This week on TV: with comic book store comedy
This week, The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail will make its premiere on Comedy Central. The stand-up show, hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani takes place in the back of LA’s Meltdown Comics. It’s been a staple of the LA comedy scene for some time now, so the folks at Comedy Centra... [Read More]
Summer Reads: Comedy Writing for Late-Night TV, by Joe Toplyn
Any time is a good time to pick up a book, but summertime sure feels like the right time to lounge poolside or on the beach, or anywhere you feel most comfortable, really, with a great read to pass the carefree day away. On weekends this summer, The Comic's Comic will showcase an excerpt from a wort... [Read More]
Tommy Johnagin on Late Show with David Letterman
Tommy Johnagin was back on Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday night for his fifth stand-up comedy performance on the big show. Johnagin joked about how his love for his daughter is much different than that for his girlfriend, and yet how unmanly he has become that he needs to call in a handy... [Read More]
Tommy Johnagin on Letterman, “I’m not the man of the house”
Tommy Johnagin returned to Late Show with David Letterman last night to talk about his life as a new dad, his exercise routine, and manliness. Johnagin has been on a roll of late, not only did he release a new stand-up album, he’s also coming off a Half Hour special on Comedy Central, and last... [Read More]
Here's Elaine Stritch Yelling at Her Pool Boy David Letterman in a Classic Clip
by Bradford Evans In honor of the passing of Broadway great Elaine Stritch, CBS's Late Show uploaded these super funny segments from a 1996 episode in which Stritch sporadically interrupted the show to scream at her pool boy, David Letterman. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Nathan Fielder Shows David Letterman His Green Card
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from David Letterman's interview with Nathan Fielder last night, in which Fielder shows him the "unfortunate typo" on his green card and explains why it's more of a problem for border guards than it is for him. Click through for another clip from the interview. 0 Comme... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress and Letterman had a pleasant conversation (video)
Hannibal Buress has reached couch guest status. Here’s proof from his appearance on Letterman last night as he discussed the Funny Or Die Oddball tour, his love for New Orleans, and (of course) his name and why it matters at Starbucks. Hannibal Buress and Letterman had a pleasant conversation ... [Read More]
Watch Hannibal Buress and David Letterman Have a Chat
by Bradford Evans From Letterman last night, here's comedian Hannibal Buress making his first non-standup appearance on the show, having a delightful conversation with David Letterman about the Funny Or Die tour, kickboxing classes, and Hannibal's fake Starbucks name. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Paul Morrissey on Letterman, “Tan is not one of my colors”
Paul Morrissey was the guest comedian on Late Show with David Letterman last night and his material hit a bit too close to home for us. Mainly because we can empathize with both the pale and food jokes he delivered. Good news is he can definitely join up with Jim Gaffigan and Conan O’Brien and... [Read More]
Paul Morrissey on Late Show with David Letterman
Paul Morrissey may remind you of a younger Jim Gaffigan in some ways, joking about how pale he is and how poorly he eats. But perhaps I'm biased. Because I've lived with my roommate for three years now, which means he and I might be common-law married?! Yikes. The things you learn from watching Late... [Read More]