Day: October 14, 2015

Meet Me In New York: Eliot Glazer

What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood, but New York City is where comedians are born funny, become funny or arrive to thrust their funny upon us. I think we should meet some of these people. This is a recurring feature, a mini-profile of newcomers, up-and-comers and overcomers of New York’s vibrant comedy scene....

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Teaser trailer for A Very Murray Christmas on Netflix

And now, for thirty seconds with Bill Murray and some of his funny friends. Including: George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Jason Schwartzman, Jenny Lewis, Rashida Jones, Miley Cyrus and the band Phoenix. It’s the official teaser trailer for A Very Murray Christmas, coming to Netflix on Dec. 4, 2015. Roll the clip! Official description: “This winter, Bill Murray brings an extra-special dose of holiday cheer to Netflix with the premiere of an all-star musically-driven holiday special, A Very Murray Christmas. Set inside New York City’s iconic Carlyle hotel, A Very Murray Christmas opens with...

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Byron Bowers on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Byron Bowers cares more about AppleCare than ObamaCare, but that’s his right as an American to have his priorities straight. As Bowers explained in this performance which aired on Tuesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, a lot has changed in America over the years, despite him still being classified as “accident-prone” by the police. So let Bowers take you through time via his own version of the Civil Rights Museum. Roll the...

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Fatal shooting outside The Comedy Store leaves one audience member dead

A lone gunman approached an audience member on the patio outside The Comedy Store early Wednesday morning, shooting and killing him before running away across the Sunset Strip and south down Olive Drive. Nobody else was injured, although several comedians were on the patio, too, when the killing happened around 12:49 a.m. today. “There were like seven comics out there, but he was on a mission to get that dude,” comedian Brandt Tobler told The Comic’s Comic. Tobler said the gunman shot the audience member about five times. “He didn’t say a word, then he ran across the street...

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