R.I.P. Joe Alaskey (1952-2016)
Joe Alaskey's celebrity impersonations made him stand out as a stand-up in the 1980s comedy boom, then ultimately led to a fruitful career in voiceover work when that boom went bust for so many other comedians. Alaskey took over vocal duties for the late great Mel Blanc and Jackie Gleason, with Glea... [Read More]
R.I.P. Joe Alaskey (1952-2016)
Joe Alaskey's celebrity impersonations made him stand out as a stand-up in the 1980s comedy boom, then ultimately led to a fruitful career in voiceover work when that boom went bust for so many other comedians. Alaskey took over vocal duties for the late great Mel Blanc and Jackie Gleason, with Glea... [Read More]
Bob Elliott of Comedy Duo Bob and Ray Dies at 92
The comedy world lost another legend this week with the news that Bob Elliott, one half of longtime radio/TV comedy duo Bob and Ray, died yesterday at the age of 92; his son Chris Elliott confirmed the news to The New York Times. In addition to his 40+ years of performing on radio and television [&h... [Read More]
Bob Elliott of Comedy Duo Bob and Ray Dies at 92
The comedy world lost another legend this week with the news that Bob Elliott, one half of longtime radio/TV comedy duo Bob and Ray, died yesterday at the age of 92; his son Chris Elliott confirmed the news to The New York Times. In addition to his 40+ years of performing on radio and television [&h... [Read More]
Episode #57: “The Detour” goes “Full Frontal” with Samantha Bee and Jason Jones
Jason Jones and Samantha Bee left Comedy Central in 2015 for a package deal with TBS -- Bee is hosting her own weekly late-night talk show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which premieres on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016; she also co-created The Detour, starring her husband Jones leading a family on a road t... [Read More]
Episode #57: “The Detour” goes “Full Frontal” with Samantha Bee and Jason Jones
Jason Jones and Samantha Bee left Comedy Central in 2015 for a package deal with TBS -- Bee is hosting her own weekly late-night talk show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which premieres on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016; she also co-created The Detour, starring her husband Jones leading a family on a road t... [Read More]
Eddie Murphy’s Role In Twins Sequel Might Actually Happen, Further Explained By Arnold Schwarzenegger
For some time now there have been talks that Eddie Murphy will join Danny Devito, and Arnold Schwarzenegger in a sequel for their film Twins. Since last year’s talks things have since died down but during a recent outing, Arnold Schwarzenegger further explained Eddie’s role in the film.... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Looks Back on Some of His Favorite David Bowie ‘Conan’ Appearances
To honor the late David Bowie, Conan O’Brien took some time during last night’s Conan to remember him by sharing some of his favorite clips of interviewing Bowie over the years. He also played an old Late Night clip of Bowie starring in one of the “Secrets” segments: “Y... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Looks Back on Some of His Favorite David Bowie ‘Conan’ Appearances
To honor the late David Bowie, Conan O’Brien took some time during last night’s Conan to remember him by sharing some of his favorite clips of interviewing Bowie over the years. He also played an old Late Night clip of Bowie starring in one of the “Secrets” segments: “Y... [Read More]
R.I.P. Pat Harrington, Jr. (1929-2016) aka “Schneider” or “Guido Panzini”
To children of the 1970s or 1980s, he was "Schneider," the building superintendent for nine seasons on the CBS sitcom One Day at a Time. But to children of the late 1950s and 1960s, Pat Harrington Jr. inhabited an even more unlikely character, as the Irish son of an comedian made his TV debut and [&... [Read More]