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Robert Klein: Forever funny

By | June 12, 2010 at 11:49 am | No comments

By Nate Billy Robert Klein’s Unfair And Unbalanced premieres tonight, June 12, on HBO, at 10 pm EST. What can you say about Robert Klein? He’s a comic legend, that’s what. Klein has managed to entertain audiences for well over 40 years, and is credited with being one of the first truly observational comics. Throughout his spanning career he’s been a part of more...


Interview: ‘I Am Comic’ director Jordan Brady

By | June 11, 2010 at 11:51 am | No comments

If it were possible to apply the themes of a documentary as heartbreaking and inspiring as King of Kong (2007's geeky video game players documentary) to a profession as drug-ridden as stand-up comedy, I Am Comic just about pulls it off. Former stand-up Jordan Brady mixes memorably funny interviews about the basics of comedy with an unexpected and inspirational tale of more...


Chris Rock talks food racism, Conan and being poor on Leno

By | June 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | No comments

On a recent Tonight Show with Jay Leno interview punctuated by awkward questions about where the red-haired guy went, Chris Rock talks about his two daughters and what life was like growing up in a shoe. Rock quips that his young daughters recently got out of rehab and elaborates on a recent statement that he wouldn't want them to get into show business. Rock also talks more...


Last Comic Standing Live Blog, June 7 Season Premiere: LA Auditions

By | June 7, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments

Alright, here I am to live blog this beast! Strap on your Snuggies. 8:00 PM Craig Robinson is doing a classy soft open with some smooth jazz. 8:05 PM A quick introduction of our judges (Greg Giraldo, Natasha Leggero, and Andy Kindler) with some stand up sound bites from each of them. I just saw Natasha live this past weekend; the lady's charmingly hilarious. It can't be more...


Last Comic Standing premieres Monday; Greg Giraldo, Craig Robinson go behind the scenes

By | June 4, 2010 at 3:28 pm | No comments

Last Comic Standing host Craig Robinson and judges Greg Giraldo and Natasha Leggero share some advice with viewers in three behind-the-scenes interviews. Robinson contemplates the similarities of hosting the show to his work as Darryl on The Office, Giraldo describes his peculiar way of identifying new talent, and Leggero reveals that co-hosts Giraldo and Andy Kindler are more...


Kathy Griffin shows off her undies to secure Emmy nominations

By | June 3, 2010 at 1:03 pm | No comments

What's the best way to get noticed by the Emmy nomination committee? If you answered "strip," you're correct. And you also may be Kathy Griffin. Today, the Hollywood Reporter is running a "For Your Consideration" ad featuring a seductive Griffin in nothing but her lingerie. Griffin asks that she is nominated for her reality show My Life on the D-List, her 2009 stand-up more...


Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Hader more join Conan at Radio City

By | June 2, 2010 at 2:13 pm | One comment

Tonight, Conan O'Brien will conclude his two-night live engagement in his former hometown of New York City at the famous Radio City Music Hall. Last night, however, marked the first time the late night show host ever performed on stage at the giant venue. And, as expected, Coco giddily paraded out an armful of his famous friends. When the man, himself, announced the tour more...


Andy Kindler, Last Comic Standing Judge: this season is a reboot

By | May 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm | No comments

After the show’s year hiatus, the premiere of Last Comic Standing on NBC is fast approaching. To be exact, it’ll officially stop approaching on June 7. If you followed the show’s six seasons, you’ll know that its created quite a divide among comedy fans and comedians alike. Some fans love that they were introduced to comedians on network television; other fans more...


When Jimmy Fallon isn’t on air, Jerry Seinfeld takes over

By | May 21, 2010 at 2:55 pm | One comment

Jerry Seinfeld sits down with Jimmy Fallon to do some promos for Late Night in this web exclusive. After watching, you can’t help but wonder why Jerry doesn’t have his own talk show—he completely and successfully takes control of the whole conversation. Fallon can barely get a word in edge wise while trying to subdue his laughter. Listen to Jerry discuss late show more...


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