Day: March 9, 2016

Elizabeth Shapiro faces the morons at The Crossroads of History

Not everyone cast on the History Channel’s new late-night comedy series, The Crossroads of History on Night Class, is as on the nose as the hilarious Josh Fadem portraying a bumbling young wannabe painter named Adolf Hitler. But just about every comedic actor stepping back in time for the TV segments does commit him- and herself to the buffoonery of the enterprise. “Isn’t (Fadem) genius at it? Not to pat ourselves on the back, but I think our casting has been spot-on,” said Elizabeth Shapiro, the writer, creator and occasional co-star of The Crossroads of History, in an interview...

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Hundreds of items from the late Joan Rivers NYC apartment up for auction in June 2016

A year and a half after she died, the late great Joan Rivers still has an estate and a NYC penthouse apartment, and hundreds of items from her estate will come up for auction this summer. Christies will host “The Private Collection of Joan Rivers” from June 16-23, 2016, with a live sale on June 22. A portion of the proceeds will benefit both God’s Love We Deliver and Guide Dogs for the Blind. Joan’s daughter, Melissa Rivers, said on Tuesday: “My mother’s legacy as a much loved comedienne and philanthropist will be commemorated in this collaboration with Christie’s and...

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Shane Torres performs on Conan

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “enjoying yourself?” Shane Torres has some thoughts on that, and they don’t typically revolve around a mall’s food court, but in this situation, they definitely did. Here’s more from Torres in his debut performance on Tuesday’s Conan. Roll the...

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