Month: November 2017

Grammy nominations for 2017 Comedy Album of the Year

For perhaps the first time ever (?), all of the Grammy nominees for Comedy Album of the Year are audio recordings from Netflix specials and/or a concert film. One of the nominees, Dave Chappelle, is for TWO specials. And you can start wondering if Louis CK sabotaged his own bid for another Grammy nod, too. In the meantime, please congratulate this year’s comedy Grammy nominations. Winners announced Jan. 28, 2018, on CBS. COMEDY ALBUM OF THE YEAR Dave Chappelle, The Age Of Spin & Deep In The Heart Of Texas Jim Gaffigan, Cinco Jerry Seinfeld, Jerry Before Seinfeld Sarah Silverman,...

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Date and lineup announced for 2018 Patrice Oneal comedy benefit

Bill Burr has announced the lineup for the 6th annual Patrice Oneal Comedy Benefit, to be held Feb. 20, 2018, at New York City Center. Tickets are on sale now for $75 (the show always sells out). Here’s the synopsis with the 2018 lineup: On November 29, 2011 one of the greatest stand up comics of all time passed away. If you never saw him live, the genius of Patrice O’Neal is not something that can be described. He was beyond a comic’s comic. For anyone who ever met him, saw him perform, was on the receiving end of...

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Episode #183: Orny Adams

Orny Adams played Coach Bobby Finstock for six seasons of MTV’s Teen Wolf. But to comedy fans, Orny is famously and infamously known as the co-star of Jerry Seinfeld’s documentary, Comedian. While Seinfeld developed a new hour of stand-up from scratch, Comedian followed Orny’s obsessive path as an aspiring comedian making his debut as a New Face at Just For Laughs in Montreal. Orny has since performed multiple times at JFL Montreal, and his newest hour, More Than Loud, debuts Dec. 1, 2017, on Showtime. This interview is even more than you’re expecting. Look out, Oprah. So let’s get...

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Jimmy Fallon tries to out-Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld on The Tonight Show Starring Jerry Seinfeld

Who is the better Jerry Seinfeld: Seinfeld himself, or Jimmy Fallon? Fallon challenged Seinfeld to a “stand-up battle” on the Thanksgiving 2017 episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Really more just a chance to hear some old Seinfeld bits, as well as for Fallon to show off his Seinfeld impersonation in front of Seinfeld. Roll the...

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