The Big Chill of Comedy with Fred Stoller
Back when I was a lad in the nineteen-hundred and eighties, standup showcase shows were on cable television 24 hours a day, and I watched every single one of them. They were all good to me and my insatiable appetite for standup, but the big ones were on HBO. I seldom had access to HBO, […] [Read More]
The Big Chill of Comedy with Fred Stoller
Back when I was a lad in the nineteen-hundred and eighties, standup showcase shows were on cable television 24 hours a day, and I watched every single one of them. They were all good to me and my insatiable appetite for standup, but the big ones were on HBO. I seldom had access to HBO, […] [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the Republicans’ Response to the Comey Memo
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the recent news that FBI Director James Comey wrote a detailed memo after a meeting with Donald Trump that reveals Trump told Comey to drop the ongoing investigation against his former... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the Republicans’ Response to the Comey Memo
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the recent news that FBI Director James Comey wrote a detailed memo after a meeting with Donald Trump that reveals Trump told Comey to drop the ongoing investigation against his former... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan Is Leaving ‘SNL’ After Nine Seasons
Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan is moving on. Moynihan will appear in his final episode of SNL this weekend, which also marks the season 42 finale with host Dwayne Johnson. According to Deadline, Moynihan’s departure after this season was planned ahead of time, which le... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan Is Leaving ‘SNL’ After Nine Seasons
Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan is moving on. Moynihan will appear in his final episode of SNL this weekend, which also marks the season 42 finale with host Dwayne Johnson. According to Deadline, Moynihan’s departure after this season was planned ahead of time, which le... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan leaving Saturday Night Live after nine seasons
It’s official. Bobby Moynihan’s final episode as a cast member of Saturday Night Live happens this Saturday with the season finale hosted by The Rock. Moynihan appeared across Manhattan today at the CBS Upfronts to help introduce the new sitcom he’s starring in, Me, Myself & I.... [Read More]
‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Teaches Kids How Trump’s Lies Become Facts with a ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Parody
Here’s a clip from last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Kimmel briefly talks about how much Donald Trump lies and particularly how that affects and influences young people before introducing a Schoolhouse Rock parody that’s the perfect sendup of the era of “fake news&rd... [Read More]
Barry Rothbart on Standup, Acting, and ‘Downward Dog’
This year ABC’s Downward Dog became the first network sitcom ever to be accepted at the Sundance Film Festival. Not bad for a show about a talking dog. While the talking-animal concept is one critics generally deride, it’s the opposite for Downward Dog, which has received critical acclai... [Read More]
CNN Renews W. Kamau Bell’s ‘United Shades of America’
W. Kamau Bell’s CNN show just got another season. CNN announced today that it’s officially renewed Bell’s docu-series United Shades of America for a third season. Season 2 of the show premiered last month is currently airing Sunday nights on CNN. For more on United Shades, check ou... [Read More]