| Aug 14, 2008
Comedy Central is giving comedic partners Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black a place to work through their problems.
The network has picked up a sketch-comedy show pilot from the duo called "Michael and Michael Have Issues," in which the two...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Bradley Cooper returned to "Inside the Actors Studio" on Monday as host James Lipton's guest. Here are some of the things he said. QUOTES FROM BRAVO
"Is that, uh, Jay-Z?"
—Responding to James Lipton's Julius Caesar quote
| Jan 22, 2011
| 1:30 AM
NEW YORK - What's more delicious than reading one of those bizarrely self-centered, poorly written autobiographies by a celebrity? The answer may be adding more stars: Get another celebrity to read it aloud.
That's the premise behind ''Celebrity...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Mr. Funny Pants
Michael Showalter -- born in Princetion, NJ and a graduate of Brown University '92 -- lives in Brooklyn. He was a founding member of the sketch comedy troupe, The State, which ran for...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:00 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday, unless otherwise noted)
The Help (Wednesday)
30 Minutes or Less
The Devil’s Double
Final Destination 5
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
Bachelor Pad (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
The Bling Ring...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Michael Ian Black facetiously named his stand-up special "Very Famous" — but it's true, depending on whom you ask.
Black, the snarky comedian best known for his pop-culture takedowns on VH1, is a cult-hero for his work on MTV's '90s sketch-comedy...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 10:56 AM
A list of everything you need to know about the week ahead.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Jack and Jill
The Bad Girls Club Reunion, Part 1 (special; 9 p.m.; Oxygen)
The Witch Doctor Will...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Starscape headliner Skrillex will return to Baltimore this Fall.
Skrillex, who started out as the frontman of a California emo band, has become one of the most recognized names in dubstep. He's been making the festival rounds this year, appearing at both...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:05 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; unless otherwise noted)
Jaws (revival at the Charles; Saturday and Aug. 8 and 11)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Bachelorette (season finale; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
Secret Mountain of Fort...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:45 PM
You wouldn't know it by the long list of series premieres and specials, but the summer TV season is winding down. Before the broadcast networks start rolling out their fall shows, Cinemax will premiere its first series, "Strike Back," Discovery will...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:55 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – Political conventions tend to mess with one’s sense of time. For journalists on the West Coast, whose deadlines are three hours later than usual, it’s heaven.
Writing on deadline can be a stressful experience. You have...