Comedians

Bill Maher Disputes NY Post Story Accusing Al Franken of Groping Arianna Huffington

Even Arianna Huffington said “the notion that there was anything inappropriate in this photo shoot is truly absurd.”<p>There is nothing Bill Maher hates …

Culture

Even if He Didn’t Hurt You, That Doesn’t Mean He’s Innocent

Thirty-six women who worked with Al Franken on 'SNL' wrote a letter supporting him. They shouldn't have done that.<p>In the past week, Minnesota Senator Al Franken has been accused of sexual misconduct by two women. Talk radio host Leeann Tweeden on Thursday accused the former <i>SNL</i> star turned …

Al Franken

Stephen Colbert perfectly sums up the ridiculousness of the spat between Trump and LaVar Ball

Stephen Colbert was not impressed by Donald Trump’s tweet that requested thanks from a trio of UCLA basketball players for helping secure their return from China after they were charged with shoplifting earlier this month.<p>But he was even less impressed with the spat that followed between the …

News (U.S.)

Former Female ‘Saturday Night Live’ Issue Statement of Support for Al Franken

Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman and 34 other women who worked with Al Franken during his years on “Saturday Night Live” have issued a statement of …

Al Franken

The 7 Craziest Moments From Jim Carrey's Netflix Documentary

Tantrums, tears and more<p>As <i>Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond</i> wraps up, the documentary exploring Jim Carrey's method approach to playing Andy Kaufman in …

Comedy

36 ‘SNL’ Women Write Statement Defending Al Franken

Umm, what?<p>Women who previously worked with Senator Al Franken on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> are stepping out to support him in light of recent sexual misconduct allegations.<p>In a statement released Tuesday morning, the 36 former <i>SNL</i> staff members write that they feel “compelled to stand up for Al Franken, …

Al Franken

Watch Klay Thompson Do the Most Random Interview Ever While Walking Around NYC

After playing against the Nets in Brooklyn on Sunday night, the Warriors had an off day on Monday. And that gave a couple of Golden State stars the …

Sports

How Political Comedians Provide Comfort During Times Of Cultural Trauma

Snowflakes, right this way<p>Let’s go back for a minute to November 2016: What was supposed to be a month of victory for women and marginalized groups quickly morphed into a terrifying and vulnerable time for anyone other than straight, cisgendered white men. I’m sure we all remember where we were …

Comedy

25 Comedy Writers Pick Their Most Influential TV Episodes (Part 2)

My first real memory of New York City is forever linked to the television series <i>The O.C</i>.<p>A newly-minted New Yorker, I had just started my internship …

TV

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Explains the Concept Behind his Noble Ape Tour

Earlier this year, Jim Gaffigan, one of the world’s highest grossing stand-up comedians, embarked on his Noble Ape international arena and theater …

Cleveland

Saturday Night Live star Seth Meyers to host the 2018 Golden Globes

What do you mean, they haven't invited Ricky Gervais back?<p>It feels like only yesterday we were going through the award-season motions, but somehow …

Award Shows

Selena Gomez Flashes Panties During AMA Performance

Share This PostEver since she got that kidney transplant, she’s gotten so much sexier.Read more and watch video at dailymail.co.uk.Read More Stories …

Comedy

#50 Coolest Coworking Spaces Across India

Co-working has now emerged to become an everlasting phenomenon which is just bound to grow further<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>From being a trend last year, co-working has now emerged to become an everlasting phenomenon which is just bound to …

India

How to See Great Comedy in NYC, According to Comedians

Everyone likes comedy (right?), but it’s not as funny if you’ve been shanghaied into a low-grade show by one of those aggressive hawkers on the …

Comedy

Seth Meyers to Host 2018 Golden Globe Awards

<b>Seth Meyers</b> is stepping out from behind the desk. NBC's <i>Late Night</i> host and resident <b>Donald Trump</b> antagonist is close to a deal to emcee the Golden …

Entertainment

Trevor Noah nominated for two NAACP Image Awards

File: Comedian Trevor Noah has been nominated for two NAACP Image Awards, set to take place in January 2018. Photo: AFP / Mujahid Safodien<p>LOS ANGELES …

News (South Africa)

The Pope Gets a Sweet New Ride - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

watch full episode<p>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah<p>The Pope Gets a Sweet New Ride<p>Clip11/16/2017<p>As Pope Francis auctions off his new Lamborghini, Trevor …

Comedy

Trevor Noah Austin Shows on Do512

Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa. He is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning program The Daily Show on Comedy Central. …

Comedy

Kathy Griffin Brutally Rejects O'Reilly: 'I'm Not That Desperate, Bill McRapey'

... and her mom had an even sharper message.<p>Kathy Griffin rejected an offer to appear on Bill O’Reilly’s podcast in the most public way possible.<p>Griffin shared screenshots of messages from someone representing O’Reilly inviting her on the podcast to talk about her complaints of being blacklisted by …

Media Industry

Kathy Griffin: I’ve been blacklisted and ‘forces’ are against me

Comedian Kathy Griffin is still trying to recover from her severed head stunt earlier this year. Saturday, in the midst of her “Laugh your head off” …

Conservative View

CBS’ Stephen Colbert Avoids Addressing Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Charlie Rose

During his opening monologue Monday night, <b>Stephen Colbert</b> did not address his network colleague <b>Charlie Rose</b>‘s sexual harassment allegations.<p>If you’re …

Stephen Colbert

Jon Stewart Pulls Together Epic ‘Daily Show’ Reunion

They're like a comedy Justice League.<p>Every few years, the world needs its mightiest heroes to come together to be a force for good.<p>This weekend, Jon Stewart hosted “Night Of Too Many Stars,” a comedy benefit to raise money for autism programs. But sometimes, Superman alone cannot complete the job. …

Comedy

How to ensure your hashtags have the maximum effect

Most people are familiar with the idea or concept of a hashtag.<p>You can thank Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake for their hashtag skit on“Late Night …

Social Media Marketing

Sarah Silverman Wants To Understand What’s Behind Sexual Harassment | Deadline

Earlier this week, Sarah Silverman gave a speech on her Hulu show <i>I Love You, America</i>, addressing the sexual harassment scandal surrounding her …

TV

Franken and Trump, Hiding Behind Their ‘Jokes’

In the 2006 documentary “Al Franken: God Spoke,” Mr. Franken, the comedian, activist and future senator from Minnesota, offered a quote that would prove prescient for more than its choice of verb: “Celebrity trumps ideology.”<p>Mr. Franken shares little ideology in common with Donald J. Trump. But as …

Al Franken

It was 'pretty strange' being in a documentary, Gilbert Gottfried says

One never knows what direction a chat with <b>Gilbert Gottfried</b> will take. As we sat down recently in Beverly Hills to discuss the documentary <b>Neil</b> …

Comedy

25 Comedy Writers Pick Their Most Influential TV Episodes (Part 1)

My first real memory of New York City is forever linked to the television series <i>The O.C</i>.<p>A newly-minted New Yorker, I had just started my internship …

TV

Sarah Silverman on Hollywood Harassment, Jewish Representation On Screen

"It has to change, so that’s why things have to be hard right now, and people should be afraid and think before they act. That’s a good thing," said …

Sarah Silverman

Bob Saget Helped Me Prepare for My Stand-Up Debut

Who better to give me some pointers than a man who's been in the biz for more than forty years?<p>On the day I went to interview Bob Saget, I was basically a stand-up virgin.<p>Despite stand-up being a lifelong dream of mine, I'd only previously made one attempt—about four years ago at an open mic in …

Comedy

Jimmy Fallon talks 'Fever Pitch,' favorite Boston restaurants and filming 'Taxi' with Gisele

Jimmy Fallon returned to Boston over the weekend for a headlining performance at the Comics Come Home charity event.<p>The late-night host has grown …

Comedy