Zach Galifianakis's character in the new FX comedy Baskets had dreams once, and they didn't include playing a rodeo clown in Bakersfield, which is what Chip Baskets is now doing. Chip still makes people laugh, sometimes uproariously and sometimes intentionally. More often he feels like he disappoints people, none more than himself.
Martha Kelly can say that working on the charmingly off-center new FX comedy Baskets was "the most magical time of my life" without betraying even a h...
David Banks is known for his comedic performances in over 100 commercials, however this chameleon has been breaking out and taking on darker roles. Currently he's celebrating theatrical release of CUT! which he co-wrote and starred in. Twitter: @Dynamitedork
The dialogue is fast-paced, spiced with clever double entendre, Hollywood in jokes and literary and social references. The direction is crisp with fluid camera streaking through the theater's backstage, to the roof and even out into the surrounding theater district streets.
KG and Jaybles have done it again. Festival Supreme has now blossomed into the Coachella of comedy, drawing the best and brightest of today's stand ups and musical acts and has now become the place for legends to reunite.
"Birdman" encapsulates almost every classic male protagonist from Icarus through Faust, Charles Foster Kane, Willy Loman, Stanley Kowalski, Jake Gittes, Tony Montana... every man's dire quest to ultimately to be heard, be appreciated, and to be not just admired but loved.
The premise itself will bring a chuckle, if you get it. A former movie action star, Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), wants to win back his legitimacy as a serious actor. So he has not only written a stage adaptation of Raymond Carver short stories, he's directing it and playing the lead role.
Galifianakis: I didn't wear a shirt because I thought, you know, that would make you feel more comfortable.
After researching various avant-garde agrarian adventures such as black truffle cultivation and saffron, I chanced upon a property with an existing black truffle orchard in the tiny town of Moravian Falls, which is located in Wilkes County.
I feel that a lot of racial sketches that I write should have a picture of me in the bottom left-hand corner smiling with thumbs up, saying, "Listen, it's okay! A black guy wrote this!"
I can usually find something negative to say about most people, but my friend Suzanne Krull Spruyt was that rare human who was loved and adored by ...
Your call: Obama sitting "Between Two Ferns"? Or Republicans standing for...? ...
I am a proud American and passionate patriot -- but I am, first and foremost, a comedian's daughter. So I was triply thrilled to see President Obama make a special appearance this week on Zack Galifianakis' white-hot web series, "Between Two Ferns," on Funny or Die.
In today's day and age the general public at large cannot be won over by just a paid message from a beloved celebrity figure. Those days are over. That is no longer a guarantee alone to capture our attention. We get the game.
Yes, it's true: the times they are a-changin'. It's also time to get some new journalists in the White House Q&A room. Immediately.
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim of superstar comedy duo, Tim & Eric, wreaked havoc all over our studio, and we loved every second of it. While...