• Wyatt Cenac, Adam Brody star in ‘Growing Up and Other Lies’ (Exclusive preview)

    Hitting theaters and On Demand services next Friday, March 20, Growing Up and Other Lies follows one day in the life of Jake, a failed New York City artist about to ditch the Big Apple and relocate to his native Ohio. As a send-off, he invites the members of his bro-posse to walk the entire length of Manhattan, just like they used to. Trouble is, there’s a considerable leap between

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    BitTorrent to release David Cross’ HITS, Kickstarter launched to help bring it to theaters

    David Cross’ directorial debut HITS will be released as a pay-what-you-want file through BitTorrent on Feb. 13, the first ever film to be distributed as a “BitTorrent Bundle.” Furthermore, fans will able to see HITS in movie theaters in select markets throughout the United States and Canada; there, viewers can also choose what they want to pay. Meanwhile David Cross’ film will also be released more traditionally in New York

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    Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Netflix special and getting personal (Laughspin interview)

    Wyatt Cenac’s newest one-hour comedy special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn is an homage to not just his home city but also to the intimate way in which stand-up comedy is best consumed. Filmed at Union Hall, one of his home clubs in Brooklyn, the special finds the former Daily Show with Jon Stewart contributor performing for an enthusiastic group of fans and touching on a bit more personal topics than he

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    Wyatt Cenac’s Netflix special, vinyl release and national tour: get the details!

    Wyatt Cenac’s second stand-up special Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn will debut on video streaming giant Netflix on Oct. 21. The announcement marks yet another big name comedian releasing their hour-long special on Netflix. Last month we told you that Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, Chelsea Handler and more are premiering their latest hours to the service’s more than 50 million subscribers. Brooklyn will also be released as a limited edition vinyl LP,

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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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    AMC wants to be funny, announces comedy projects from Seth Rogen, Wyatt Cenac, John Leguizamo

    AMC, popularly known for its award-winning dramas like Mad Men and Breaking Bad, wants to expand its programming to include serious comedy contenders. During its upfront presentation to advertisers, the network announced that it’s given the green light to its first original comedy series, We Hate Paul Revere. Also announced were comedy projects in development from various comedic talents, including one from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg called Sober Buddies.

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    Janeane Garofalo, Wyatt Cenac, more raise funds for comedian Liza Dye, who was hit by subway

    Comedian Janeane Garofalo will headline a charity show on March 5 to help raise funds for up-and-coming comedian Liza Dye, who was struck by a subway train in New York. The Upright Citizens Brigade theater, where Dye regularly performs, hosted a benefit on Saturday, where multiple comedians – including Aziz Ansari – performed. According to a fundraising page created to help cover Dye’s medical expenses, the comedian fainted and slipped

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    Hip-hop producer samples Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Hannibal Buress and more on new album (Audio)

    A little over a year ago, we told you about an experimental music producer by the name of GoJudo who had put together an album of songs that sampled bits from different comedians. GoJudo is back with a new album featuring different comedians entitled, Geronimo. The album features bits from Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Demetri Martin, Wyatt Cenac, Hannibal Buress, and Joe Rogan. You can stream or download the free

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    Bob Saget and friends raise $664,000 for Scleroderma research

    Family, friends and supporters came together Monday night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City for comedian Bob Saget’s annual scleroderma fundraiser, which raised over $664,000 by night’s end! The Scleroderma Research Foundation (srfcure.org) hosted ‘Cool Comedy – Hot Cuisine,’ a comedy show with delicious food made by celebrity chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken. Many comedic friends of Saget — who lost his sister to the disease

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    Kristen Schaal, Wyatt Cenac, David Wain, more talk about their roles in ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ (Video)

    In addition to traditional actor types (Lauren Ambrose, Carol Kane) did you know Mike Birbiglia’s movie Sleepwalk With Me also features a hefty handful of comedians who are sometimes actors? It’s true. If you don’t believe us, you should watch this video, which features the likes of Kristen Schaal, David Wain, Wyatt Cenac, Jessi Klein, Henry Phillips and John Lutz. Also, you see Marc Maron, but he’s not interviewed for

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    Jon Stewart responds to Trump’s racism claims; Sam Bee calls Ann Coulter “sexy political tarantula”

    Yesterday we posted about Donald Trump calling Jon Stewart a racist based on a bit he did about Herman Cain. You can check that out here. Last night on the Daily Show, Stewart responded. Stewart, in part, said: I’ve taken criticism before. I’ve been called racist, stupid, an asshole. It goes with being a dick for a living. It’s an occupational hazard. But this one hurts, because of how much

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    Watch Kurt Braunohler, Wyatt Cenac in Tom Scharpling’s latest music video

    If you’re the type of person who thinks music videos are dead, especially since MTV and VH1 hardly play them anymore, you’re mostly right. However, celebrated free-form radio host (WFMU’s The Best Show), writer, director, producer and comedy expert Tom Scharpling is bringing back the niche art form — almost single handedly — back from the grave. He actually tells funny stories as opposed to just planting the band or

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    A short list of comedy albums you’ll want to buy now or in the near future

    Just in case you’re not of the album buying/downloading ilk, comedy albums have been coming out in droves over the last few weeks. Yes, it’s that time of year again, comedy fans. OK, we’re only saying that because several quality comedy albums have come out recently– like Marc Maron’s This Has To Be Funny and Wyatt Cenac’s Comedy Person. And there’s more on the horizon! Here’s a list of albums

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    Wyatt Cenac: “Comedy Person” (review)

    Wyatt Cenac’s debut album Comedy Person is smart, perceptive and witty— pretty much every characteristic one would ascribe to a stellar comedy album. Clocking in at over an hour long, the 13-track album covers a wide range of material while averting any lulls. It’s easy to conclude, even after a casual listen, that Cenac is a polished stand-up: his segues are smooth, his pacing is rhythmically solid and his material

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    Watch Wyatt Cenac’s animated adventure at Medieval Times

    Most comedy goers know Wyatt Cenac from his stellar work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but outside of his appearances on the tube, the dude is an accomplished stand-up comedian. So, accomplished in fact, Comedy Central will be releasing his debut album and DVD Comedy Person on Aug. 23. The DVD boasts 25 extra minutes of the special that never made it to the televised version earlier this

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