The Nightly Show stands up for comedians against politicians: #DickJokesMatter
The most recent Republican presidential debate began on such an unpresidential note, that even though it happened on Thursday night, all of the late-night comedy shows still wanted to address it come Monday. Most made basic jokes. The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore saw the bigger picture, though. D... [Read More]
Weird Al and Gilbert Gottfried Were a Surprisingly Perfect Match on Gottfried’s ‘Amazing, Colossal Podcast’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Gilbert Gottfried doesn’t necessarily seem like someone who would make a smooth segue into podcasting. He seems less interested in conversation than in broadcasting his own voice as loudly a... [Read More]
Weird Al and Gilbert Gottfried Were a Surprisingly Perfect Match on Gottfried’s ‘Amazing, Colossal Podcast’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Gilbert Gottfried doesn’t necessarily seem like someone who would make a smooth segue into podcasting. He seems less interested in conversation than in broadcasting his own voice as loudly a... [Read More]
Artie Lange on Showtime’s The Nasty Show and finding serenity in his kitchen-based podcast
When was the last time Artie Lange was too nasty for his own good? As he told me in December on my podcast, The Comic’s Comic Presents Last Things First: “It was at my friend’s house. My friend’s brother had married a black girl, and I didn’t realize it. And I was ... [Read More]
Artie Lange on Showtime’s The Nasty Show and finding serenity in his kitchen-based podcast
When was the last time Artie Lange was too nasty for his own good? As he told me in December on my podcast, The Comic’s Comic Presents Last Things First: “It was at my friend’s house. My friend’s brother had married a black girl, and I didn’t realize it. And I was ... [Read More]
Join the Impractical Jokers as they prepare to set sail on their very own cruise
We teased it with Sal Vulcano of the Impractical Jokers on the latest episode of our podcast which you can listen to here. Now you can see what happens when The Tenderloins and the rest of the stars of truT’s Impractical Jokers take over a cruise ship in the Caribbean for 4 days. the gang [&he... [Read More]
Sneak peek: Steve Buscemi’s “Park Bench” interview with Gilbert Gottfried gets interrupted from high above
Steve Buscemi's talk-show webseries for AOL, Park Bench, was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program. Nothing is stranger than nonfiction sometimes, and even an Emmy-nominated webseries will face real-life hurdles and rude interruptions when you're staging the who... [Read More]
An oral history of the making of The Aristocrats movie, 10 years later
"The Aristocrats!" the punchline to an old myth of a joke that few people knew or had even heard of, became an instant classic film 10 years ago this month when Paul Provenza and Penn Jillette convinced dozens of their famous funny friends to tell their own distinctly dirty and unique versions of th... [Read More]