Day: September 15, 2011

Things you’ll see only at a Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival in 2011

The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival kicks off its 2011 edition tonight in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and as it has become an annual institution, it has remained steadfastly unique among comedy festivals in celebrating the fact that it’s festive, but not in an industry-focused, star-making, pressure-packed way. Each year’s fest has offered fun plays on the festival theme such as fake VIP credentials, or one year, rocks available for purchase engraved with the names of comedy industry executives. What can you look forward to this week and weekend only at the 2011 Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival? For starters, science! Yes....

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This is why Jeremy Piven was walking his Emmy Awards in baby strollers, and also: Hey, Jackee!

A photo circulated the other day of Jeremy Piven, he of the hairdo that grows with age, walking his three Emmy Awards in a baby stroller and pouch, and people wondered, was he making some bold statement in protest of not receiving a nomination this year? Nope. Piven, Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Mullally and Jackee Harry participated in a sketch that Paulilu (Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello) shot for this year’s Emmy Awards. They’re talking about life after winning an Emmy. Enjoy it. Roll the clip. This year’s Emmy Awards will be handed out on...

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