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  • Interview: For William Shatner, it pays to have a sense of humor

    Interview: For William Shatner, it pays to have a sense of humor
    William Shatner jokingly told new “Star Wars” director J.J. Abrams during a sketch on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last week that the franchise should revolve around Captain Kirk, the character Shatner famously played on “...
  • Interview: Natasha Leggero keeps a lid on controversy

    Interview: Natasha Leggero keeps a lid on controversy
    Natasha Leggero somehow went from being the target of death threats to the envy of the comedy community in a span of a few days. The Rockford-born comedian came under fire when she referenced SpaghettiOs' controversial Pearl Harbor tweet during NBC's...
  • Inside Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central special

    Inside Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central special
    Neal Marshall wasn't thrilled. About 15 minutes before showtime he walked to the lip of the stage, put his hands on his hips, held his body in a dejected slouch and stared out into the Vic Theatre. He had done this many times, in many theaters: As...
  • Hannibal Buress recalls time he bombed at Chance the Rapper show at Riviera

    Hannibal Buress recalls time he bombed at Chance the Rapper show at Riviera
    Watching a comedian bomb on stage is uncomfortable. Watching a comedian talk about bombing on stage? Surprisingly enjoyable. “The Tonight Show” has a feature called “Worst I Ever Bombed” in which guests appearing on the show...
  • Interview: The hits keep on coming for wrestler Colt Cabana

    Interview: The hits keep on coming for wrestler Colt Cabana
    Pro wrestler Colt Cabana pretends to hurt people for a living. The 33-year-old Deerfield native has been doing it for 15 years, briefly in WWE but mostly on the independent scene. But the punch he delivered to actor Michael Cera’s groin in late...
  • Hannibal Buress performs at 'An Evening with the Bulls'

    Hannibal Buress performs at 'An Evening with the Bulls'
    Hannibal Buress, meet the Bulls. Bulls, meet Hannibal Buress. The 31-year-old comedian and life long Bulls fan said he had never crossed paths with any Bulls players before performing Wednesday at the annual “An Evening with the Bulls”...
  • Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut

    Poehler, Biden boost Meyers' 'Late Night' debut
    Seth Meyers took the “Late Night” stage Monday night like a man who didn’t have anything to prove. His approach to his hosting debut was suggestive not of a much-hyped beginning, but of a Tuesday night show a couple of years into a...
  • iO alum has big shoes (and ties) to fill on his "Daily Show" gig

    iO alum has big shoes (and ties) to fill on his "Daily Show" gig
    Jordan Klepper, the newest addition to "The Daily Show," doesn't mind risking a little poison ingestion if it is in the name of comedy. And if that doesn't bode well for his future as a correspondent on the show, I don't know what does. More on that...
  • Ron Reagan, not afraid to burn in hell, promotes atheism in TV spot

    Ron Reagan, not afraid to burn in hell, promotes atheism in TV spot
    It’s not easy being an atheist. A new Pew poll found that atheism ranked at the bottom of a list of 16 traits that might affect someone’s view of a 2016 presidential candidate. (People are more likely to vote for someone who uses pot, has...
  • John Kass: Karl Rove's boneheaded swipe at Hillary Clinton

    Many of you know that I'm not Hillary Clinton's biggest fan. But I would never question whether she was right in the head. Instead, what bothers me is that dark, crusty clump of carbon that some may confuse with a soul. Before crazed hordes of...
  • Comic Demetri Martin's active mind at work at Lincoln Hall

    Comic Demetri Martin's active mind at work at Lincoln Hall
    Demetri Martin has been cast in the culture as something of a precious figure, the indie jokester sprite spinning out twee observations on the foibles of modern life. That's not the guy who played Lincoln Hall Thursday. For one thing, he has no facial...