Katie Hannigan’s network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Katie Hannigan performed as a New Face last month at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, and last night, introduced her face to many millions more with her network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She’s got the look, she’s got the voice, and she’s got the joke... [Read More]
Oliver Graves performs on Judges Cut night on America’s Got Talent 2018
Oliver Graves is still goth, but doesn’t want to keep working retail jobs, so he hopes his look and his jokes are enough for this 2018 season of America’s Got Talent. But is it enough? Apparently not. He didn’t get chosen for the live shows this summer. Now you be the judge. Roll t... [Read More]
Welcome to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY
The long-awaited National Comedy Center opens its doors this week in Jamestown, NY, the birthplace of comedy legend Lucille Ball. Grand Opening festivities boast appearances and performances by Lily Tomlin, Dan Aykroyd, Amy Schumer, Lewis Black, Fran Drescher, Hari Kondabolu, W. Kamau Bell, Tom Cott... [Read More]
Lisa Best on The Late Late Show with James Corden
Lisa Best practiced kissing with her stuffed animals, but hasn’t everyone? Best also once got heckled by a child during a show, in the daylight. But hasn’t everyone? No? Let Best explain best in her performance from Monday’s Late Late Show with James Corden. Roll the clip. [Read More]
Episode #218: Rafinha Bastos
In 2011, Rafinha Bastos was named the most influential person on Twitter. Not then-President Barack Obama. Not the Pope. Brazilian comedian and TV personality Rafinha Bastos. Bastos has upward of 12 million Twitter followers now. He sat down with me during Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival t... [Read More]
Episode #218: Rafinha Bastos
In 2011, Rafinha Bastos was named the most influential person on Twitter. Not then-President Barack Obama. Not the Pope. Brazilian comedian and TV personality Rafinha Bastos. Bastos has upward of 12 million Twitter followers now. He sat down with me during Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival t... [Read More]
Highlights from the Roast of Bruce Willis on Comedy Central
Dom Irrera went off-script, Dennis Rodman bombed, Ed Norton surprised everyone and no one by focusing his roast on himself, and Demi Moore threatened to steal the show by showing up as a surprise at the Roast of Bruce Willis. Did you miss anything else from last night’s roast on Comedy Central... [Read More]
Highlights from the Roast of Bruce Willis on Comedy Central
Dom Irrera went off-script, Dennis Rodman bombed, Ed Norton surprised everyone and no one by focusing his roast on himself, and Demi Moore threatened to steal the show by showing up as a surprise at the Roast of Bruce Willis. Did you miss anything else from last night’s roast on Comedy Central... [Read More]
R.I.P. Poppi Kramer
To most Americans, Poppi Kramer was the first person to win big by losing weight big-time on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. To New York City comedians, Kramer was a godsend. Particularly for everyone from open mic’ers to the LGBTQ community, and everyone in between. Kramer died Friday. She was... [Read More]
Highlights from Andy Kindler’s 2018 State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs Montreal
Andy Kindler delivered his most sincere and focused State of the Industry Address in years at Just For Laughs in Montreal. Which, of course, is extra funny since the actual industry hasn’t felt sincere in a long time, could definitely use some focus, and Kindler joked that JFL might be ready f... [Read More]