• Comedy Central sketch show proposes a White Tax on racism

    Chicago-based sketch group 3Peat wants racists to pay in their new sketch, White Tax. The sketch, released as a Comedy Central Digital Original, has the group playing Steve Jobs-like characters at new product launch. They describe the next big thing as “a timely and elegant penalty for people who do racist stuff.” The group behind the sketch began when several improvers from The Second City and the iO Theater were

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    Just For Laughs, Jessie Jolles team up to help you date better

    In the eight years Just For Laughs has been putting up content on YouTube, the vast majority of their videos are stand-up sets recorded at their festival events. However, recently they have quietly released a few high production web shows on their account. Just For Laughs is behind a couple of digital shows including How Many Questions, Text or Shot, and Definitely Happened. In those series, each episode features different

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    Who is Lilly Singh? 7 of her funniest YouTube moments

    With the news that Lilly Singh will replace Carson Daly on NBC’s late night line-up, many may be wondering, “Who is Lilly Singh?” We compiled your essential guide to the Indian-Canadian comedian who has been called the “Beyoncé of YouTube.” As well as being one of the platform’s highest-paid stars, IISuperwomanII, as she’s known online, is known for her signature mix of comedy that blends pop culture, stereotypes, and positivity

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    Comedy Central prioritizes original web series with new YouTube channel

    Comedy Central expanded its commitment to original digital programming this week. The network dropped a teaser video on Wednesday to announce the new Comedy Central Originals YouTube channel. The new YouTube channel is a “one-stop shop” for Comedy Central’s original digital content. It also aims to showcase emerging talent that has not yet made it onto the network. Comedy Central Originals will offer fans new and returning digital series, social

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    Walter Latham and Verizon partner to distribute comedy

    Walter Latham proved himself an innovator in 2000 when he broke the mold of how stand-up comedy was produced and perceived. That was the year he released The Original Kings of Comedy and as a result broke the careers of Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Since that time Latham has continued shine a light on talented comedians all the while embracing ever-changing technologies. He launched

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    Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show tops Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTube

    If the number of your YouTube subscribers is indicative of your popularity in real life – spoiler: it is! – then Jimmy Fallon and his Tonight Show just hit a crucial milestone. With more than 4.7 million followers on YouTube, The Tonight Show has just surpassed the YouTube following of Jimmy Kimmel Live, which has an almost equally impressive following of 4,694,431, according to a TubeFilter piece posted this morning.

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    Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)

    It’s been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais’ character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe musician. And we’ve been reminded of that somewhat recently by a series of online guitar lessons given by Brent, himself– not to

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    Disney’s Frozen, Orange is the New Black mashup goes viral! Hilarious video features Elsa, Ariel, Mulan and more in women’s prison

    Since the release of Disney’s Frozen last year, the Internet has been drenched in parodies of Idina Menzel’s “Let it Go,” other alternative musical genre takes on the movie’s soundtrack and creative video mashups. But seven months after Frozen’s debut in theaters, it seems there’s more to mine from the animated blockbuster. Enter animator Leigh Lahav, who just released a mashup of Disney’s Frozen and Netflix’s wildly popular prison series

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    ‘Talk Nerdy To Me’ Parody Amazing! Watch Video Spoof Of Jason Derulo’s ‘Talk Dirty’ (VIDEO)

    “Talk Nerdy To Me” may be one of our favorite parody videos ever. YouTube user K-Face Rules (real name: Keith Allen) had the brilliant idea to create a geek anthem to the tune of Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty.” “I had this vision for tons of costumes, tons of places, a really cool song that people would want to listen to, not even just on the video,” Allen said about his

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    Whoopi Goldberg releases Web series on YouTube (Videos)

    Comedian and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg unveiled two videos today on YouTube, part of a new Web series called Rollin’ With Whoopi. If the first two episodes are indicative of the entire series, the premise of Rollin’ With Whoopi is quite simple: Goldberg, along with View makeup artist and hairdresser Karen Dupiche and Yancey Edwards shoot the shit while riding in a Cadillac Escalade. In the first video below,

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    Starz launches premium YouTube comedy channel with three original shows

    Premium cable channel Starz is attempting to become a serious competitor in the online comedy programming game with the announcement of its new YouTube channel, Union Pool. Attempting to compete with the growing popularity of comedy web series on the number one video site, Union Pool is launching with three original series. One show is called, Tvoovies an animated mash-up of TV shows and movie spoofs, such as, Jurassic Parks

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    YouTube star steals from Patrice O’Neal, offers no apology (Videos)

    At this point in the game, it would take a sociopathic soul or an incredibly dumb person to even dare steal material from a well-known comedian for his or her own gain. And you’d have to be straight-up insane to steal from Patrice O’Neal — a dead man — and one of the comedy world’s most beloved, well-respected comedy philosophers. But that’s exactly what so-called Internet celebrity Kain Carter has

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    Margaret Cho will launch prison comedy ‘In Transition’ on YouTube (Video)

    Veteran comedian Margaret Cho will launch In Transition, a comedy series for her official YouTube channel, on July 3. Co-starring Selene Luna and Yvette Saunders, the show revolves around the three friends who are forced to adjust to life after their release from prison. A total of 13 episodes will premiere every Wednesday and will be followed by a live chat between Cho and viewers. Check out the trailer below

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    The Laugh Factory offers paid VIP YouTube channel with premium videos

    YouTube just unveiled its first 30 paid video channels, and The Laugh Factory VIP property is the only comedy-centric offering. To be clear, you’ll still be able to access the Hollywood venue’s main YouTube channel, which boasts more than 157,000 subscribers and nearly 65 million video views. But if you want premium content, you’ll have to check out the VIP channel, which features The Kevin Nealon Show, The Supreme Court

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    Sarah Silverman romances a child in this short film (Video)

    In Sarah Silverman’s latest contribution to the JASH network on YouTube, we find the comedian embroiled in a torrid love affair with a suitor of a less advanced aged than her own. Filtered through the lens of French film noir – down to the English subtitles – it’s not incredibly funny. And it’s not interesting enough to make up for that. But that’s just my opinion. Check it out and

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