Kids in the Hall Minecraft tees

Tavie sez, "There's a tee shirt from the Kids in the Hall's recent tour that shows 5 KITH characters as Minecraft avatars. The Chicken Lady one kills me." Read the rest

Stephen Colbert hosts 'Only in Monroe' on Michigan cable access

Stephen Colbert has taken a guest hosting gig at Monroe, Michigan's local cable access during his time off. He's off to a good start, with local musician Marshall Mathers on hand to help review Monroe's upcoming community calendar. Read the rest

WATCH: Hilarious and heartbreaking 'I Am Chris Farley' trailer

Directors Derik Murray and Brent Hodge released a new trailer for I Am Chris Farley, the simultaneously hilarious and devastating documentary out next month. Read the rest

A timelapse of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, from season 3 through 20

Dang, Jon Stewart sure has grown up over those many seasons.

Chuck Palahniuk reads children's book 'Fight Club 4 Kids'


"We'll call it the Horsing Around Club, and we'll just f***in' go to town on each other, just visceral disturbing sh*t, y'know?" The only thing that would be better than Chuck Palahniuk reading Fight Club 4 Kids would be if this book were real. (via) Read the rest

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies on guns and gun control


"Protection? What the fuck are you talking about? You have guns because you like guns." [NSFW. video link]

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Trailer for Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's new show!


In "Documentary Now!" Fred Armisen and Bill Hader take the piss out of serious documentary films. Read the rest

Hecklers ruin comedy

"Here’s the difference between fighting in hockey and heckling in stand-up comedy," writes Lary Wallace at Aeon, "…the former is all about the players, while the latter is all about the fans trying to be the players." Read the rest

Here’s what happens when gay guys see each other and straight people aren't around


Brian Jordan Alvarez, Mitch Silpa, and Stephen Guarino finally reveal the secret in this delightfully surreal sketch. Read the rest

Anna Kendrick is “Indianna Jones” in this Red Nose Day sketch


As part of its Red Nose Day festivities, NBC decided to “reboot” Indiana Jones with Anna Kendrick as its snappy, sarcastic lead. Read the rest

Cecily Strong crushes it at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Not since Colbert's roast of GWB in 2006 has a comedian's Nerd Prom monologue been so outrageously funny. Obama's bit was pretty awesome, too.

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RIP Stan Freberg, parody king and satirist extraordinaire


Stan "Freeb" Freberg's 7-decade career made a huge impact in American comedy, especially in novelty songs. Everyone from Weird Al to Roseanne to Steven Spielberg all considered Freeb a huge influence. Read the rest

Nathan Barley: old comedy turned out to be a documentary about our future

When Charlie "Black Mirror" Brooker came up with his trustafarian new media parody Nathan Barley for TV Go Home, no one suspected the character would last this long -- or be so relevant. Read the rest

Snipers, WOMEN comedy on

The guys from WOMEN have been putting out some of the most compelling and original sketch comedy in memory. Women members Allen Strickland Williams, Dave Ross, Jake Weisman, and Pat Bishop have recently teamed up with's "Comedy Crib", and their first collaboration is on point. Read the rest

Comedian Mike Bobrinskoy creatively outscams OKCupid scammer


This tale of how Mike Bobrinskoy turned the tables on an OKCupid scammer named "Alexandra" is well worth the 9 minutes it takes to watch or listen. Read the rest

Mel Brooks on the 40th Anniversary of his "greatest film," Young Frankenstein

In a short interview from September, Mel Brooks reflects on the history of Young Frankenstein, which he calls "his greatest movie" (an assessment that's hard to argue with, given how brilliant it was, though the competition is stiff!). Read the rest

Animation: Robin Williams on masks and humanity

Robin Williams, 1991: "“Comedy is there to basically show us we fart, we laugh. To make us realize we still are part animal.... So you don't take yourself seriously and destroy the species.” (Blank on Blank) Read the rest

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