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Nick Kroll Looks Back on Visiting the Ed Hardy Headquarters with Jon Daly

During his visit to last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Nick Kroll explained the origins of his "Ed Hardy Boyz" characters with Jon Daly, which once scored Kroll and Daly an exclusive visit to ride golf cart Hummers around the Ed Hardy compound and meet the clothing line's owner. Watch Kroll talk more about his decision to end Kroll Show after the upcoming season below:

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Jon Daly as Oscar Wilde on 'The Dead Authors Podcast'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

The Dead Authors Podcast – Jon Daly

ROB: No historical writer is quite as perfect to be a guest on The Dead Authors Podcast as Oscar Wilde, and it would [...]

Jon Daly Turns Dumb Joke Prompts to Comic Gold on 'Set List'

Here's the newest episode of the improvised standup series Set List featuring Kroll Show's Jon Daly, who has to riff on pun prompts like "blow jog" and "of corpse" then turns into a very ditzy "pretty pretty pretty pretty comedienne" alter ego whose entire family died in a triple murder-suicide all thanks to the concept of escalators.

'Kroll Show' Season 2: Good TV Making Fun of Bad TV

The second season of Kroll Show premieres tonight on Comedy Central, and by the looks of things, Nick Kroll has no intention of changing course. When the first season debuted a year ago, the series appeared to be a showcase of Kroll's larger-than-life characters, like Bobby Bottleservice, who at that point had already been pushing his roofie necklace on us in online videos for months. Indeed, his characters were the centerpiece of the show, but rather than growing thin throughout the eight-episode season, they delivered the goods. That's because Kroll's characters don't exist for their own sakes — they're vehicles for the show's bigger target: reality television and the [...]

The 11 Best 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Characters and Impersonations

And so here we are, the day of the second season premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the television show based on the funny podcast and former live showcase of the same name. Scott Aukerman and company have managed to take the successful, idiosyncratic style of humor from one medium to another, so much so that IFC is trusting them to put twenty new episodes on the air this season, twice as many as last year. But while some of the characters and impersonations have found their way to the small screen, the element of letting the listener's imagination run wild along with the routines, not to mention the much [...]

Here's a Gigolo-Filled Sneak Peek of 'Kroll Show's Final Season

The third and final season of Kroll Show premieres next week, but in the meantime Comedy Central released the above sneak peek featuring Kroll as Bobby Bottleservice in a special edition of Gigolo House called Gigolo Horse with a special guest judge that Bobby's not exactly happy to see. Speaking to Complex, Kroll expanded on his decision to end Kroll Show after this season:

It’s the most fun thing I’ve ever done but it also took up a lot of my time but also my brain space. So creatively, if you speak to most creative people, they’ll tell you, you have to put some things to bed [...]

Jon Daly Looks Back on His Red Hot Chili Peppers Super Bowl Prank

"It … sounds like what they would actually do, if you’re just casually listening to it. If you listen closely, it makes no sense—in an aggressive way. But it’s not far away from it—like if you listen to the Chili Peppers, they are just ding-a-ding-a-ding-a-ding-dong [laughs]. I have respect for them. I hope they weren’t insulted by it. I mean, anytime you’re making fun of someone, that’s a possibility. I think they would agree though that they kind of deserved it. Chad Smith from the Peppers tweeted it out with the message 'hahahaha,' so he liked it … What I wanted was to be invited into the band to sing. [...]

'Kroll Show's Second Season Evolves Into "Sketch-uational Comedy"

As far as character showcases go, it doesn't get much more elaborate than Kroll Show.

When Nick Kroll's sketch series on Comedy Central returned for its second season in January, it was clear that he had set his sights firmly on the pseudo-celebrity culture of reality television, with a lineup of characters inspired by the most despicable monsters that crawled out of the Jersey Shore and Real Housewives muck: the Guido womanizer Bobby Bottleservice, the psychopathic publicists of "PubLIZity," the man-child toilet-baby C-Czar, the self-destructively vain Rich Dicks, etc. But if the first season served to introduce the freakshow, the second season unleashed them out into [...]

Kenny G Is Jon Daly's New Imaginary Friend

It's been over three years since Jon Daly had his epic pool party with imaginary friend Fabio, and in this sequel for Funny or Die he rings in 2014 in smooth jazz style with none other than Kenny G. Because why have a bunch of chicken fights with beautiful women and Fabio when you can get a priceless saxophone lesson?

It's That Episode: Jon Daly, Bill Cosby, John Daly and Ed Hardy Condoms

On "It's That Episode" Craig Rowin (UCB Theatre) invites guests over to watch any episode of any TV show they want. They discuss the episode and other crap.

Jon Daly (Kroll Show, Betas) joins Craig for a special commercial episode of "It's That Episode." Bill Cosby gulps down New Coke, Golfer John Daly grips it and rips it, and Christian Audigier sells condoms. You'll learn about the time Jon filmed a sketch with Audigier and you'll hear a lot about Andre Agassi's wig filled tennis career.

Download now (MP3), listen on iTunes here, stream the full episode below, or listen on Sirius/XM Radio, Channel 406, [...]

Nikki Glaser, Jon Daly, and Ron Funches Make Some 2015 Predictions on '@midnight'

@midnight kicked off 2015 last night with a brand new set and temporary 11:30pm time slot, so Chris Hardwick decided to ring in the new year with some predictions for the next 12 months from guests Nikki Glaser, Jon Daly, and Ron Funches. Don't worry, medicinal heroin advocates — the fight is almost over.

Brett Gelman and Jon Daly Have a Dark Neighborly Dispute in "Little Neighbors"

Here's a web video called "Little Neighbors" starring Brett Gelman and Jon Daly and made by Video Lou, a fictional character created by Alessandro Minoli and Sean Donnelly who makes videos in his van and is the mind behind the recurring TripTank sketch "Jeff & Some Aliens." If you appreciate the perfect mix of funny, bizarre, disturbing, and things created by fictional characters, crank up the volume because this video was made for you.

Jon Daly's Red Hot Chili Peppers Super Bowl Prank Is a Thing of Beauty

If you head over to RHCP2014.com, you'll be treated to a stream of the new song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are performing at the halftime show of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Or at least that's what you'd think you were listening to if you were unfamiliar with Jon Daly and Zach Galafianakis's Pepper Men RHCP fan club from Comedy Bang! Bang! The song is called "Abracadabralifornia", and it sounds so much like an actual Chili Peppers song that it's kind of uncanny. Daly sang an early version of the song on CBB last March (skip to 24:45 to hear it), but this [...]

Talking to Jon Daly About 'Betas', 'Kroll Show', and Being Friends With Kenny G

As a longtime improviser, Jon Daly has entertained countless UCB audiences, been featured on sketch series like Human Giant and Kroll Show, and created such memorable Comedy Bang! Bang! staples as Bill Cosby Bukowski and Mall McCartney. As 30something programmer Hobbes on the new Amazon comedy Betas, Jon Daly has thus far purchased a robot vagina, carried around a frozen dead cat in a bag, and bared more skin than any given character on Game of Thrones. One of those sets of achievements may not sound as impressive as the other, but Daly imbues his burnout Betas character with genuine pathos, and has quickly established himself as the strongest [...]