Day: March 9, 2018

Hear Lauren Maul’s “Apologies From Men”

So many of the apologies this past year from men who abused women and minors in show business have been lacking. Thank goodness for Lauren Maul. Maul, a NYC-based comedian, has released a new album, “Apologies from Men.” She will donate 100 percent of the sales revenue from the album to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.  A free visual album will be available online, too, through Vimeo and And you can celebrate with her in a live concert tonight in NYC at The PIT (People’s Improv Theater): Tickets are available here for $10. Maul’s album takes the...

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Netflix orders a Norm Macdonald talk show

Norm Macdonald has a show on Netflix. That’s the title, too!? After hinting that such a deal was in the works, Macdonald and the streaming giant confirmed the news today, that the comedian and former SNL Weekend Update anchor would get 10 episodes of his newest talk show on Netflix later this year. So it’s no surprise that his Norm Macdonald Live YouTube channel has been wiped clean of all its content. You’ll have to wait to see how Macdonald, sidekick Adam Eget and their celebrity guests resurface soon enough. From Netflix’s press release: It’s a talk show with...

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Can you make a comeback to stand-up after 20 years offstage? Ask Lou DiMaggio

Some people quit stand-up comedy. Some people don’t quit until they die. And others just fade away, for a variety of reasons. What was Lou DiMaggio’s excuse? That’s one of the questions answered in Where Have You Gone Lou DiMaggio?, a documentary film by Brad Kulhman which opens today in Los Angeles and will become available for streaming On Demand on March 13. DiMaggio (no relation to baseball stars Joe and Dom, despite the wordplay in the documentary’s title) was a paid regular at Catch a Rising Star in the late 1980s when Catch was the preeminent comedy club in New...

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