians can tell the stories about themselves that don’t fit on a stand-up stage. While autobiographies and anthologies of personal essays from comedians have been around for years, the genre has exploded since the early 2000s. Comedy memoirs have become a staple of bestseller lists and are often among Amazon’s top suggestions. From the funny to the raw, here are the comedian-penned books that any comedy

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    Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by critics and fans alike for his work in classics like Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Caddyshack and Saturday Night Live. The honor is given to individuals who have made

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    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey action figures? Is it Christmas tomorrow?

    Yes, Internet, it’s true. In case you missed this crime-fighting bombshell tidbit from last week’s kickass news cycle, there are now actual Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures. And bless them, the package even comes with a little news desk. (Kind of like Wonder Woman’s invisible jet, but more snarky and intellectual). Batteries not included, but you won’t need ’em: just seat the ladies in front a slideshow of ludicrous

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    Inside Amy Schumer third season premieres tonight on Comedy Central. Prepare to be pleased.

    Oh, Amy Schumer, how will we ever stop having gi-normous comedy crushes on you if you don’t quit being so goddamn awesome? But actually, a better question probably is, why would we want to stop in the first place? After the smash success of Inside Amy Schumer’s first two seasons, a lot of pressure must be riding on the Schum crew to keep coming up with killer, bite-sized comedy that

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    Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC

    Tina Fey is getting closer to finally putting comedian Fortune Feimster on network television. ABC ordered a pilot for Family Fortune starring Feimster. ABC was previously developing the comedy project from Tina Fey who attempted to get the Feimster-led Cabbot College on Fox last year. Family Fortune is based on the former Chelsea Lately panelist’s family life in North Carolina. She plays a popular gym teacher who comes out of

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    Watch Tina Fey, Amy Poehler in ‘Sisters’

    In case you’re already tired of watching Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s hilarious antics on Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards, here’s a new video of them for you to play on loop as you go to bed. Universal Pictures have released a teaser trailer for the ladies’ upcoming movie Sisters. Originally titled The Nest, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star as “two disconnected sisters” who are brought back to their

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    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler rip Bill Cosby, North Korea, Hollywood patriarchy at Golden Globes (Video)

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards by calling all of Hollywood a bunch of brats. God, we love these ladies. Fey and Poehler hosted the Golden Globes for their third and final time on Sunday night. The comedy power duo have helped surge the ratings for the award ceremony after a ratings dip with “mean spirited” host Ricky Gervais. The hosts, who star together

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    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler talk fashion in Golden Globes promo (Video)

    The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards are not until Jan 11, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early for hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to hype the event. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the lovely folks in charge of the popularity contest awards show hired the Baby Mama stars to host two more times after their ratings spike from the pair’s first run back in 2013. We loved their

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    Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

    In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought exclusive rights to the show where it will premiere in March 2015. What’s more, Netflix has already ordered a second season of the comedy series,

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    Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC

    Tina Fey is still trying to make comedian Fortune Feimster a star. After not having their Feimster-led comedy Cabot College picked up at Fox this year, Fey is executive producing a project for ABC with the former Chelsea Lately panelist as her lead. The untitled project will be set in North Carolina and is based on the family life and stand-up of Feimster. ABC ordered the script but will pay

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    Sarah Silverman claims she (not Tina Fey) played Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live (Video)

    After leaving the Saturday Night Live writers room 20 years ago, Sarah Silverman returns this week to host the iconic sketch show with musical guest Maroon 5. Silverman is joined by SNL veteran Taran Killam in this week’s NBC promos for the show, wherein Silverman reveals a new character, claims she’s the one that played Sarah Palin (not Tina Fey) and wrote the classic sketch The Ambiguously Gay Duo and more!

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    Lindsay Lohan’s Tina Fey ‘Mean Girls’ reunion selfie goes missing

    Mean Girls star Lindsay Lohan reunited with her on-screen teacher Tina Fey. Lohan posted a photo of her encounter on Instagram on Tuesday, but it’s been deleted from Lohan’s account. Apparently the photo was taken during a shoot for Entertainment Weekly, which hits stands in October. Lohan was The focus of the OWN documentery series Lindsay was in New York for rehearsals for her stage debut in the West End

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    Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Sarah Silverman on Jerry Seinfeld’s new Crackle web series Single Shots

    Jerry Seinfeld just wrapped up season four of his recently-renewed Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffe. Now his latest “between-the-seasons” project, Single Shots, has launched its first episode. The mini-sodes will feature multiple guests talking about the same topic. Seinfeld uses the hours of footage left over from Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee to compile shorter videos with the same big stars. The comedian will release a new

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    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)

    First-look stills are in, giving a sneak peek into Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s new film The Nest, which is currently filming in Rockland County, NY. The Nest stars the Saturday Night Live alumni as two sisters who throw one last party in their family home before it’s sold. We see in the photos that fellow comedian John Leguizamo is also in the film as well as Bridesmaids star Maya

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    Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)

    Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and you’re not going to want to miss it. On hand to honor the still-performing Rickles, 88 was Tina

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