Posts tagged "Comedy Central"

Top 7 Funniest Comedians

Top 7 Funniest Comedians
I grew up not only watching as much comedy as I could, but also analyzing it. It started with SNL, then Rodney Dangerfield, Seinfeld, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, countless comedy specials, late night shows, roasts, Howard Stern, Opie and Anthony… the list goes on and on. Once I loved a new comedian or a... Read more »

Comedy Central's Anthony Jeselnik - Exclusive Interview

Comedy Central's Anthony Jeselnik - Exclusive Interview
He’s quickly become the most feared amongst the other comics on the Comedy Central Roasts, and his one hour Comedy Central special, Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula, premiered Sunday night. When it comes to telling offensive jokes, Jeselnik doesn’t just cross the line, he long jumps over it. Anthony’s act appears to be centered around the notion that if a joke is funny,... Read more »

IFC's Kurt Braunohler at the Hideout this weekend - Interview

IFC's Kurt Braunohler at the Hideout this weekend - Interview
Kurt Braunohler, star of IFC’s comedy game show Bunk, will be doing stand up and hosting a comedy variety show at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) Friday Jan 18th & Saturday Jan 19th. Showtimes are at 8pm & 10 pm both nights. For more info and tickets. You may also know Kurt from his voiceover... Read more »
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Sullivan and Son's Steve Byrne - Exclusive Interview

Sullivan and Son's Steve Byrne - Exclusive Interview
Actor and comedian Steve Byrne currently calls Chicago home, but grew up in Pittsburgh which is the setting for his new show Sullivan and Son, premiering on TBS tonight (2 episodes starting at 9 PM central). Byrne has two Comedy Central hour specials under his belt including “Steve Byrne’s Happy Hour” and “the Byrne Identity.” He... Read more »

Just for Laughs - Jeff Ross Roasts Chicago - Interview & Review

Jeff Ross takes the stage to roast Chicago. Scott King Photography
If you’ve watched Comedy Central a couple times over the past decade or have ever seen an infamous Comedy Central Roast, then you’re familar with comedian Jeff Ross. Jeff, also known as the Roastmaster General, was in Chicago this weekend to Roast Chicago as part of TBS’ Just for Laughs comedy festival for the second... Read more »

Joe Rogan - Exclusive Interview

Joe Rogan - Exclusive Interview
Whether you’re a Fear Factor, UFC, Man Show, podcast, or straight up comedy fan, there’s probably something you like about Joe Rogan. The multi-talented entertainer has made himself a household name in many different capacities. He’s been on several hit television shows and can be seen on the newly revamped Fear Factor, Mondays on NBC... Read more »
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Michael Ian Black: Exclusive Interview!

Michael Ian Black: Exclusive Interview!
Comedian, actor, and writer Michael Ian Black is bringing his “Black on White” tour to Chicago this Saturday, November 5th at Park West. Black is best know for playing “Phil” on the NBC series Ed, as well as for starring in other TV shows such as The State, Stella, and Michael and Michael Have Issues.... Read more »

Colin Quinn - Exclusive Interview!

Colin Quinn - Exclusive Interview!
After a long, successful run on Broadway and an HBO special of his one-man show Colin Quinn Long Story Short, directed by Jerry Seinfeld, Quinn has brought the show to Chicago and it’s currently playing at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St.) through September 10th. Tickets available here. In his highly... Read more »

What really happened with Chappelle's Show and more: Neal Brennan interview Part 2

                                   Neal with SNL’s Andy Samberg CAC: Can you talk more about the night of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and when you got home and realized President Obama had the hit out on Bin Laden? NB: Here’s my take on... Read more »
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Just for Laughs exclusive - Bill Burr interview

With one of the most well-received comedy specials in the past decade, a short film that was critically acclaimed after being screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the Boston Bruins a win away from the Stanley Cup, Bill Burr is on fire.   Originally from the “safe suburbs” of Boston, Burr had a supporting... Read more »