Renee Gauthier will be on "Last Call with Carson...
The showcase we shot at 12 Shiny Nickels back on March 13 lives on. Renee Gauthier will be making her network stand-up debut on Last Call with Carson Daly this Wednesday at 1:35/12:35c. Link.
Curt Schilling and the Hall of Fame
It’s that time, everybody! Curt Schilling retired this week (after not going to the Cubs) and I need to decide if he’s Hall of Fame worthy. Schilling is a 6 time All-Star who played for 20 seasons (1988-2007) with the Orioles, Astros, Phillies, Diamondbacks and Red Sox. He was kind of a scrubby middle reliever until he went to the Phillies in 1992, where he was pretty much the...
LA Buildings Are Weird (Part 2)
This giant church is just down the street from me in Echo Park. It looked too big to have always been a church, so I decided to look up what it was. It’s actually pretty insane. In the 1920s and ’30s there was a superstar celebrity evangelist named Sister Aimee Semple McPherson. She started out by doing tent revivals at boxing matches, became a superstar and then moved to L.A....
LA Buildings Are Weird (Part 1)
I drove past this gigantic and fancy Public Storage building yesterday, which is on about Beverly and Virgil in L.A. It’s huge and there’s no other tall buildings around it. The people I was with were debating on what the building used to be. We were guessing it was some 1920s hotel and that bad shit happened that turned it into Public Storage. Nope. It was designed by...
Ten New Comedians That Funny People Find Funny
New York Magazine just had an article about up-and-coming NYC comics. They asked club bookers, improv teachers, famous comics and groupies who they were. It included Hannibal Burress and Kumail Nanjiani. Of course it did.
Eddie Furlong! F-Yes!
Holmes just said, “Same hair.”
I'm Not Good at Guessing Things...
Top Chef and The Bachelor are two of the reality shows I admit to watching with the lady. This week Top Chef announced who was the ‘Fan Favorite’ and ABC announced who was going to be the next Bachelorette. I KNEW who both were going to be. Carla was going to be the Fan Favorite and Melissa was going to be The Bachelorette. Like, I knew it. I don’t even like admitting I...
My New Favorite Celebrity Couples
Renee Zellweger and Dan Abrams. Abrams used to have the show following Olbermann on MSNBC before Rachel Maddow blew past everybody in a rocket ship. Also, Kanye West’s new girlfriend. I think her name is Butterface Jackson.