April 13, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: April 13, 2019

Tonight, perennial SNL favorite Emma Stone is back at Studio 8-H to host Saturday Night Live for her 4th time!
April 7, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News, Adam Sandler Announcement, Billy Connolly Sighting, a Comedy Duo Splits, Michelle Wolf Roasts a Luncheon and More

  This week in comedy news, we covered plenty of Comedy Central announcements including some updates on Clusterfest, another development deal, and a few new podcasts. […]
April 2, 2019

Bill Murray Jim Jarmusch Zombie Movie Trailer Drops

The Dead Don’t Die, directed by Jim Jarmusch and starring Adam Driver and Bill Murray just released a trailer. Its a wacky horror, zombie comedy, satirical […]
March 24, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News Two New Festivals, New Specials From Kevin Hart and Anthony Jeselnik, More Mindy, and Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata are Best Friends!

This week in comedy, there were announcements, trailers and premiere dates everywhere! We had the exclusive world premiere of the trailer for Chad Daniels new hour […]
March 22, 2019

Bill Murray’s Team Knocked Out of March Madness, NCAA Uses ‘Caddyshack’ to Rub It In

The Madness is over. At least it is for sports super fan Bill Murray.
January 9, 2019

Bill Murray Toasted Green Brook Star’s Head

  After Mahershala Ali won the Golden Globe award Sunday night, and back stage Bill Murray wanted to give a toast to his performance in the […]
January 2, 2019

Zombieland 2 Rumored to Have Two Ghostbusters on Board

Website Geeks Worldwide claims to have some exclusive information on plans for Zombieland 2. The site says they have confirmed that Ghostbusters and Saturday Night Live […]
December 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 27, 2018

The Best of Filtered Excellence 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
December 16, 2018

The Kitty Litter Scientist and Charles Barkley

A cat litter scientist in Muscatine, Iowa named Lin Wang met Charles Barkley on a business trip and they became incredibly close friends. His daughter didn’t […]
December 3, 2018

Wes Anderson Shooting a Love Letter to Journalists

Big Wes Anderson is now shooting in Angoulême, France and it’s a 20th century period piece set in the French bureau of an American newspaper. His […]
November 18, 2018

Danny DeVito Loves His SUNY Purchase Shrine

Danny DeVito hasn’t yet visited his SUNY Purchase secret bathroom Shrine hidden behind a paper towel dispenser, but he has sent his nod of approval after […]
November 3, 2018

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: November 3, 2018

Tonight, SNL proudly inducts Jonah Hill into the 5-Timers Club as he hosts an all new Saturday Night Live!
September 28, 2018

Tarantino Finds Replacement For Burt Reynolds In ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Burt Reynolds passed away before he before he acted in a Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ and there is only one man that […]
September 10, 2018

The Latest Weird Bill Murray Viral Video Is Going Viral Again

Last month, this video went viral. It features an American actor running into Bill Murray and asking him to do a video selfie. It’s going viral […]
September 10, 2018

The Steve Zissou / Aquaman Crossover

This is weird, but not nearly as weird as that Bill Murray viral video. Shudder. Via YouTube. Watch more viral videos. . .
September 6, 2018

Seinfeld and Hale Will Help to Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus at This Year’s Mark Twain Award Ceremony

Seinfeld and Veep co-stars Jerry Seinfeld and Tony Hale will be among the list of comedians honoring this year’s Mark Twain Award winner, Julia Louis Dreyfus. […]
August 9, 2018

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel Light Up the Opening of the National Comedy Center

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel on Stage Together for the First Time in Decades. The original cast and crew of […]
July 10, 2018

Howard Stern Fans Need to Let Go and Let Grow

Daniel Fickman is a writer, producer and aspiring comedian. A lifelong comedy fan, Daniel has written an entire blog on the history of SNL and studied journalism […]
May 23, 2018

Julia Louis Dreyfus Joins the Ranks of Letterman, Newhart, Burnett as Recipient of Mark Twain Prize

Julia Louis Dreyfus will be awarded comedy’s highest honors this year as the 2018 recipient of the Mark Twain Award.  Today the Kennedy Center announced that […]
May 10, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: May 10, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
May 7, 2018

Cosby Loses His Mark Twain Award

Bill Cosby continues to lose awards and honors following his conviction of aggravated sexual assault. Today the Kennedy Center released a statement announcing that their Board […]
March 22, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: March 22, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
February 13, 2018

Bill Murray Gets Political

Comedy Icon Bill Murray doesn’t do a lot of formal interviews, but he did sit down with Joe Kernen and Becky Quick on CNBC’s Squawk Box […]
January 25, 2018

Classic Coming of Age Comedies That Won’t Pass the #TimesUp Test

The #MeToo movement and #TimesUp campaign is making it clear that there is no room to glamourize sexual harassment in 2018. But if you’re over 3 […]
January 14, 2018

What Happened on Saturday Night Live Last Night: Bill Murray Plays Death, Sam Rockwell Dazzles, and A Dog Headed Man

Last night the cast of Saturday Night Live performed their first show of 2018 and there were many highlights from the celebrity alum studded cold open […]
January 4, 2018

Sundance Preview: National Lampoon, Robin Williams and the Elliott Family Among Highly Anticipated Comedy Premieres

Comedy often makes appearances at Sundance, and this year, the infamous and prestigious film festival is spotlighting some tremendous comedy talents both in front of and […]