If you want to check out a cool comic I suggest Scud: The Disposable Assassin.
Rob Schrab was an improv comedien from Milwaukee in a group called The Dead Alewives before moving to California to try and break into the movie biz. They were most noted for there skit Dungeons and Dragons from a comedy sketch album called"Take Down The Grand Master" "[mp3 link skips] Watch it here as Summoner Geeks a nifty animation using real time video game people. Very Funny
Since moving to California he has done some pretty cool shit.
Death Cab For Cutie - Crooked Teeth
The failed television pilot Heat Vision and Jack that starred Jack Black and Owen Wilson and was directed by Ben Stiller. This is must see TV in my book. You will not be disappointed
Finally, the feature length film Monster House. I can not wait to see this.