How many miles have you traveled around the Sun? And other fun facts from the BBC.

Have you ever wanted to know how old you are on Mercury? How about how tall you would be if you were born a redwood tree? (We’re not scientists here; don’t ask us how trees are made.) If so, you’re in luck, because our friends across the pond have

Gary Kroeger: Mr. Kroeger Goes To Washington

by Mike Sgroi Comedy and politics seem to be constantly running into each other. From the first time a king appointed a royal jester to President Obama’s “Anger Interpreter”, these two worlds appear to revolve around the same sun. While comedians find material from the fodder of politicians,

Best Fictional Pets – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 121

In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from “People who Changed the World” to “Most Doable

Most Depressing Movies – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 120

In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from “People who Changed the World” to “Most Doable

Best Old-School Video Games – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 119

In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from “People who Changed the World” to “Most Doable

Jeffrey Gurian: Why Comedy Matters

by Mike Sgroi There isn’t enough space on the internet to cover everything Jeffrey Gurian has seen in the world of comedy.  As the guy who seemingly pops up at every comedy show at the same time, he evokes the similar casual fan response, “Hey, wait–I’ve seen him before!”.  The Comedy Matters TV

It Doesn’t Get Any Better than Michael Bolton Making Fun of Himself in ‘Office Space’ (video)

While trying not to choke on the fact that Office Space is now 16 years old, you can enjoy this little parody by Funny or Die. Michael Bolton (the real Michael Bolton) pokes fun at himself while injected into scenes about the character’s unfortunately coincidental name. It’s good to

Worth a Listen: The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

by Joe-Joe Louis Stand-up comedy nerddom tends to coalesce into two different forms: the historical and the craft. There are people who become consummate experts in the origins of comedy, and how those legacies are passed, and then there are those who are fascinated by the actual

Vince Vaughn and the ‘Unfinished Business’ Cast Create Free Stock Photos that Don’t Suck

by Tina Jett Got an editorial article that needs generic stock photos of office workers doing officey things? Instead of using boring images of people no one recognizes, let Vince Vaughn and friends offer you a better solution. As a promotional gimmick for the upcoming film, Unfinished Business, Vaughn,

JiGGY: “Tinderella” (Music Video)

How would a late 90s pop singer feel about mobile data dating? Stand up comedian/musican Jiggy hits the nail on the head with his newest music video entitled “Tinderella“.  Blending hip-hop and pop, Jiggy proves romance in the internet dating age is alive and well. He takes his crooning talents to the rooftops

The Goddamn Comedy Jam: Interviews with Jim Jeffries, Todd Glass, Roy Wood, Rory Scovel, and Josh Adam Meyers

by Kylie Hodges, Guest Contributor The Goddamn Comedy Jam may be one of the hottest comedy shows in Los Angeles right now. With just seven shows under its belt, this monthly comedy-karaoke mash-up fills venues in no time. Josh Adam Meyers, creator of the show, has teamed

Brooklyn Comedy Festival Submissions Are Open Until March 29

via Matt Kleinschmidt, The Syndicate Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Comedy Festival has set a deadline for accepting submissions for its August 2015 dates. Interested parties have through March 29th to submit their submissions online via Eventbrite. Performers wishing to submit should go to http://bkcf2015.eventbrite.com All genres of comedy will be eligible, including

Tom McCaffrey’s Stand-Up Mocumentary, ‘Adventures in Comedy’ Now Available Online

by Tina Jett Tom McCaffrey‘s inside look at the trials and tribulations of life as a stand-up comedian is now available for your viewing pleasure on the interwebs. Adventures in Comedy is a truthful account of how the stand-up life can draw you in, dance with you for

Why Marc Maron’s WTF! Could Only Work Once

By Joe-Joe Louis Slate magazine named the “Louis C.K.” episode of WTF! with Marc Maron as the best episode of a podcast ever made, beating out not only other comedy podcasts, but also podcasting favorites like This American Life, Radio Lab, and the wildly popular Serial. This

Stranger Love: Is That New York Times Article Right? (Video)

by Kimmy Foskett and Liza Renzulli, Guest Contributors It’s the Saturday before Valentine’s day. You’re single. The New York Times’ Modern Love section has recently published an article entitled “To Fall In Love With Anyone, Do This.” Clearly, the only option is test their theory. The “this”