Rock guitarist Slash discusses the legacy of Sam Kinison (video)
In this week’s episode of “That Metal Show,” hosts Jim Florentine, Don Jamieson, and Eddie Trunk sit down with legendary Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash to discuss the DVD release of “Back From Hell: A Tribute To Sam Kinison.” The group not only discuss the DVD but Kinison’s impact on both the comedy and hard rock worlds. [Read More]
Bloomberg Game Changers: Jon Stewart (video)
Bloomberg Game Changers profiles Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, now Jon Stewart, from his New Jersey boyhood through the standard struggle of the stand-up comedian - part time jobs and late night gigs at New York’s comedy clubs. It will shine a spotlight on his early television shows and movies, including rare video from his early career, to show his transformation into the dominant American commentator of our time. [Read More]
Improv To Get Excited About - Doppelganger interview | The Apiary
Every year the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre hosts Cagematch, a long-running improv competition where UCB Harold teams and indie groups compete head-to-head with the winner determined by audience votes. So far this season, a triumvirate of ladies (Nicole Byer, Sasheer Zamata and Keisha Zollar) called Doppelganger have made a name for themselves by defeating a pair of UCB Harold teams and accumulating the fourth highest "Votes Per Show" margin in the tournament's history. I spoke with the ladi... [Read More]
Laugh Track - April 2010 | The A.V. Club
t’s a great time to be a comedy fan, and Laugh Track, The A.V. Club’s new monthly column, will round up new and noteworthy stand-up, sketch, and online video, much of it courtesy of under-the-radar comedians with a little too much time on their hands. [Read More]
Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling Remembers "the Best Jew I Know" Rodney Dangerfield (video) | Heeb Magazine
Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling (Jackie's Joke Hunt, The Howard Stern Show) closed the night with a tale of his "favorite Jew," Jacob Cohen (a.k.a. Rodney Dangerfield). The former Howard Stern producer tells about joking around (and even pissing) with his biggest comedic influence and one of the all-time greats. [Read More]