Kid Cudi Stars in a Very Economical ‘Temptations’ Musical on ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’
There’s been an overwhelming amount of Broadway takes on famous musicians in recent years, but as this sneak peek of tonight’s Comedy Bang! Bang! proves, there’s one musical out there that’s actually worth seeing, and it’s the new Temptations reboot starring Scott Auker... [Read More]
R.I.P. George Coe (1929-2015)
George Coe appeared in multiple episodes with the original cast of Saturday Night Live, but only credited as a 'Not Ready for Prime Time Player" in the very first episode in 1975. Which still counts for a lot. Coe, who also earned an Academy Award nomination for his 1968 short film De Duva (The Dove... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Jay Pharoah’s Showtime Special ‘Can I Be Me?’
SNL’s Jay Pharoah is headed to Showtime next week with the debut of his first hourlong standup special Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?, and the pay network just released the first trailer. It looks like we can expect a nice mix of Pharoah’s standup and celebrity impressions that turned him int... [Read More]
Trevor Noah tells GQ about preparing for The Daily Show backlash
GQ's Fall fashion spread for 2015 features newly incoming host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, South African stand-up comedian Trevor Noah. Just like any comedian, Noah hates most of the jokes he told a few years ago, so all of the backlash surrounding his old Twitter posts was not lost on him.... [Read More]
Regis Philbin to moderate Letterman panel to celebrate groundbreaking of National Comedy Center, Lucille Ball Comedy Festival
The people behind the scenes of David Letterman's late-night TV reign will be reined in by Regis Philbin later this month to kick off the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival and celebrate the groundbreaking of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. Philbin, the most frequent Letterman guest with 150... [Read More]
30 Ways to Know You’re From Simsbury, Connecticut
Earlier this summer, my childhood neighbor posted "10 Ways to Know You Are From Simsbury" in his Facebook feed. This upset me in more than one way, not only because I lived and grew up in this Connecticut town that strives to maintain its prestige as both suburban enclave of the well-to-do and rural... [Read More]
Here’s a Sneak Peek of Tig Notaro’s New Netflix Documentary
Standup Tig Notaro is the subject of a new documentary called Tig premiering on Netflix tomorrow, and today the streaming network released a sneak peek. In the clip, Notaro looks back on her now famous 2012 standup set at Largo and her overnight transformation from any other working comic to a comed... [Read More]
Samantha Bee Fights for Male Model Equality at Men’s Fashion Week
Samantha Bee is currently between TV jobs as a beloved Daily Show correspondent and TBS late night host, but for now you can still get your fill with a new video she made for New York City’s first-ever Men’s Fashion Week. Thanks to Bee, the world finally has one brave soul willing to fig... [Read More]
Berkeley Breathed breathing new life into Bloom County comic strip
"A return after 25 years. Feels like going home." With those words, and the image of cartoonist Berkeley Breathed at his computer screen, working on his first "Bloom County" panels since 1989, another beloved newspaper comic strip from the 1980s has come back from the dead but dearly never forgotten... [Read More]