Day: July 19, 2011

Behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast of Adult Swim’s NTSF:SD:SUV:: plus two new promo clips!

Paul Scheer’s new Adult Swim parody procedural series, NTSF:SD:SUV::, premieres this week. And AOL TV (which hasn’t been absorbed by The Huffington Post…yet) visited the set to interview Scheer and the rest of the cast, which includes Brandon Johnson, Rebecca Romijn, Kate Mulgrew, Martin Starr and June Diane Raphael. Also Rob Riggle! And a robot? Roll the clip! Want to see some of that action, though? New awesome trailers, full speed ahead…in...

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On first comedy tour, Ron Artest does Q&A with Improv’s Budd Friedman, hugs fans at Carolines

What was the fuss all about, again? NBA player Ron Artest, who wants to change his name to Metta World Peace, says silly things when he’s not shooting hoops or starting fights on the basketball court. This summer, show business people convinced Artest to launch his own comedy tour. Artest hosted a comedy show two weekends ago at the Hollywood Improv, where, as we see in this footage from the Los Angeles Times, let him off the hook as a stand-up by putting the Improv’s legendary chief Budd Friedman center stage with a mic to pepper Artest with questions (presumably from audience members). Artest, a Queens native, hosted additional shows last weekend at Carolines. And in this clip from TMZ (what, no mainstream media at this gig?), we see the Los Angeles Laker start the show solo, but quickly get distracted by some friends in the audience, whom he stops to hug in between quips about R. Kelly and Celine Dion, and suggesting that he was “on crack” when he chose the name Metta World Peace. Roll...

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Random joke stealing allegation of the day

Yesterday, a website asked if Zachary Levi (NBC’s Chuck) had taken a bit from stand-up comedian Demetri Martin. Clearly, Levi, appearing several months ago on the Dec. 23, 2010, episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, got his first big laugh with a line that’s strikingly similar to a joke Martin made about glitter on his 2006 CD/DVD, These Are Jokes. Martin: “Glitter doesn’t go away. Glitter is the herpes of crafts supplies.”┬áLevi: “Glitter is the herpes of the arts and crafts world. I’m convinced. It does not go away.” OK. So. Now what? Internet want a...

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When is a photobomb not a photobomb? Ken Jeong upstages Kate Upton in GQ

What a relief that GQ’s 2011 Comedy Issue also managed to put a male comedian in a bathing suit! Well, it is Ken Jeong. And the magazine wants us to believe that he is photobombing this shoot with model Kate Upton. Except isn’t the whole point of a photobomb that the photographer is unaware that someone else has snuck into the picture? Click for additional GQ photos with Ken Jeong, Kate Upton and some dude model....

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