June 9, 2014

Susie Essman: Jerry Lewis Never Was Funny

Comedian Susie Essman, who is best known for her role as Susie Greene on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, and comedy scenester Jeffrey Gurian stopped by the Ron and Fez Show last week to talk comedy. Susie had just come back from the Friar's Club, where they were interviewing her for a PBS documentary on the famous club. After reminiscing about some great Friar's Club moments, the subject of Jerry Lewis came up, and Essman revealed that she had been invited to a tribute to Jerry Lewis, but refused to go.
April 22, 2014

Shecky Greene Quits Friars Club Over Gilbert Gottfried’s Act

Comedy legend Shecky Greene, 88, has been a member of the Friar's club for decades, but today he tore up his membership card and said he's finished. And it's all because of Gilbert Gotfried's dirty mouth. Shecky came by the SiriusXM studios along with his friend and fellow Friar Jeffrey Gurian, to sit down with Ron Bennington of the Ron and Fez show and talk about the incident that upset him so much that he turned in his Friars Card.
March 15, 2014

Ron and Fez Live Tribute to David Brenner on SiriusXM

After hearing the sad news that comedy legend David Brenner passed away earlier today, Ron Bennington and Fez Whatley of The Ron and Fez Show went live on SiriusXM channel 99 to pay tribute to Brenner's incredible career.
October 24, 2012

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at The Comic Strip

Comedy writer and performer Jeffrey Gurian knows everyone in the business. He’s written for, interviewed, or worked with an endless list of comedy greats including Joan […]