There was a time within the memories of those still living that the name Colbert associated with comedy referred to the great comedian Claudette Colbert, one of the queens of black-and-white wit. To refresh memories, the folks at Criterion have issued new DVDs of two of her best and funniest...
Like Stephen Colbert before him, Aasif Mandvi may have gotten a little too real last night at the 2015 Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner. His searing commentary on the state of the Washington media appeared to hit too close to home at times, and at least according to C-SPAN's feed was met with awkward silence more than a few times.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is a master at what Al Franken used to call “weasel words” — talking points that are carefully constructed to sound legitimate but really aren’t at all. Come to think of it, Stephen Colbert famously referred to this sort of thing as “truthiness.” Cruz is especially on his game when the [...]
In case you didn't know, Kevin Hart has more in common with Jim Carrey, Louis C.K., Stephen Colbert and Zach Galifianakis than just being funny and famous: Like them, he is...
LARRY WILMORE ON AGE As you know, Larry Wilmore has taken over the Comedy Central spot at 11:30PM formerly held by Stephen Colbert who is preparing to step into David Letterman's position at CBS-TV in the fall. Recently, Steve Garfield...
James Corden begins his Late Late Show hosting tenure next week. CBS seems excited for its new talents (Stephen Colbert takes over Late Show later this year). The only problem is– no one seems to know who James Corden is! Corden has won a Tony Award and a BAFTA (it's like a British Oscar) but the Scottish comedian is still fairly unknown. Show More Summary
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Acclaimed Tribeca Talks: Directors Series panels include one-on-one conversations with Christopher Nolan & Bennet Miller, George Lucas & Stephen Colbert, Cary Fukunaga & james Schamus, and Brad Bird & Janeane Garofalo; additioanl speakers...Show More Summary
It seems that upcoming David Letterman replacement and original Star Wars fan Stephen Colbert is set to interview George Lucas, the critically acclaimed auteur behind indie stunner THX 1138. Vanity Fair reports that the two will sitShow More Summary
The session is one of several events added to the Tribeca Film Festival, including the New York premiere of a documentary on Kurt Cobain.
Before he was a 40-year-old virgin, Steve Carell was a 32-year-old hunk. Like many of today’s best comics, Carell came up through Chicago’s Second City improv troupe, and Splitsider’s unearthed a 1994 sketch in which the actor doffsShow More Summary
With a bustling stand-up scene and perhaps the best Improv scene on the planet, Chicago is more often than not the place aspiring comedians flock to as they embark on their comedy careers. Indeed, the list of comedy greats who got their...Show More Summary
As reported by Capital New York, former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac will soon be getting his own show. And, just like the shows hosted by fellow Daily Show vets Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Larry Wilmore, and now Samantha Bee, it’s going to be a topical comedy program where Cenac makes jokes about current events. Show More Summary
Steve Carell does Fabio. And if the voice sounds familiar, that's because it's Stephen Colbert. (more…)
One wig, one box fan and a lot of chest hair. FABIO.
Stephen Colbert makes an appearance too.
In 1994 Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell teamed up to give the world their best Fabio
Can you say "Fabiolous"? Second City just released footage from their video archives, unearthing a 1994 revue called "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been Mellow?" In the video, above, we see a rather hulky Steve Carell take on Fabio'sShow More Summary
The place: The Second City mainstage, Chicago IL. In 2015, Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert are both much bigger stars than Fabio. But in 1994, Carell and Colbert were merely noteworthy local comedians performing at the famed Second City in Chicago, while Fabio was fucking Fabio. Show More Summary
Catholicism is fair game for comedy – unlike some other religions we could name but won’t for fear of beheading. That includes starring Stephen Colbert as a Catholic priest and former “virginity thief” who flaunts his sexual escapades...Show More Summary