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    Cecily Strong to Serenade Us in Musical Comedy Series for AppleThe series, produced by Lorne Michaels, takes place in the magical town of Schmigadoon.
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    Catherine Cohen, a DreamOn this week’s Good One podcast bonus episode, Catherine Cohen talks about a dream she had that freaked her out so much she had to sing about it.
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    For Rachel Bloom, All Roads Lead Back to Space JamOn this week’s Good One, Rachel Bloom talks about writing “Space Jam,” her first attempt at blending her musical and sketch-comedy backgrounds.
  4. Harnessing the Power of the Absurd with Musical Comedy Duo Sam & Bill Sam & Bill is a comedy musical duo consisting of one half Sam Haft and one half Bill Bria. Their new album Sam & Bill Are Huge […]
  5. ‘Transparent’s Jill Soloway and Ethan Kuperberg Are Developing a Musical […]Transparent creator Jill Soloway has another project in the works at Amazon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has put […]
  6. Countrified Comedy with Reformed Whores They’ve been described as, “If Tenacious D and Dolly Parton got drunk and had a baby.” Female comedy duo Reformed Whores sings about the […]
  7. An R-Rated Musical Comedy Is in the Works Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt […]Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum are buddying up for a musical comedy in the works at Universal. According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]
  8. Beer, Guns, and Rusty Chevrolets: The Comedy Music of the Upper Midwest Comedy music already occupies its own little segregated neighborhood – elitists might say a ghetto – within the larger music community. […]
  9. Inside New York’s Musical Comedy Boom Musical comedy has been a popular comedic force for ages. The iconic “Weird Al” Yankovic debuted his self-titled album in 1983. And The […]
  10. Garfunkel and Oates’s New Album ‘Secretions’ Is Now AvailableTheir IFC show might be over, but Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci are still going strong as comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates. Their latest album […]
  11. Watch the First Trailer for ‘CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame’ […]IFC has a special treat in store for this Friday with CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame, a new TV special hosted by all-around classy […]
  12. An Insanely Thorough and Expansive Ranking of Every Weird Al Polka MedleyLet’s get right to it: below is an unnecessarily analytical and even more unnecessarily expansive ranking of all of pop song parodist “Weird […]
  13. Garfunkel and Oates Are Going on TourGarfunkel and Oates are heading out on tour. The musical comedy duo, made up of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, is set to hit 14 major US […]
  14. Tenacious D’s 2014 Festival Supreme Will Feature a Crazy Number of Awesome […]The 2014 lineup of Tenacious D’s comedy rock event Festival Supreme was announced today, and it includes a ton of famous funny people. […]
  15. Watch Reggie Watts’s New Video ‘Sects’ Reggie Watts, the undisputed king of looped improvised musical comedy, has a new song up on JASH. The video for “Sects” features Watts and […]
  16. The Unsung Brilliance of Tom LehrerOne of the sharpest wits of the 1950s and ‘60s was Tom Lehrer, the mathematician-turned-satirist who sang and performed blackly comic songs […]
  17. Michael McKean on the Origins of Spinal Tap“We just started talking about, ‘Well, why don’t we do a feature that’s a rock ’n’ roll documentary on this band, and they’re not very good, […]
  18. Zach Galifianakis, Bob and David, and More Will Play Tenacious D’s […]Several months ago, Jack Black and Kyle Gass, members of the comedy-rock band Tenacious D, announced that they’re gathering all the biggest […]
  19. Watch the Trailer for Nick Thune’s Inspiring Documentary About His Broken […] Here’s the inspiring trailer for Disarmed, a documentary that guitar-playing stand-up Nick Thune made about returning to the stage after he […]
  20. Watch a Lyric Video for The Lonely Island’s New Song ‘Semicolon’ Here’s the latest song from The Lonely Island as part of their series Wack Wednesdays in which they’re dropping a new song or video every […]
  21. The Lonely Island Announces ‘Wack Wednesdays’ The Lonely Island put out this video to announce a new weekly holiday, Wack Wednesdays. Leading up to the June 11th release of their new album […]
  22. The Lonely Island Is Releasing ‘The Wack Album’ June 11thThe Lonely Island announced this weekend that their third album, which is called The Wack Album, will be released on June 11th. The musical […]
  23. Highlights from Reggie Watts’s Reddit AMA Comedian/musician Reggie Watts is currently filming the second season of IFC’s Comedy Bang Bang, and he just released two music videos for […]
  24. Tenacious D Wants a Festival with All the Comedy Rock Greats (Weird Al, […] Jack Black and Kyle Gass, members of the comedy rock outfit Tenacious D, spoke to Rolling Stone today on their 20th anniversary as a band, […]
  25. Chevy Chase’s Lost 1980 Comedy Album Is Streaming Online Admit it, you’ve always wanted to hear Chevy Chase rap. Yes, Chevy Chase released a musical comedy album back in 1980, and the self-titled […]
  26. Faux Lonely Island Holiday Albums Jet to the Top of Imaginary Christmas […]Lonely Island staged these amazing-looking album covers for GQ, and all we can do about it is buy sweaters? SWEATERS? Will sweaters have us […]
  27. All I Want For Christmas Is Community’s Holiday Musical Episode Community’s Christmas episode comes but once a year, and this Yuletide the Greendale gang is going to be “forced to fill in for Greendale’s […]
  28. T.J. Miller On His Long, Satirical, Long, Absurdist, Long Music Album Here’s “Bananaise,” one of 41 tracks on T.J. Miller’s comedy music album The Extended Play E.P., which is available now on iTunes. In this […]
  29. Garfunkel & Oates Sing the Many Praises of David WainDavid Wain has craftily enlisted the musical stylings of Garfunkel & Oates to sing about how sexy he is, AS IF we didn’t already know. Like […]
  30. Community Promises To Be Less Weird Via Epic Musical Number Maybe it’s just a lesson everyone has to learn while trying to convince my friends to see my one-woman production of Carousel, but people […]
  31. Will Forte Joins Rock Of Ages As Brand-New Character Sadly, Will Forte’s Rock Of Ages role will not have him slipping into the handlebar mustache favored by Bon Jovi’s most attentive detractors, […]
  32. Weird Al’s ‘Another Tattoo’ Has Already Replaced B.o.B.’s ‘Nothin’ On You’ […] The best part about Weird Al’s “Another Tattoo,” a parody of B.O.B. ft. Bruno Mars’ “Nothin’ On You,” is how your children and your […]
  33. Pitch Pefect: Passionately Belting Soon In A Theater Near YouAccording to Deadline, Universal and Gold Circle have acquired worldwide rights to Pitch Perfect, “a musical comedy set in the world of college […]
  34. Catching Up with Weird AlWeird Al has received the New York Times profile treatment as part of the lead up to his new album, Alpocalypse. It’s a nice refresher about […]
  35. Jason Sudeikis Plays the Made-Up Soundtrack to Our Lives at the MTV Movie […] Their film might not be a Jaws-caliber cinematic gem, but if a performer is committed enough to his or her craft to get other people’s feces […]
  36. Bo Burnham Has Some Second Thoughts About His Chosen Profession Bo Burnham gets introspective in this song from his new album Words, Words, Words, Art Is Dead. He’s on tour now, if you like what you see.