Day: August 26, 2014

Kelly Carlin digs deep for a new memoir and a posthumous live CD or CDs from her father

For the better part of the past six years, Kelly Carlin (photographed above by Dan Dion) has been processing and sharing the lessons from her life as the only child of a comedy legend, first as a stage show — “A Carlin Home Companion” — and now in a published memoir of the same title. She handed in a 336-page manuscript to her editor on Sunday. I have finished the entire manuscript of my book! Now it’s just some fine tuning. I am almost completely DONE! Wow. I’m in awe. — Kelly Carlin (@kelly_carlin) August 25, 2014 When Kelly Carlin...

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Anjelah Johnson’s Bon Qui Qui covers Montell Jordan’s “This Is How We Do It” to benefit Benefit Cosmetics

Anjelah Johnson‘s Bon Qui Qui is back with a new music video tribute parody of Montell Jordan’s 1990s hit, “This Is How We Do It.” Johnson’s cover and lyrics benefit Benefit Cosmetics, as she playfully puts on makeup and has a girls’ night out in Las Vegas at TAO and The Venetian. Popular Vine video users Brittany Furlan and Simone Shepherd also make cameos. Bon Qui Qui has previously recorded multiple other singles and music videos over the past two years. Roll the clip! LYRICS This is how we do it it’s ladies night Put my face on right And...

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Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys

The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) did provide at least two sincerely unexpected moments. CK had won Emmys before for his stand-up specials, but his award for writing an episode of FX’s Louie in what has been his show’s least funny season — and for an episode “So Did The Fat Lady” distinguished by Sarah...

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