Posts tagged "TBS"

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »