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Jerri Fucking Blank

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THE FIRST iNDIAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO DO STANDUP ON AMERICAN TELEVISION! I am proud to share this video of my dear friend and “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell” colleague Aparna Nancherla making her late night standup debut on CONAN. 

My frand, Aparna

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Makes too much sense.
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Makes too much sense.

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"I Like You Better on Facebook"

Hilarious, sexy, hot choreo. Go!  

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50 Amazing Pieces of Louis C.K. Fan Art
I made this thing about a guy who is a comedian. 

50 Amazing Pieces of Louis C.K. Fan Art

I made this thing about a guy who is a comedian. 

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Interview With Marc Maron: All About Clowns

My friend Peter’s interview with MM.

BYT: Can we go through some types of comedian you’ve observed?

MM: Sure.

  • There’s the oddball.
  • The intelligent mousy guy.
  • The ethnic comics who approach their ethnicity with a need to create familiarity.
  • The Observational Comic
  • The Angry Guy
  • The Fat Guy

BYT: After reading about Commedia Del Arte I came across the idea of La Ruffiana, the Dirty Old Woman Clown. Which could equate to a Moms Mabley, Cloris Leachman, maybe even Lisa Lampanelli’s crude.

MM: Roseanne maybe? 

BYT: Yeah! 

peterwriting:

I talked to Marc Maron this week about his podcast and Comedy and what Comedy Is with capital letters like that. He is scary smart that guy. We did talk a little about clowns.

After the conversation he asked me, “What was your name again man?” I don’t know whether that means he enjoyed it or is sending minions to destroy me. More likely he was being polite. Actually that is the least likely possibility.

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Saraaahhh…I love youuuu (storms are the wind in your eyes) 
rachelfershleiser:

(via Carol Hartsell: Men Aren’t Funnier Than Women: Ridiculous Study Attempts To Answer Stupid Question)
I keep the classiest company, you guys.

Saraaahhh…I love youuuu (storms are the wind in your eyes) 

rachelfershleiser:

(via Carol Hartsell: Men Aren’t Funnier Than Women: Ridiculous Study Attempts To Answer Stupid Question)

I keep the classiest company, you guys.

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newsweek:

Friend of Newsweek tumblr Amanda McCall (The Wendy Williams Show) and Parks and Recreation funny-guy Ben Schwartz (Jean-Ralphio!) have new book out this week, Looking on the Bright Side with Baby Animals, which is a follow up to their second book, Asking Awkward Questions with Baby Animals, which followed their first best-seller, Breaking Bad News with Baby Animals, all of which we have long fantasized about plastering all over the office doors of high-level Newsweek executives. Anyway: we asked them to answer some of our burning questions about baby animals, because, well, we think they’re funny. Also, because Amanda once wrote a book called, “Hold My Gold: A White Girl’s Guide to the Hip-Hop.” Please love them.
NWK Tumblr: Do you really think our leg will grow back?Ben:  Well, that’s the best part of our new book. It prevents you from ever having to ‘think’ about things like that. In fact, it prevents you from having to think about anything at all!
Is there a particular baby animal that’s best for breaking bad news?Amanda: When we started writing our first book, and even into our second book, we thought all baby animals were equally helpful. But now we know that every baby animal has its own particular skill set.
Ben: For example, kittens are good for relationship problems, while puppies are better for medical emergencies. For crime and other legal matters? Baby bunnies. God, they’re good.
Could your new book help Barack Obama handle the economy?Ben: If Obama used baby animal postcards instead of talking, every political problem, from the economy to healthcare, would be solved.
Who would i give this book to as a gift?Amanda: Our books are for everyone. Even Kardashians. In fact, I’m convinced that if this book came out a month earlier, Kim and Kris would still be together.
What’s the most over-rated animal?Ben: Humans.Amanda: Well, between us, cute little baby bears can be real divas.

newsweek:

Friend of Newsweek tumblr Amanda McCall (The Wendy Williams Show) and Parks and Recreation funny-guy Ben Schwartz (Jean-Ralphio!) have new book out this week, Looking on the Bright Side with Baby Animals, which is a follow up to their second book, Asking Awkward Questions with Baby Animals, which followed their first best-seller, Breaking Bad News with Baby Animals, all of which we have long fantasized about plastering all over the office doors of high-level Newsweek executives. Anyway: we asked them to answer some of our burning questions about baby animals, because, well, we think they’re funny. Also, because Amanda once wrote a book called, “Hold My Gold: A White Girl’s Guide to the Hip-Hop.” Please love them.

NWK Tumblr: Do you really think our leg will grow back?
Ben:  Well, that’s the best part of our new book. It prevents you from ever having to ‘think’ about things like that. In fact, it prevents you from having to think about anything at all!

Is there a particular baby animal that’s best for breaking bad news?
Amanda: When we started writing our first book, and even into our second book, we thought all baby animals were equally helpful. But now we know that every baby animal has its own particular skill set.

Ben: For example, kittens are good for relationship problems, while puppies are better for medical emergencies. For crime and other legal matters? Baby bunnies. God, they’re good.

Could your new book help Barack Obama handle the economy?
Ben: If Obama used baby animal postcards instead of talking, every political problem, from the economy to healthcare, would be solved.

Who would i give this book to as a gift?
Amanda: Our books are for everyone. Even Kardashians. In fact, I’m convinced that if this book came out a month earlier, Kim and Kris would still be together.

What’s the most over-rated animal?
Ben: Humans.
Amanda: Well, between us, cute little baby bears can be real divas.

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How am I only NOW learning about this technology. 

How am I only NOW learning about this technology


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I co-produce this comedy festival and we are currently accepting submissions! Do it! 

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Great new episode of one of my favorite podcasts. Check out this LINE-UP. Ooh la la! 

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This American Wife Episode 37 - Mike Sacks, Rachel Bloom, Todd Levin, Andres du Bouchet, with special guests Julie Klausner, Eddie Pepitone, Dana Snyder, Dave Holmes, Mike Rock, Hal Lublin, Matt Champagne, and Jordan Morris

“Your Wildest Dreams (Within Reason)” Stories from Vanity Fair writer Mike Sacks’ new book, as read by Todd Levin and Andres du Bouchet. Rachel Bloom recounts the amazing story behind her breakout smash “F—- Me, Ray Bradbury.” An incredible line-up of guest stars come together to tell of the astonishing rise and sad fall of Quigley R. Gomez, the Idiot Savant of Stand Up. Stay with us. It’s This American Wife.

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