Talking Wrestling and Comedy with “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase
Ted DiBiase is one of the most memorable performers in the history of professional wrestling – not just because of his legendary abilities inside the ring, but for his World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment) stint as The Million Dollar Man, a super-rich villain who used ... [Read More]
‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’s Local TV Origins
Guys, there’s so much TV now. There are a million channels, with new ones launching constantly, and then tons of streaming platforms, with new ones launching constantly, and they all need content. Hundreds and hundreds of new TV shows being made, filling up an infinite number of half-hour bloc... [Read More]
Tim Robinson’s Furniture Commercial Goes Horribly Wrong at The Second City in 2011
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Julio Torres and Seth Meyers Talk ‘SNL’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Julio Torres and Seth Meyers Talk ‘SNL’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
From Cleveland to New York with Jim Tews
New York by way of Cleveland comedian Jim Tews is more than just another standup comic. He’s a also a cat blogger (Felines of New York), documentary director (Make Fun), and singer/guitarist for a Weezer tribute band (The Undone Sweaters). Since making the move to New York, he’s performe... [Read More]
From Cleveland to New York with Jim Tews
New York by way of Cleveland comedian Jim Tews is more than just another standup comic. He’s a also a cat blogger (Felines of New York), documentary director (Make Fun), and singer/guitarist for a Weezer tribute band (The Undone Sweaters). Since making the move to New York, he’s performe... [Read More]
‘Little Clown’ Does Something More Sketches Should
Written by and starring Wes Haney, directed by Doron Max Hagay, and featuring Ana Fabrega in a silent but memorable role, Little Clown grabbed my intention because of the risks it takes. What begins as a straight ahead sketch setup–guy buys weird clown art–pivots to offer ... [Read More]
‘Little Clown’ Does Something More Sketches Should
Written by and starring Wes Haney, directed by Doron Max Hagay, and featuring Ana Fabrega in a silent but memorable role, Little Clown grabbed my intention because of the risks it takes. What begins as a straight ahead sketch setup–guy buys weird clown art–pivots to offer ... [Read More]
‘Little Clown’ Does Something More Sketches Should
Written by and starring Wes Haney, directed by Doron Max Hagay, and featuring Ana Fabrega in a silent but memorable role, Little Clown grabbed my intention because of the risks it takes. What begins as a straight ahead sketch setup–guy buys weird clown art–pivots to offer ... [Read More]