A Look at the Unlikely Career Path of 'Late Night' Writer Bryan Donaldson
by Megh Wright Bryan Donaldson — or as he's known on Twitter, @TheNardvark — is profiled on Vulture today, and it's worth a read if you like stories of unlikely comedy world hires. After working as an IT guy in Illinois for 20 years, Donaldson rose the Twitter ranks until he landed a wri... [Read More]
Dan Soder on Conan, ‘She talks about death with an ease that rattles my bones’
Dan Soder, one of our favs made his second appearance on Conan last night for another round of stand-up comedy jokery. Soder took swings at the generational gap between children and their grandparents and why he doesn’t trust 2 year olds and their technological prowess. If I follow the logic b... [Read More]
Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and John C. Reilly to Re-Team for 'Border Guards'
by Megh Wright After their successful collaborations on Step Brothers and Talladega Nights, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are currently in talks to star in Border Guards, Deadline reports. The film will be written by In the Loop's Jesse Armstrong and follows Ferrell and Reilly as "two hapless but ... [Read More]
Watch Dan Soder Do Standup on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright Here's Dan Soder's standup set from last night's Conan, which covers lost cell phones, Soder's 86-year-old grandmother, his "creepily deep" voice, and the difference between old people and babies reacting to today's technology. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Dan Soder on Conan, about the greatest and not-so great generations
My friend and yours Dan Soder performed on Tuesday night's Conan, and don't let the scruff fool you. He's still a big kid at heart. And yet, he has enough perspective to know that his grandparents were The Greatest Generation, and that the kids his friends are having are very not-so great. Even if t... [Read More]
This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux
This Will Make Excellent An Horcrux will indeed. For those, like me, unfamiliar with the Harry Potter world a horcrux is a object in which one puts part of her soul to get immortality. I am not sure Jackie Kashian will achieve immortality with this comedy CD or MP3 album ... [Read More]
How is CBS’ Monday comedy block doing since ‘How I Met Your Mother’ ended?
Any time a major network says goodbye to one of its biggest shows, there’s usually a void left for a bit. However the question always is, how big of a drop are we talking about? The series finale of How I Met Your Mother brought in a record high, 13.13 million viewers when it took […] H... [Read More]
Hilary Duff headed back to TV via new TV Land sitcom
Thanks to TV Land’s upcoming show Younger, we will all get to see Lizzy McGuire, I mean Hilary Duff again. As I just mentioned, you may remember Duff from her past role on Disney as Lizzy McGuire. Then she tried a singing career, which seemed to fizzle out. Since then she’s done a string... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien and Andy Richer recall the MTV Movie Awards and being the oldest people there
This weekend, Conan O’Brien greeted the many people watching The MTV Movie Awards with an opening that contained cameos from 50 celebrities. It was even a new record for the movie awards. However, now that it has been a few days, Conan and Andy Richter (who was in the audience) shared some of ... [Read More]