Dr. David Bianculli explores the history of
The Whit OnlineDr. David Bianculli explores the history of television for “National Library Week”The Whit OnlineThroughout his career, he interviewed many notable figures, including Louis C.K., Garry Shandling and Mel Brooks. The beginning of Bianculli's presentation featured a video-tour which explained the various phases of television history, emphasizing ...
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 2:05 pm
Jefferson, Dickens, Tolstoy and Bill Maher:
Dallas News (blog)Jefferson, Dickens, Tolstoy and Bill Maher: The WaterTower Theatre connectionDallas News (blog)He put the play away and tried again, in 2008, on his old friend Garry Shandling, who went to the same high school in Tucson, Ariz. Shandling listened to Carter read the script using pictures of the three men on Popsicle sticks to indicate who was ...
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 9:11 am
Judd Apatow had the 'best time of his life'
The TennesseanJudd Apatow had the 'best time of his life' in TennesseeThe TennesseanWhen he first started out in show business, Judd Apatow says he had only one dream: to be a stand-up comedian. He started taking the stage in comedy clubs when he was 17, but at 24, he left that pursuit behind, and turned his attention behind the ...
Posted on 7 April 2017 | 8:06 am
Ben Schwartz Explains His Unofficial
Vanity FairBen Schwartz Explains His Unofficial Audition for HamiltonVanity FairOne of the greatest comedians, writers, humans of all time Garry Shandling was moving some of the set pieces from The Larry Sanders Show (one of the best comedies ever made) out of storage, so we did a mock interview while he stayed in character as ...
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 2:39 pm
New Haggadot bring fresh takes to the table
Jewish JournalNew Haggadot bring fresh takes to the tableJewish JournalBarry has written humorous newspaper columns for more than 30 years; Zweibel wrote for “Saturday Night Live,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “It's Garry Shandling's Show”; and Mansbach wrote the book “Go the F— to Sleep” and the screenplay for “Barry.and more »
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 12:55 pm
Anthony Pellicano's Prison Sentence Vacated
The ensuing investigation became a high-brow tabloid story with talk how the private eye was spying on behalf of Hollywood's elite against others in town such as actor Sylvester Stallone and comedians Gary Shandling and Kevin Nealon. The initial suspicion ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:03 am
First Up: Charlie Hides
FIRST GIG: Joan Rivers was the headliner and Gary Shandling the opening act. She was at the top of her game and hugely popular as the regular guest host of the Tonight Show. I was about three rows from the front of the stage and completely enthralled.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 11:02 pm
House Of Fools: Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer
However, in the 1980s, US comedian Garry Shandling did away with 30-plus years of TV convention, with his sublime series It's Gary Shandling's Show. Suddenly viewers became part of the fun as the eponymous lead stepped outside the 'situation' bit of the ...
Posted on 14 February 2015 | 8:51 pm
Shout! Factory Launches Streaming Service
Mystery Science Theater 3000, It's Gary Shandling's Show, Weird Al, Kevin Smith, Mel Brooks and more part of new free streaming library. Known for their cult film and TV home video releases, Shout! Factory has launched a free new steaming service ...
Posted on 5 February 2015 | 10:25 am
41 A-List Actors Who Bombed as Hard as
Ben Kingsley, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Judy Greer and Gary Shandling must have gulped when the $60 ... “Sex Tape” opposite Jason Segel. Also Read: Johnny Depp Needs to Get Paid in New ‘Mortdecai’ Trailer (Video) “The Lone ...
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 1:46 am