Keegan-Michael Key Says President Obama Tried Not To Laugh During Sketch Rehearsals
Jimmy Fallon invited one-half of Key And Peele to sit down with him last night on The Tonight Show. While talking to Fallon, Keegan-Michael Key touched on the decision to end their show on Comedy Central. This year as guest of the White House Correspondent Dinner, Key got a chance to bring his ange... [Read More]
Watch Jon Stewart and President Obama’s Final ‘Daily Show’ Interview
Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show episode is just a little over two weeks away, and last night’s show was entirely dedicated to the seventh and final appearance of President Barack Obama, who also knows a thing or two about how it feels to be leaving an important job soon. Check out the par... [Read More]
President Obama and Jon Stewart Will Have Their Final ‘Daily Show’ Interview on Tuesday
Barack Obama is paying Jon Stewart a visit at The Daily Show one more time before Stewart says farewell on August 6th. According to Dave Itzkoff at The New York Times, Comedy Central has confirmed that Obama will make his seventh and final Daily Show appearance on Tuesday, July 21st. Check out a cli... [Read More]
President Barack Obama weighed in on Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom, rape allegations
That moment when the president of the United States takes a moment during a news conference about a nuclear agreement with Iran to weigh in on dozens of rape allegations against comedy legend Bill Cosby. President George W. Bush awarded Cosby the Medal of Freedom in 2002. Would President Barack Oba... [Read More]
This week in comedy: the President podcasted
Easily the biggest moment comedy saw this week was when Marc Maron hosted President Barack Obama on his podcast. A watershed moment for podcasting and for comedian Marc Maron. As the new medium that’s heavily trafficked by comedians. For one hour, Maron and the President chatted about politics... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: President Obama Visits Marc Maron on ‘WTF’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack te... [Read More]
President Barack Obama on WTF with Marc Maron
"How do we talk to folks who already aren't so dug in to a particular way of thinking about politics? That we can create more space for people to have a normal, ordinary conversation? And one in which the lines aren't clearly drawn in black and white, and it's not this battle in a steel cage, one si... [Read More]
Marc Maron Discusses His Podcast Interview With President Obama
Mr. Maron spoke on Friday afternoon about the interview, including how it was arranged and what was discussed with Mr. Obama. These are edited excerpts from that conversation.. [Read More]
President Obama Told Marc Maron His Favorite Comedians Are Richard Pryor and Dick Gregory
Marc Maron sat down for a WTF interview with President Obama today, and not long afterward, Maron spoke with The New York Times about the experience ahead of the commercial-free episode’s release on Monday — everything from how he prepared for it to its timing after the Charleston shooti... [Read More]