I like a good cigar once in a while. And I have had none better than the one I smoked recently. That's because I rolled it myself.
The Primetime Emmy Awards showed that women writers on a comedy or variety series are a rare and endangered species. Only seven of the 81 writers were women.
If you're a media observer like myself, you not only follow the hot trends, and follow the new and emerging technologies, but, you also follow the people whose and body of work permeate the social landscape.
Whenever people say, 'wait, how come you're not funny?' Or something like that, I'm always like, 'if I said to you casually the stuff that I say on stage, it would get really uncomfortable.'
The same slurs, epithets, and offensive language that comics use to get laughs can create disrespect in the workplace, school and in other social settings.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert pass themselves off as comedians, but they are really the most influential satirists of the day: they inform and illuminate through ridicule.
From class clown to stand-up comedian and, finally, as a film and television star, Tracy Morgan has made his life and on-going bad boy adventures part...
The red carpet was actually snow white, making the color scheme the only thing "clean" at the taping of the Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers.
The post-Olympics Michael Phelps has had a run of problems, enough so that Comedy Central might think about doing a spin-off from its new "Michael & Michael Have Issues."
A few weeks ago, Stephen Colbert had me on his show. It got to the point where I took out a black Barbie doll, he took out a transformer and we just started dueling. Guess who won that fight?
Nothing sets domestic reactionaries off like a "media elite liberal" like Stewart besmirching our nation's fine name and God-fearing reputation.
"All this time I thought I was laughing at him, but I realize now that I was laughing with him," noted Michael Rhys, a student.
My God. Sweet, Queefing Jesus. I don't think I've ever seen a better argument for feminism on mainstream television.
On camping, he notes: "Some places you have to pay to sleep outside. That's got to be insulting to homeless people."
Of late, the traditional media in which Journalism presents itself has been suffering from what some would call a lack of 'identifiable revenue streams' and may soon be forced into early retirement.
He jokes freely about his years of drug and alcohol abuse, and going through rehab. "If you haven't been to rehab, check your HMO!"