Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)
If you missed the series premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Monday, you sure did miss a stellar start to what I firmly believe will be a long-lasting, much-needed and influential late night show. Of course you have tonight, Wednesday and Thursday to tune into Comedy Central to make u... [Read More]
 
Studio time-lapse video from “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore”
Last nights premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore has been receiving stellar reviews and included Sen. Cory Booker, comedian Bill Burr, rapper Talib Kweli and corrrespondent Shenaz Treasury on the panel. So in celebration of the shows launch, we thought we would share this fun ti... [Read More]
 
Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100
There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late night network t... [Read More]
 
'Saturday Night Live: The Book' Is Now Available for Pre-Order
by Megh Wright Get ready to add another title to your SNL book collection. Art book publisher Taschen announced today that a new coffee table book called Saturday Night Live: The Book is slated for a release next month, and it's now available for pre-order via Taschen's website. Described as "part e... [Read More]
 
Second City's Improv Book 'Yes, And' Is Now Available for Pre-Order
by Megh Wright Good news for improv fans: The Second City has a new book due out February 3rd, and it's now available for pre-order. Written by Second City executive vice president Kelly Leonard and Second City Works CEO Tom Yorton, Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improve... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt Explains the Story Behind His Book Jacket Photo
by Megh Wright To promote his new memoir Silver Screen Fiend, last night Patton Oswalt was a guest on The Tonight Show and told Jimmy Fallon the story behind his selfie book jacket photo, in which he says he looks like an "83-year-old meth addict." At least that meth addict knew enough about selfies... [Read More]
 
I Am Pleased to Inform You That Someone Now Has a Tattoo Inspired by You and/or Your Work, by Molly Bradley
by Brian Boone Dear Author, Congratulations! You must have done something right, because something you wrote has inspired someone to imprint an excerpted portion, representation, allusion, or overt reference to it on a part of their body, to remain there forever. Please do appreciate what it means f... [Read More]
 
Patton Oswalt on His Dream of Becoming a Film Director: "Eventually I Will"
by Megh Wright "Eventually I will. But when I make the leap to become a director, I have got to convince a platoon of people to make the leap with me, so that's really nerve-racking. And I'm in the process of working up to that. And hopefully, someday, someone can play back this interview, if I've m... [Read More]
 
The 16 Best Comedy Books of 2014
by Brian Boone To add to your diet of comedy consumption which is likely already at critical mass, what with the comedy movies, sitcoms, sketch comedy shows, web videos, Twitter feed, and novelty T-shirts, here's your reading list: the best comedy books of 2014. This year had an especially deli... [Read More]
 
Bon Qui Qui’s “Gold Plated Dreams” about to become a reality Jan. 20th
On Jan. 20th, 2015 Bon Qui Qui’s Gold Plated Dreams become a reality with the release of her debut album on Warner Music Nashville. Anjelah Johnson-Reyes takes her alter-ego from the nail salon to the recording studio to deliver us eight tracks including “I’m a Cut You”, alre... [Read More]