December 22, 2016

Ten Best Books Authored by a Comedian in 2016

Comedians keep really busy these days with stand up, television, and podcasts, and then some comics even find the time to write a book.  Comedian authored […]
October 31, 2016

Mel Brooks Introduces Son Nick’s Movie Premiere, Plus News from Dan Soder, Joe List and More

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column right here, to find out what’s happening […]
September 23, 2016

Watch Mel Brooks Try to Pull Down POTUS’ Pants at White House

The New York Post released a video on Thursday of one of America’s funniest filmmakers trying to yank down the President’s pants. Why would the 90 […]
September 6, 2016

Review! Mel Brooks: Back in the Saddle Again

When diehard Mel Brooks fans walked into the legendary Radio City Music Hall on September 1, 2016, we were greeted with the soundtrack from “Young Frankenstein” […]
August 31, 2016

Mel Brooks Remembers Gene Wilder on Fallon

Tuesday, on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Mel Brooks was a guest to promote his upcoming book release, "Young Frankenstein: A Mel Brooks Book: The Story of the Making of the Film".
August 30, 2016

George Carlin’s Inner Circle To Tell the Stories You’ve Never Heard on SiriusXM This Thursday

On Thursday September 1, SiriusXM is debuting a never-before-heard album from George Carlin– eight years after his death. Immediately before airing the album, an original audio documentary, […]
August 29, 2016

The Massive Impact of Gene Wilder’s Comedy

The loss of Gene Wilder today at the age of 83 is another sad loss suffered in the entertainment world in 2016. He hadn’t appeared in […]
July 13, 2016

‘Blazing Saddles’ Coming To Radio City Music Hall

Comedy legend Mel Brooks celebrated his 90th birthday two weeks ago, and the man is showing no signs of slowing down. In recent months, Brooks has hosted a few live screenings of his 1974 hit Western parody,
September 25, 2015

Jerrod Carmichael Gets to Hang With Mel Brooks on the Late Late Show and Vice Versa

Thursday night was a great night for comedy fans on the Late Late Show. Old and young, black and white, short and tall, comedy legend Mel Brooks shooting the shit with hilarious newcomer Jerrod Carmichael. It was pandemonium with spittakes, random loose cats walking around the set, it was really funny.
September 21, 2015

Comedians on Late Night: Week of September 21, 2015

What do you do before you go to sleep? You watch a lil late night.  Here’s who to watch if you want to see comedy.  Warning, […]
July 27, 2015

Man Trying To Ban Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” Because He Thinks It Will Make People Like Nazis

Mel Brooks has had a lot of success with The Producers since 1968. The Washingtonian is reporting that one guy's still real mad about Mel making Hitler jokes.
May 25, 2015

John Mulaney Recording a Special, Steve Buscemi Taping with Jim Gaffigan and News From Dan Soder, Joe List, Nick Vatterott and More

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey reports from The Soho Film Festival, Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Actor's Temple and More.
March 2, 2015

Check Out Judd Apatow’s New Fire-y and Tear-y Book Cover For “Sick In The Head”

Judd Apatow has a new book coming out this June and he's just released the book cover art for it. So, now you'll know what to look for in bookstores and online.
January 31, 2015

Mel Brooks HBO Special Airs Tonight! Watch Some Clips

Tonight there will be jokes, stories, songs and a lesson in comedy history from the legendary Mel Brooks in his new HBO special, "Mel Brooks: Live At The Geffen".
December 19, 2014

Mel Brooks “I Waited Till Hitler Was Dead!”

Last night Mel Brooks was on Jimmy Kimmel, and Kimmel took the chance to ask him what he thinks about making movies about killing dictators.
December 14, 2014

The Carson Podcast. All Things Carson, From the People Who Knew The Tonight Show Best

Mark Malkoff has become famous for his stunts and challenges, like living on a plane for a month, but this year, he's been up to something completely different but just as entertaining. He's hosted a narrowcast -- a podcast on a narrow topic-- called, simply enough "Carson." Each week he interviews people about only one subject-- their experiences on The Tonight Show, with Johnny Carson.
December 14, 2014

Mel Brooks Live At The Geffen Premieres January 31 On HBO

The comedy legend and EGOT winner (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony), Mel Brooks is returning to HBO with a brand new special.
October 27, 2014

George Carlin Honored, Ardie Fuqua Talks About His Devastating Injuries, Jay Pharoah, Mel Brooks, Rick Newman, The Naked Show and More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. In today’s column, we get an update on what comedian Ardie Fuqua has been dealing with since he was in a terrible car crash with Tracy Morgan this summer, plus news from the George Carlin Way dedication ceremony, what's Rick Newman doing these days, and a Mel Brooks update.
September 8, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Monday September 8: Mel Brooks, Bill Maher, Ben Schwartz, Steve Harvey and More

A new week starts off with an impressive list of talented comedians on late night TV on Monday.
August 17, 2014

President Obama Wins an Emmy

President Obama's episode of "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis on Funny Or Die won the Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program.
June 28, 2014

On Mel Brooks’ Birthday, A Look His ‘No-Bullshit’ Great Comedies

It’s Mel Brooks’ 88th birthday and I’ve been a fan since the 80’s (when most of his jokes went over my head). In today’s overly-sensitive, apology-ridden society (when the words you use mean so much more than who you are as a person and what you feel in your heart), we should remember what Mel Brooks taught us: that’s a lot of bullshit.
May 14, 2014

Carl Reiner Tells Arsenio About the Birth of the 2000 Year Old Man

Carl Reiner performs a poem he wrote seventy years ago about buttocks, and explains the birth of the famous "2000 Year Old Man."
May 4, 2014

Mel Brooks: 40 Years After ‘Blazing Saddles’

Mel Brooks 40th anniversary of Blazing Saddles has a Blu-ray edition out Tuesday, May 6. He made a recent appearance at the Turner Classic Film Festival to give everyone the inside poop of what he thinks is the funniest movie of all-time.
April 30, 2014

Mel Brooks is an Expert Marksman

Max Brooks- Mel Brooks' son, tells war stories about his dad on Conan.