‘Tonight Show’ favorite, comedian David Brenner dies at 78
David Brenner, the comedian who holds the record for the most appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, passed away today. He was 78 years old. Brenner passed away in his apartment in New York City with his friends and family by his side. He lost his battle to cancer and it had recently [&... [Read More]
R.I.P. David Brenner (1936-2014)
David Brenner died today in hospice with his family by his side. The stand-up comedian was 78. Richard Lewis, a longtime friend of Brenner's, said via Twitter today, "Brenner was a star. The king of 'hip, observational comedy.' Mentored me. He was family. This leaves an irreplaceable hole." "On... [Read More]
Back to Nebraska with Johnny Carson
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze on The Tonight Show, ‘For me, a good workout would be walking to McDonalds’
We talked to Nate Bargatze at SXSW about his upcoming gig on The Tonight Show, now watch his performance here. Bargatze made his Tonight Show debut last night, breaking down the problem out-of-shape people have with Under Armour, workout strategies, and a potential consequence to getting rid of guns... [Read More]
Watch Nate Bargatze Do Standup on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Nate Bargatze made his Tonight Show standup debut last night, covering everything from the problem with Under Armour and P90X before-and-after bodies to the realization that if he wants a tiger, he now knows a guy who can get him a pretty decent deal on one. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt’s pre-comedy jobs emblazoned in wood, a birthday gift from his brother
On Thursday night's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Patton Oswalt talked about turning 45, and receiving a very special gift from his brother, writer/director Matt Oswalt. It's a wood frame emblazoned with all of the jobs Patton held before deciding to pursue stand-up comedy full-time. ... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
You remember those UPS ads that said they did more before 10:30 in the morning than you did all day? Well, it's not the UPS that makes Nate Bargatze feel so lazy, so much as it's pretty much everything else. As Bargatze explained in his performance on Thursday's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, e... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon Plays Putin's Kickstarter Video on 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Last night on The Tonight Show, Fallon showed the audience the video Vladimir Putin posted on his new Kickstarter page to raise funds for his latest passion project New Cold War. He also gives a great metaphor involving potatoes and passive-aggressive roommates to explain what exactl... [Read More]
SXSW 2014: Nate Bargatze talks about his ‘Tonight Show’ debut
This Thursday, March 13th our pal Nate Bargatze will make his debut on The Tonight Show. Any time a comedian can get TV time is a victory in the comedy world, but The Tonight Show has always held a special place in the hearts of many comics as Johnny Carson would often be credited for […]SXSW... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon Play a Risky Game of "Truth or Truth"
by Megh Wright Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon consider themselves both honest men, so the only way they could find out who was honester was through a tough game of "Truth or Truth," which somehow seems to make them both seem totally untrustworthy. Click through to watch Colbert's interview with Fa... [Read More]