Boston Comedy Q&A: Kate Clinton
Kate Clinton is in Boston tonight for Fenway Health Kate Clinton celebrated thirty years in stand-up comedy on March 21. Since then, she has established herself not only as a stand-up comedian but as an author and columnist with The Progressive ma... [Read More]
Christian Finnegan interviewed the stars on the red carpet for The Comedy Awards, so TheComic'sComic interviewed him!
Christian Finnegan interviewed the stars on the red carpet for The Comedy Awards with a customized podium, monitors, backdrop and crew, so he managed to talk to just about everybody who showed up. In between his interviews, TheComic'sComic interviewed him. [Read More]
Entertainment fund chiefs pen op-ed urging need to raise money for American Comedy Fund
MTV Networks and Comedy Central have helped launch the American Comedy Fund, which will be administered by the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), The Actors Fund and Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) to provide much-needed social services, emergency assistance, health care, insurance, housing, and employment and training services for those comedic performers who qualify during times of need, crisis or transition. [Read More]
Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group (DVD review)
Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood have kept doing short-form improv games for audiences across North America, and they have a new DVD showcasing their efforts, Colin & Brad: Two Man Group. Filmed before a live audience in Milwaukee, it's more than a little bit gimmicky. Take, for example, this finale in which the duo performs barefoot and blindfolded while onstage with 270 mousetraps. [Read More]
North American theatrical run of Bill Hicks doc, with live talks and comedy, kicks off tonight in NYC
American: The Bill Hicks Story, debuted a year ago on the film festival circuit. Starting tonight in New York City, and continuing through the weekend, the visually stunning and compelling documentary of the late, great stand-up comedian gets a new t... [Read More]
Ron Artest: Stand-up comedian? NBA star to host two nights of comedy this summer at Carolines
Anything Shaq can do, Ron Artest can do better? Well, that remains to be seen, but Artest sure seems willing to give live comedy a try, as the Los Angeles Laker will spend at least two nights after the 2010-11 NBA season ends this summer hosting stan... [Read More]
Showtime orders 12 episodes of "House of Lies," with Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell and Ben Schwartz
Showtime has picked up two more original series, and one of them is a comedy, House of Lies, that stars Kristen Bell and co-stars comedian Ben Schwartz! Production on the first 12-episode season will begin this summer. From the cable network's p... [Read More]
What will FX's "The League" do if the NFL lockout continues into fall and impacts the 2011 season?
As the NFL lockout continues into the spring, what will its impact be on the third season of FX sitcom The League, which is set to return this fall with or without football? The whole series revolves around a group of guys and a woman who compete in ... [Read More]
Kirk Fox bites the bullet for Charlie Sheen onstage
People who paid up to several hundred dollars per ticket to see Charlie Sheen's live tour had no idea what to expect last night in Detroit. And that was just part of the problem. Unless you were comedian Kirk Fox. And then it was the problem. Be... [Read More]
Programming note: TV Land airing "The Best of The American Comedy Awards" tonight
We're still more than a week away from the multi-channel premiere of The Comedy Awards, but TV Land is offering a nostalgic look back at the previous editions of "The American Comedy Awards" with an hourlong special tonight called The ... [Read More]