SiriusXM to broadcast three “lost” Richard Pryor albums as part of a new tribute to the comedy legend
SiriusXM will honor the late Richard Pryor with three new weeks of special programming dedicated to the late star, including a new audio documentary and the exclusive broadcast of three recently discovered stand-up albums by the legendary comedian. “Richard Pryor: Still Outrageous” start... [Read More]
SiriusXM will broadcast weeklong tribute to Don Rickles: Happy Holidays, Dummy
The legendary Don Rickles, who died earlier this year at the age of 90, will get feted each day next week in a special weeklong tribute from SiriusXM called Happy Holidays, Dummy. Starting on Christmas Day, each day of Happy Holidays, Dummy will feature rarely heard, exclusive audio from t... [Read More]
SiriusXM will broadcast weeklong tribute to Don Rickles: Happy Holidays, Dummy
The legendary Don Rickles, who died earlier this year at the age of 90, will get feted each day next week in a special weeklong tribute from SiriusXM called Happy Holidays, Dummy. Starting on Christmas Day, each day of Happy Holidays, Dummy will feature rarely heard, exclusive audio from t... [Read More]
SiriusXM broadcasting Garry Shandling documentary tribute on the first anniversary of his death
Garry Shandling died a year ago today at the age of 66. A consummate comic’s comic and a television pioneer not once but twice, Shandling left a permanent legacy for us to behold and celebrate. Tonight, SiriusXM will pay tribute to the late great comedian with an audio documentary, “Garr... [Read More]
SiriusXM broadcasting Garry Shandling documentary tribute on the first anniversary of his death
Garry Shandling died a year ago today at the age of 66. A consummate comic’s comic and a television pioneer not once but twice, Shandling left a permanent legacy for us to behold and celebrate. Tonight, SiriusXM will pay tribute to the late great comedian with an audio documentary, “Garr... [Read More]
Spike TV plans a comedic tribute roast of Alec Baldwin
Three years after paying tribute to comedic icon Don Rickles, Spike TV is returning for another “One Night Only” special at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, but this time to celebrate actor Alec Baldwin. Baldwin’s tribute will attract celebrity friends and comedians for a June 25 tapi... [Read More]
Comedian friends remember the late, great Mitch Hedberg
The release of a box set of vinyl and digital recordings of all of Mitch Hedberg's stand-up comedy -- thanks to Hedberg's widow, comedian Lynn Shawcroft, and Comedy Central Records -- brought with it an all-star assortment of other stand-up comedians live at Carolines on Broadway and beamed in via v... [Read More]
Monologues a microcosm of the metaphor for late-night TV and the politics of today in 2016
Remember how your parents and grandparents warned you growing up about how to protect yourself in the case of a mass shooting? No. They were more worried about global thermonuclear war killing us all, than they were of a single madman shooting up a church, a movie theater or a nightclub. And yet, he... [Read More]
Monologues a microcosm of the metaphor for late-night TV and the politics of today in 2016
Remember how your parents and grandparents warned you growing up about how to protect yourself in the case of a mass shooting? No. They were more worried about global thermonuclear war killing us all, than they were of a single madman shooting up a church, a movie theater or a nightclub. And yet, he... [Read More]
Watch Eddie Vedder and Judd Apatow’s Wonderful Musical Tribute to Garry Shandling
At Bonnaroo over the weekend, Judd Apatow teamed up with Eddie Vedder for a wonderful tribute to the late Garry Shandling. Apatow has previously shared photos of Shandling’s notebooks featuring jokes, musings, and life advice, so for his performance with Vedder he decided to present some more ... [Read More]