Posts tagged as dave attell

Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, and Other Great Comedians Hitting the Road for a 'Trainwreck' Tour

Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow's new movie Trainwreck comes out this summer, but beforehand some of the cast is hitting the road to promote the movie and do comedy for a good cause. The Trainwreck tour will consist of this murderer's row: Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, Colin Quinn, Dave Attell, Mike Birbiglia and Vanessa Bayer. The seven-date tour will have proceeds going to benefit a different charity in each city. Here's the full lineup of dates, cities, and charities:

-June 14, 2015: Boston, The Wilbur Theatre. BENEFITING: Boston Health Care For The Homeless Program Inc -June 15: New York City, The Beacon Theatre. BENEFITING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society [...]

Dave Attell to Host a Late Night Standup Show for Comedy Central

Dave Attell is coming back to Comedy Central. The cable network has ordered eight half-hour episodes of a new uncensored late night standup show that Attell will host, featuring him and other comedians, Variety reports. In addition to that, Comedy Central has greenlit a new hour-long standup special from Attell, his first since 2007's Captain Miserable. Both the standup series and the new special are expected to debut in 2014.

Attell is best known for hosting the cult hit late night show Insomniac on Comedy Central from 2001 to 2004. Following that, he hosted the network's short-lived revival of The Gong Show in 2008 and then jumped [...]

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Isn't Coming Back Anytime Soon, But Here's an Animated Larry David on 'TripTank'

Self-described "indecisive fellow" Larry David hasn't made up his mind about whether he wants to do another Curb Your Enthusiasm season or not (it's been nearly years now since the last new episode), but at least he's popped up on TV this week. Here's a segment from Comedy Central's animation anthology series TripTank that aired last night, which sees Larry David, Laura Kightlinger, and Dave Attell all voicing themselves with Larry David acting pretty Larry David-y.

"It's Kind of Like a Mystery Science Theater, But With Porn"

It's a dusty day down in a small Mexican town. Dirt lines the streets, and men have that hungry look about them. You take a seat in a dark bar.

"Whiskey," you say to the barman.

As you reach into your pocket and feel nothin' but fuzz, there's a stirring from the seat next to you. A grizzled old man comes up out of the shadows.

"The hills, boy," he says to you, barely moving his lips. He points a gnarled, callused finger out the door, to the mountains in the distance. "Them's money shots in them thar hills."

Treasure of the Sierra Porndre

Aside from detailing his second [...]

Talking to Dave Attell About His New Comedy Central Standup Show and Special

If you’re a fan of standup, you owe it to yourself to watch Dave Attell do a set at the Comedy Cellar, the famed New York club where he can be found most weekends. To see him in his element, that is telling dirty jokes in a dark basement full of drunk people, is one of the greatest things in all of comedy. If you’re unable to make the trip, Attell has a new special out this weekend on Comedy Central, Road Work, that captures the raw energy he brings to the comedy club experience.

But wait there’s more. Comedy Central has also brought back Attell to host [...]