Video: Conan O’Brien announces TBS show title
Holy crap, it’s September already! That means that November is just around the corner which, more specifically, means that Team Coco is gearing up for the big man’s triumphant return to television. So far, details on the new venture, aside from its p... [Read More]
What do you mean it's not called Team CoCo A GoGo?
Despite what the folks at The Hollywood Reporter say, or my best intentions to get Conan O'Brien to name his new show Team CoCo A GoGo, the talk-show host's new talk show on TBS will be called exactly what the ads already have been calling it.. [Read More]
Conan O'Brien Announces Name Of New TBS Show!
Yesterday, Conan tweeted, "I was going to announce the name of my new show today, but my lawyers tell me "The Return of Nanny McPhee" is taken. Tune in tomorrow." Today, the announcement was made in a video posted to the Team Coco YouTube page. [Read More]
Extended Louis C.K. interview about making 'Louie' for FX
"I think making your own things is the best way now. Like making something; there's nothing that beats proving you're funny by making a funny thing, and right now there are huge outlets for that, with You Tube and all the other stuff online. You can get a good high def camera for very cheap, and you can buy a Mac book, put Final Cut Pro on it and you can make a whole TV show with those two items. I recommend some good microphones, because most little cameras don't have good sound, but that's how... [Read More]
Proof of Lenny Bruce's Gay Naval Ruse - read his handwritten letter | The Smoking Gun
In his autobiography, Lenny Bruce wrote that he orchestrated a discharge from the Navy during World War II by faking homosexuality. The Smoking Gun has published proof of Lenny's claim: After serving 30 months in the Navy and participating in four overseas invasions during World War II, comedian Lenny Bruce went to the sick bay on the U.S.S. Brooklyn in May 1945 to report that he was feeling a little gay. [Read More]
Seth Green to take control of somebody on "ControlTV"
Seth Green is about to let the world take over someone's life for six weeks along with his "Robot Chicken" collaborator Matthew Senreich, and former Dimension Films president Richard Saperstein are gearing up to produce "ControlTV" as an online reality Web experiment that could bow as early as October. In the show, the central twentysomething figure, who has yet to be cast, will take orders, in real time, from viewers on every aspect of his life -- from what he wears and eats to where he works a... [Read More]
Exclusive video interview with Doug Benson
Doug Benson, just today, released a new album through Comedy Central Records. It’s called Hypocritical Oaf. And it is filled with what you’d expect– stoned out ruminations on the mundane facets of life. [Read More]
Colin Quinn on Long Story Short, Jerry Seinfeld, gun control and more | The A.V. Club
The A.V. Club recently spoke with Quinn about Seinfeld’s involvement in the show, why all comics seem to know each other, and his take on gun control and other constitutional issues. [Read More]
Don't Forget His Name: An Interview With Hannibal Buress | The Laugh Button
Hannibal Buress is a man who is serious about his comedy and his career – he used to write for Saturday Night Live, and is now writing for 30 Rock. He just released a new album of stand-up called My Name is Hannibal, which has caused a number of laughter outbreaks in the office, but if you want to see his jokes live and in person, check out his weekly free show at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn each Sunday. And seeing how we now all know where he lives, let’s drop off a jar or two of pickles w... [Read More]
The Southern Comedy Quartet Tour kicks off in Nashville 9/5
Here we find Sean Patton, Nate Bargatze, Jarrod Harris and Rory Scovel at the point of no return in the stand-up comedy business. They’ve been performing long enough, they all have television credits and are making just enough money to get by but are still living hand to mouth. The time to turn it off and pursue something else with their lives and careers has passed. The more they push, the more they sacrifice, the more attention they get, the better their odds are of achieving ultimate success ... [Read More]