Review: Lynne Koplitz, “Hormonal Beast” on Netflix
Joan Rivers served as Lynne Koplitz’s comedy godmother over the icon’s final decade. Now Koplitz is ready to become comedy godmother to the rest of us, with the release of her first solo hour of stand-up comedy on Netflix, Hormonal Beast. I spoke to Koplitz just last week to talk about h... [Read More]
Episode #168: Lynne Koplitz
Lynne Koplitz caught her first wave of success hosting or co-hosting TV shows the likes of Change of Heart, How to Boil Water, and Life and Style. The stylish comedian became friends with the late great Joan Rivers while paired up in the IFC comedy Z Rock, and later became a recurring character on J... [Read More]
10 Comedians Who Borrowed Jokes Without Making Headlines
Stan Laurel once said, “All comedians steal from all comedians.” If you waste enough time looking into it, you might be surprised to learn that it’s practically become a tradition over the years: Milton Berle was infamously known as “The Thief of Bad Gags,” Robin Willia... [Read More]
10 Comedians Who Borrowed Jokes Without Making Headlines
Stan Laurel once said, “All comedians steal from all comedians.” If you waste enough time looking into it, you might be surprised to learn that it’s practically become a tradition over the years: Milton Berle was infamously known as “The Thief of Bad Gags,” Robin Willia... [Read More]
10 Comedians Who Borrowed Jokes Without Making Headlines
Stan Laurel once said, “All comedians steal from all comedians.” If you waste enough time looking into it, you might be surprised to learn that it’s practically become a tradition over the years: Milton Berle was infamously known as “The Thief of Bad Gags,” Robin Willia... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: The 2010 documentary, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work”
We’re one week into the administration of President Trump, and with a new edition of Celebrity Apprentice on the airwaves (with replacement host Arnold Schwarzenegger) and a lack of celebs showing up for Trump at his inauguration, this Throwback Thursday allows me to take a look back at the la... [Read More]
The 16 best comedic presidential performances in film and television
Many actors and actresses over the years have played, in both film and television, just about every President this country has ever had. And there have been plenty who have also portrayed fictional ones as well. Some more memorable than others. We’ve put together a list of the 16 best comedic ... [Read More]
The 16 best comedic presidential performances in film and television
Many actors and actresses over the years have played, in both film and television, just about every President this country has ever had. And there have been plenty who have also portrayed fictional ones as well. Some more memorable than others. We’ve put together a list of the 16 best comedic ... [Read More]
24 lesser known facts about “Spaceballs”
Mel Brooks’ iconic sci-fi spoof movie Spaceballs was released on June 24, 1987. That’s today, 29 years ago. When it was released, the movie boookened the back part of Brook’s directing career beginning nearly 20 years before with The Producers in 1967. Brooks is responsible for som... [Read More]