Day: February 27, 2018

Review: Marlon Wayans, “Woke-ish” on Netflix

Marlon may not be the first to notice that President Trump treats the White House like a reality TV competition, or even that “Donald Trump is the Flavor Flav of white people.” He probably does win a “too soon” award, however, for his impression of Wendy Williams fainting, though, now that we know more about what’s really ailing her. In the end, though, Marlon Wayans isn’t trying to offend anyone. Heck, he’s currently starring in an NBC family sitcom, Marlon, appealing to the mainstream. He’s still the youngest kid at the table, hoping the whole family notices him and loves him....

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Scott Thompson announces Buddy Cole tour

Need your Buddy Cole fix? Scott Thompson from Kids in the Hall is reviving his lounge lizard character and taking his one-man show on the road for a spring tour of America. Après Le Déluge: The Buddy Cole Monologues, an evening of humorous tales told since KITH went off the air in 1995, will begin April Fool’s day in New York City, with stops in Boston, Denver, Austin, Los Angeles and Chicago. For a throwback, here were “Buddy Cole” appearances on TV with KITH: In conjunction with his new tour, Thompson is re-releasing his 1998 fictional memoir Buddy Babylon: The Autobiography...

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Check out the comedy lineup for SXSW 2018!

If you’re not yet excited about this year’s SXSW, which starts in just over a week from now in Austin, then get a load of these comedy offerings happening between March 9-18, 2018. 2018 SXSW Comedy Festival Participants Adam Lustick • Adam Pally • Aparna Nancherla • Baron Vaughn • Beth Stelling • Betsy Sodaro • Bill Hader • Chris Garcia • Conner O’Malley • Dave Anthony • Dave Hill • David Gborie • Dick Cavett • Doug Benson • Gareth Reynolds • Godfrey • Horatio Sanz • Ian Abramson • Ian Karmel • Jake Weisman • James Adomian...

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Steve Martin and Martin Short taping their tour for Netflix

Steve Martin and Martin Short have been touring together for years now, so it’s about time somebody recorded their act and made it available for your on-demand viewing pleasure. Anyone surprised that it’ll be on Netflix? Here are the fellas with their announcement. Are they calling it Steve Martin Short, though? Okey dokey. Here’s a video with Marty and me talking about our new Netflix special coming this summer! Now we’re like Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle except for the pay! — Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) February 27, 2018 The special was taped at the Peace Center in Greenville,...

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Debra DiGiovanni on Conan

Debra DiGiovanni jokes that she looks great for her age not because of botox, but because of food. But as she noted in this performance on Conan, there’s something to be said about catcalling. Mostly because there are plenty of other things that scare Debra. Roll the...

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