The Big Chill of Comedy with Fred Stoller
Back when I was a lad in the nineteen-hundred and eighties, standup showcase shows were on cable television 24 hours a day, and I watched every single one of them. They were all good to me and my insatiable appetite for standup, but the big ones were on HBO. I seldom had access to HBO, […] [Read More]
The Big Chill of Comedy with Fred Stoller
Back when I was a lad in the nineteen-hundred and eighties, standup showcase shows were on cable television 24 hours a day, and I watched every single one of them. They were all good to me and my insatiable appetite for standup, but the big ones were on HBO. I seldom had access to HBO, […] [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the Republicans’ Response to the Comey Memo
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the recent news that FBI Director James Comey wrote a detailed memo after a meeting with Donald Trump that reveals Trump told Comey to drop the ongoing investigation against his former... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the Republicans’ Response to the Comey Memo
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the recent news that FBI Director James Comey wrote a detailed memo after a meeting with Donald Trump that reveals Trump told Comey to drop the ongoing investigation against his former... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan Is Leaving ‘SNL’ After Nine Seasons
Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan is moving on. Moynihan will appear in his final episode of SNL this weekend, which also marks the season 42 finale with host Dwayne Johnson. According to Deadline, Moynihan’s departure after this season was planned ahead of time, which le... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan Is Leaving ‘SNL’ After Nine Seasons
Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan is moving on. Moynihan will appear in his final episode of SNL this weekend, which also marks the season 42 finale with host Dwayne Johnson. According to Deadline, Moynihan’s departure after this season was planned ahead of time, which le... [Read More]
Two Weird Videos You Should Watch Today
Sometimes there are days in the This Week in Web Videos column where we profile not one but two projects we feel you, our audience, should be aware of. Today is one of those days. We bring for your consideration and (we hope) enjoyment two perverse descents into comedic absurdity. Let us know what y... [Read More]
‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Teaches Kids How Trump’s Lies Become Facts with a ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Parody
Here’s a clip from last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Kimmel briefly talks about how much Donald Trump lies and particularly how that affects and influences young people before introducing a Schoolhouse Rock parody that’s the perfect sendup of the era of “fake news&rd... [Read More]
The Second Coming of Keith Robinson
Keith Robinson had a stroke last year — one of those strokes that leaves an entire side of your body paralyzed and your speech slurred. The type that makes simple acts – like stepping onto the 2-foot-high stage of The Comedy Cellar – arduous feats. But Keith Robinson still does it,... [Read More]
The 2017 Now Hear This Podcast Festival Features ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’, ‘How Did This Get Made?’, and More
The second annual Now Hear This podcast festival is slated for September, and the festival just released its 2017 lineup. This year it will take place in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and run from Friday, September 8th through Sunday the 10th, and among the featured podcast... [Read More]