Truth in Comedy with Jay Mohr
The morning I talked to Jay Mohr he had just returned from fishing in the ocean: “I am drunk on catching perch with a spinning lure.” He spoke about how he used to fish with his father as a child and how he recently returned to the sport, often bringing his own son along. “It&rsquo... [Read More]
Comedy Album of the Year Grammy nominees for 2014-2015
The 58th annual Grammy Awards announced the full slate of nominations this morning, and somewhere Nikki Cox is telling her husband told you so. Cox wrote Jay Mohr's latest stand-up special, Happy. And A Lot. Which is up for Comedy Album of the Year. I've written plenty about the Grammys and their pe... [Read More]
Jay Mohr is releasing a new special written by wife Nikki Cox
Comedian Jay Mohr’s career includes a hodgepodge of television, film, and radio appearances. He is best known as an acclaimed stand-up though. He has been performing since the age of 16, so he has a long, storied history with the performance art. His new album, Happy. And a Lot. is a bit of a ... [Read More]
“I Am Chris Farley” shines light over the dark side of Chris Farley’s life
There’s an overwhelming sadness to the new documentary I Am Chris Farley, even though the goal of the documentary isn’t to state this. The sadness comes because we know the unfortunate outcome of this story; and even sadder because it becomes apparent very early into the flick that the c... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for the Chris Farley documentary, “I Am Chris Farley” due out on July 31
The first official trailer for the Chris Farley documentary, I Am Chris Farley has hit the web. It documents the late comedian’s life through childhood home videos, stage appearances, Saturday Night Live footage, and interviews with those who knew him. The doc secures some interview with big p... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 6/1/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! MOHR STORIES (232: Dave Attell) In August 2001,&n... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 4/13/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! THE GREG PROOPS FILM CLUB (Wonder Boys) *LIVE* W... [Read More]
Jay Mohr hosts “Money Where Your Mouth Is,” a 15-minute game show on Hulu
Can game shows conform to the rules of the road online? A new series, Money Where Your Mouth Is, debuted this week on Hulu, hosted by Jay Mohr and sponsored by Campbell's Chunky soup. It's only 15 minutes long. And since it's Hulu, you will see the ads. The format pits three friends against each oth... [Read More]
22 cast members of ‘Saturday Night Live’ tell the New York Times their audition story
This Sunday’s New York Times writer David Itzkoff dives into a large piece on 22 cast members of Saturday Night Live as they give first hand accounts about the show, telling their story about their audition process for Lorne Michaels, and how they found out they made it. It even addresses one ... [Read More]
Jay Mohr to Host Hulu Game Show, ‘Money Where Your Mouth Is’
Jay Mohr, known for starring in “Gary Unmarried” and his podcast “Mohr Stories,” now has his own game show on Hulu.com. That sounds like average news, right? Wait till you hear what the gameshow is about. According to Deadlin... [Read More]