I love podcasts so much I sometimes wish I had more places to drive to. Some I am especially enjoying right now: Jesse David Fox hosts “Good One,” with each episode a discussion of one joke with the comic who […]
Now this is cool. Legendary comic Phyllis Diller’s legendary joke file of more than 52,000 index cards is now at the Library of Congress, and they have invited all of us to help digitize the files. It’s like Wikipedia; anyone […]
Coming to CNN: The History of Comedy, exploring what makes us laugh, why, and how that’s influenced our social and political landscape throughout history.
Audible has announced a wide array of new exclusive and original comedy shows available free within the Audible Channels experience. The Comedy Show With Will Arnett is an all-access pass to the hottest thematic comedy shows around the country. Other […]
Elizabeth Banks, actress, producer, and director (“Pitch Perfect 2”), has a new website about funny women called WHOHAHA.
Between the anarchic comedy of “Rowen and Martin’s Laugh-In” and sketch comedy powerhouse “Saturday Night Live” was the outrageously funny PBS series The Great American Dream Machine from 1971-73. It was hosted by humorist and commentator Marshall Efron and featured […]
I love comedy and stand-up and can’t wait to see this documentary. Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious […]
Dylan Brody is a comedy writer and stand-up performer dubbed “brilliant” by Robin Williams. It was Williams’ tragic suicide that inspired Brody to write a moving essay about his own struggles with depression. Brody generously took time to talk with me […]
Movies and westerns were made for each other. Hollywood came along not long after the era of westward expansion and access to the stunning landscapes of Monument Valley and endless vistas of desert and sagebrush was nearby. The earliest commercial […]
It’s September. That means school and work and colder weather. We need to laugh. And tonight NBC is here to provide us with some of television’s funniest moments, assembled by The Paley Center for Media.