Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
Watch Some Clips from the ‘Maya & Marty’ Finale Featuring Emma Stone, Steve Martin, and More
Maya Rudolph and Martin Short’s NBC variety show wrapped up its six-episode run last night, and in addition to regulars Kenan Thompson and Mikey Day, there were also some special guest appearances from Emma Stone, Sean Hayes, Kelly Ripa, and Steve Martin. Check out the “Wyoming Skies&rdq... [Read More]
A few thoughts about the Maya & Marty premiere on NBC
"What is this?" Both Martin Short and Kenan Thompson both asked variations on that question during the opening monologue for the debut episode Tuesday night of Maya & Marty on NBC. In short, it's Saturday Night Live alums (mostly), performing in front of a live audience (but taped on Thursdays t... [Read More]
A few thoughts about the Maya & Marty premiere on NBC
"What is this?" Both Martin Short and Kenan Thompson both asked variations on that question during the opening monologue for the debut episode Tuesday night of Maya & Marty on NBC. In short, it's Saturday Night Live alums (mostly), performing in front of a live audience (but taped on Thursdays t... [Read More]
Steve Martin reflects on stand-up comedy now versus the 1970s, and great opening lines
Steve Martin remains a great showman after all these years, and whether you want to nitpick about whether he has or hasn't performed stand-up in the past 35 years and what constitutes stand-up exactly, but it's great to see Martin entertaining the people live. And that's exactly what he did when he ... [Read More]
Last night Steve Martin performed stand-up for the first time in 36 years
It’s been 36 years since Steve Martin decided he was finished with performing stand-up comedy. At the time Martin was at the top of the comedy game when he, seemingly overnight, felt it was time for his career to go in a different direction. Well, last night Martin did something nobody expecte... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld and Steve Martin standup comedy review – superbly honed
Martin performed his first comedy gig in 30 years – but Seinfeld was the star, with a wonderfully calibrated show that proves he’s still the safest bet in standupJerry Seinfeld more or less exists in his own comedy realm. He’s by far the highest-paid comedian in the world and argua... [Read More]
Episode #52: David Feldman
Today’s guest is David Feldman, who was born into show business and currently hosts another podcast with ShowBriz Studios, The David Feldman Show. But who is David Feldman? We dig deep into his life and career, from growing up watching his influential broadcasting father in New York City, to y... [Read More]
President Barack Obama opens seventh season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
Wait, is the president of the United States a comedian? We'll get to that soon enough. In the meantime, though, President Barack Obama will open the seventh season of Jerry Seinfeld's Crackle webseries, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which debuts Dec. 30, 2105. Here's the trailer, which also feat... [Read More]