Vine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very least, challenges comedians to bring a little more laughter into this world. Every Tuesday we showcase five of the funniest short shorts of the past week.
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More funny people made their first attempts at Vine this past week. As part of #OneVineDay and the Just For Laughs festival in Chicago, some comedians who were either waiting for the app to get to Android and/or [...]
Here's the first episode of Steve & Brandon Think They Sold a Show, a new Comedy Central web series starring Steve Agee (Sarah Silverman Program) and Brandon Johnson (NTSF:SD:SUV). Created by also starring Michael Busch and JC Coccoli, the show follows Agee and Johnson as a fictional sketch comedy duo who think they sold a show to Comedy Central due to an intern's mistake. I'm pretty sure that's how Mind of Mencia got on the air.
Check out the rest of the episodes below:
Vine is the cool new toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very least, challenges the masses to bring a little more laughter into this world. On Tuesdays we'll be screening five of the funniest shorts of the past week, until Vine is abandoned for the next new thing.
Jack Black's company Electric Dynamite is developing a half-hour show written by The Sarah Silverman Program's Steve Agee and Rob Schrab, Deadline reports. Black, Agee, and Schrab are all veterans of Channel 101, the long-running monthly short film festival that Schrab co-created with Dan Harmon. Agee and Schrab's untitled FX series is based on Agee's childhood, attending a military academy in the 1980s. The show is said to be similar in tone to Freaks and Geeks, which is a daunting but promising thing to compare it to. The deal with FX is only a script commitment (and not a pilot or series commitment) right now, but a coming-of-age [...]
"It is sad to be old and still be in show business. This business we call show," muses The Go-Go's Jane Wiedlin on Michael Ian Black's sadsadconversation YouTube channel. Created with Josh Malina back in April, Black's truly depressing video conversations on aging and creativity have since expanded to include topics like Rob Delaney's stress-induced alopecia, Sarah Thyre's hoarding neighbor, and Martha Plimpton's anxiety about being known in the comedy community enough to even participate. Watching a wild-eyed Steven Weber find a spider in his hotel room and launch into a conversation about Brando is almost too real, though not as unsettling as [...]