Day: January 16, 2018

Review: Katt Williams, “Great America” on Netflix

Katt Williams knows that comedy is show business, and you need to know both the business and how to put on a show. Williams told me that this morning in an exclusive interview for my podcast, Last Things First, and he certainly still delivers when it’s time to shine. His four HBO specials have been great. I recently rewatched 2008’s It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’, also now on Netflix, although my favorite special of his remains his 2014 effort directed by Spike Lee, Priceless: Afterlife. His new hour and first for Netflix, Great America, demonstrates that no matter what you see...

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Tiffany Haddish for Groupon

Tiffany Haddish loves Groupon so much, the online discount company decided to return the favor and make Haddish the company spokesperson! As the company explained yesterday: “Tiffany Haddish likes us. No, she really, really likes us. We were tickled when we heard her tell a story about taking certain A-listers on a Groupon swamp tour in New Orleans. We knew she had a blast, but we thought using Groupon was a one-off thing for Tiffany. Then we learned that the actress and comedian legitimately loves us and has been using Groupon for ages. What’s more, she still buys deals even...

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Daniel Sloss on Conan

If everything you know about Scotland you learned from watching Braveheart, then you don’t know what Scotland’s like today. Daniel Sloss explained in a return performance to Conan on Monday. Then again, Sloss watching political news on the TV confuses him, because he reacts as if he’s watching a TV show. And in real life, he feels like stabbing victims at least know why they’re being stabbed? Roll the...

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