Don Jamieson: That Metal Comic
Don Jamieson proves why it’s great to be a New Jersey native. Not only does he perform stand-up around the country, but he gets to host a national TV show with his two best friends about Heavy Metal. Influenced by the great rock scene Jersey i... [Read More]
Interview: Steve-O Continues Stand-Up Admist New truTV Show
If you’re gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough. And if you’re going to work like Stephen “Steve-O” Glover, you won’t  have much time to sleep. Steve-O, set to release a new reality series on November 23 with truTV called Killer Karaoke, is using h... [Read More]
What’s old is new again: Lost classic Johnny Carson reel is found; movie in works; TCM to air clips
On Oct. 1, 2012 -- the 50th anniversary of Johnny Carson's debut on The Tonight Show on NBC -- a military base in California turned up footage long thought lost of the legendary late late-night TV host. The find is just one of the more remarkable eve... [Read More]
Stephen Falk on the rise and premature fall of NBC’s “Next Caller”
Stephen Falk created and executive produced an NBC sitcom that you may never see on TV, Next Caller, starring Dane Cook and co-starring Collette Wolfe and Jeffrey Tambor. The show was more than halfway through production, scheduled to debut in early ... [Read More]
Chris Tucker on his comedy roots and his “comeback” stand-up comedy tour, film
Chris Tucker joked this past week that his new stand-up comedy tour is called his "IRS Tour," a reference to his owing the Internal Revenue Service more than $11 million. Tucker told Jimmy Fallon that he had taped a new stand-up comedy film last week... [Read More]
From The Lovemaster to my three sons: Craig Shoemaker on developing a case of “Daditude”
For many years, Craig Shoemaker proved that pervy was funny. Or at least sounding pervy could be very funny. His vocal impersonations of "The Lovemaster" filled comedy clubs with laughter across America, and in 1997, he won the American Comedy Award ... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres addresses Kate McKinnon’s SNL impersonation of her, on “Ellen”
If you watched Saturday Night Live last weekend, then you saw Kate McKinnon impersonate Ellen DeGeneres in a sketch making light of the silliness that is daytime's popular talk show, Ellen. If you didn't see SNL on TV, then you missed out, because NB... [Read More]
MTV2 reboots Nick Cannon’s “Wild ‘N Out”; enjoy old clips with Kevin Hart, Katt Williams, Taran Killam
In honor of MTV2's decision to reboot Nick Cannon's improv comedy series, Wild 'N Out, let's look back at some past episodes from the four seasons that originally aired on MTV from 2005-2007. The series pitted two teams of comedians against one anoth... [Read More]
Darryl Lenox on his “Blind Ambition” and reaching for the Starz
For Darryl Lenox, hindsight was 20/20. An incident in his young adult life left Lenox almost permanently and completely blind, and the comedian discusses it as well as his path to regaining sight in his new stand-up special, Blind Ambition, which deb... [Read More]
Joey “CoCo” Diaz gets “Frank Sexy” in GoDaddy.com ad, Italian on Childrens Hospital
It took how many years for GoDaddy.com to figure out how to sell its domain-name hosting services in a truly sexy way? Just kidding, GoDaddy. Just kidding. Because that's normally what their TV spots do, leading you to think there's going to be some ... [Read More]