There was news that the U.N. suggested that insects are one way to solve world hunger problems (mmm, chapulines!). They're a good source of protein, the U.N. report says, referring to bugs as "minilivestock." Stephen Colbert, in a biting, if only satiric segment on his show last night lambasted them ... More >>
Yelp is many things to many people: a bully pulpit or simply just a bully to businesses barely trying to make it. It's been ridiculed, parodied, and satired...but this next story is so surreal, even the people at Yelp probably didn't see it coming.
The Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com ... More >>
Let's be honest: Karaoke is really only fun for the person
singing. We tolerate the noise and the cringe-inducing pitchiness for the
friend who occasionally drags us to whatever seedy, drunk-infested dive they've decided to perform in. However, when the singer is Homer
Simpson, we'll put up wi ... More >>
Today marks the release of Pitch Perfect, a youthful music-centric comedy that you may be surprised to know ISN'T being released by MTV Films. Yes, despite the absurdly heavy cross-promotion on the network and the story of competing college acapella groups being perfect for the imprint, the movie so ... More >>
Jim Gilchrist's Minuteman Project--think the American Revolution, only the British have been replaced by desperate brown people looking for work--makes an appearance on tonight's Comedy Central masterpiece, The Colbert Report.Can we expect an appearance by Esteban Colberto?
Bret McKenzie, one half of New Zealand's "4th most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo" Flight Of The Conchords, has been busy making the rounds promoting The Muppets movie, which featured several tracks he penned, including Oscar nominee "Life's A Happy Song." A few ... More >>
The Daily Show - Back in Black - Meat EditionTags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on FacebookDear Mr. Stewart,First of all, big fan. I am one of those who believe you are indeed "The Most Trusted Man In America." If I had a few hundred bucks and vacation ... More >>
Last night, in a segment brilliantly titled "Gay Reichs," Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones examined the claims made by one Scott Lively: that the nazis were gay. It includes the invention of the excellent term "glitzkrieg."Towards the second half, Tustin military-man-turned-gay-rights-activis ... More >>
This album review runs in OC Weekly this week--summer guide issue!--but why wait until then? The record's out now! Yeah!Elvis CostelloSecret, Profane & Sugarcane(Hear Music)In this phase of his career, Elvis Costello seems determined to convince people he can do just about anything--jazz (2003's ... More >>
Christopher VictorioFrom the Oct. 30 Jenny Lewis concert at the Orpheum in Los Angeles.They have hotels in Pomona, right? You might want to invest on one for the week of April 13, where the Glass House is taking advantage of their proximity to Indio with a stellar slate of boner-shattering acts comi ... More >>
You can understand ABC Family, Radio Disney and the Christian Science Monitor lopping off the second half of the title to Kevin Smith's new dramatic comedy or comedic drama Zack and Miri Make a Porno. It doesn't make it any more right, but you can understand it.
But for it to be done by Comedy Cent ... More >>
Apparently Clockwork Coker and the typists of this infernal blog have nothing better than to post about my appearance on the Colbert Report every other fucking post. So here's my take:
Schwag like you won't believe: Tres bottles of vodka (promptly drunk after the show with my agent, his assistant a ... More >>
If you read Monday's Los Angeles "By God" Times Business section (and why would you?), you might've choked on your French Roast when you came on C3's three-quarter page advert announcing the California Bear is missing from the state flag. The gloomy gray gus informed that the Grizzly "grew tired of ... More >>