Craig Ferguson announced on his show last night that he's leaving the hosting gig at the end of the year. Ferguson has hosted Late Late Show since 2005, infusing it with some of late night's most delightfully weird concepts such as challenging guests to try for a Golden Mouth Organ award, Secretariat the dancing pantomime horse, and his robot skeleton sidekick Geoff Peterson. Variety reports that Ferguson wanted to announce his departure as early as last summer but held off until now, and taking over for Letterman was never something he wanted to do:
"I had no desire — none — to do that job. I [...]
Still haven't seen our first Splitsider Presents release, The Exquisite Corpse Project? You're totally missing out. But if you're in NYC and want to see it on a big-ish screen surrounded by other people who will also be laughing and enjoying themselves, come to our screening at UCB East tomorrow night at 7:30pm! It's only $5!
Don't live in New York or just don't feel like interacting with other people? No judgements, friend. For that same $5 you can watch the movie right here, right now, in beautiful DRM-free HD quality. So go ahead and do that! You'll love it, promise.
Love is in the air at this week's Dog and Pony Show – awkward, awkward love. That's because, in honor of Valentine's Day, host Halle Kiefer will share her on-stage duties with her ex, Dan Chamberlain. There's no way it can go wrong!
In addition to this soulful reunion, we'll have standup sets by Amber Nelson, Ashley Brooke Roberts, Rob Stern, and Naomi Ekperigin. That's so much goodness! It's all going down tomorrow night, February 8th, at 7:30pm at UCB East for only $10. Make a reservation here or just come on by after work. See you then!
Splitsider and Tumblr's Dog and Pony Show, our new monthly show with our buddies over at Tumblr, is back for its second installment this week. On Thursday night at 7:30pm, swing on by the UCB East in NYC for an excellent lineup: Emily Heller, Ilana Glazer, Erik Bergstrom, Nick Turner and host Halle Kiefer. All that for only $5! You can't go wrong.
Head over to the UCB East website to make your reservations now!