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  • Review: 'Poking a Dead Frog' by Mike Sacks

    Review: 'Poking a Dead Frog' by Mike Sacks
    A more ponderous proposition there is not than a scholarly analysis of what comedy is and why we laugh at something. Take Arthur Schopenhauer — please. Humor, Schopenhauer writes, can be "traced to a syllogism in the first figure with an...
  • Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage

    Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage
    On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence. Wedged into the cockpit of the 903-horsepower hybrid P1, Leno darts around a curve and leans into the throttle. With the midday roads free of traffic,...
  • Meredith Vieira: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Her New Talkshow

    If anybody can make a new syndicated daytime talkshow work, it'll be Meredith Vieira. The veteran journo and TV host ably demonstrated her skills in her Monday luncheon session to tubthump her NBCUniversal-distribbed yakker at the Television Critics...
  • Joan Rivers on 'Diary of a Mad Diva'

    Joan Rivers on 'Diary of a Mad Diva'
    It wasn't long ago that Joan Rivers' career seemed to be — as she might have put it, ever so delicately — in the toilet. Banned for decades from "The Tonight Show," younger insult comics like Kathy Griffin and Lisa Lampanelli breathing down...
  • Jimmy Fallon gets 'Fancy' with Crosby, Stills and Nash

    Jimmy Fallon gets 'Fancy' with Crosby, Stills and Nash
    Late-night television took a "Fancy" turn Monday when Jimmy Fallon's cover of Iggy Azalea's hit song prompted a Crosby, Stills, Nash and "Young" reunion on "The Tonight Show." First things first, Fallon's impersonation of Neil Young is the "realest."...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    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) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...
  • Emmy Nomination Scorecard by Series and Network

    HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven." Nominations by Series: Game of...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Jimmy Pardo's just living the baseball/Conan dream

    Jimmy Pardo's just living the baseball/Conan dream
    Comedian Jimmy Pardo, best known for hosting the podcast "Never Not Funny" and for being Conan O'Brien's opening act, frequent guest and regular sketch performer, returns to the Chicago area this weekend for a pair of performances at Zanies in Rosemont (8...
  • Emmy Scorecard: Ryan Murphy Productions Nabs More Noms Than Most Studios

    Ryan Murphy loves it when people who work on his shows are recognized in kudos races. He was rolling in clover on Thursday with an eye-popping 34 Emmy noms garnered by his Ryan Murphy Prods. banner. The haul primarily came through big showings from FX'...
  • Joan Rivers had a rocky history with 'The Tonight Show'

    Joan Rivers had a rocky history with 'The Tonight Show'
    A lot of famous people, comedians especially, have been said to be favorite guests of Johnny Carson when he reigned over late night on "The Tonight Show." But Joan Rivers was so beloved that she was asked to be guest host and could have taken over the...