8 Comedy News Items This Week We Have To Share
Tired of scouring the daily paper for the latest comedy news? ComedyNerd has you covered with our Friday round-up of the week in comedy.
Louis C.K. wins the Grammy for Best Comedy Album
Has to be a little bittersweet when so many news accounts of your victory describe you as “disgraced comic Louis C.K.” The win is just another reminder that controversial comics aren’t being canceled -- but they are being called out.
Is Melissa Villasenor Done With SNL?
For the second time in as many years, Villasenor has taken to social media to express her frustration with Saturday Night Live. Last weekend, a fan tweeted their displeasure with the way SNL treats Melissa, who responded with a co-sign:
Not a big deal as a stand-alone remark. But a year ago, Villasenor made this Instagram post (that she almost instantly deleted):
Your move, SNL Human Resources.
Avoid Going Back to the Office By Listening to The Office
The Calm mindfulness app has introduced a new soundscape that replicates the relaxing, peaceful sounds of working in a Scranton paper office.
Whirring copiers, screeching fax machines, and the click-click-clicking of sales being double-entered into the Dunder-Mifflin website bring you the zen calm you need to avoid returning to your real-life office, where someone pays you to hear that noise rather than the other way around.
What Teen Mom/Porn Star Farrah Abraham Really Wants to Do Is Stand-Up
And she’ll probably be hilarious!
Won’t Anyone Take Jake Paul’s Money?
On the heels of offering Pete Davidson and Kanye $30 million each to take their beef into the ring, Paul now has a similar offer for two more feuding celebs.
Um … anyone notice the offers are going down?
Fox News Breaks Story on Decades-Old Brady Bunch Rumor
Producer Lloyd Schwartz recently talked to Fox News Digital and denied the rumor that Brady mom Carol and son Greg were getting it on in real life.
“There have always been rumors about Barry and Florence having an affair,” he says. “It was all smoke and mirrors.” Actually, Carol and Greg in a roomful of smoky mirrors is exactly what we pictured.
Mike Tyson Handles Gunman at Comedy Club
A weirdo in a Hollywood comedy club disrupted a comedian’s set, challenged audience member Mike Tyson to a fight, and then pulled out a gun. For most of us, that’s a cue to run screaming. But not Iron Mike.
Tyson simply motioned the man to approach him, the two talked it over, then hugged it out. Another Mike Tyson Mystery solved.
Rest in peace, Estelle Costanza
Jason Alexander expressed his condolences to Estelle Harris’s family.
“I adore you, Estelle. Love to your family. Serenity now and always.”
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