Joe Mande was never much good at anything but comedy. Right out of college, he got a suit-and-tie job at a high-end optical store his cousin owned in New York. Though Mande trained as a salesperson…
Podcasting, whatever the product, has afforded comics a new form of creative expression -- one that distills their voice down to its purest form. And that artistic clarity is in high demand.
When Keenen Ivory Wayans was casting Fox's "In Living Color" reboot, he stumbled upon one of Lil Rel Howery's standup videos by mistake.
Though she's not one of the onscreen parents who topline NBC's "Up All Night," it's hard to imagine the show without Maya Rudolph.
Some might believe playing former lawyer, current stay-at-home dad Chris Brinkley in "Up All Night" might have been somewhat emasculating for Will Arnett, but he would strongly disagree.
The complexities of "Awake" -- a drama about a cop who alternates between two dream realities after a car crash: one where his wife survived; the other, his son -- weren't lost on Jason Isaacs.
When Christina Applegate first met with "Up All Night" creator Emily Spivey, they didn't talk much about Spivey's life.
Oddball awards leave nominees even-keeled
A sampling of the material that led to the nominations at the Comedy Awards for top club comic.
Five years ago, Scott Aukerman, host of the comedy podcast and IFC show "Comedy Bang Bang," flew to Austin to perform in a single unsanctioned show during SXSW. He had no badge to see live concerts…