| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Former "The Daily Show" executive producer Rory Albanese has been tapped as an executive producer of "The Daily Show" spin-off "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore," Comedy Central announced Wednesday.
Albanese had previously worked on "The Daily...
| Aug 1, 2014
Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class.
"I heard about this...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Jon Stewart gave Hillary Rodham Clinton all of a minute during her "Daily Show" appearance on Tuesday to discuss her new book, "Hard Choices," before getting down to the real business at hand.
"It's an incredibly complex and well-reasoned eyewitness...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:27 PM
An 87-year old man is running for sheriff in Washington state because sometimes, as he says, letters seeking change are just not enough.
Dave Olinger of Oak Harbor, located about 90 miles northwest of Seattle, is a man of his word and convictions and,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave."
In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Here's a safe prediction: The Emmy Award nominations will elicit plenty of disgruntlement, along the lines of "What? No nomination for [fill in name of your favorite show here]? Those Emmy voters have their heads up their butts."
The Internet has...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:15 PM
"Rosewater," Jon Stewart's fact-based political drama about the Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, will open in select theaters Nov. 7, a prime fall release date that signifies awards aspirations.
The film is based on Bahari's bestselling memoir...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Will Jon Stewart be able to find out if Hillary will or she won't?
Comedy Central announced Monday that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Tuesday night, her first appearance on the program...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series
"Breaking Bad" (AMC)
"Downton Abbey" (PBS)
"Game of Thrones" (HBO)
"House of Cards" (Netflix)
"Mad Men" (AMC)
"True Detective" (HBO)
"The Big Bang Theory"...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The word: Comedian and actor Demetri Martin is known for his subdued delivery and off-kilter material. Martin has written for "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," was a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:42 PM
One of my friends, exasperated with the media overkill relating to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, posted this a few days ago on his Facebook page:
"BREAKING NEWS!!! Some country's satellite may have seen something floating around somewhere in the ocean....
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The goofy, cartoon face of Alfred E. Neuman looked out from the cover of Mad magazine for decades in various guises, always with the same message: "What, Me Worry?"
"He looked like a boob, but he had a very interesting philosophy" said Al Feldstein, who...