Posts tagged "Conan"

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 »

Eric Andre - Exclusive Interview

Eric Andre - Exclusive Interview
Comedian Eric Andre has appeared in the film the Invention of Lying and on also on the popular ABC sitcom Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23. Recently, he launched his series the Eric Andre Show on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. This past weekend Eric was in town for the Just for Laughs Chicago... Read more »

The Conan Writers at the Laugh Factory - Review & Photos

Conan writer & host of the show Deon Cole
Tuesday night, TBS Just for Laughs Chicago launched the festival with a home run by presenting “The Conan Writers Live at the Laugh Factory.” The show was hosted by Chicago native and Conan writer Deon Cole. Other writers and Conan staffers on the show included Brian Kiley, Laurie Kilmartin, Andres du Bouchet, Josh Comers, Todd Levin,... Read more »
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Just for Laughs Chicago 2012's Must See Shows

Just for Laughs Chicago 2012's Must See Shows
TBS’ Just for Laughs comedy festival hits Chicago on Tuesday. This means it’s once again one of the most entertaining and enjoyable times of the year in the Windy City. This year Conan is taping shows at the Chicago Theatre throughout the week, but if you missed out on tickets for the shows there is... Read more »

UK Comic Bill Bailey in Chicago! Exclusive Interview

UK Comic Bill Bailey in Chicago! Exclusive Interview
Bill Bailey is unarguably one of the top comics from the UK. Musical comedy acts have been catching steam the past few years in the Unites States, but Bailey is someone who has been doing it since “It wasn’t cool.” Aside from the most decorated comedy shows and festivals in the UK, Bailey has also... Read more »

Q&A with Louie C.K.!

Q&A with Louie C.K.!
There’s no doubt that today’s most celebrated stand up comedian is Louie C. K. Louie’s hard-hitting, dark, and brutally honest show Louie on FX connects with many viewers across the country. A few years before the FX series, Louie took an innovative approach to the standard sitcom. His predominantly uncensored show Lucky Louie hit with his... Read more »
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Just for Laughs exclusive - Neal Brennan interview

http://i.cdn.turner.com/v5cache/TBS/Images/Dynamic/i84/jfl11_nealBrennan_617x367_052520110445.jpg Aside from being a stand up comic with appearances on Lopez Tonight and Jimmy Fallon in the past year, Neal Brennan was the co-creator of Chappelle’s Show, and co-wrote the movie Half Baked with Dave Chappelle.  Neal was also the director of 2009′s the Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard starring Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Ken... Read more »

Just for Laughs exclusive - Jim Norton interview

                                http://siriusbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/jim-norton.jpg Very few comics are as raw and honest as Jim Norton.  The level of personal transparency in Jim’s act allows audiences to see the darkest corners of his soul.  He simply leaves it all onstage.  Dubbed the “third mic”... Read more »

Comedy at the Congress

The new Comedy shows at the Congress Theater have been very exciting and there is certainly more where that came from. Since this new batch of Comedy at the Congress Theater started on Thursday October 28th,  there have been big lineups and of course, bigger crowds.  On October 28th the Congress  Theater started having a... Read more »
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Team Coco Presents: the Conan Writers Live

I’ve seen several TV tapings in person, and it’s usually a retched experience.  The director, producer, or camera man makes the audience do take after take of laughs, cheering, and clapping.  This can go on for half an hour, usually forcing me to find something awkward about the way I clap or laugh.  But tonight... Read more »