| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:43 PM
A lot of people are sick of the money-grubbing spat between Time Warner Cable and CBS, which has resulted in CBS, Showtime and other channels being unavailable to the cable company's subscribers since Aug. 2.
For Alan Ehrlich, this was the last straw....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:54 AM
First Miley Cyrus expressed her love for Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” by tweeting “Workaholics please come back” in July. Now fellow pop star Justin Bieber is giving his endorsement to the cult hit about three hard-partying...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 12:56 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:55 AM
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”...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves.
It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Art Shay, who has spent his career documenting the lives of others, is now the subject of a documentary himself.
Milwaukee filmmaker Ken Hanson says he and his collaborators are about 10 months into the project about the renowned Chicago-based...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:39 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Well that was fast.
The video of an altercation involving unofficial Cubs mascot Billy Cub appeared Tuesday on Comedy Central’s “Tosh.0” just weeks after it was uploaded to YouTube. In the viral video, Billy Cub punches a bar patron...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:18 AM
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...