Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey almost starred in a sitcom set behind the scenes of SNL, years before 30 Rock
Years before 30 Rock hit NBC and won all of the Emmys, Dino Stamatopoulos, Stephen Colbert, Scott Adsit, Robert Smigel and Michael Stoyanov wrote a sitcom pilot in the 1990s starring themselves and a then-unknown Tina Fey, set behind the scenes of a show much like Saturday Night Live. This... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey almost starred in a sitcom set behind the scenes of SNL, years before 30 Rock
Years before 30 Rock hit NBC and won all of the Emmys, Dino Stamatopoulos, Stephen Colbert, Scott Adsit, Robert Smigel and Michael Stoyanov wrote a sitcom pilot in the 1990s starring themselves and a then-unknown Tina Fey, set behind the scenes of a show much like Saturday Night Live. This... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
Bill Murray will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
After four decades of delivering some of the most unforgettable and best-loved comedic performances, Bill Murray is receiving the Kennedy Center’s 19th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murray, reaching an almost cult-like status in the world of comedy, has had a career heralded by cri... [Read More]
What are the best audiobooks to listen to comedians reading their own memoirs?
I bought Doug Stanhope's new memoir, "Digging Up Mother," because he told me I was in the book. He could have been drunk when he said that. No, wait. He definitely was, because he said so. Either way, imagine my delight and yours this week when Audible released an audiobook version of Stanhope's Dig... [Read More]
Tina Fey, Kevin Dorff, Rachel Dratch, and More Have a Diplomatic Meeting at Second City in 1997
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Maya Rudolph and Tina Fey sing a 1970s-style variety TV music medley
Maya Rudolph joined Tina Fey onstage at SNL years ago for a Mother's Day episode monologue to sing together, and last night, Fey returned the favor for the second episode of NBC's Maya and Marty. Both former SNL stars copped to loving 1970s-era variety TV series -- citing Sonny and Cher, Donny and M... [Read More]