• Popular Tumblr blog is being made into a television show, and so is another one

    Scoring network television deals from your Twitter account is so 2011, you guys. The totally hip thing now, is using your Tumblr to get those highly-coveted opportunities. It’s happened two times this week, alone. First up is 20-Nothings, based on the Hollywood Assistants blog created (only FIVE months ago!) by Lauren Bachelis (pictured to the right), who’s worked as a Tinsletown intern and an assistant of various types. CBS bought

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    Comedian Rob Delaney and Mitt Romney are best friends in new Web comic

    Browsing the top three mentions of Mitt Romney on Twitter, you might notice that comedian and Twitter powerhouse, Rob Delaney is consistently represented there, undermining Romney. Delaney earned himself the title of Comedy Central’s “Funniest Person On Twitter” earlier this year and has amassed over 520,000 followers. Delaney’s Romney inspired tweets have pushed his Twitter fame further. Political news source, Bloomberg Businessweek recently profiled Delaney as “Mitt Romney’s Twitter Nemesis.”

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    Watch Amy Poehler answer questions from Tumblr users

    Super popular social media blogging site Tumblr recently hooked up with the fine folks at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, who were holding a live “in discussion” event with Parks and Recreation hero Amy Poehler. Tumblr users were allowed to submit questions to Poehler, and alas, she answered some of those questions during the event. Check out the results below! Amy Poehler Answers Tumblr’s Questions @ 92nd

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    Comedian light boxes feature Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Louis C.K., more

    Janeane Garofalo is a light box!

    The ways in which comedy nerds can show their appreciation for the artists they love are a bit limited. Obviously, you can show up to your fave comedians’ live shows; these days you could probably also donate some money to their podcast/indie radio show or leave a supportive comment on their latest viral video attempt or maybe even shoot off

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    Reader question: Does comedy always have to be funny?

    You may have noticed the “Ask us your comedy questions” graphic on our pages. It links up to our page on Formspring, wherein you can ask a question and I’ll answer it! You can also ask us a question through our Tumblr page, which is here. Some of those sessions will end up here on our daily blog. Today, Tumblr user linnearodriguez asked us this question: Do you think comedy

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