Comedy

Funny Business: What Standup Comedy Taught Me About Pitching Work to Clients

We've all been there. Walking out of a client meeting with a sick feeling in your stomach. Seething silently as you try to figure out how the client didn't see the brilliance of the idea that seemed so obviously perfect to you and your team. Throwing all the blame for the dead campaign squarely at the client's feet, and heading to the bar to drown your sorrows.

Holiday Inn Express Wants You to Take a (Virtual) Shower With Comedian Rob Riggle

Nobody wants a stranger in their shower. And, unless you're a morning person, you especially don't want them talking to you in a manner more chipper than their yellow rain slicker.

Lena Dunham Wore the Same Outfit 3 Days in a Row, and Ann Taylor’s Loft Is Psyched

Loft has been courting millennials for months, and it just won over the generation's queen—Lena Dunham. The Girls star published a lengthy Instagram post this week about loving a Loft outfit so much, she wore it for 72 hours straight.

Comedian Rob Corddry Says Working at The Daily Show Sucked the Fun Out of News

Specs Age 44 Claim to fame Creator and star of the Emmy-winning Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital (Fridays at midnight); star of the upcoming HBO show Ballers (premieres June 21 at 10 p.m.)

The Not-So-Funny State of TV Comedy

Over the past dozen years of taping Two and a Half Men on Stage 26 on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., Jon Cryer had grown to dread the inevitable last-minute rewrites that would come his way. That is, until Feb.

Adult Swim’s Warped Viral Sitcom Parody References a Stunning 30+ Shows and Movies

Adult Swim lifer and writer/director Casper Kelly has really outdone himself with this one: Too Many Cooks, an 11-minute credits sequence for the show Infomercials, runs the gamut from sitcom to space opera to Twin Peaks-style surreal thriller and back again.

Max Greenfield Is Glad Fox Forced Him to Use Twitter

Specs Who Max Greenfield Age 33 Accomplishments Stars as Schmidt in Fox’s New Girl; appears in They Came Together, in theaters and on-demand now

Chelsea Handler Has Found That New Gig—at Netflix

Chelsea Handler trashed her bosses at E! pretty hard on The Howard Stern Show earlier this year but that hasn't affected her hiring prospects. The comedian's hour-long special Uganda Be Kidding Me will air on Netflix in October as a prelude to Handler's upcoming talk show gig on the streaming service.

Jackie de Crinis Returns From Paradise to Take On USA’s Wider Development Mission

 

FX’s Archer Finally Goes Full Danger Zone in New Promo

Well, they finally went and did it.