Ahmed Ahmed Speaks To SacramentoComedy (video)
Ahmed Ahmed, comic, actor and now producer/director appeared at the Sacramento Punchline recently on his headline tour. He talked to SacramentoComedy.com about his name, his career and his new movie, “Just Like Us” which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in April. [Read More]
Bob Newhart celebrates 50 years in show business | AP
"Fifty years!" Bob Newhart marveled. "It's like where the hell did the time go?" The comedian was ruminating recently as he relaxed between concert dates on a 14-city tour celebrating his golden anniversary in show business. [Read More]
Lorne Michaels on MacGruber, Conan, Comcast and Betty White | The Daily Beast
The Saturday Night Live creator talks to The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove about his action flick MacGruber, Conan’s departure from NBC, Comcast’s takeover of the network—and SNL’s Betty White episode. [Read More]
That's What She Said - An Interview With David Cross | Sub Pop Records
"I often credit moving from the suburbs to the city and going from my awful upper middle-class, Baptist, white jock-centric high school (Crestwood High) to this cool, very diverse in every sense school where P.E. was replaced by theater movement and shit like that with, perhaps, saving my life." [Read More]
"1st Amendment Stand-Up" - An Interview With Doug Williams | Gapers Block
If you like your comedy uncensored and uncut, you definitely won't want to miss the Starz Network's "Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment Stand-Up." Comedian Doug Williams, the show's co-creator and executive producer, talks about everything from the show's new host, the reason the show was brought to Chicago and of course, the First Amendment. [Read More]
Conan O'Brien - In Happier Times (interview excerpt from ¡Satiristas!) | GQ
The upcoming book ¡Satiristas!—collection of interviews with funny people, conducted by Paul Provenza and Dan Dion—features a sit-down with Conan O'Brien, conducted before his showdown with NBC and his subsequent deal to go to TBS. But even then, it seems, Conan was talking up the joys of cable TV. The book publishes next week. Here, an exclusive excerpt from ¡Satiristas!, featuring Provenza's complete interview with Coco. [Read More]
Carolines Breakout Artist - Joe List (interview) | Punchline Magazine
Born in the greater Boston area, comedian Joe List began his career in 2000 weeks after graduating from High School. His rapid ascent in the Boston club scene and quirky humor prompted the Boston Globe to profile him in 2005, describing him as the “most talented” and “the city’s freshest new comedian(s), showing real promise, real early. [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell returns to NYC for another round of "Ending Racism in About in Hour" | The Comic's Comic
Comedian W. Kamau Bell has been using PowerPoint presentations and brutally honest, cutting satire to show Americans for the past three years how we're racist now, and what we can do to end it in, oh, about an hour, with his one-man show, "The W. Kamau Bell Curve." How has the show evolved over the past three years? [Read More]
The BC Q&A - Dave Willis and Dana Snyder from Aqua Teen Hunger Force | BostonComedy
Dave Willis and Dana Snyder from Aqua Teen Hunger Force talked a bit about the history of the show, how they plan to bring it to life onstage, the unavoidable subject in Boston – the marketing campaign gone wrong in 2007, when Light-Brite images of Mooninites, created by local artists to advertise the show, shut down parts of the city when they were mistaken for bombs.. and more. [Read More]
Conan O'Brien interviewed by Google with Andy Richter | The Comic's Comic
On the road for his North American live theater tour, Conan O'Brien and his crew spent part of their Cinco de Mayo at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., for a YouTube chat with ... [Read More]