Comedy News

Written by Samantha Pitchel | October 15, 2013

Comedy Video Spotlight: Aparna Nancherla Makes Her Late Night Debut

We couldn’t be more excited about Aparna Nancherla’s TV debut – though, of course, as a writer / performer on FXX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, you’ve surely seen her on screen (and at SXSW Comedy!) before. Last night marked her inaugural late night standup set, on the heels...

SXSW Comedy IFC Crossroads House Podcasting Panel
Written by Samantha Pitchel | October 3, 2013

SXSW Comedy Flashback: Scott Aukerman, Doug Benson, and Marc Maron on Podcasting

In honor of the LA Podfest – a three-day celebration of some of the biggest, best comedy podcasts that kicks of tomorrow in Santa Monica – SXSW Comedy is taking you back to 2011, when the IFC Crossroads House hosted a talk with podcast heavyweights (and frequent SXSW Comedy...

Justin Bieber on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galafianakis
Written by Samantha Pitchel | September 27, 2013

Comedy Video Spotlight: Between Two Ferns with Zach Galafianakis and Justin Bieber

Yes, this happened. And, surprisingly (after his interesting appearance on SNL last season), the Biebs is pretty funny as he plays along with The Hangover star Galafianakis’ confusing, confrontational line of questioning. Who hasn’t wondered what Bieber thinks about onstage, or whether it’s fun to be cocky, or what was...

Written by Samantha Pitchel | September 19, 2013

Comedy Video Spotlight: Chris Gethard Auditions for Alf

As IFC’s Adopt-A-Comic contestant, Chris Gethard is getting some help in pursuing his dreams – particularly, his dream to star in the upcoming (and totally necessary) Alf reboot. The multi-year SXSW Comedy alum, and host of New York City public access cult hit The Chris Gethard Show,...