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Podcast Review: Kumail Nanjiani's X Files Files

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

So why does this qualify as a comedy podcast? Because it's damned funny! The analysis and review of the episode turns out to be a field ripe with comedic possibilities, which are fully exploited in the course of the show.

The Only Guitar Lesson You'll Ever Need

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Comedy

Fred Armisen is such a good guitar teacher that you'll learn chords you never even knew existed. Armisen recently wrote a song that utilizes every ...

Jason Linkins

Bill O'Reilly Is Super Upset About 'Between Two Ferns'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media

One thing I've got to give President Barack Obama -- when it comes to trolling his ideological opponents, the president is a master of the game. L...

Scott Aukerman on Interviewing Pee Wee, Directing Justin Bieber, and Hiring Women

Karen Geier | Posted 02.16.2014 | Comedy
Karen Geier

Aukerman has built an empire: Earwolf Media produces not only some of the most popular podcasts with celebrity hosts (Including flagship Comedy Bang Bang, which Aukerman hosts once a week), but also Comedy Bang Bang the TV show.

Scott Aukerman on Mr. Show And Why Run Ronnie Run Didn't Work

Karen Geier | Posted 02.15.2014 | Comedy
Karen Geier

Scott has since gone on to co-create Earwolf Media with business partner Jeff Ullrich, and create the Comedy Bang Bang TV show for IFC. I spoke to Scott about his Mr. Show and "Run, Ronnie Run" (the Mr. Show movie) days.

Reggie Watts Goes Broadway

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.12.2013 | Comedy

This week's edition of "Comedy Bang! Bang!", IFC's bizzaro variety show, is a much-anticipated musical episode. So why is Reggie Watts, the bandleader...

'SNL' Reunion!

Posted 09.03.2013 | Comedy

Looks like there'll be a mini-"Saturday Night Live" reunion on this week's episode of "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Watch the clip above to see a cute, litt...

Sarah Silverman's Got Moves

Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy

If you're tired of talking about Miley Cryus' raunchy dance moves at last night's VMAs, check out the moves that Sarah Silverman is showing off on the...

Nailed It

Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld recently said that today's late night talk shows give him "a sad feeling." Well, "Comedy Bang! Bang!" host Scott Aukerman isn't going t...

Michael Ian Black Tries To Kill His Friends With Food

Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste

Pizza and bagels and hot dogs, OH MY.

Watch This 'Mr. Show' Reunion

Posted 09.23.2013 | Comedy

On next week's episode of "Comedy Bang! Bang!", we get to see a reunion of sorts of David Cross and Bob Odenkirk, the creators and stars of HBO's land...

New 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

Posted 07.15.2013 | Comedy

"Comedy Bang Bang!" starring Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts returns to IFC on July 12. The new season is slated to have a ridiculously long list of g...

Zach Screws Around With Even MORE Oscar Nominees

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.12.2013 | Comedy

For the second day in a row, Funny Or Die released a new episode of "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis" featuring some of this year's crop of O...

Jeff Garlin's Doing Something Pretty Cool

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.08.2013 | Comedy

The podcasting network Earwolf announced today that their next launch will be "By the Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin." The "Curb Your Enthusias...

Beloved Comedy Institution To End

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.14.2012 | Comedy

Comedy Bang! Bang!, a live stand-up show that was considered to be the epicenter of Los Angeles alternative comedy for ten years, is ending after the ...

WATCH: David Cross Does Green-Screen Cooking Show

Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy

For those of you who need your David Cross fix while waiting for "Arrested Development" to come back, "Comedy Bang! Bang!" brings him in for a special...

WATCH: The Secret To Getting Your Own TV Show?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Comedy

To understand how to make a TV show, you first have to know how to make babies. You can't walk until you crawl. While Comedy Bang! Bang! host Scott Au...

Negotiating the Rules of a New Medium with Comedy Bang! Bang!

Mark Lashley | Posted 09.19.2012 | TV
Mark Lashley

As most sketch, variety, and talk shows have become rigid and stale over time, CBB offers a fresh format, and even a brief peek at the show reveals how much fun the performers have with it.

What Do You Want To See In A Podcast Recap?

Ross Luippold | Posted 08.22.2012 | Comedy
Ross Luippold

Exciting news: HuffPost Comedy is going to start covering podcasts. What that means, exactly, is partly up to you. Like many fans of comedy, I have come to rely on podcasts as a valuable and enriching part of my humor diet. I first started listening to Jimmy Pardo's "Never Not Funny" around 2007, and it provided a valuable roadmap for tracing the origin and evolution of comedy podcasting.

Maggie Furlong

Scott Aukerman & Reggie Watts Preview 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

IFC's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" (premieres Fri., June 8, 10 p.m. ET) is based on the incredibly popular podcast from Scott Aukerman of "Mr. Show" fame (he'...

Ross Luippold

Scott Aukerman Tells Us About 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.08.2012 | Comedy

After years behind the scenes in comedy, Scott Aukerman is about to transition from comedy tastemaker to television personality as the host of "Comedy...

WATCH: Full Episode Of IFC's 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' With Amy Poehler

Posted 06.12.2012 | Comedy

UPDATE: The preview has been removed, but you can watch Amy's episode Friday June 12 at 10:00 p.m. EST on IFC! That's right: Starting now, you can ...

'Between Two Ferns' Coming To TV

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 04.23.2012 | Comedy

On Monday's "Comedy Bang Bang" podcast, Scott Aukerman announced that he'd just finished his first TV directing gig -- a 30-minute episode of "Between...

WATCH: Zach Galifianakis Imagines If Dogs Could Talk

Posted 04.20.2012 | Comedy

What if dogs could talk? Seriously, what if they could talk. It would be so funny. So funny, simply the concept causes Zach Galifianakis and Scott Auk...

Ross Luippold

Marc Maron, R. Kelly And More Coming To IFC

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.21.2012 | Comedy

Cable channel IFC officially announced its upcoming comedy programming Tuesday. The shows in the lineup, slated to debut at various points through...