• Why is Kanye West tweeting Rick and Morty memes?

    Kayne West loves Rick and Morty. The controversial rapper was all over the news this week for distancing himself from politics after multiple endorsements of the Trump administration. But there is a more important Kanye story developing this week: the Yeezus rapper seems to be obsessed with the Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty. The show’s fans are also no strangers to media scrutiny. Some have infamously targeted female

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    Simpsons showrunner disputes Apu write-off reports

    The Simpsons are playing clean-up after an Indiewire interview with producer Adi Shankar claimed that the beloved Kwik-E-Mart shopkeep will be written off the animated series. Showrunner Al Jean tweeted, “Adi Shankar is not a producer on the Simpsons. I wish him the very best but he does not speak for our show.” Shankar responded, “Let’s work towards common ground.” The producer has been running a scriptwriting competition for diverse

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    6 hilarious Twitter accounts that don’t even do stand-up

    You may be following a bunch of professional comedians and writers on Twitter, but that is by no means the limits of finding the funny online. Here are some of the best non-comedian Twitter accounts you should be following right now! @chrissyteigen Okay, you knew this one would be on this list. The model and TV personality revealed to the world that she is also funny as hell, whether dunking

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    Leslie Jones celebrates birthday, returns to Twitter after hack, says ‘thanks to my fans and friends!’

    Something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna tweet? Well, you can tweet Leslie Jones again, because the Ghostbusters star is back on social media. The Saturday Night Live favorite disappeared from Twitter and Snapchat following a website hack — currently under investigation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security — that revealed nude photos of the actress, along with passport and driver’s license information. Jones returned to Twitter with the

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    Jeff Ross will roast you tonight on Twitter, part of Slim Jim’s #SettleTheBeef movement (Interview)

    Jeff Ross doesn’t want you to call it a comeback. Roasting has been here for years. “Maybe it’s new to some people, but I’ve bee doing this for two decades,” the Roastmaster General tells Laughspin of the seemingly timeless tradition. The roast — and its younger cousin, the roast battle — has seen a mainstream resurgence over the last decade. Comedy Central’s infamous celebrity roasts of Pamela Anderson, Hugh Hefner, Charlie

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    Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander Regrets Criticism of Heidi Swedberg, who played fiancee Susan

    There are times in life when someone says something out of turn and they wish they could have another take to get the story right. That’s what former Seinfeld star Jason Alexander tried to do today in defense of recent comments he made about a former co-star. While appearing on The Howard Stern Show yesterday, Alexander told the King of All Media that show runners of the ultra-successful sitcom killed

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    Ricky Gervais vs Rebecca Francis: Comedian calls out hunter for posing next to giraffe she killed

    Comedian Ricky Gervais is hilarious on television, in films and on stage. But when it comes to social media, he has found a greater use for online tools like Facebook and Twitter: to bring awareness to the mistreatment of wild animals. On April 13, the Derek creator and star star re-tweeted a pic of a Utah based game hunter, Rebecca Francis, lying next to a giraffe she killed on a hunting

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    UPDATE: Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)

    Update: April 8 — Now, Trevor Noah and Russell Peters are both playing off the comments as if it was just some sort of prank. Because what’s funnier than one comedian calling another comedian a joke thief? We’re not buying it. See Noah and Peter’s interaction below: For the time being it seemed Trevor Noah, the newly appointed host of The Daily Show, had survived the onslaught from the Twitter

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    Sarah Silverman rape prevention tips backlash on Twitter is absurd

    Another day, another troll-explosion on Twitter. This one, in particular, was aimed at a very public and well-known female figure with the audacity to make jokes or have an opinion. Next thing you know, they’ll be wanting the damn vote. But this time, those who have their panties in a bunch (if you’ll pardon the expression) are those who usually find themselves on the giving, not receiving end of jokes

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    Amy Schumer felt up by Broad City gals Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Photo)

    Comedians are nothing, if not stalwart representatives of responsible personal choices. Behold Amy Schumer, reminding her legions of female fans, with help from Abbi Jacobson and Illana Glazer aka the Broad City gals, to be routine with one’s monthly self breast examination. Ok, so screening for lumps in her lady humps, as the proverb goes, probably wasn’t the ultimate goal of this, um, coupling. (It’s an interesting correlation, though, since

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    Bill Cosby #CosbyMeme further exposes rape allegations, total social media fail

    Though he’s 77 years old, Bill Cosby and his team have done a relatively good job of keeping the iconic comedian relevant via social media the past few years. He tweets on the regular, his Website is constantly updated and he’s got more than 400,000 Facebook followers. Yesterday, in an attempt to maintain Cosby’s career buoyancy, Cosby (or his social media manager) introduced the #CosbyMeme hashtag on Twitter and the

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    Artie Lange apologizes to ESPN’s Cari Champion for slavery jokes, blames ‘these groups’ for getting booted from @Midnight

    In a story that’s still developing, Artie Lange claims he’s not allowed to appear on @Midnight tonight due to a series of tweets/jokes he wrote about ESPN correspondent Cari Champion, in which he fantasized about her being a slave and having sex with her. Champion is black. “They’re now telling me I can’t appear on @Midnight tonight because of the pressure they’re getting from these groups,” Lange tweeted. “But who

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    Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che street harassment ‘apologies’ draw ire from Twitter, Instagram followers

    Michael Che, one of the newest additions to Saturday Night Live, set off a flurry of social media hatred today when he posted a mock apology on Instagram and Twitter, addressing all women for the past harassment to which he may have subjected them. “I wanna apologize to all the women that I’ve harassed with statements like “hi” or “have a nice day” or “you’re beautiful,” Che writes. “I can’t

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    Burger King stole Billy Eichner’s act, says comedian. What do you think? (Video)

    Did Burger King steal comedian Billy Eichner’s shtick? Well, Billy Eichner and his faithful Twitter followers sure seem to think so. Last night, the Billy on the Street star tweeted, “Hey, Burger King. Thanks for stealing my act for your new commercial! Except it’s not as funny and everyone knows you stole it. GET YOUR OWN IDEAS.” Eichner followed up two minutes later with, “Oh and Burger King, once you’re

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    Louis C.K. says he’s not high: Check out comedian’s planetary Twitter messages

    It’s been five days since Louis C.K. has taken to Twitter to message his more than 3.8 million Twitter followers. And before that, it seemed he felt guilty for not tweeting, having simply said, “I seriously just can’t think of anything to tweet” on Oct. 2 and then plugging the vinyl version of his newest release Oh My God the following day. Well, it seems Louis C.K. doesn’t have tweeters

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