Walmart blames Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua, Jeffrey Millea for not wearing seat belts in fatal NJ Turnpike crash
From the hours immediately following the fatal crash along the New Jersey Turnpike in June that killed one comedian ("Jimmy Mack") and critically wounded three others -- Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Morgan's assistant, Jeffrey Millea -- Walmart said it'd do everything to settle the matter quickly a... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan At Fault For Car Accident? Wal-Mart Says Comedian Is To Blame For Crash Injuries After Not Wearing Seat Belt
Was Tracy Morgan partly at fault in the accident that nearly killed him? Wal-Mart claims the comedian is to blame for his injuries because he was not wearing a seat belt. “By failing to exercise ordinary care in making use of available seat belts, upon information and belief, plaintiffs a... [Read More]
 
Walmart blames Tracy Morgan in NJ Turnpike accident due to lack of seatbelt wearing, because Walmart is classy
I’m not a law man, but I believe Walmart just pulled the, “she was asking for it because of how she dressed” defense. Rather than the “we’re sorry our big ass truck plowed into the back of your stopped vehicle” defense. Today Walmart delivered its answer in a New ... [Read More]
 
My Pod Week: Week ending 9/28/14, live from the LA PodFest!
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! This past weekend, Flinn took in the Los Angeles ... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart to FOX News, “F*ck you and all your false patriotism”
Jon Stewart is always ripping on Congress and news media for how they operate a narrative for political issues. However, last night on The Daily Show, Stewart went on the attack a bit stronger than usual. In fact, he was pretty passionate about both the way both Congress and the national media are t... [Read More]
 
This Week In Web Videos: The Comedy of Jay Weingarten
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Jay Weingarten is a weirdo and weirdos can’t work normal jobs. Instead, they’ve got two choices: get hugely famous or end up on the very fringes of society, forever banished to parents’ basements and midday video store liquidation sales. Jay has chosen the forme... [Read More]
 
Should All Standup Comics Write Their Own Jokes?
by Josiah Hesse I was thirteen when I first saw a comic glance at his notes on stage, and I remember wondering why I was surprised to see this. Did you think he was making all this up on the spot? I asked myself. Well, I guess I did. Years later, when I began regularly attending comedy shows and wou... [Read More]
 
Ana Gasteyer apologizes to Martha Stewart on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)
Apologies generally mean more when made in a timely fashion, but there’s a reason people say “better late than never.” Ana Gasteyer, former Saturday Night Live cast member and burgeoning jazz singer, reunited with fellow SNL alumnus Seth Meyers on Late Night and issued a long overd... [Read More]
 
Image of Phil Hartman remembered by Jack Handey, the SNL writer behind Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer and other sketches.
Phil Hartman remembered by Jack Handey, the SNL writer behind Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer and other sketches.
One day I was hanging out with some SNL writers and cast members in the 17th-floor conference room. It was shortly after the writers had won an Emmy Award for the 1988-89 season. Phil Hartman, who had been a writer as well as a cast member for the winning season, marched in... [Read More]
 
Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention
On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not everyone is celebra... [Read More]