The Sound of One Muppet Guy Talking: A Conversation with Dave Goelz
The mind, voice, and hands behind The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, saxophonist Zoot and three-dimes-shy-of-a-quarter Beauregard the janitor, Dave Goelz is the second-longest serving member of Jim Henson’s original Muppet collaborators behind Caroll Spinney, the man inside Big Bird. A form... [Read More]
The Sound of One Muppet Guy Talking: A Conversation with Dave Goelz
The mind, voice, and hands behind The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, saxophonist Zoot and three-dimes-shy-of-a-quarter Beauregard the janitor, Dave Goelz is the second-longest serving member of Jim Henson’s original Muppet collaborators behind Caroll Spinney, the man inside Big Bird. A form... [Read More]
Can you make a comeback to stand-up after 20 years offstage? Ask Lou DiMaggio
Some people quit stand-up comedy. Some people don’t quit until they die. And others just fade away, for a variety of reasons. What was Lou DiMaggio’s excuse? That’s one of the questions answered in Where Have You Gone Lou DiMaggio?, a documentary film by Brad Kulhman whic... [Read More]
What YouTube Pranksters Could Learn From ‘Windy City Heat’
Are there any four words that cause cringe in 2018 like “It’s a prank, bro”? Hordes of well-scrubbed YouTube boys have built careers around hollering that disclaimer after performing ridiculous acts in front of unsuspecting victims. Their videos are unanimously pretty dull, capable... [Read More]
Doo-doo or do not, that is the question of this “Poop Talk” documentary
Everyone Poops is a very popular children’s book. And yet. Everyone poops, and nobody wants to talk about it. Despite the long history of fart jokes, we don’t generally discuss our excretory habits, or usually even acknowledge them. A brisk, bright 68-minute documentary fronted by t... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Judd Apatow’s HBO Documentary ‘The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling’
Today, HBO released the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s two-part, four-hour Garry Shandling documentary, titled The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. Set to air next month, the documentary features over 40 of Shandling’s family members and friends, including James L. Brooks, Sarah Silverma... [Read More]
Gilda Radner documentary “Love, Gilda” will open 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
Love, Gilda, a documentary about Emmy-winning and Grammy-winning comedian Gilda Radner, will open the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2018. As The Comic’s Comic reported back in 2014, director Lisa D’Apolito helped make this documentary with an Indiegogo campaign. The finished fi... [Read More]
This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival to Open with Gilda Radner Documentary ‘Love, Gilda’
A new documentary about Gilda Radner is on the way. According to Variety, the Tribeca Film Festival will open on April 18th with the premiere of a documentary about the original Saturday Night Live cast member called Love, Gilda. Here’s more info on the documentary, which has the backing of th... [Read More]
Judd Apatow’s Two-Part Garry Shandling Documentary Debuts in March
Last year, Judd Apatow revealed that he was working on a documentary about the late Garry Shandling, and now the project has a premiere date. HBO just announced that the two-part documentary, titled The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling, is slated to debut Monday, March 26th and Tuesday the 27th. Some ... [Read More]
Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ Documentary: “It’s a Lot to Digest”
Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his thoughts on the documentary, Azaria said Kondabolu “made some really interesting points” and “gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think ab... [Read More]