Sitcom star turned-accidental 2010s fashion icon Jerry Seinfeld is readying another season of his hit interview show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee for Netflix. These new episodes will feature Seinfeld chatting with 11 of his famous friends, including Jamie Foxx, Melissa Villaseñor, Eddie Murphy, Ricky Gervais, Seth Rogen, Bridget Everett, and Martin Short. As always, Seinfeld will pick up his pals in classic cars and drive them to coffee shops where they will chat about show business and whatever else is in on their minds (hopefully, Jerry w..
Replace city names with those of their most famous residentsAnd you get a peculiar map of America's obsession with celebrityIf you seek fame, become an actor, musician or athlete rather than a politician, entrepreneur or scientistChicagoland is ObamalandImage: The Pudding
Chicagoland's celebrity constellation: dominated by Barack, but with plenty of room for the Belushis, Brandos and Capones of this world.
Seen from among the satellites, this map of the United States is populated by a remarkably diverse b..
(CBS Local)– Comedian Bryan Callen is starting to get older and he’s thinking about the world differently.
The 52-year-old tackles many of society’s issues in his new Amazon comedy special “Complicated Apes.” Callen wants us all to stop being afraid of the ideas of other people.
“You start out trying to be funny, but then as you get older you see the world is changing for better and for worse,” said Callen in an interview with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. “This world is changing so quickly. I felt like stand-up is the last bastion of free speech...
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 16-22:
June 16: Actress Eileen Atkins (“The Crown,” ”Doc Martin”) is 85. Actor Bill Cobbs is 85. Country singer Billy “Crash” Craddock is 81. Songwriter Lamont Dozier of Holland-Dozier-Holland is 78. Singer Eddie Levert of The O’Jays is 77. Actress Joan Van Ark is 76. Actor Geoff Pierson (“Splitting Up Together,” ”Designated Survivor”) is 70. Singer James Smith of The Stylistics is 69. Singer Gino Vannelli is 67. Actress Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne,” ”Norm”) is 64. Actor Arno..
You’re not the only one who tuned into VH1 on Thursday nights. Now with 11 seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, 4 seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars, and a few Emmy wins, this show created a pop culture trend, reaching up to celebrities like Miley Cyrus. From country singer Kacey Musgraves to Star Trek actor Chris Pine, here are a few celebrities who love RuPaul’s Drag Race almost as much as you do. Almost.
Miley Cyrus during the Video Music Awards | Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
When Stormy Daniels announced her first gig as a stand-up comic in March, some comedians recoiled. Though news reports suggested her appearances were more akin to book-tour stops than comedy shows, the fact that the pornographic film star was getting headlining gigs on her first try rankled. After all, Daniels was in the news because she claimed to have an affair with the president, a dalliance he denied.
“Doing standup is not a reward for being famous, please leave the weekend gigs for actual female comics,” the comedian and “Conan” writer La..
You may not know his name but chances are you know the face and have seen him on TV over the last several years. Jason Kravits has had roles on many prominent shows like Friends, Curb Your Enthusiam, The Practice, Law and Order, Everybody Loves Raymond, 30 Rock, Blue Bloods and many more. He grew up in Gaithersburg attending Magruder High School then the University of Maryland where he started up an improv group that still exists today. Kravits is back in town this week for a one-man improvised cabaret show at the AMP in Rockville. He joined Jo..
Here are celebrities having a birthday this week.
June 2: Actress Sally Kellerman is 82. Actor Ron Ely (”Tarzan”) is 81. Actor Stacy Keach is 78. Drummer Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones is 78. Actor-director Charles Haid (”Hill Street Blues”) is 76. Singer Chubby Tavares of Tavares is 75. Actor Jerry Mathers (”Leave It To Beaver”) is 71. Actress Joanna Gleason is 69. Actor Dennis Haysbert (”24”) is 65. Comedian Dana Carvey is 64. Bassist Michael Steele of The Bangles is 64. Singer Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet..
Drunk History meets Comedy Central Roast in Netflix's newest comedy series, Historical Roasts. Comedian Jeff Ross, who literally wrote the book on roasts, hosts the show, and invites an incredible cast of comedians dressed up as prominent historical figures onto the stage to roast and be roasted — it's basically a back-in-time barbecue, y'all. For instance, the first episode is all about Abraham Lincoln (Bob Saget), who gets roasted by Mary Todd Lincoln (Natasha Leggero), Harriet Tubman (Yamaneika Saunders), and John Wilkes Booth..
May 28, 2019 12:59PM PT
“Booksmart” soared after its South by Southwest debut with glowing reviews, with some critics hailing it as the next classic teen comedy. But that didn’t translate to box office success in its first weekend.
It opened to $8.7 million, far behind comedies like “Superbad” that it’s been compared to. But some celebrities, including Taylor Swift, are hoping word-of-mouth can bring more audiences to the coming-of-age comedy.
Swift reposted a story from “Booksmart” actor Diana Silvers, ad..
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