Monthly Archive:: November 2011

Pamela Anderson to Play Virgin Mary in Canadian Comedy Special

It's irony and comedy at its best. Former Playboy Playmate Pamela Anderson has been cast for the role of the Virgin Mary in a Canadian comedy special for CTV and Comedy network

Bill Maher and Elisabeth Hasselback Take Us to a New Level of Awkward (Video)

When two politically opposite Americans sit down with each other to discuss things such as- ehem- politics, there may be excruciating conflicts that arise

A Woman’s Mind Full Monty — Whitney Cummings

An AmericasComedy.Com Interview
Whitney Cummings talks to us about her journey into comedy, the art of comedy and . . . a little bit more.

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld Performs on the Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

Late night TV fans lucked out Wednesday when legendary comedian and sitcom star Jerry Seinfeld performed on the Late Show with David Letterman. Jerry was the first guest introduced, and was heralded by Letterman as one of the best comedians of all time

Guess Which Event Comedian Ricky Gervais Will Be Hosting Yet Again?

It wasn't too long when actor/comedian Ricky Gervais volunteered himself to host the Oscars. While Billy Crystal stole that gig, Gervais did land a job as the next host of the Golden Globes, which will be taking place next January. It will mark the third time Gervais

My Top Five Comedy Albums

These albums, for one reason or another, had significant impact on my comedic sensibility as well as my love of stand-up comedy

South Park Renewed Through 2016 by Comedy Central

South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have been rewarded for their satirical, raunchy creation yet again. A new contract will keep  South Park's Stan, Kenny, Kyle and Cartman all on the air through 2016

Gilda’s LaughFest Adds Even More to Event

Earlier today, Gilda's LaughFest announced the addition of veteran comedian Sinbad to their  second annual March 8-18th 2012 comedy festival

Comedian Rob Schneider Plays Lead Role in New CBS Comedy

Saturday Night Live veteran Rob Schneider finally gets some new lead material in the upcoming CBS schedule

Comedian Chelsea Handler Signs Reported $25 Million Deal with E!

For years comedian Chelsea Handler has been the queen of E! network, regularly roasting celebrities, entertainers and commenting on the  ridiculousness of Hollywood

Russell Brand Will Star in and Produce a New Comedy

This time, Brand will  star in and produce The President Stole My Girlfriend, a comedy project Warner Bros. bought from writer  Matt Portenoy.

Billy Crystal Returns to Oscars as Host

Veteran comedian Bill Crystal confirmed on Thursday via his Twitter page that he will host the 2012 Academy Awards in place of Eddie Murphy, who stepped down from the job

Comedian Russell Brand to Headline Comedy Show for David Lynch Foundation

British comedian Russell Brand learned the value of meditation years ago while overcoming his horrific addiction to drugs. On November 29th, he'll pay tribute to a foundation which advocates stress reducing meditation for veterans, the homeless, and inner-city students by headlining one of their fundraisers

Rick Perry’s “Top Ten Excuses” for Debate Fail, Plus the Wrath of Jon Stewart

If you missed it, check out the YouTube video below (cleverly titled "Watch Rick Perry's Campaign End). The video already has 1.7 million hits. My favorite part is at the end, where the standing Governor says, "Oops," like he's a four-year-old who just caused your toilet to

Jimmy Pardo To Host Live Podcast Charity Event

Jimmy Pardo, host of the award-winning podcast, "Never Not Funny,” presents the third annual Pardcast-A-Thon Fundraiser taking place on Friday, Nov. 25