Stand-up comedy by kids or for kids
Perhaps you saw this segment on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which Fallon and his guests Judd Apatow and Keanu Reeves acted out stand-up bits submitted by elementary school children? If not, roll the clip and let’s talk afterward! OK. So you may have... [Read More]
The Johnny Carson Comeback Special That Never Was
by Ramsey Ess On Mark Malkoff’s wonderful Carson Podcast, several guests have been asked about why they believe that when Johnny said goodbye on May 22, 1992 he never returned to television in any substantial form. Several of them say that Johnny cited Bob Hope as the inspiration behind his de... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 5/18/14
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 DANA GOULD HOUR (Episode: "Heavy Duty") ... [Read More]
“The Carson Podcast” with Mark Malkoff
Jimmy Fallon has taken over The Tonight Show this week. What better time to reminisce about Johnny Carson, right? Right. Welcome to "The Carson Podcast," hosted by Mark Malkoff. Malkoff made his mark online over the past several years by doing things you didn't dare dream -- living in an IKEA, bring... [Read More]
Geeking Out: The “30 Rock” High-Five Challenge
Geeking Out's Kerri Doherty and My Damn Channel's Mark Malkoff camped out on the sidewalk outside Silvercup Studios last month in Long Island City. They had a mission: High-five the cast of NBC's 30 Rock, which tapes at Silvercup. Time was running ou... [Read More]
"Real Talk with Danny Lobell" Premiers Tonight on Yackit with guest Mark Malkoff
Yackit (, a webcam-based social media startup, is producing a new talk show, “Real Talk with Danny Lobell,” which is set to premiere on Thursday, February 9th at 7:30 p.m. EST. “Real Talk with Danny Lobell” is going to feature interviews with comedians, entertainers, authors, and pop culture icons such as Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer, Stella), Mark Malkoff (Celebrity Sleepovers), Ralphie May (Last Comic Standing), and Moshe Kasher (Chelsea Lately). On this weekly ... [Read More]
Mark Malkoff's 14-Hour Cab Ride Cost $468.10 | Village Voice interview
A few weeks ago, we posted on comedian Mark Malkoff and his attempt to give out free cab rides to New Yorkers. Malkoff ended up driving around in that cab for 14 hours, and he filmed the entire day. "You can imagine how long of a shower I needed," he said. In addition to regular old cab rides (one of which lasted for over an hour), Malkoff managed to sunbathe along the West Side Highway, dress people up in dinosaur outfits, fill a cab with popcorn, and stop for some Shake Shack. Runnin' Scared t... [Read More]
US Comedian Mark Malkoff attempts to show that there's more to do in Holland than visit "coffee shops"
US Comedian Mark Malkoff is on a mission. After hearing a proposed Dutch law that would make it illegal for tourists to visit coffee shops in Holland, he embarked on a creative video mission: he would travel to the country and make a video series about 101 Other Things to Do In Holland. #65? Hang a painting in the Van Gogh Museum (and, apparently, visit the way cool museum restrooms). [Read More]
Comedian Mark Malkoff Proves a Child's Big Wheel is Faster than a NYC Bus
Comedian/Filmmaker/New Yorker Mark Malkoff set out to prove that a child's Big Wheel is faster than a NYC bus. He raced against an M42 bus in a one-mile trek across 42nd Street, from 10th Avenue to Madison Avenue while riding a child's Big Wheel. Malkoff beat the M42 bus, covering the distance in 12 minutes and 42 seconds at an average speed of 4.7 mph. The bus took 15 minutes and 20 seconds; averaging 3.9 mph. [Read More]
Mark Malkoff kicks off My Damn Channel partnership with five days of technology silence
Mark Malkoff has generated plenty of attention before with his sociological stunts -- in January, I wrote about his attempt to traverse Manhattan from south to north only through the kindness of strangers carrying him along the way. Previously, Malko... [Read More]