Reviews Archive

Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend

I was seconds away from asking him if he would ever consider dating a 40-year-old straight, married male comedy reviewer. The subject line was going to read: “Sex. Maybe?”

‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ Screenwriters Take Over ‘Horrible Bosses’ Sequel

'Hot Time Time Machine' Screenwriters Take Over Horrible Bosses Sequel

Kevin Pollak’s Directorial Debut with ‘Misery Loves Comedy’

Kevin Pollak's Directorial Debut with 'Misery Loves Comedy'

Jokes That Weren’t Used in the James Franco Roast

"James you did everything backwards," Joyce tweeted. "You're a movie star THEN did soaps THEN went to college. WHo the fuck's your agent? Benjamin Button?"

Cameron Esposito is “The Future of Comedy”

The Chicago comedian made her network television debut earlier this week on The Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

Matt Besser: UCB Comedy Improv Manual (Interview)

Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh, three of the four founders of Upright Citizens Brigade, just released  The Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual.  One of the goals of this book, according to Matt Besser in an interview with, was “that you don’t have to

Doug Stanhope Beer Hall Putsch

You know how they always say if you fall off a horse you should just get right back on it? I have always thought that to be horrible advice. Nobody ever says if you get struck by lightning you should continue going outdoors during a thunderstorm. Yet

‘TV’s Funniest of the Funniest’ Hosted by Betty White

'TV's Funniest of the Funniest' Hosted by Betty White

Alex Stein: ‘No Mr Bond, I Expect Your Dreams to Die’

I encourage you to jump into Stein’s bug and take the ride with him.He is a masterful storyteller who peppers his tales with humor, soul, and a top-notch wit.

Joe DeRosa’s You Will Die Covers the Amazing and Amazingly Awful

Joe DeRosa’s new album, You Will Die is a thing of beauty. It’s a two disc set consisting of the “real” album – professionally mixed, edited and produced – and a one-take, unedited run through of exactly what happened on the 4th show of his first weekend

Movie Review: The World’s End

With “The World’s End” director/co-writer Edgar Wright and actor/co-writer Simon Pegg bring us the conclusion to their Three Flavors Cornetto trilogy. “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead” set such a high standard that the question is would this new entry be a proper send off? The

ABC Family to Produce Three New Comedy Pilots

No word on when these comedy pilots will be released, but I bet it'd be a good idea to keep your eyes open this fall.

Patrice O’Neal’s New Album ‘Unreleased’ Falls Short

Patrice O’Neal was one of the best comedians of his time. His razor-sharp wit, detailed analysis of the world, and every-man presence made him stand out. My high regard for him is no doubt why his newest stand-up CD, Unreleased, left me feeling a bit disappointed. O’Neal

Greg Fitzsimmons Life on Stage

Fitzsimmons’ first one-hour Comedy Central special, Life on Stage, aired last night. And it was funny as hell. It is Greg talking about life from cradle to the grave.

Josh Gad Teams Up with Billy Crystal in ‘The Comedians’

Gad will be playing a young and trendy rising comic who has to be partnered up with Crystal's character, an older superstar comedian, for a late-night comedy show.