In 1899, theatre critic Edwin Royle wrote, "Vaudeville may be a kind of lunch-counter art, but then art is so vague and lunch is so real." Fast forward to 2013 where vaudeville is very much alive and well in Madonnalogues.
While we had Jack Black in the studio to chat about his new web series, "Ghost Ghirls," we had to ask about his upcoming Festival Supreme show at ...
Photo: LiveNation Being a comedian isn't always that glamorous. It's common knowledge that, for the most part, comics endure an excruciating ride ...
It'll be just Pedro and me who go to the hospital, and I'll let his meatball head rest in my hand as the two of us share that private moment, probably crying and drooling, and definitely feeling exhausted. On that day, Pedro hopefully will be left with some relief, and I'll be left.
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Revelers and roasters hit the Red Carpet for The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco with spunk and fervor recently and their target was clear: To poke fun at the eclectic Oscar nominee/filmmaker/artist/Yale student/teacher/esoteric, creative beast.
Leave it to Jerry Seinfeld to create something fresh and funny about three things you don't normally think of together. His Internet show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, is a well-deserved hit.
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.
Sarah Silverman, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Michael Cera and Reggie Watts discuss the promise of making content directly for the Web, bypassing gatekeepers and breaking down barriers.
While we are several generations removed from the Holocaust, there is still new information coming to light about this dark period in European Jewish history. This makes it even more difficult to find humor from such tragedy.
The Bitter Buddha, directed by first-time filmmaker Steven Feinartz, is an in-depth portrait of the life of comic Eddie Pepitone.
Steven Feinartz's documentary The Bitter Buddha follows Eddie Pepitone through his everyday life as well as to shows as he tries to improve his act. I spoke with Feinartz and Pepitone about where Eddie's comedy comes from, the role of comedian as truth teller, and a lot more.
With the rise of more confessional, experimental, and storytelling styles in the exploding category of alternative standup comedy, it seems that the angry comic has largely been left by the wayside. But comedian Eddie Pepitone clearly never received that note.
In this past presidential election, President Obama defeated Governor Romney by a popular vote of 65.9 million to 60.9 million. In a sane world, that would be the end of the story. But the U.S. presidential election uses the Electoral College.
"I've done voicework for animated features before. You can hear me voicing minor characters in three of the four Ice Age movies. But King Candy is the first character that I've had in an animated feature which has some real meat on his bones."