“He Can’t Just Let His Art Do the Talking”: Read This Essay About Louis C.K. and Uncomfortable Rumors
Louis C.K.’s new film I Love You, Daddy premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, and now that the persistent rumors of his sexual misconduct have resurfaced again thanks to some recent comments by his former friend and collaborator Tig Notaro, there’s the l... [Read More]
Louie Anderson on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Louie Anderson won an Emmy Award last year for his role as Zach Galifianakis’s mother on FX’s Baskets, but here on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Anderson joked about trying to sit down for a meal with someone who’s decidedly more healthy. Roll the clip. [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: The 2010 documentary, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work”
We’re one week into the administration of President Trump, and with a new edition of Celebrity Apprentice on the airwaves (with replacement host Arnold Schwarzenegger) and a lack of celebs showing up for Trump at his inauguration, this Throwback Thursday allows me to take a look back at the la... [Read More]
2016: The best nine most-liked posts on The Comic’s Comic Instagram
What were the nine most-liked shots I photographed and shared on my Instagram page for @thecomicscomic in 2016? Tracy Morgan inviting his daughter to take the mic after his Carnegie Hall performance at the 2016 New York Comedy Festival, and I was fortunate enough to be standing in front of the stage... [Read More]
Your 2016 “Critics’ Choice Awards” comedy winners and show breakdown
The 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards have become the official kick-off to awards season and we were so glad to see comedian and actor T.J. Miller back to host the star studded event. The show has also been quite the predictor when it comes to the Academy Awards, foreshadowing almost all the big win... [Read More]
Emmys 2016 winners in comedy: From first-timers to respected vets
The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, handed out Sunday night live on ABC, saved its biggest prizes for repeat winners but had plenty of opportunities to reward first-timers in the first half-hour of the telecast. In just the first few categories: Louie Anderson won his first Emmy Award, in the supporting... [Read More]
Your 2016 Emmy Awards comedy winners
Comedy was on full display at this year’s Emmys. Winners included Veep, Louie Anderson, and Kate McKinnon. But we’ll get to the full winners list in just a bit. Let’s start at the beginning. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the awards show brought us everything from a unique arrival, PB&Js,... [Read More]
Hyper reality: The Comedy Vérité of “The Jim Gaffigan Show” on TV Land
Fans of Seinfeld love to visit the iconic places and people featured on the hit NBC sitcom, from the diner where Jerry hung out with George, Elaine and Kramer, to the Soup Nazi, and everywhere Upper West Side in between. Except Seinfeld hardly ever shot in New York City. Most of its New Yo... [Read More]
Episode #101: Robert Kelly
Robert Kelly plays the Heathens drummer Bam Bam on Denis Leary’s FX series, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, which begins its second season this Thursday, and popularized the double-meal deal, Bang Bang, playing Louis CK’s brother Bobby on the award-winning FX series, Louie. He hilarious... [Read More]