Reviews Archive

‘Big Bang Theory’ Actors Want More Money

Next week will mark eight months of negotiations for Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Kaley Cuoco (Penny), and Johnny Galecki (Leonard) to renew their contracts before next year

Todd Glass Talks about Stuff

It's basically Glass' funny and entertaining take on a variety of topics. Anyone who enjoys comedy and/or is not familiar with Glass, Talks About Stuff is an excellent primer.

Bobbie Oliver: The Tao of Comedy

You will learn about delivery, joke writing, audience control, arrangement, dealing with hecklers, and, in the chapter titled “Embrace the Pause:” the crucial art of timing.

J-L Cauvin: Keep My Enemies Closer

Whether the topic is about race, orientation, prison deterrents, being a larger-sized person, or why women carry small dogs; J-L covers today's world with a fresh perspective.

Watch ‘Adult Children of Divorce’ (A.C.O.D.)

The comedy is about people who grow up with divorced parents and how the trauma can affect you later in life.

Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again

I am a huge fan of Kathleen Madigan. With some comics maybe you like this material or that, but not me with her. I love everything Kathleen Madigan does. So, yes, this review will be completely unbiased. Some time ago on Twitter, Madigan asked her followers (she

Craig Shoemaker Gets Standing Ovation in Charlotte

Last year, almost to the day, I caught Craig Shoemaker’s set at the Lake Norman Comedy Zone in North Carolina. In the post-show review I wrote the following: “This was not the usual setup, joke, punchline. It was knockout punch after knockout punch for a solid hour

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