Review: Jeff Dunham, “Relative Disaster” on Netflix
No, you’re the puppet! Jeff Dunham is undoubtedly the biggest ventriloquist in the world. By fans. By tickets sold. Dunham set ratings records for Comedy Central, and landed his previous special in primetime for NBC in 2015. Now he’s on Netflix. Because everyone in the comedy game is on ... [Read More]
12-year-old ventriloquist Darci Lynne serenades Mel B on America’s Got Talent 2017
With everything that’s happening in America and in the world in 2017, would you believe there’s also room for a 12-year-old singing ventriloquist on America’s Got Talent? Darci Lynne received the “golden buzzer” into the live quarterfinal rounds last night on NBC, where... [Read More]
Food Network orders “Incredible Edible Adventure” starring Jeff and Audrey Dunham
Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham might not be your first pick for a Food Network host. But the cable channel is no dummy. The six-episode summer series Incredible Edible America will feature Dunham’s wife, nutrition specialist and fitness trainer Audrey Dunham, following the couple around the United ... [Read More]
Episode #129: Nina Conti
Nina Conti is the only child of actors – her father, Tom, is a Tony Award winner and Oscar nominee. As for Nina, she began her career as an actress at the Royal Shakespeare Company before her mentor Ken Campbell convinced her to become a ventriloquist. Nina won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2002... [Read More]
Nina Conti is ready to get “In Your Face” for her New York debut at Barrow Street Theatre
Nina Conti has performed in New York City before, “way back years ago” in Greenwich Village, then about five years ago at the 59E59 Theatres. But when Conti returns next week for a limited run, she’ll be making her proper debut off Broadway. “This is probably my biggest deal ... [Read More]
Nina Conti is ready to get “In Your Face” for her New York debut at Barrow Street Theatre
Nina Conti has performed in New York City before, “way back years ago” in Greenwich Village, then about five years ago at the 59E59 Theatres. But when Conti returns next week for a limited run, she’ll be making her proper debut off Broadway. “This is probably my biggest deal ... [Read More]
Nina Conti is ready to get “In Your Face” for her New York debut at Barrow Street Theatre
Nina Conti has performed in New York City before, “way back years ago” in Greenwich Village, then about five years ago at the 59E59 Theatres. But when Conti returns next week for a limited run, she’ll be making her proper debut off Broadway. “This is probably my biggest deal ... [Read More]
Nina Conti review – the audience are the dummies for this ventriloquist
Criterion, LondonThe comedian chucks out the art form’s creepiness for a thrilling interactive set in which her most essential prop barely features“Most ventriloquists …” says Nina Conti, then her monkey interrupts: “… die on cruise ships”. So what makes C... [Read More]
Nina Conti review – the audience are the dummies for this ventriloquist
Criterion, LondonThe comedian chucks out the art form’s creepiness for a thrilling interactive set in which her most essential prop barely features“Most ventriloquists …” says Nina Conti, then her monkey interrupts: “… die on cruise ships”. So what makes C... [Read More]
Episode #40: Wayne Federman
Today's guest, Wayne Federman, has been recording stand-up comedy sets in clubs across America for more than 30 years now since starting out in New York City in the early 1980s. He's also a classically trained actor, studying in college straight from Stella Adler. No wonder, then, he has so many TV ... [Read More]