Day: November 8, 2016

Comedian friends remember the late, great Mitch Hedberg

The release of a box set of vinyl and digital recordings of all of Mitch Hedberg’s stand-up comedy — thanks to Hedberg’s widow, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, and Comedy Central Records — brought with it an all-star assortment of other stand-up comedians live at Carolines on Broadway and beamed in via video messages to offer their own memories and tributes to the late, great comedian. The event was part of the 2016 New York Comedy Festival. Todd Glass impersonated Rodney Dangerfield telling Hedberg jokes. Doug Stanhope and Johnny Depp sloppily tried to deliver a Hedberg joke as Hedberg. Dave Attell...

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Where to watch comedians dissect Election Night 2016 live online and on TV

If Election Day 2016 has stressed you out, then watching the live voting results on an actual news station may be too much for you. Perhaps you need some comedians to dissect it for you? In Comedy Boom 2.0, plenty of such option exist! To wit: Noon EST: Live, 12 hours of election coverage from Chris Gethard and The Chris Gethard Show crew on Manhattan Neighborhood Network, airing on public access TV throughout NYC and online streaming everywhere All Day: The Onion‘s continuing coverage online (also via Facebook and Twitter) 4 p.m. EST: Funny or Die’s Elect-A-Thon 16, featuring...

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