Tenacious D’s NSFW webseries and new album: Post-Apocalypto

Tenacious D is back. Jack Black and Kyle Gass have recorded a new album, are heading out on tour behind it, and also releasing a six-episode animated webseries, with each episode featuring a brand-new Tenacious D song from JB and KG. It’s called “Post-Apocalypto.” And Black hand-drew the webseries himself! The webseries includes “appearances” from […]

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Episode #173: Dormtainment

Chaz Miller, Cameron Miller, and Amanuel Richards are one half of the sketch comedy group Dormtainment, who formed in Atlanta in 2009. They went straight from college to YouTube, and over the next eight years, amassed one million YouTube subscribers, a Comedy Central web series called Six Guys One Car, two albums on the Billboard […]

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Episode #162: I Mom So Hard (Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley)

Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley had mutual friends growing up in Nebraska, but didn’t meet each other until they were both aspiring comedic actresses in Los Angeles. Hensley has appeared in shows such as Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Smedley has appeared in several TV commercials. But together, they’ve built up a fan […]

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Ian Abramson’s shocking late-night debut on Conan

Ian Abramson made the most of his late-night TV debut on Conan on Monday night with a unique twist. And I’m not talking about that mustache. No, Abramson (who hosts/produces a live show and Comedy Central webseries called 7 Minutes in Purgatory) decided to strap a dog’s shock collar around his own neck and give […]

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WIRED’s Oral History of Funny or Die as the comedy video site turns 10

Funny or Die has its hands in multiple projects on both the small screens of TV and the big movie screens. Brockmire premieres on IFC this week after first appearing as a single video on Funny or Die. The company also launched and produces @midnight on Comedy Central, Billy on the Street on TruTV, Drunk […]

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Don Rickles to star in AARP Studios series, “Dinner with Don”

Jerry Seinfeld may drive comedians in cars to get coffee, but Don Rickles — who has appeared on Seinfeld’s Crackle-now-Netflix series — will skip the car ride and go straight to dinner, thank you very much. AARP Studios announced its first official series, Dinner With Don, headlined by the 90-year-old comedian. No TV/streaming network is […]

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