Rhea Butcher on Conan, “When I wear a FitBit it just counts wishes”
Despite having the last name Butcher, Rhea Butcher is a lifetime vegetarian. The only iron in her life is irony. Here is her set from Conan. Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Butcher grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio... [Read More]
Fuse gets into Friday night late-night comedy game for summer 2016
Fuse is setting aside the music as Fridays turn to Saturdays this summer, launching a weekly "Fresh Baked Comedy" block in late-night, starting July 8, 2016. Each Friday at 11 p.m. Eastern/Pacific (10 p.m. Central), Fuse will broadcast a stand-up comedy special, followed by shorter showcase bits&nbs... [Read More]
There’s an Apple Patent for that: This technology could stop audience members from hijacking video from live comedy shows
What if stand-up comedians -- or any performers -- no longer had to worry about audience members surreptitiously recording their sets and then putting them on blast online? That's the aim of a new patent Apple has secured from the U.S. Patent Office. Filed in September 2014 and approved June 28, 201... [Read More]
Behind the scenes with “The Daily Show” correspondents at SummerStage
Central Park in New York City was the place to be when Comedy Central presented The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park. The live comedy event took over SummerStage and featured performances by Trevor Noah as well as correspondents Ronny Chieng, Hasan Minhaj, Roy Wood Jr. along with wri... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster on Conan, “I knew I was gay before I was Asian”
Joel Kim Booster was raised in the Midwest, which has all the racial hatred and violence of the deep South, but no sweet tea. Check out his debut on Conan. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Booster was adopted at a young age and moved to the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Both homeschooled and evangelical,... [Read More]
Doug Smith on Conan, “I’m a direct descendent of Ulysses S. Grant, so I’ve earned the right to look like a douchebag”
Doug Smith’s dad lost an eye in a barbecue accident. Surprisingly, he was stone-cold sober. Smith made his debut last night on Conan. Smith has quite the story. To put it simply, he was slashed in the face while saving a crime victim in a New York City subway. Upon walking down the subway stai... [Read More]
Fortune Feimster on Late Night, “I’m not walking 10,000 steps unless it’s to a bakery.”
Comedian Fortune Feimster updates us all on her fitness goals, what girls night out was like as a virgin, and the day she told her Dad she was gay during her performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Fortune Feimster, the Southern comic who hails from North Carolina, has been making quite a name f... [Read More]
Paul Mecurio on Colbert, “How do the people who make Vaseline make money?”
Paul Mecurio used to live a double life: Wall Street lawyer by day, comic by night. Did you know he was the funniest guy at his firm? Well, he proves it during his performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Paul Mecurio is an Emmy and Peabody Award winner for his work on The […] Paul ... [Read More]
Daniel Sloss on Conan, “Tough choice this year, the idiot Donald Trump or Hilary, the Nascar jacket of politicians”
Daniel Sloss imagines a world where men get periods. SPOILERS: there’s a lot of “Die Hard” viewings. The comedian returned to his home away from home for his sixth appearance on Conan. If you are unfamiliar with Sloss, you should get familiar ASAP. He is a Scottish comedian, actor,... [Read More]
Daniel Sloss on Conan, “Tough choice this year, the idiot Donald Trump or Hilary, the Nascar jacket of politicians”
Daniel Sloss imagines a world where men get periods. SPOILERS: there’s a lot of “Die Hard” viewings. The comedian returned to his home away from home for his sixth appearance on Conan. If you are unfamiliar with Sloss, you should get familiar ASAP. He is a Scottish comedian, actor,... [Read More]