'The Onion' Turns 25 This Week
by Bradford Evans Fake news juggernaut The Onion turned 25 yesterday. It was 1988 when two college students started the publication as a print newspaper. Now, The Onion is now a comedic institution, boasting a website with multiple sections, various TV projects, several books, the Onion News Ne... [Read More]
Catherine O'Hara Says Michael O'Donoghue Didn't Really Scare Her Away from 'SNL'
by Bradford Evans Living comedy legend Catherine O'Hara went on Marc Maron's WTF podcast this week for an in-depth interview, and she ended up setting the record straight on the time she was hired to be a cast member on Saturday Night Live in 1981 and abruptly left. In the SNL oral history, Live fro... [Read More]
Report: Lindsay Lohan Has Been Asked to Host 'SNL's Premiere
by Bradford Evans Radar Online is reporting that Lindsay Lohan has been asked to host SNL. Their source says, "Saturday Night Live has approached Lindsay to host the show again, and they were talking about the season opener," adding, "She is definitely considering doing it. She loves the s... [Read More]
Laughing at Last Week, August 30th: “Grandpa Bob” talks VMAs
This week “Grandpa Bob” pays us a visit and shares his thoughts on the VMAs. Also, Phil talks about a nosy woman, a Lego iPhone case, and even mentions a dog that gave blood to save a cats life. Simply, heart warming. Last but certainly not least, Laughing at Last Week becomes legit than... [Read More]
Jay Pharoah parodies Kanye West with ‘I Am a Dog’
While Kanye West‘s “I am a God” was one of the high points of Yeezus (mainly because of the instantly quotable “hurry up with my damn croissants” line), the song was ripe for parody. Before Weird Al Yankoic could get to it, Saturday Night Live‘s Jay Pharoah h... [Read More]
The CW Is Airing an Two-Person Improv Special from Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood
by Bradford Evans The Whose Line Is It Anyway? revamp has been such a huge hit for The CW network that they're airing a one-hour improv special from Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood. Called Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group, the special is a recording of a live performance of the duo's... [Read More]
Bill Murray’s ‘Letterman’ appearance was one for the ages
When David Letterman did his first show back in 1982, his first guest was Bill Murray. When he went to CBS in 1993 for The Late Show, his first guest was, once again, Bill Murray. Currently celebrating his 20th anniversary of the show being on CBS, who else would Letterman have by last night but&hel... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle Was Heckled and Walked Offstage Last Night in Hartford, CT
by Bradford Evans Dave Chappelle is only a week into a 13-city tour called The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival that he's co-headlining with Flight of the Conchords for Funny or Die, but he's already running into trouble. Last night during a stop in Hartford, Connecticut, Chappelle reportedly... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle reportedly has onstage meltdown in Hartford [UPDATED]
Although the Dave Chappelle-headlined Funny or Die Oddball Festival is only four dates old, it ran into some trouble tonight in Hartford. According to an audience member that was at the show, after performing for about 10 minutes, Chappelle stopped his routine, claiming that people in front wer... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan and Kate Walsh Join Lorne Michaels's New Comedy 'Staten Island Summer'
by Bradford Evans Lorne Michaels is rounding out the cast for a new movie he's producing, called Staten Island Summer. Jim Gaffigan and Kate Walsh are the latest to sign on to the project, THR reports. The film follows best friends Danny (Graham Phillips, The Good Wife) and Frank (Zack Pearlman... [Read More]