Godfrey talks about his Comedy Central special, “Black By Accident”
You may have seen Godfrey pop up on your TV screen in recent years on NBC's 30 Rock or FX's Louie, but until this weekend, you haven't seen the comedian born Godfrey C. Danchimah Jr. perform in his own hour-long stand-up comedy special. Godfrey's Bla... [Read More]
Interview with Retta, aka, Parks and Recreation’s Donna, aka, the Incognegro
How many pharmaceutical researchers with pre-med degrees from Duke have gone on to a career in stand-up? You can count them on one finger—Retta, who delivers the sass as Donna Meagle, pro-dater, Benz-lover, and stalwart employee of the Pawnee Parks a... [Read More]
Steve-O Talks Jackass, Stand-up Comedy, Ryan Dunn, Johnny Knoxville, and Being Sober
Jackalope Ranch recently spoke with Steve-O about the tour, as well as how he's dealing with the death of Jackass castmate Ryan Dunn, and other topics. [Read More]
Donald Glover on His Hip-Hop Alter Ego, Childish Gambino | WSJ
"I put my name in a Wu-Tang name generator. That’s half of the reason I’m here – I’m dead serious. Like I met RZA and he was like, “you’re a cool dude, man – and your name is perfect for you! It’s like that computer had a brain!” But yeah, I put my name in a Wu-Tang name generator and it spit out Childish Gambino, and for some reason I just thought that fit." [Read More]
Catching up with comedian Ron Funches
Two years ago Ron Funches was hosting free comedy nights at the Coffee House Cafe and The Space, but now the Salem-based comedian has been flying around North America and Europe to perform at clubs and festivals with house-hold names. Earlier this month Funches’ career reached a new level when he was featured on Conan O’Brien. The comedian took time out of his schedule to answer a few questions about his past, present and future. [Read More]
Judah Friedlander Shares Two Stories About Being Judah Friedlander
30 Rock doesn't start filming its sixth season for another five weeks, which has given Judah Friedlander, 30 Rock's Frank, an excuse to grow one hell of a beard. We caught up with the actor, and his beard, at last night's screening of My Idiot Brother, which stars Paul Rudd (whose character in the film, now that we think about it, looks a lot like Friedlander, give or take a trucker hat). While speaking to Friedlander about the film he shared with us two anecdotes, just a bit of flavor about wha... [Read More]
A 17-minute interview with David Cross talking about “Arrested Development” flick and Amber Tamblyn? Yes, please.
Last night, newly-engaged and bushy-bearded comedian David Cross stopped by Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Current TV. More importantly, Cross stuck around for a Web-extra interview, wherein he chats about his future wife, actress Amber Tamblyn an... [Read More]
Paul Rudd Embraces 'Idiot' Side
For more than a decade, Paul Rudd has served as a comedic chameleon, effortlessly moving from sidekick ("Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," ''The 40-Year-Old Virgin") to scene stealer ("Knocked Up," ''Forgetting Sarah Marshall") to straight man ("Dinner for Schmucks," ''I Love You, Man"). He's tackling his most transformative role yet in "Our Idiot Brother." [Read More]