Comedy

01.27.15
Louis CK releases his first nightclub comedy special online
01.27.15

Louis CK releases his first nightclub comedy special online

Louis CK has made it a habit of releasing comedy specials online, bypassing the industry gatekeepe...

By J. Fingas,   01.27.15
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11.23.14
Here's why 'Too Many Cooks' is tailor-made for the internet
11.23.14

Here's why 'Too Many Cooks' is tailor-made for the internet

By now, there's a good chance that you've seen or heard about Adult Swim's Too Many Cooks -- an ep...

By J. Fingas,   11.23.14
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10.28.14
Backtrace, the geekiest album you'll hear, hits Billboard comedy charts
10.28.14

Backtrace, the geekiest album you'll hear, hits Billboard comedy charts

I saw James Dempsey speak at AltConf this past June (AltConf runs during WWDC for those who want...

By V. Agreda Jr,   10.28.14
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10.27.14
Amazon betting on newcomer talent to grow its comedy library
10.27.14

Amazon betting on newcomer talent to grow its comedy library

Netflix is looking to tackle the comedy genre with full force over the next few years -- and it's...

By E. Alvarez,   10.27.14
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10.21.14
Rainn Wilson is making a TV show starring Vine celebrities
10.21.14

Rainn Wilson is making a TV show starring Vine celebrities

Best known for his roles in The Office and The Rocker, actor-turned-producer Rainn Wilson is repor...

By E. Alvarez,   10.21.14
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09.18.14
YouTube now has unreleased stand-up from Dave Chappelle, Louis CK and more
09.18.14

YouTube now has unreleased stand-up from Dave Chappelle, Louis CK and more

Stand-up comedians don't get to just walk onto the set of Saturday Night Live or The Daily Show an...

By T. Seppala,   09.18.14
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07.30.14
Stephen Colbert reviews the Kim Kardashian app
07.30.14

Stephen Colbert reviews the Kim Kardashian app

Don't look now, but the "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" app has already generated tens of millions of...

By Y. Heisler,   07.30.14
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07.05.14
Undo a chili knight's work in reverse platformer, Spoiler Alert
07.05.14

Undo a chili knight's work in reverse platformer, Spoiler Alert

Spoilers are generally frowned upon, but we're ready to make an exception when it's the central...

By S. Prell,   07.05.14
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06.11.14
Researchers write comedy rulebook for joke-telling robots
06.11.14

Researchers write comedy rulebook for joke-telling robots

Imagine if, at some point in the future, groups of humans were force-marched down to their local t...

By D. Cooper,   06.11.14
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