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'The Chris Gethard Show' Is About to Be Homeless; Give It Shelter

Comedian Chris Gethard's delightful, zany public access show The Chris Gethard Show is about to lose its studio for two months. Beginning in December, the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's studio will be renovating, and The Gethard Show needs your help finding a new place to film for the duration. If you have a studio/warehouse/giant empty space to offer up or suggest, head on over to the Gethard Show forums and do so. If you end up letting the show use your space, I'm sure you can negotiate to keep The Human Fish out if that's the biggest fear you have about the whole arrangement.

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Chris Elliott, Richard Lewis, and 'Super Mario Bros.'

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. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

ELISE: Never Not Funny #1117 – Richard Lewis It's an unusual episode of Never Not Funny [...]

Tim Heidecker: A Lot of Money Was Spent by Big Companies to Get Louis C.K. Where He Is

"It gets me a little angry when people say, 'Oh, Louis C.K. It’s a new model where you pay him five dollars and he’s doing it all himself.' A lot of money was spent by big companies to get him to a place where he can do that. Time Warner and Adult Swim paid a lot of money for Eric and I to make stuff, and then they spent a lot of money promoting. People aren't coming out of nowhere and getting careers just by putting their stuff online."

-Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric fame, talking to The LA Times about Louis C.K. and how people often misinterpret [...]

Exciting Things Are Happening for Jesse Thorn’s MaxFunDay Today

Today is MaxFunDay, the first ever one-day pledge drive for Jesse Thorn’s podcast network, Maximum Fun, which hosts a ton of amazing shows like Bullseye, Judge John Hodgman, Jordan, Jesse, Go!, Risk!, and more. Jesse Thorn and friends are participating in a Google Plus video chat all day and engaging in Reddit AMAs, with plenty of giveaways and other festivities planned. It's for a good cause too, as Max Fun is donating meals to the LA Food Bank for every new member they get. Check out a rundown of the day’s events on the official site. The schedule is also embedded below, along with the best moments [...]

Tig Notaro Reflects on Her Turbulent Year in a 'GQ' Interview

"Well, originally I wasn't planning on releasing it. I was just kind of doing the material to see what was usable for Ira for This American Life. Then, when Louis C.K. called and said he wanted to release it as an album from his site, I was like, 'There's no way I'm releasing that. That was not worked-out material.' Then I thought about how it could possibly help people to hear about the horrendousness I had been through and the help I had gotten. I figured, if I could help somebody—even if it meant swallowing my perfectionist ways—I should."

– Tig Notaro to GQ about her famous, best-selling [...]