Watch Conan O’Brien and Fred Armisen give graduation speeches!
In the last week, Conan O’Brien delivered a commencement address to the smarty pants Ivy League kids at Dartmouth, while Saturday Night Live member and — more importantly — Portlandia star, Fred Armisen addressed a Portland, OR high school. Let’s watch! [Read More]
The Book of Mormon wins Best Musical | 2011 Tony Awards winners list
Surprising exactly no one, Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s The Book of Mormon took home Best Musical tonight at the Beacon Theatre, as well as eight other Tony Awards. [Read More]
Bill Burr leads a nostalgic walking tour of NYC
Bill Burr, tour guide? In March, Burr led a driving tour around Los Angeles, where he has been living for the past couple of years when he's not on the road as a touring headliner comedian. In May, while back... [Read More]
Dick Van Dyke Interview | The A.V. Club
"When I was a kid, I had ambitions for being a television announcer, which was before television took off, you know, in the late ’40s. And just through necessity, going out looking for work, I was starting to sing, and dance, and act, and I never expected to do that, nor to have any success at it at least. So the whole scheme… I’m still surprised every day." [Read More]
Weird Al: Serving Pop Stars, but on a Skewer | NY Times
Weird 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 what the accordioned one has been up to in the five years since his last record dropped. [Read More]
The Mel Blanc Project kicks off in Portland
Portland's Mel Blanc Project is a series of public history/art education events made possible in part by a grant from the Kinsman Foundation and by a grant from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.. [Read More]
BBC Comedy hits the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011
This year at the Fringe all areas of the BBCwill combine their talents under one roof near Bristo Square from the 12th to the 27th of August to bring you the funny. Here's a snapshot of just some of the entertainment and comedy that will feature across this two week period. [Read More]
“Book of Mormon” radio channel coming to Sirius XM
This weekend South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone will be launching a limited-run channel on SiriusXM satellite radio to support their critically acclaimed Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon Radio channel will feature interviews with the show’s cast, creative team and of course, songs from the cast recording. It will air on channel 104. [Read More]
Marc Maron on his WTF dream guests & why he loves his cats (video interview)
HuffPo had a chance to have a "real conversation" with Maron before his first show in BK where we heard about how he conducts "WTF," who he wants to book as dream guests and just why he loves cats so much. We also taped a portion of Maron's opening rant featuring some insight into New York vs. L.A., why babies frighten him and Maron's perpetual sweating dilemma (the lack of A.C. really was unfortunate). [Read More]
The Hemi Q&A: Louis C.K.
"I never think of myself as angry. I’m open to any idea. I want to be in a state of constant reanalysis of everything, because life’s more interesting that way. Once you make judgments and rules for what you’ve decided to believe, you’re missing out on discovering things you might not have any idea about." [Read More]