2016: The best nine most-liked posts on The Comic’s Comic Instagram
What were the nine most-liked shots I photographed and shared on my Instagram page for @thecomicscomic in 2016? Tracy Morgan inviting his daughter to take the mic after his Carnegie Hall performance at the 2016 New York Comedy Festival, and I was fortunate enough to be standing in front of the stage... [Read More]
Your 2016 “Critics’ Choice Awards” comedy winners and show breakdown
The 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards have become the official kick-off to awards season and we were so glad to see comedian and actor T.J. Miller back to host the star studded event. The show has also been quite the predictor when it comes to the Academy Awards, foreshadowing almost all the big win... [Read More]
Emmys 2016 winners in comedy: From first-timers to respected vets
The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, handed out Sunday night live on ABC, saved its biggest prizes for repeat winners but had plenty of opportunities to reward first-timers in the first half-hour of the telecast. In just the first few categories: Louie Anderson won his first Emmy Award, in the supporting... [Read More]
Your 2016 Emmy Awards comedy winners
Comedy was on full display at this year’s Emmys. Winners included Veep, Louie Anderson, and Kate McKinnon. But we’ll get to the full winners list in just a bit. Let’s start at the beginning. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the awards show brought us everything from a unique arrival, PB&Js,... [Read More]
When Jimmy Dore Took on the $3,000 “Stand-Up Boot Camp” on ‘Comedy and Everything Else’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron took on Carlos Mencia in a two-part WTF episode documented recently in these here pages, it was a profound professional mismatch. One of the most hated, least respected names in co... [Read More]
When Jimmy Dore Took on the $3,000 “Stand-Up Boot Camp” on ‘Comedy and Everything Else’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron took on Carlos Mencia in a two-part WTF episode documented recently in these here pages, it was a profound professional mismatch. One of the most hated, least respected names in co... [Read More]
Episode #63: Kyle Cease
Kyle Cease first caught my attention in the 1990s when we both were getting started in the Seattle comedy scene. He already was headlining clubs as a teenager then, and parlayed his youthful exuberance and success into scene-stealing bit parts in movies such as 10 Things I Hate About You and No... [Read More]
Louie Anderson on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Louie Anderson has a weekly date with Las Vegas, and it's got him making observations about just how drunk some people can get. "I haven't been that drunk. I've been that full!" Anderson said Tuesday night on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. But yes, please tell him about the special dessert,... [Read More]