TV/Movies

Watch Ricky Gervais be terrified of Barbara Walters on The View

By | April 14, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

You may have caught Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday. To you, I say, "good for you for catching Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday." I missed it, ok? I can't be everywhere all the time. I can't be the average father and slightly below-average husband I am while trying to...

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First look at Nick Di Paolo's Showtime special "Raw Nerve"

By | April 13, 2011 at 8:49 am | 2 comments

I chatted with Nick Di Paolo yesterday about a great many things-- politics, coffee (and its diuretic properties) and of course, his new (and first!?) hour-long special, Raw Nerve, premiering on Showtime April 30 at 9 pm EST. And I've said it before; I love televised comedy...

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Watch 'The Office' cast talk about how awesome Will Ferrell is

By | April 12, 2011 at 9:57 pm | No comments

You already know it: Thursday. NBC. 9 pm EST. Will Ferrell begins his four-episode stint on The Office, leading up to the April 28 50-minute finale, which marks Steve Carell's exit from the show. The folks at NBC have gifted us with a pair of new videos to mark the occasion,...

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Video: “Curb Your Ethusiasm” preview with Ricky Gervais, Rosie O’Donnell, JB Smoove and more

By | April 12, 2011 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Larry David, the master of uncomfortable comedy, probably had to charter two Airbus A380s just to transport all his emotional baggage from LA to NYC for the eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The grouchy, slouchy comic (and, of course, the man behind the scenes of...

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Watch the first 90 seconds of Norm Macdonald's new show, premiering tonight on Comedy Central

By | April 12, 2011 at 3:22 pm | No comments

Tonight's the night Norm Macdonald makes his triumphant return to the weekly television series biz in the form of Sports Show With Norm Mcdonald. To get us appropriately moist for the event, he's been tweeting his nuts off, the show's official blog has been all active and shit...

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Woody Allen casts Alec Baldwin in next film

By | April 11, 2011 at 7:51 pm | One comment

Last night at The Comedy Awards during an acceptance speech, Alec Baldwin flat-out said he wants to be able to spend more time with his family. On his grueling 30 Rock schedule he said, “I want to thank my family, because doing this job it’s tough and i haven’t been able...

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Donald Trump: Things are not looking good for Bill Cosby

By | April 11, 2011 at 5:53 pm | One comment

There’s nothing I love more than a good ol’ fashioned feud, so thanks, Donald Trump, for humoring me! Following Bill Cosby’s rant on Today, in which he said Trump should run for president or “shut up,” (video below). Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news,...

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Steve Carell’s ‘Office’ finale gets an extra 20 minutes

By | April 11, 2011 at 2:40 pm | No comments

I’ll admit to being pretty sad about Steve Carell’s looming departure from The Office. As in I might cry in two weeks when his final episode airs. There is some consolation, though, in the fact that NBC has announced it will extend Carell’s final episode on April 28 from...

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Laughing Skull Comedy Festival: competition recap

By | April 11, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments

The second annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival kicked off its four day stand-up contest on April 6 in Atlanta. What started in November with nearly 700 comedians from more than 25 cities, had been whittled down to just 72 comics. At stake: what could possibly amount to six...

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