A day and night in the life of KAABOO Del Mar
The sun falls into the Pacific as a small commuter train whisks by, momentarily interrupting the rocking sounds of Garbage. And that was just the second stage at KAABOO Del Mar. At this third annual music and comedy festival held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, just off the northern outskirts of San Die... [Read More]
Sneak a peek at “At Home with Amy Sedaris”
At Home with Amy Sedaris, premiering Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, with back-to-back episodes on truTV, is a delightfully dizzy spin on crafting how-to, courtesy of the one and only Amy Sedaris.   Each week will revolve around a traditional theme, such as entertaining businessmen, the craft of love m... [Read More]
Watch Nathan Fielder Reunite with Old Friends in ‘Nathan for You: A Celebration’
Last night Comedy Central aired Nathan Fielder’s Nathan for You: A Celebration special, and in case you missed it, the network released the whole thing online for free today. From P.I. Brian Wolfe to Sue the Ghost Realtor to Summit Ice, the special is packed with some very fun updates about pa... [Read More]
Second semester, crazier than the first on HBO’s Vice Principals
If you wondered whether Vice Principals could recapture the same lunacy that marked its first season on HBO, then allow me to remind you that Danny McBride and his usual crazy comedy team of Jody Hill and David Gordon Green filmed both seasons back-to-back two years ago. So they not only didn’... [Read More]
Ren & Stimpy documentary goes Indiegogo!
Hey, remember that Ren & Stimpy documentary I was telling you about a couple of months ago? Well, the folks putting together Happy Happy Joy Joy – The Ren & Stimpy Story done gone and cancelled their original Kickstarter campaign, despite raising more than $100,000. “Our end goal... [Read More]
Talking Standup, Acting, and Creative Control with Jenny Zigrino
I met Jenny Zigrino at New Orleans’ Civic Theater the day before her Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents (her half hour premieres tonight at 12:30) taping. We were sitting on a couch in the green room having a casual chat when her phone rang. “Do you mind if I take this?” she asked. I... [Read More]
Review: Jerry Seinfeld, “Jerry Before Seinfeld” on Netflix
Some comedians don’t want to watch other comedians perform, for fear that it might influence what they say onstage themselves or even how they say it. I can be the same way with reading other reviews of a comedian, TV show or movie that I’m reviewing. Which is how I realize only after th... [Read More]
Review: Dave Smith, “Libertas” on GaS Digital
How you feel about Dave Smith the comedian depends upon how you feel about two other things, primarily. 1) Are you a fan and/or listener to the Legion of Skanks podcast? 2) How tolerant are you of Libertarians? You can hear Dave Smith tell me all about his comedy and TV talk origins in Episode [&hel... [Read More]
Nick Kroll, Rachel Dratch, Cole Escola, and More Show Up in the ‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’ Trailer
Amy Sedaris heads to truTV next month with her very own show At Home with Amy Sedaris, and today the network released a full trailer. Ordered to series earlier this year, the show is co-created by Sedaris and Paul Dinello and will be what looks like a delightful showcase of the Strangers with Candy ... [Read More]