Sketch Anatomy: Matt Besser on His Favorite Andy Kaufman Late Night Appearances
by Megh Wright Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite comedy writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates ... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: A Step Back with Cameron Diaz
by Erik Voss Well, that didn't last long. Just one week after seemingly proclaiming its transitional era to be over, SNL reaffirmed viewers' perennial skepticism with an episode that made Woody Harrelson's excellent outing look like that much more of a fluke. Cameron Diaz's hosting gi... [Read More]
 
James Corden Talks 'Late Late Show' with David Letterman
by Megh Wright Next year's new host of The Late Late Show James Corden was a guest on Friday's Late Show, where he told Letterman all about how it felt to get the gig and what his father thought once he told him about its 12:30am time slot. Watch more from the interview below: 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
'Last Week Tonight' Calls for an End to Turkey Pardoning
by Megh Wright HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is on hiatus until February, but that didn't stop Oliver and crew from uploading the above Thanksgiving-themed web exclusive all about America's strange tradition of presidential turkey pardoning: "Let's be honest here: Every single turkey is g... [Read More]
 
Margaret Cho busking in the streets of San Francisco to #BeRobin, help the homeless
If you're walking the streets of San Francisco this month, you're likely to see an unfair number of homeless people and one busker singing and performing who should look familiar. Margaret Cho has gone Dancing With the Stars, but now she's dancing, singing and performing for the homeless. Cho began ... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan on Thanksgiving, for CBS Sunday Morning
Jim Gaffigan delivered timely commentary for CBS Sunday Morning about our very American idea of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is intended to be about gratitude. A day of gratitude. Thank God there is a day for us to focus on being grateful, because I'd hate the idea of having to be grateful year-round.... [Read More]
 
Bangs!
Bangs is an enjoyable stand-up comedy album by Ophira Eisenberg, a Canadian now living in New York City. She does self-deprecating biographical material in very short bits and her instant likeability  makes her stories easy to connect with.  Eisenberg is also known as the host of NPR's tri... [Read More]
 
Drunk History Seasons 1 and 2
Drunk History will be back for a third season in 2015. That is good news for fans of this Comedy Central show where inebriated semi-celebrities tell their version of an American Historical moment while sometimes A-list actors act out and lip synch the story. There is nothing else like this ...... [Read More]
 
Cameron Diaz hosted “Saturday Night Live”: Turkey time in New York City
Cameron Diaz was the host of Saturday Night Live and Mystical was a drop in musical guest. Yes, you read those words and its not 2002. Diaz is hosting the show to promote her starring in the upcoming Annie movie, so there’s a guarantee we’ll see a spoof sketch of that. But, if there woul... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing 9 on hold, return to NBC for summer 2015 unknown as show format undergoes revamp
Hurry up and wait is a common expression in show business. Now it's all too relevant to the ninth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, which now has to figure out whether it can return in time for summer 2015 after telling comedians this weekend that production has been put on hold. "It is on hold f... [Read More]