Mike’s World - Inside the Button-Down Mind of Mike Myers | NY Times
Mike Myers talks about his Canadian upbringing, Richard M. Nixon, Del Close, “Bull Durham,” the design of kaleidoscopes, Mies van der Rohe and oh, yes, “Shrek.” These are excerpts from that conversation. [Read More]
Sarah Silverman is working on her glutes | PopMatters interview
Silverman talks with PopMatters 20 Questions about her affinity for Bugs Bunny, an affection for Mr. Rogers, and how, with the help of a time machine, she might have helped steer Hitler from his destructive course. [Read More]
Kristen Schaal interview | The Days of Yore
Kristen Schaal to learn how she did it. Hers is a tale of work and life, how life begets work and how work sometimes trumps life. [Read More]
Reggie Watts - Master of the absurd | Punchline Magazine interview
Nobody’s quite sure what to make of Reggie Watts— not even Reggie Watts. This happens when you’ve never done the same show twice. Watts, the New York-via-Seattle absurdist-via-music, is is doing what hardly anybody dares in the world of stand-up comedy — making it all up as he goes. [Read More]
Andy Kaufman lives on in Tony Clifton | la times
Tony Clifton lumbered into the vacant Comedy Store on Sunset Boulevard on Wednesday afternoon, decked in his usual powder blue tuxedo shirt and sunglasses with a glass of Jack Daniels in one hand and a brunette lovely on each arm, spewing racist jokes and lewd asides. It was clear that pointed questions would get an interviewer absolutely nowhere. [Read More]
Ask Dr. Steve Brule - The audio answers | The A.V. Club
Adult Swim gave him his own show, Check It Out With Dr. Steve Brule, which premieres May 16. In honor of the occasion, Dr. Brule has agreed to answer your questions--audibly. [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins and the Tompkins 300 (audio interview) | Future Tense with John Moe
Facebook can be a great place to catch up with old friends, share a funny link or two. But for comedian Paul F. Tompkins, Facebook can be a crucial business tool. Last year, some fans of Paul’s contacted him and asked him to do a comedy show in Toronto. Paul said that if they got 300 fans to commit to coming to see him in Toronto, he would arrange a show there. So they did, Paul booked a venue, and had a terrific night performing for dedicated fans. Paul soon realized the idea had legs and encou... [Read More]
Carolines breakout artist - Josh Spear (interview) | Punchline Magazine
Josh Spear built and defined himself as an original voice in stand-up comedy in New York City and performing in all the venues New York has to offer, as well acting in sketches on shows such as Conan O’ Brien & The Chris Rock show. [Read More]
The Iowa Comedy Festival - Joel Fry Interview | Rooftop Comedy
Speaking with Joel Fry is like drinking a shot of 5-Hour Energy; his enthusiasm is infectious. Relentlessly positive, his upbeat attitude lets you believe the impossible is possible, even if that task is setting about creating a relevant Comedy Festival in Iowa. [Read More]
Bobcat Goldthwait talks about his return to standup | lehigh valley live
Goldthwait has spent the latter part of his career behind the lens directing independent films and producing various TV shows. But he says he's still trying to change fans' perceptions of him as the screechy, manic comic they first came to know in the 1980s. "I can't really blame folks. I think the expectation when I'm doing live standup is that they think I'm going to (be that way), but I can't imagine why they would think differently. It's not frustrating, it's just something I need to address... [Read More]