DJ Hazard interview w/ The Apiary: 'You Should See the Other Guy'
DJ Hazard is a veteran of the comedy, acting, writing and music world. His warped sensibilities offer a platform from which he often teaches his audience how to wreak playful havoc on their neighbors, while his gleefully perverse folk-song parodies ultimately sound more immediate and truthful than the classics they skew. Nearly 30 years ago, DJ Hazard was a founding member of the Ding Ho Club in Cambridge, Mass., one of the earliest capitals of standup comedy and historically celebrated in the d... [Read More]
Inside With: Kevin Frank, Graphic Artist @ Late Night With Conan O'Brien
Kevin Frank is a veteran graphic artist at NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He has worked as a graphic artist for three television networks, and has spent more than 15 years at Late Night With Conan O'Brien, where he is largely responsible for creating "bumper art," the onscreen placards that are placed between a pause in the show and a commercial break (and vice versa). Originally from Edgemont, N.Y., Frank holds a fine arts degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and has lived and worked in... [Read More]
The Best of "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" on DVD
A MILD-MANNERED professional therapist by day and a mild-mannered, guitar-playing divorced father by night, Dr. Katz was not your average cartoon character. "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist," which made its debut in 1995, was Comedy Central’s first animated series, and it rejected the adult cartoon tradition of high-impact irreverence, snarkiness and raised voices. [Read More]
Tim Conway: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Interview
While Tim Conway is best known for his physical and verbal humor on “The Carol Burnett Show,” he was also an integral part of those goofy live-action Disney films of yore such as “The Apple Dumpling Gang,” “The World’s Greatest Athlete” and “The Shaggy D.A.” [Read More]
SNL's Seth Meyers: The Power of Fun
This fall, Saturday Night Live earned critical acclaim and millions more viewers for its election coverageâ€"and even had a real impact on voters. So where in the world can head writer Seth Meyers go from there? [Read More]
The Strokes' frontman to appear on new comedy album
The Strokes' frontman Julian Casablancas is set to appear on a comedy album, scheduled to be released on February 10. The singer has teamed up with 'Saturday Night Live' trio The Lonely Island, aka writers Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and cast-member Andy Samberg, to record 'Boombox' for the album entitled 'Incredibad'. [Read More]
HBO to air Will Ferrell's 'Bush' Broadway show
HBO will air a live telecast in the spring of Will Ferrell's Broadway show "You're Welcome America. A Final Night With George W. Bush." [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Weighs In On Leno Deal
I heard that Conan O'Brien's producer Jeff Ross was telling Hollywood yesterday that "having Jay at 10 PM is better than having Jay at 11:30 PM and competing against him." Then Conan addressed the Leno situation tonight on his Late Night show: "I wanted to make something very clear here on the show this evening. I've known about this for a while. I've talked a lot about this with Jay. I am thrilled. I am absolutely thrilled that Jay is staying at NBC. He has been my lead-in on this program for 1... [Read More]