Last Night’s ‘Nathan for You’ Revealed the Truth Behind Fielder’s Recent ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Appearance
Last month, Nathan Fielder appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the new season of Nathan for You, and he told Kimmel a pretty bizarre story involving an out-of-town wedding, someone else’s luggage, an oversized suit, and getting pulled over by a cop. It was a weird but funny... [Read More]
Solomon Georgio on Standup, Comedic Heroes, and the Beauty of LA
Today is an exciting day for comedian Solomon Georgio. Not only does his Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents episode premiere tonight at 12:30, but his debut album, Homonegro Superior, just dropped on Comedy Central Records. Since leaving Seattle for LA a little over five years ago, Solomon has steadil... [Read More]
Anthony Atamanuik’s Trump Takes a Psychological Fitness Test on ‘The President Show’
The President Show has already taken us on a tour inside Donald Trump’s terrifying mind, but during last night’s episode they took it a step further when Peter Grosz’s Mike Pence tricks Anthony Atamanuik’s Trump into visiting psychologist Dr. John Gartner, who is also the fou... [Read More]
Just For Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Steps Down After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Thanks to the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the women who decided to go public with sexual harassment, assault, and rape allegations against him, there’s been a snowball effect, thanks in part to the #MeToo hashtag, of more and more women – both famous and non-famous – coming forwar... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Taran Killam and Sarah Silverman on ‘HDTGM’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Remembering Sean Hughes: ‘The sadness is he didn’t get to be old, just lonely’
Since his death, a complicated picture of the comedian has emerged. We were friends at the height of his fame and I saw his cruelty first hand. Others say that he later changed, before his drinking spiralled out of controlCarl Donnelly was driving on Monday morning when his phone rang. He could not ... [Read More]
Remembering Sean Hughes: ‘The sadness is he didn’t get to be old, just lonely’
Since his death, a complicated picture of the comedian has emerged. We were friends at the height of his fame and I saw his cruelty first hand. Others say that he later changed, before his drinking spiralled out of controlCarl Donnelly was driving on Monday morning when his phone rang. He could not ... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster’s Unlikely Path to Standup Stardom
Joel Kim Booster is the prince of unusual beginnings. As a baby, he was adopted by white, conservative, religious Midwesterners, an experience he sums up this way: “As you can imagine, it was a little weird growing up in the Midwest with this face and that family. I literally knew I was gay be... [Read More]