Ben Roy
Ben Roy gets a lot of mileage out of grating against expectations, so it makes sense for him to begin his second album, No Enlightenment in Sobriety, with the track “I’m Gonna Get Out of Here On This One.” The phrase that most comics use to end their sets is also the longest o... [Read More]
 
Andrew Ginsburg: Eat The Yolk (Album Review)
Springtime has finally arrived getting people motivated and excited to start new things.  There’s no better way to kick off the best time of year than with a healthy workout.  Actually, there is a better way: a healthy workout and some huge laughs.  Yes, the laugh work out which... [Read More]
 
Don Jamieson Twitter Reviews ‘Game of Thrones,’ episode 4:2
Welcome to my Twitter reviews of the new season of Game Of Thrones. I had so much fun NOT watching The Walking Dead and reviewing it I decided to NOT watch this show too. I may be a nerd, but at least I’m a music nerd. On That Metal Show I get to interview my […] Don Jamieson Twitter Re... [Read More]
 
Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time - CD and DVD set
Patton Oswalt’s new special “Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time” is getting the now commonplace combo CD/DVD treatment by Comedy Central.  Always an exceptional value.When are we going to stop referring to Oswalt as an “alternative” comic?  An alternative to what... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: Seth Rogen Half-Baked
by Erik Voss While watching Seth Rogen host SNL for the third time last weekend, I was reminded of two other three-peat hosts from earlier this season: Paul Rudd in December and Jonah Hill in January. Rudd's episode felt like extended promo for Anchorman 2, with the host failing to capture that... [Read More]
 
Seth Rogen hosted Saturday Night Live, there were guest stars and fart jokes
Seth Rogen returned for another hosting session of Saturday Night Live. An episode that can only be described as weird and uneven. This back half of this season of SNL has really started to focus on weird rather than totally funny. Rogen’s episode should’ve flown high (see what I did the... [Read More]
 
Dave Attell’s cringeworthy comedy is perfectly captured on ‘Road Work’
It’s hard to believe it’s been 7 years since we’ve last seen a Dave Attell stand-up comedy special. Yeah, do the math, it was 2007 when Captain Miserable was released. It’s a very long time for hands-down one of the best comedians in the game to produce something he’s s... [Read More]
 
Ben Roy’s ‘No Enlightenment in Sobriety’ is motivational misery, salve for misanthropic minds (Review)
If you follow modern stand-up comedy even casually, youʼre probably aware that booze and drugs arenʼt celebrated today like they once were. Humor superstars like Chris Hardwick, Marc Maron and Russell Brand have all become disciples of sobriety, bemoaning their dark years wasted as cross-e... [Read More]
 
Live From Chicago
On the heels of his 2012 album “Animal Furnace,” Hannibal Buress is back with a new album called “Live from Chicago.”There is no point in pretending this is an unbiased review, so let’s just get this out of the way … I love Buress.  Every bit is honed to per... [Read More]
 
Don Jamieson Twitter Reviews ‘Game of Thrones,’ episode 4:1
Welcome to my Twitter reviews of the new season of Game Of Thrones. I had so much fun NOT watching The Walking Dead and reviewing it I decided to NOT watch this show too. I may be a nerd, but at least I’m a music nerd. On That Metal Show I get to interview my […] Don Jamieson Twitter Re... [Read More]