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What The Cancellation Of 'The Nightly Show' Tells Us About Failing While Ethnic

Ranier Maningding | Posted 08.18.2016 | Black Voices
Ranier Maningding

People of color get a few tries and if they fail, whether the reasons are inside or out of their control, they and EVERY person of color must suffer. Every person of color is shut out of an opportunity because a few pioneers couldn't wade in a white industry designed for the success of white applicants.

A Great Interview Is The Best Way To Sell Books

Bob Berkowitz | Posted 07.05.2016 | Books
Bob Berkowitz

A lot of authors do not know how to deliver the goods in an interview and are missing this opportunity to introduce their book to countless prospective readers. Here's what to do and not do in a media interview.

Glenn Beck Explains the Root of His Addiction and Questions Climate Change

Quora | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Glenn Beck on How Silicon Valley Is Disrupting Politics

Quora | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Trevor Noah Shouldn't Be Fired, But That Doesn't Mean His Critics Are Wrong

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.14.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

In the history of stand-up comedy, has anyone who started with "fat chicks are only sexy if you're drunk" jokes ever evolved into something more?

What Was it Like to be a Guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show?

Quora | Posted 05.31.2015 | Good News

Being on Oprah was like entering Fort Knox yet with a slight twist of being questioned by the FBI. Oprah herself was lovely, brilliant and much shorter than I expected. She was very pleasant and engaging although the interaction was brief.

Bri-Wi Solution: Career Day for Brian Williams

Richard Laermer | Posted 04.20.2015 | Media
Richard Laermer

You're as sick of hearing about Brian Williams as I am. However, I think I've found some solutions. Some of them are so simple, I'd be surprised if they weren't in the works already.

A Spoonful of Paolo, A Feast of Dreams Come True

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

In honor of the fourth season of A Spoonful of Paolo and to celebrate the tremendous work Paolo and Patrick have poured into this series, I am pleased to countdown my 10 all-time favorite episodes of A Spoonful of Paolo, including the one-word that Paolo and Patrick have each shared to describe the chosen episodes.

The Ladies of 'The Talk' On Barbara Walter's Retirement and the Secret to Daytime Talk Success

Beth Feldman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Beth Feldman

This week, I got the chance to have a laugh out loud conversation with three hosts of one of daytime's hottest shows, The Talk. Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood seem to be having just as much fun together on camera as well as off.

Tavis Smiley Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Variety | Malina Saval | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

Tavis Smiley has what could be deemed the perfect talkshow host name — upbeat and amiable — but growing up, he was often the butt of belittling sc...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 9 Extra Lap Recap: 'Queens of Talk' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Polly

2014-04-15-20140415ExtraLapRecap609DarienneElephantJohnPollysmall.jpgCher's family, Paula Abdul and a bunch of jungle creatures invaded RuPaul's Drag Race this week. Let's discuss the shenanigans, chickens!

Forget #McConnelling, Now It's Time For The #Mitchtake

Posted 03.26.2014 | Comedy

A couple of weeks ago, Jon Stewart set the social media world on fire when he created #McConnelling, where you take a recent Mitch McConnell campaign ...

Jon Stewart Rips CNN's MH370 Coverage: 'F*ck It, Let's Go Nuts!'

Posted 03.25.2014 | Comedy

Airplane-swallowing black holes? A new Bermuda Triangle in the Indian Ocean? Similarities to the TV show "Lost"? Seems like no theory about Malaysi...

Beware the Husband Who Asks for a Script

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

As a radio talk show host, I'm often sent a list of questions to ask my guest. Sometimes that list comes from the guest herself. More likely it comes ...

Seth Gets Pretty Meta About Talk Shows

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.26.2014 | Comedy

These days, half the fun of late night talk shows is following the drama surrounding them. Who's going to get what time slot? How much time does a sho...

This Might Be Your New Favorite Talk Show

Posted 02.19.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon just took over the "Tonight Show" and "Late Night With Seth Meyers" is about to launch, but forget them. Jared Logan has his own internet...

Bethenny Frankel's Talk-Show Career Comes To An End

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.14.2014 | TV

It looks like Bethenny Frankel's not going to be the next Oprah or Ellen. Her eponymous talk show, "Bethenny" has been canceled after just one seas...

Vintage Photos Of Your Favorite Talk-Show Hosts

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 09.20.2013 | Celebrity

Since talk-show hosts are on the air frequently, it's tougher to tell how much they've changed since the beginning of their careers. Here are some of ...

Late Night Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.29.2013 | Comedy

Bill Murray is stopping by David Letterman's show for the 20th anniversary of "Late Show" at CBS this evening. Why is this significant? Back in 1982, ...

Batman, Iron Man, Superman and Little Man: Single Moms Raising 'Super' Men!

Laura Wellington | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Laura Wellington

As convenient as it would be to argue to the contrary, a mother's obligation to her child does not change simply because life circumstances do.

The Crude Exuberance of Pakistani Talk Shows

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The Pakistani talk shows, though exuberant, are for the most part crude, unruly, and uneducated, potentially as detrimental to the dissemination of quality ideas as are the savvy but highly filtered talk shows in the U.S. corporatist media.

New Late Night Host

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy

Chris Hardwick is getting a show on Comedy Central that will follow "The Colbert Report," Deadline reported Tuesday. The stand-up comedian, televis...

They Had Talk Shows?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.07.2013 | Celebrity

Following the recent announcement of Kris Jenner's upcoming talk show, something the world clearly was desperately lacking, we decided to conjure up f...

Jimmy Kimmel's VERY Harsh Words For Jay Leno

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.07.2013 | Comedy

Tonight, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" moves to ABC's 11:35 timeslot, putting the show in direct competition with Jay Leno and David Letterman. In the newest i...

WATCH: How To Land Your Own Talk Show

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.04.2013 | Comedy

Attention, anyone with dreams of hosting your own talk show: Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer have done it, and want to impart their wisdom on you. "...