As I watched Jay Leno say goodbye on his final Tonight Show, I started thinking about all of my experiences with Jay, the stars on his show, the various wild animals roaming the halls and his incredible staff.
A chronology of Jay Leno's first day as retired Tonight Show host: 3 a.m. Wake up and write down funny President Obama health care joke from dream. P...
Religious communities calling a new pastor, rabbi or imam do not get the same public attention focused on the choice of the next king of late-night TV. But saying goodbye to a longtime leader and deciding on a new spiritual CEO pose special challenges for congregations.
A key Christie lieutenant has reportedly revealed Team Christie's one-pronged plan to restore the guv's presidential viability: The rush-release of a documentary titled, simply, Chris!!
After 22 years of hosting the "Tonight Show," Jay Leno is -- again -- stepping aside to make room for some younger blood. As he told viewers and apparently every entertainer who ever asked him, in show business you need to stockpile your bunker with sandbags of cash in anticipation of the day when they tell you it's all over.
Sometimes all you can do is shake your head in disgust at the insipid tendencies of the Christian Science Monitor's national political coverage.
When food porn -- as it is sometimes called -- is your thing, social media is the place to go.
Friends don't let friends commit hashtag crimes. Hashtagging is for tracking, indexing and humoring. As with anything you do, hashtag with consciousness and awareness.
Writing for a late night show, and particularly The Tonight Show, is every comedy writer's dream job. I don't have that job, sadly. But I still tried writing Jimmy Fallon's first sketch for his upcoming, very deserving, gig as the new host.
"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.
The Roots drummer and restaurant owner dishes on throwing a great dinner party.
One of the reasons I love being able to contribute to the cultural conversation is having the ability to tell the story and journey of the overlooked or undiscovered artist.
Fourth of July seems like the appropriate time to address why so many viewers are aggressively breaking away from conventional "talk show" television and moving towards alternate means of entertainment.
Now that Instagram's video feature is all the social media rage (Vine? What's Vine?!), even celebrities are getting in on the action. So, we scoured...
The funny woman wields humor in such a way as to remove one gag (through her refusal of silence), even as she makes another -- a joke. Thus, she simultaneously resists shutting down and shutting up.
Although most lists of "things we can learn from celebrities" include more don't's than do's, there is definitely one thing they can teach us: the art of social media.