| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Hannibal Buress has always known that his name gave him an edge over other comics. Sharing a first name with the infamous cannibal from "Silence of the Lambs" has been an instant attention-grabber — both positively and negatively — as his...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It seems Neil Patrick Harris can cross one more thing off his bucket list: The newly minted Oscar host has partnered with NBC to develop a variety show based on "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway," the long-running program that airs on the U.K.'s ITV....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
If you know comedy, you know Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling. He was Howard Stern's head writer for 15 years and has a show on Stern's Sirius XM Howard 101 satellite radio. He tours the country. But did you know he is not a comedian?
"I'm not a comedian....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Grumbles about commercial radio's tight formatting? Check. Horndog comments to a female caller and his station's traffic reporter? Check. References to Disco Demolition and Garry Meier and a phone call to wife Janet? Check, check and check.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Artie Lange tweeted an explicit master-and-slave sex fantasy Tuesday morning about ESPN "First Take" host Cari Champion. Not surprisingly, that did not play well to a large audience -- and it's cost him at least one gig so far, amid accusations of...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:25 AM
NASCAR may need a bloodied Brad Keslowski and bruised Jeff Gordon to get people talking about it during what amounts to its playoff season, but the NFL never needs extra theatrics to get a boost.
That's especially the case in Philadelphia where Eagles...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Not many radio personalities throw a second anniversary party for themselves, but Sid Rosenberg had a pretty good reason to celebrate Friday night.
A recovering alcoholic lives one day at a time, not even thinking as far as year No. 3.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:46 PM
When Kevin Metheny became program director of WGN-AM 720 in 2008, he brought with him a lengthy resume, a reputation for being controversial and a clear mission — shake up programming at a Chicago radio institution and grow its audience.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Kevin Metheny -- the former WGN-AM 720 program director whose abrupt moves to grow the station's audience grew a well of resentment among some long-time listeners before his 2010 departure just shy of two years on the job -- died Friday. He was 60.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 1, 2014
Get ready to laugh. Delray Beach Center for the Arts is bringing standup comedy to Old School Square. Joining the ranks of Catch a Rising Star comedy clubs, big names and up-and-coming artists from around the country will stop here.
The center's two...