What Damon Wayans said in 2015 about getting fired at SNL, In Living Color, Kevin Hart, social media, and yes, Bill Cosby
Heading into the Labor Day weekend, Damon Wayans spent his 55th birthday on Friday performing at Carolines on Broadway, and promoted the gigs with a half-hour session on Power 105.1 FM's "The Breakfast Club" with DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God and Angela Yee. Perhaps you've seen the Internet... [Read More]
How would Bill Cosby treat “Bill Cosby” around his daughters? Already considered, recorded on 1971’s “For Adults Only”
Before Bill Cosby became known as America's Dad in the 1980s and America's alleged serial rapist in retrospect in 2014-2015, he let us into his world a little deeper back in 1971. No. I'm not talking about Bill Cosby Talks to Kids About Drugs, the 1972 Grammy Award winner for Best Recording For Chil... [Read More]
Andy Kindler’s State of the Comedy Industry 2015 at Just For Laughs Montreal
With a profile this week in The New York Times, do you think Andy Kindler might mention it in today's State of the Industry address at Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival? Do you think? What do you think. You're here reading this, so you know the answer. "I was profiled in The New York Times ... [Read More]
Dana Gould’s Just For Laughs Keynote Address of 2015: “You’re Doing It Now”
Dana Gould began his stand-up comedy career at the age of 17, a mere 11 days after graduating from high school, "or as Comedy Central would say, nearly retired." Cut to today, and Gould, delivering the 2015 Keynote Address for Montreal's Just For Laughs, says at his age: "By Comedy Central... [Read More]
Dana Gould Just For Laughs Keynote Address (Full audio)
MONTREAL — Dana Gould, veteran comedian, comedy writer and all-around massively respected artist, delivered the annual keynote address here at Just For Laughs today. Below is the complete, unedited audio. Enjoy! [Read More]
Larry Wilmore: Take Confederate flag down (Video)
Larry Wilmore addressed the nation last night with his take on the nationwide debate over the Confederate flag. In the wake of the deadly church shooting in South Carolina, Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the the flag from the capital building grounds. On The Nightly Show with Larry W... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress ponders Why? in new Comedy Central series (Video)
Hannibal Buress finally has his own Comedy Central series. Why? With Hannibal Buress premieres on July 8. After co-hosting The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim and starring in Broad City, Buress will answer life’s most pressing question, “Why?” on his weekly half-hour topical series. ... [Read More]
President Barack Obama on WTF with Marc Maron
"How do we talk to folks who already aren't so dug in to a particular way of thinking about politics? That we can create more space for people to have a normal, ordinary conversation? And one in which the lines aren't clearly drawn in black and white, and it's not this battle in a steel cage, one si... [Read More]