This week on TV: a stand-up two shot from Louis C.K. and Nick Swardson
Happy short week to you! Fresh off a holiday break (which we all needed right?) and just in time to kick off the summer, the stand-up comedy gods have blessed us with two stand-up specials airing on TV this week. First up on Thursday, right after the season finale of Louis C.K’s TV show, Louie... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: Louis C.K. Gets Ballsy for the Season 40 Finale
by Erik Voss As we've seen throughout SNL's 40th season, standup comedian hosts bring with them strong points of view that dictate the temperament of their episodes. Sarah Silverman launched her night with her signature irreverence, followed by sketches that made light of Ebola, white... [Read More]
Louis C.K. is accused of joke thievery in this cut Saturday Night Live sketch
For some reason Kyle Mooney’s Bruce Chandling comedian character seems to always get cut out of Saturday Night Live for the airing episode. But that’s okay, because we have the internet! Case in point, last night’s sketch where Louis C.K. accidentally ends up stealing Chandling&rsq... [Read More]
Louis C.K. hosted Saturday Night Live: Season 40 ended on a high note
Season 40 of Saturday Night Live must’ve been a particularly grueling one for the cast and writers of the show. Not only managing to actually churn out the show every week, but the super grand SNL 40 episode that by the time this season came to an end, it’s very easy to see them gas [&he... [Read More]
Louis C.K. ‘Saturday Night Live’ Monologue Offensive? Watch ‘SNL’ Video On ‘Mild Racism’ And Child Molestation
Was Louis C.K.’s Saturday Night Live monologue offensive? The comedian’s jokes about racism and child molestation created a stir on social media. The SNL monologue was controversial from the start. Louis C.K. started out noting that he grew up in the 1970s, when racism was everywhere. So... [Read More]
SNL’s 40th season finale monologue from host Louis C.K.
The mild racism bit is going to resonate and go over well. The Israel and Palestine stuff will push a lot of buttons and get you some blowback but you know that already. And you're really going to close with the child molester bit? Wow. That's what I told Louis CK after watching him test out his mon... [Read More]
This week in comedy: Awards were won, and Mr. Burns is in limbo
Although there were lots of developments in the comedy world this week, Louis C.K. in particular had a pretty stellar seven days. He started by talking about his time as one of Conan O’Brian’s writers; check out this video of his trip to Late Night With Seth Meyers for the full... [Read More]
Watch Louis C.K.’s acceptance speech after receiving the Moth Award
For those who might not know, The Moth Award is an award given to amazing storytellers as part of the The Moth Radio Hour. Louis C.K. stated during his acceptance speech of The Moth Award, “Stories are the only things you have that are really yours.” He then went on to tell a story about... [Read More]
Louis C.K. Looks Back on His Depressing Solo Trip to Russia in the '90s
by Megh Wright Last night, Louis C.K. took a break from rehearsing for SNL to attend the annual Moth Ball in New York, where he accepted an award for storytelling by sharing a story of his own. It's a dark, depressing look back on a two-week solo trip he took to Russia in the '90s when he was about ... [Read More]
Kate McKinnon Gives Louis C.K. Some Pointers in This Week's 'SNL' Promos
by Megh Wright Louis C.K. hosts SNL's season 40 finale this weekend with musical guest Rihanna, and NBC just released the first round of promos. Thankfully Kate McKinnon is there to remind him who's in charge. 0 Comments... [Read More]