Roseanne Barr reveals that she’s going blind, smoking weed, and may run again for President in 2016
Comedian, actress and TV star Roseanne Barr has revealed that she is suffering from glaucoma and macular degeneration and is slowing going blind. The outspoken, Emmy award-winning star of the 1990s hit comedy show Roseanne and former US presidential candidate told the Daily Beast that her vision &ld... [Read More]
Here’s a trailer for Last Comic Standing season 9
Season 9 of Last Comic Standing premieres on July 22nd. While we know that this time around we welcome Anthony Jeselnik as host and Norm MacDonald as a new judge. Until this point we weren’t 100% sure who the participating comedians are. Now that a trailer for the season has hit the web we&rsq... [Read More]
Season 9 of Last Comic Standing starts July 22
Last Comic Standing has recently announced it’s new judge Norm MacDonald and host Anthony Jeselnik. And now comes the announcement of the official start date of Season 9. That said date is Wednesday, July 22nd at 9p on NBC. Things are a little different this go-around. The new season begins wi... [Read More]
Watching Roseanne's Early Standup and Secret Sitcom Pilot
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny ... [Read More]
The 20 Greatest Standup Specials of All Time
by John Wenzel Modern standup has been around in one form or another since vaudeville, but it’s only been since the late ‘70s that the standup special has gained traction as the crowning achievement of a successful comic. Fortunately, the beginnings of the standup special were as fertile... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!
After 13 emotional and action packed episodes of Last Comic Standing, comedians Lachlan Patterson, Rod Man and Nikki Carr were left to battle it out for the title of Last Comic Standing, $250,000, an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted development deal with Universal Television. In the end, jud... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 7/20/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! NORM MACDONALD LIVE (EP 20 Roseanne Barr) Roseann... [Read More]