Author: Sean L. McCarthy

Live at Gotham: Liz Miele

Rumor has it that Liz Miele began telling jokes right out of the womb. Fact is she waited until she was all of 16 before her first live stand-up gig, which was at the Comedy Cellar. Ahem. Miele just turned 22. And this Friday, you can see her on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Here’s a clip. Updated with a clip of Miele talking about a creepy...

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Mary Mack on Last Comic Standing

Hooray for Hulu, because NBC has posted some of the comedians from Last Comic Standing completely unedited, which means not only do we get to enjoy Mary Mack‘s showcase performance, but we also get to see and hear Mack talk about some weirdness that apparently happened during the showcase....

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2008 Mark Twain Prize: George Carlin

The Kennedy Center has announced it will award its 11th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to George Carlin. "The Kennedy Center is pleased to present George Carlin with The Mark Twain Prize," said Kennedy Center Chairman Stephen A. Schwarzman. "In his lengthy career as a comedian, writer, and actor, George Carlin has not only made us laugh, but he makes us think. His influence on the next generation of comics has been far-reaching." Tickets go on sale Aug. 11, for the event to be held Nov. 10 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. It’ll air on PBS next February. Related press: Washington...

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Live at Gotham: Myq Kaplan

For those of you who saw Myq Kaplan all-too-briefly on Last Comic Standing this season, you’ll be delighted to know that he did get to tell the dramatic (rather, funny) conclusion to his joke that begins with him punching a baby. It’s included on the end of this clip from Kaplan’s performance on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. The full episode will air this Friday, June 20. Kaplan also can be seen this week in Norfolk, Neb., competing at the Great American Comedy Festival that honors Johnny Carson’s legacy. Enjoy! Updated! Here are the first few minutes of Kaplan’s set,...

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